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Anonymous source says Full Tilt sale a “Done Deal”

A fourth poker news outlet has come forward to say the Full Tilt Poker sale to Groupe Bernard Tapie is virtually a “done deal”.

Daniel Tzvetkoff to Testify for Prosecution in Black Friday Trial

The Australian payment processor who may have been the U.S. government’s key to the Black Friday indictments is set to become the prosecution’s star witness against two of the men named in those indictments, according to the Australian Associated Press.

Is Chris Ferguson Holding Up Bernard Tapie/Full Tilt Deal?

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

New York Federal Judge Drops RICO Claims Against Former Team Full Tilt Pros

A New York federal judge has dismissed the RICO class action suit against the members of Team Full Tilt. The complaint, which was filed last June, alleged that the defendants, …

Breaking News: Full Tilt Poker forfeits assets to DOJ

Earlier this week it was reported, originally by Subject: Poker, that Chris Ferguson could have been single-handedly responsible for holding up the forfeiture of Full Tilt Poker’s assets to the US Department of Justice (and therefore holding up the eventual sale of the company’s assets by the DOJ to Groupe Bernard Tapie) but on Tuesday we learned that the Full Tilt forfeiture to the Read Full Article Related posts: BREAKING NEWS: Full Tilt Poker Sold? Tony G’s opinions of the French when it comes to..

Is Phil Ivey playing on PokerStars?

After a return to the online poker tables following a significant absence, the identity of a particular online poker player at PokerStars is coming under scrutiny, with many people believing it is Phil Ivey.

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…

Lock Poker sponsor local Xmas poker game

After Black Friday online poker sites where starting t get bad press with stories coming out like the Full Tilt scandal. However, where Full Tilt had been taking money from players, Lock Poker decided to give back this Christmas

Full Tilt Poker sale to GBT still pending

It appears we may all have jumped the gun a bit after CNN Money posted an article (that was quickly taken down by the site). A new version of the article was posted on CNN Money on Friday, with some corrections made; corrections that will not sit well with poker players: The editor’s note that accompanies the article pretty much says it all: Editor’s Read Full Article Related posts: Laurent Tapie talks potential Full Tilt Poker sale BREAKING: Full Tilt Poker sale to GBT appears final The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the Potential Full Tilt Sale

Phil Ivey’s ex-wife files Judicial Bias petition

It looks like Phil Ivey’s divorce is about to get as messy as his contentious relationship with Full Tilt Poker. Carri Geer Thevenot of the Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting that Ivey’s ex-wife (the couple was officially divorced in late 2009) has filed a petition to the court over concerns of Judicial Bias stemming from campaign contributions made to Family Court Judge Bill Gonzalez Read Full Article Related posts: Phil Ivey borrowed $11 million from Full Tilt Poker Full Tilt Poker fires back at Phil Ivey Phil Ivey suing Full Tilt, boycotts 2011 WSOP