The Pokerfuse Weekly Newsletter

By Pokerfuse.com received 7 years ago

Categories: Poker
Age: 19 until 30 year 31 until 64 years 65 and older
Content includes: Casino or gambling related content
  • Html
  • Text
It's here! All the top online poker news of the week is delivered direct to your inbox, courtesy of pokerfuse
Make sure you set "show images" in your email client!
Still not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser.
This week, the remaining poker sites that haven’t reimbursed players for their outstanding balances supplied the top stories of the week. The sale of Full Tilt took a giant step forward with the news that an agreement has been reached between the DOJ and GBT, while a statement by the KGC was released revealing that Absolute Poker and UB intend to liquidate assets to pay players. In other news, PokerStars has begun locking the accounts of those that have used VPNs to access their site from the US and, pokerfuse announced the launch of its podcast section which will greatly reduce the hassle associated with getting and listening to your favorite poker podcasts!

All Your Poker Podcasts in One Place – Pokerfuse’s New Podcast Directory

Last week we quietly launched a new section of pokerfuse.com – the poker podcasts directory. The goal is to bring together all the best poker-related podcasts on the 'net under one roof. You can view the latest episodes of all the major poker shows, play and download the mp3s in one click, go to the creator’s website and browse the archives – all from one place.

Read the full article →

PokerStars Clamps Down on VPN Usage from the US

Accounts suspended for trying to access the poker room from within the United States; PokerStars "not sure" what will happen to frozen player balances.

PokerStars left no doubt that it would try to strictly enforce the wishes of the Department of Justice this week, with a spate of suspensions of player accounts flagged for playing within US borders.

Numerous players have reported in the last few days that their accounts have been locked when playing on PokerStars in the United States. One player reports that their $24k account had been recently locked due to play in the US back in June during the WSOP, and would remain closed “pending further legal review.”

Read the full article →

MGM and Boyd Partner with bwin.party Ahead of Potential US Regulation

PartyPoker operator will provide an online gaming platform for the casino groups if US regulation passes.

Casino groups MGM and Boyd Gaming announced on Monday an agreement with Gibraltar-based bwin.party to provide online poker to US customers in the event that legislation passes to legalize and regulate online poker.

The B&M casino owners would operate online poker under the bwin.party brand. Although there were few specifics, it appears that the European group would provide the software platform, and the casino brands may host individual skins on the network.

Read the full article →

Cereus Plans to Liquidate Assets, Repay Players

A "potential solution" prepared by Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet parent company would redistribute funds to US and non-US players.

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission issued a statement Thursday indicating that Blanca Games has submitted a plan to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that would repay all players.

The KGC statement claims that, “over the past several weeks,” Blanca – parent company of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet – has been working on a proposal that would liquidate the company assets in an effort to distribute funds back to US and non-US players owed money.

Read the full article →

Laurent Tapie Expects to Finalize Full Tilt Deal in the Next 15 Days

Laurent Tapie, Managing Director of Groupe Bernard Tapie, has stated that he expects the deal with the Department of Justice to acquire Full Tilt and repay players will be finalized in the next 15 days.

Though specifics of the deal have not yet been disclosed, Tapie confirmed in an interview with iGamingFrance that the “payment terms are defined” and an agreement will be drafted and signed in the next 15 days.

Read the full article →

Are You Using a VPN to Play Online Poker?

Whether for security reasons, to circumvent geographical restrictions, or any other reason: have you used a VPN to play online poker and do you think the consequences being administered by PokerStars are fair?

Pokerfuse poses a question related to the week’s news, and invites the readers to share their voice. Have your say – join in the discussion.

Read the full article →

More Headlines

PokerStars' 10th Aniversary Tournament Set to Be One of Online Poker's Largest $400k Allegedly Stolen in High Stakes Scam Hold'em Manager 2 Released US Department of Justice Green Lights Tapie Acquisition of Full Tilt Entraction Implements Geo-Restrictions DOJ Waives Filing Deadline for Swiss Accounts Related to Full Tilt
follow on Twitter | friend on Facebook | forward to a friend
Copyright © 2011 pokerfuse, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this email because you opted in to our weekly newsletter on pokerfuse.com.
Our mailing address is:
pokerfuseP.O. Box 81Carpentersville, Il 60110
Add us to your address book
unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences

Share this newsletter on

Related newsletters

© 2019