Season 5 of the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) kicked off last week with the LAPT Chile National Poker Championship , the third time the LAPT has made a stop in Chile. Held at the Vina del Mar Casino and Resort , the $1,000 + $100 Main Event wrapped up Sunday with Aliro Diaz winning the final hand.
According to a report from one of the most reliable sources of information regarding the ongoing Full Tilt Poker fiasco, poker professional Chris “Jesus” Ferguson could potentially be holding up the deal between the site and Groupe Bernard Tapie , a deal that may bring the beleaguered online site back online. Subject: Poker , who has provided many of the details regarding the GBT/FTP deal, reports that Ferguson is allegedly holding up any further movement over the deal because of money that he put towards the site following “ Black Friday .” According to S:P, the former World Champion accepted just under $60 million from Full Tilt since 2007, which he put into different bank accounts under the Pocket Kings, Ltd
In a post by CNNMoney.com that was later taken down (the article appears to be under embargo at the moment) it was stated that Full Tilt Poker had been sold to Groupe Bernard Tapie for $80 million. If the story turns out to be accurate (which is quite likely since there is no reason CNN would make-up such a story) than the poker community Read Full Article Related posts: Laurent Tapie talks potential Full Tilt Poker sale BREAKING NEWS: Full Tilt Poker Sold