July 11, 2011 by
In an even more shocking news story for Full Tilt Poker fans, the 2nd largest poker site in the world had its eGaming license removed in the end of June. The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), the body which licenses Full Tilt Poker, forced the online poker site to suspend all of its operations.
No new players can make a deposit or fund an account at Full Tilt Poker. Unlike the Friday Blackouts back in April 15th, the closure of Full Tilt Poker has also affected non-US players who are unable to log in, yet alone withdraw any money that was still in the poker. Read the full article here
June 10, 2011 by
The online poker industry suffered a huge blow on April 15th when 4 of the internet’s larges US poker sites had their domains seized by the FBI. In addition to the seizure, 11 individuals and owners of the poker operators (PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and UB/AB) were indicted by the Department of Justice over allegations of laundering money.
6 weeks after the “Black Friday” happening however, ten more gambling operators were shut down by the US government. These were far more substantial in scale and included many US facing rooms such as Doyles Room, TruePoker.com, BetEd.com, Bookmaker.com, BetCris.com and others. Read the full article here