Friday, April 15, 2011

Online Poker Room Domains Seized by the Feds



It's a sad day for online poker players in the Nanny States of America. U.S. Federales Charged Pokerstars, Full Tilt, AbsolutePoker with bank fraud, money laundering, and illegal gambling. The online community is calling April 15, 2011... "Black Friday."

You can read the full indictment here.

Here's some links...
Meet The Boy Genius Who Just Took Down The Online Poker Industry (Business Insider)

U.S. Government Moves To Shut Down World's Biggest Online Poker Companies (Forbes)

Poker Panic '11 (Pokerati)

Reuters: Full Tilt Poker, Pokerstars and Absolute Poker charged with illegal gambling (2+2)

About Time! (Infinite Gaming Edge)

House of Cards (Riding the F Train)

Thunderstruck (Hard-Boiled Poker)

Exile on Main Street Reprise (Tao of Poker)

1 comment:

  1. Could this whole thing just be Grandstanding and trying to save face for the US Government? Go to my BLOG http://OnlineRounder.blogspot.com and read my Theory about this!

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