Hackers shut down the Kahnawake Gaming Commission’s (KGC) website earlier today. If you visited the site this afternoon you were greeted with a message stating “Your System Owned !” followed by a message the site has been “HaCKeD By SySTem-eRRQR And MaRDiNLi1FeLaKeT”. They identified themselves further by stating “We are SuiKaSh-Tim and Muslım Hackers!”, followed by another message: “Heyy Admin ! Acilari Kapat Yardim Gerekiyosa iTibata qeC x !” The KGC has so far failed to respond as to how long this outage could last. There is a screenshot of the site at the bottom of the page.
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has announced a public hearing into the fate of the new Full Tilt Poker. The licence application, made by Orinic Limited, will learn its fate at the Braye Beach Hotel in Alderney on May 3, 2012 at 2 p.m. local time and if approved it will mean the company could return to the world of online poker. The AGCC statement was as follows:
In the matter of an application by Orinic Limited for a Category 2 eGambling licence, TAKE NOTICE that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, pursuant to Section 4 of the Alderney eGambling Ordinance, 2009 and Regulation 23 of the Alderney eGambling Regulations, 2009, will hold a public hearing at which oral representations may be made.
It will bring back memories of the last time the AGCC had a hearing regarding the firm last year when deciding if the firm’s licence should be revoked. That eventually became a private hearing. This time is unlikely to be anywhere near as controversial and it not being in London means there are likely to be less people attending.