Black Friday update: Ira Rubin arrested in Guatemala

Post in News by Dev Ops on Thursday, April 28th, 2011

On Wednesday Bloomberg.com reported that Ira Rubin, one of the 11 men indicted on April 15th, 2011 for his role in facilitating illegal online gambling in the U...

Merge Gaming Network thrives post Black Friday

Post in News by Dev Ops on Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

With PokerStars, Full Tilt poker and Absolute/UB Poker out of the picture the door has been left open for the smaller US-friendly poker sites and networks to pi...

WTO investigates US online poker ban

Post in News by Dev Ops on Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

After complaints by the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, the World Trade Organization is looking into the recent seizure of three online poker domain names...

Barney Frank blasts US online poker crackdown

Post in News by Dev Ops on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) pulled out all of the poker clichés when he was asked about the recent seizure of online poker domain names and the resulting f...

Seized online poker rooms reach deal with government

Post in News by Dev Ops on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Press releases by the United States Attorney Office for the Southern District of New York and Full Tilt Poker will likely having US poker players doing cartwhee...

Bodog Cake Poker and Merge Gaming see traffic jump

Post in News by Dev Ops on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

After the shutdown of PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and the Cereus Poker Network to US poker players this past weekend other online poker rooms still serving the ...

Poker Players Alliance calls seizures “Act of War”

Post in News by Dev Ops on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Dramatic news of a US Federal indictment against several poker sites broke last Friday, leading to the withdrawal from the US market of Pokerstars, Full Tilt Po...

PokerStars and Full Tilt respond to DOJ indictments

Post in News by Dev Ops on Saturday, April 16th, 2011

In what was undoubtedly the most stunning move in the history of online poker, the FBI in conjunction with the Department of Justice –led by our lovely anti-g...

Full Tilt, PokerStars and UB charged with fraud and illegal gambling by FBI

Post in News by Dev Ops on Friday, April 15th, 2011

In what is turning out to be Black Friday in the poker world, the FBI has seized the domain names of the largest online poker sites operating in the United Stat...

The year in Online Poker: The good, the bad, and the ugly Part 2

Post in News by Dev Ops on Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Another year of online poker is in the books, so I thought I would take a look at the top news stories from the online poker world; the good, the bad, and the u...