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ESPN Will Air 2011 WSOP: Latest Developments re: Online Poker Crackdown

World Series of Poker
ESPN insisted late Tuesday it will continue to air the popular World Series of Poker, Steve Wynn talks online poker indictments and more

Some Comfort Provided to UB.com, Absolute Poker Players: Statement Issued

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission finally issued a statement related to Friday’s indictments of the two online poker ventures Absolute Poker and UB.com

Nelson Rose to Speak About Poker Sites Shutdown

Nelson Rose
One of, if not the most well known gaming lawyers will speak on Wednesday, April 20th about the shut down of the top 3 poker sites in the US (Pokerstars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker).

Another Man Pleads “Not Guilty” in Online Poker Fraud, Money Laundering Case

The lawyer for a Las Vegas man arrested in a prosecution aimed at shutting down the three largest Internet poker companies operating in the United States contested bank fraud conspiracy charges Tuesday by saying his client never lied to a bank.

Pay Per Head Outfits May Win Out Big In Wake Of Online Poker Indictments

The Pay Per Head sector continues to flourish.  These businesses point out that they are not involved in cash transactions related to sports betting.

Hustler Online Poker Room Cashing in on Crackdown

Hustler Online Poker Room
America's newest legal online poker room isn't wasting any time in taking advantage of America's latest crackdown on online gambling.

Online Poker Indictments – Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, UB.com – Latest News

Online Poker Indictments
Here are some late developments (Tuesday, April 19, 2011) related to Friday’s indictment of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and UB.com.

Thomas Somach to Interview Hustler Casino Exec: Will Talk New Online Poker Site

Hustler Casino
Gambling911.com's own Tom Somach will interview Al Underwood, marketing director for the Hustler Casino in Gardena, California, on Los Angeles radio station KCAA (AM 1050) at 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, April 22, 2011.

Man Indicted in Online Poker Crackdown Pleads Not Guilty

An Illinois man pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges he helped three popular online poker websites trick banks into illegally processing payments from U.S. customers.

Man Named in Online Poker Indictment Friday Marries Playboy Playmate Day Later

Destiny Davis
Las Vegas businessman Chad Elie marries Playboy Playmate Destiny Davis one day after indictment handed down against him related to online poker room case

Online Poker Indictments: Hopefully History Repeats Itself

The question people are asking this Monday:  Will I get my money back from PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, UB.com following Friday's indictments? 

Online Gambling Shares in Europe Surge on Monday

Online Gambling Shares
Following the indictment and ultimate shutdown of three of the largest online poker rooms on Friday by the US Government, shares for European Web-based gambling firms surged on Monday.

Report: Prized Online Poker Rat Placed in Safe House

Daniel Tzvetkoff
Most Australian rats have standard coats.  There are some rex (curly) and silky (fine and shiny) coated rats, although they are rare.  There are no hairless rats in Australia.

Full Tilt Poker May Have Thought They Were Above The Law

Full Tilt Poker
For the next year or two, expect to see the US Attorney’s Office out of the Southern District of New York focusing its attention on their “catch of the century”:  PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

Financial Times of London Warning Regarding Full Tilt, PokerStars: There is no Hiding

Full Tilt, PokerStars:
The Financial Times of London brought up a very distinct possibility related to PokerStars and Full Tilt's perceived comfort zone in Europe.

Beneficiaries of Friday’s Online Poker Busts Already Becoming Clear

Who were the major beneficiaries of this past Friday’s indictments and subsequent shutdowns of the three largest US-facing online poker rooms?

Centrelink High-Rollers Ordered to pay Back Millions

The Federal Government is ordering people caught losing huge amounts of money gambling while on Centrelink payments to pay back more than $9 million.

Indicted Online Poker Room PokerStars Contributed to 68 Nevada Political Campaigns

PokerStars
A total of $227,000 was reportedly contributed to the mid-term election campaigns of 68 Nevada candidates, the Las Vegas Review-Journal claimed on Saturday.

Tingle: Casino Visit By Butcher Blamed For Wife Slaying

We've got a butcher who slayed his wife over a gambling argument, Tabcorp numbers, pokie lovers vs haters, more...

UB.com Principal Not Charged With Most Serious Counts

Seemingly overlooked in Friday’s indictment of three major online poker rooms and several of its principals is that UB.com’s Scott Tom is not named among those facing the most serious counts of alleged criminal activity.

Gambling911.com Twitter has all the Latest Updates re: Online Poker Indictments

Gambling911.com Twitter
If you are not already following Gambling911.com on Twitter, now is the best time to start.

SunFirst Bank Under Watchful Eye of US Authorities

John W. Campos
The tiny St. George, Utah bank, SunFirst Bank, came under scrutiny on Friday after the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York announced its connection to the closure of three massive online poker rooms.

Hustler Online Casino Launches Same Day As Online Poker Crackdown

Hustler Online Casino
With the indictment and subsequent shutdown of three major online poker rooms on Friday, a new Internet casino has already emerged to fill the void.  Welcome The Hustler Online Casino.

Wynn Terminates Alliance With PokerStars Following Indictments

Wynn Terminates Alliance With PokerStars
Wynn Resorts announced it has terminated a planned alliance with the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars. 

PPA Issues Statement Condemning Shutdown of Online Poker Rooms: UB.com Statement Coming

“On behalf of the millions of poker players across the country, we are shocked at the action taken by the U.S. Department of Justice today against online poker companies
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