Tag Archives: Absolute Poker
- Sentencing hearing: Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom never inhaled
October 21, 2017
Absolute Poker (AP) co-founder Scott Tom and former US President Bill Clinton have at least one thing in common: neither one of them inhaled. CalvinAyre.com has obtained the transcript of Tom’s September 28 sentencing hearing, which saw US Magistrate Judge Barbara C. Moses order Tom to spend a week in...
- Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom released after week in US jail
October 9, 2017
Absolute Poker co-founder Scott Tom has returned to his home in Antigua after serving a week in a United States jail on illegal gambling charges. Tom, who faced multiple felony charges after being indicted on April 15, 2011 aka Black Friday, reached a plea deal with US prosecutors on May...
- 7,400 former Absolute Poker & UltimateBet players to receive $33.5m
August 21, 2017
7,400 former Absolute Poker & UltimateBet players will receive $33.5m in stolen funds as the Garden City Group announced the first round of remissions repayments. 7,400 petitioners are about to receive $33.5 million taken from them by Absolute Poker (AB) and Ultimate Bet (UB) circa 2011, and the decision is...
- Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom to forfeit $300k in Black Friday deal
July 12, 2017
Absolute Poker co-founder Scott Tom has agreed to forfeit $300k as part of his Black Friday plea deal with US federal prosecutors. In February, Scott Tom returned to US shores to face multiple felony charges filed nearly six years earlier by the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of...
- Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom pleads Black Friday felonies down to single misdemeanor
June 6, 2017
Former Absolute Poker co-founder Scott Tom is a step closer to resolving his outstanding criminal charges filed by US prosecutors in the 2011 Black Friday online poker indictments. On May 31, Tom (pictured) reached a deal with federal prosecutors to plead guilty to a single misdemeanor charge in connection with...
- Absolute Poker players to be reunited with long lost funds
April 10, 2017
Online poker players left high and dry by the 2011 collapse of Absolute Poker could yet find salvation courtesy of PokerStars’s former owners, with a little help from the US Department of Justice. On Monday, Joon H. Kim, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, issued...
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