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Full Tilt Poker shudown update

Full Tilt issued a statement regarding their licensing issue yesterday. More »

FullTiltPoker shutdown

The FullTiltPoker site is currently not available, and no one can log in to their poker software right now, following the suspension of their gambling license by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) early this morning.
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Texas Hold’em

Texas Hold ‘em is one of the most popular variations of poker. It is played worldwide and is classed as a game of skill rather than luck. The games’ move online a few years ago made the game accessible to everyone and this instantly brought millions of players into the game. No longer was it necessary to go to a casino to play poker, it was available at a fraction of the cost, in the comfort of your own home. This was the biggest success story of many online betting websites. More »

More US site seizures

This week we have seen the main websites of more US facing poker room being seized by the US Government. Doyles Room, and another on the same network, True Poker, both had their main sites taken by the DOJ with the now familiar notice in place from the FBI.
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US Poker sites and player payments

The poker sites that had to abruptly stop allowing their American customers to play at the cash tables this last weekend are in a tricky position in relation to giving those players their money back.

US Poker Sites Seized
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Poker rooms that continue to accept American Players

My last post on the whole FBI indictment of the top online poker rooms was deliberately short, with only the bare facts given. If a government thinks it is OK to treat millions of their people in this manner then who am I to point out how Draconian and malicious it is?
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Biggest US Poker sites seized by FBI

Poker Stars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, UltimateBet (UB) have all had their sites seized by the FBI on Friday, 15th April, 2011.
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Ladbrokes and 888 merger talks

The latest news in the online poker corporate world is the merger talks between Ladbrokes and 888, first reported in December 2010. Not so much a merger as a takeover of 888 by Ladbrokes, this would be the second big online gambling entity created this year if the deal went through. More »

Doyles Room moves to new network

Doyles Room, the online poker room of the legendary Doyle Brunson, has announced today that they have moved to a new poker network. Previously on the Cake Poker network, they will now be using the Yatahay Network. Never heard of that network? Well, they actually have been around for about 10 years and were the first providers of 3D Poker software. More »

More trouble at Betfair

Betfairs troubles continue into 2011 with a screw up in their poker room in the last few days where players had money disappear from their player accounts.
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