PokerStars, Full Tilt, Absolute Poker Sites Seized by FBI [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Following Friday’s online poker crackdown, some dubbed it the “Black Friday” of poker. The poker world reacted on Twitter with all kinds of comments – serious, sarcastic and everything in between. Reuters and CNBC have just reported that top…

Poker Domains to be Restored for Money Returns

Well, this is good news. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has just released a statement detailing agreements reached between the U.S. government and embattled online poker sites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. The poker sites…

“Poker Players Are Victims” Says Raymer

The relationship between online poker players and bricks and mortar poker players is often times a complicated one.  While some professional players have embraced the online game in both advertising and by playing on the sites themselves, some have yet…

ESPN Drops Poker Programming

It looks as though the strike against online poker is now beginning to affect professional televised poker as well. According to Bloomberg, the unchallenged American sports authority ESPN is going to remove poker content from its networks. The network, based…

PokerStars, Steve Wynn Cut Ties

On March 25th of this year, Vegas Billionaire Steve Wynn announced that he was entering into a partnership with the world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars. After Friday’s government seizure of Pokerstars.com and the subsequent indictment of it’s owners, the…

Poker World Tweets: Scared, Bored & Snarky

What a day last Friday was for the poker world!  As you probably already know, the online poker realm was rocked when the FBI suddenly seized popular .com sites PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker in a crackdown of…