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PokerStars Settles $731 Million Suit With Justice Department, Acquires Full Tilt Poker
2012-08-01 11:19:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world´s largest online poker company has agreed to pay more than $730 million in a settlement of a US government investigation charging the company used fraudulent methods to process payments and evade US restrictions on Internet gambling, according to officials involved in the case. A federal judge approved the $731 million settlement, which will be paid up by British-gambling firm PokerStars. In the settlement, the US...

2011-04-16 07:25:00

Eleven people from three online gambling sites were charged Friday with bank fraud, money laundering, illegal gambling and other offenses in an indictment by the US attorney for the southern district of New York. The owners of PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker, three of the largest Internet poker companies in the US, were accused of tricking regulators and banks into processing billions of dollars of illegal gambling proceeds. In addition to the charges, restraining orders were...

2010-08-26 17:39:00

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Blanca Games, Inc. (Blanca), led by e-gaming entrepreneur Stuart Gordon, today announced that Blanca has acquired the Cereus Poker Network (Cereus), one of the largest poker networks in the world. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Blanca's acquisition of Cereus includes the Network operations, software, the absolutepoker.com brand, and the ub.com brand. Blanca has received authorization from the Kahnawake Gaming...

2009-12-03 11:45:00

DELRAY BEACH, Florida, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Free Event on UB.com Will Award a World Series Main Event Seat Poker Pro Magazine has teamed up with online poker website UltimateBet to host a fantastic promotion to recognize the United States armed services. At a special poker tournament at UB.com, the magazine is sponsoring a freeroll to honor those serving our country in the military. Members of the armed services and veterans will be encouraged to participate in the...

2009-08-03 04:28:00

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, August 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Card Player Poker and Ultimate Bet Join Forces for $5,000 Online Poker Freeroll On Card Player Poker, you're always in the money. Starting Aug. 21, Card Player Poker -- powered by UltimateBet and brought to you by Card Player Media, publisher of Card Player magazine and CardPlayer.com -- will present the first tournament in the all-new Everyone Wins Poker Series, a $5,000 freeroll online poker tournament wherein everyone who plays...

2008-12-02 13:02:00

MONTREAL, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - XMT Liquidations Inc. ("XMT"), the court-appointed liquidator of 6356095 Canada Inc. (formerly Excapsa Software Inc., "Excapsa"), today responded to statements made by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission ("KGC") in a press release issued on December 1, 2008. The KGC announcement, which purported to clarify comments made on a recent segment of CBS' 60 Minutes, erroneously stated that: "...the Ultimate Bet ("UB") cheating was initiated while UB was owned and operated...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).