Crown Resorts' Melbourne casino to face royal commission in Victoria while yet another director quits following Bergin report.
Mysterious French punter loses £120k attempting to win 27th consecutive bet
A mysterious French punter known as Dead Cert wins 26 bets in a row at the same William Hill bet shop in London, but loses £120k going for 27th victory.
Full Tilt’s ‘unfrozen’ account originally frozen by Bank of Ireland, not DoJ
A Full Tilt source claims the allegedly unfrozen Bank of Ireland account was not one named in the Black Friday indictments; Merge stops accepting US players
Partisan war over US debt ceiling doesn’t bode well for federal poker regulation
The increasingly nasty partisan war over raising the US debt ceiling before Aug. 2 will likely spell doom for the prospects of federally regulated online poker.
Phil Ivey Full Tilt suit names Tiltware, seeks $150m in damages
Phil Ivey files civil suit against Full Tilt software supplier Tiltware, alleging they failed to pass on warnings that they were operating illegally in the US.
Macau sets new revenue record for fourth consecutive month
Macau sets new monthly revenue record in May, the fourth consecutive month it has done so, but RBS analyst expects next few months to be a little slower
DoJ denies unfreezing Full Tilt bank account; FBI talking to PokerStars lobbyist
A DoJ spokesperson denies that any deal has been reached to unfreeze Full Tilt bank accounts seized on Black Friday; FBI interviewing PokerStars' lobbyist
Australia targets Tzvetkoff for fraud; cooperates with FBI against poker sites
Australia reportedly investigating former payment processor Daniel Tzvetkoff for fraud and cooperating with FBI on investigation of online poker companies.
David Baines calls Canadians ‘patsies’ for not launching their own Black Friday
Annoyed by the lack of Black Friday-style prosecutions of online gambling companies in Canada, Vancouver Sun writer David Baines calls Canadians 'patsies'.