We’ve been tracking the best (and worst) news stories all week covering online poker’s Black Friday TM (mostly on Twitter and on the PoRo Report).Here’s a list of some must-reads.:: John Stossel has an awesome mustache. He also has one of the best takes we’ve read on the lack of testicular-fortitude demonstrated by ESPN and others regarding the online poker showdown.
Black Friday changed the poker world forever, as the date in 2011 saw popular online sites shut down for money laundering and bank fraud.
With a month having passed since the unsealing of the superseding Black Friday Indictment, there are indications that prosecutors are getting anxious about the slow course of the case. The prosecution’s impatience with locating the Absolute Poker defendants was made apparent with reported recent searches of the corporate owner of Absolute Poker in Costa Rica.
Black Friday remains the cautionary tale as to why we need online poker regulation in the United States. This wasn’t a cheating scandal that impacted a targeted sector of the poker populace. The fallout from Black Friday impacted the entire poker world at that time and there’s still fallout that players are recovering from. Some will never.
It’s hard to believe it’s been nine years — exactly — since Black Friday, arguably the worst day in poker history. On that infamous day — April 15, 2011 — the online poker scene in the.
Tags: Cereus Poker Network, full tilt poker, Black Friday, PokerStars On April 14 th 2011 all was well in the vast Ivory Towers of the online poker industry’s three behemoths.
Black Friday. 11:20 February 10, 2015. Our collection of articles about black Friday and the subsequent fallout ,which most notably included the seizing of hundreds of millions of dollars in player funds and the shutting down of all major poker operations in the U.S by the DOJ. In the aftermath US based poker players were left with just a few operational US poker sites and a fraction of the.
The 'nanny state' David Leyonhjelm. Just like Black Friday, all this bill will do is encourage Australian poker players to break the rules, find a poker site willing to break the rules, or leave the country to play elsewhere.All the while the Australian government is missing out on getting millions in tax dollars.