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Former online poker payment processor to testify

In 2010 the Department of Justice made an arrest in Las Vegas that would prove to be instrumental in bringing down the online poker industry in the United States. Payment processor Daniel Tzvetkoff was arrested in Sin City for violation of the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and the 29-year-old Australian was quick to cooperate with law enforcement, thus avoiding a sentence Read Full Article Related posts: Ilari Sahamies is biggest online poker winner in 2011 With the assault on the online poker industry from the..

Daniel Tzvetkoff To Testify in Poker Trial Next Month

The Australian payment processor at the centre of the Black Friday online poker indictments, Daniel Tzvetkoff, will appear as a witness for the prosecution at next month’s trail of his …

Gabi Campos to Step Down as PokerStars CEO

According several reports, the first of which was published Monday by Poker Player Newspaper , Gabriel “Gabi” Campos Woslovsky is leaving his post as Chief Executive Officer of PokerStars .  No replacement has been named. Wendeen Eolis first wrote in  Poker Player Newspaper that the initial word of the change surfaced last Friday at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure , the latest stop on the European Poker Tour (EPT) .  The publication verified the rumor with a PokerStars “insider” later in the day.  PokerNews has also corroborated the story, receiving a statement from “top officials” at the world’s largest poker room which read: “PokerStars announced today that Gabi Campos has decided to step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb

Black Friday Payment Processor Ira Rubin Pleads Guilty

Another Black Friday defendant has admitted guilt in processing payments for online poker sites as Ira Rubin, among the 11 individuals indicted last year by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), pled guilty to three counts and is expected to serve from 18 to 24 months behind bars.

Ilari Sahamies is biggest online poker winner in 2011

With the assault on the online poker industry from the US Department of Justice in April (forever to be known as Black Friday in the annals of poker history) the online poker action came to a screeching halt, and just as things started to pick back up again Full Tilt Poker went black, leaving the game’s high-stakes players without a home, and many deprived Read Full Article Related posts: Ilari Sahamies wins largest pot in PokerStars history With Full Tilt Poker shut-down since late June, the nosebleed… Sahamies on massive heater at PokerStars high-stakes tables After a horrible 2010 online poker campaign, at one point…