Tag Archives: Blanca Games
- US DOJ Confirms it’s possession of Absolute’s Poker Platform
September 25, 2012
The US Department of Justice confirmed it has a copy of the Absolute Poker software platform. PokerFuse.com reported that DOJ Attorney Jason H. Cowley, who is working under lead prosecutor Preet Bharara, received the software from Quad Dimensions; the Korean software developers tasked with servicing the platform for the indicted...
- KGC Blanca statement; Beckley rooms with Enron CEO; PokerStrategy’s FTP suit
August 9, 2012
The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) published a brief advisory notice on its website on Tuesday regarding former licensee Blanca Games, the erstwhile parent company of Absolute Poker (AP) and Ultimate Bet (UB). The KGC addressed the request filed last month by the US Attorney for the Southern District of New...
- Full Tilt Poker subsidiary hiring again, Orinic applies for expanded gaming license
April 3, 2012
Two recent developments have bolstered hopes that Full Tilt Poker (FTP) may yet crawl its way out of the hole it dug itself into following the events of Black Friday. FTP has been in protracted discussions with Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT) and the US Department of Justice on a deal...
- Black Friday indictees granted extension to amended civil complaint
November 3, 2011
Preet Bharara has granted an extension to the respondents in an amended civil complaint taken out on September 20. eGR reports that Full Tilt Poker, those coming under the PokerStars umbrella, Absolute Poker and Chad Elie have all been given the further extension agreed shortly before the October 31 deadline....
- Blanca Games to liquidate assets; Full Tilt progress on frozen Swiss accounts
October 29, 2011
On Thursday, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) released a statement regarding licensee Blanca Games (which controls Absolute Poker/Ultimate Bet, the two halves of the Cereus network) and the millions of dollars owed to players since the two poker companies were indicted on Black Friday. The statement reads (in part): Over...
- Germans would flock back to Full Tilt; Blanca Games working towards renewing license
July 13, 2011
One affiliate site is reporting than if Full Tilt were reinstated then one European country’s citizens would flock back to the site. Pokerstrategy.com is reporting that almost three quarters of German players would return to the site and not cash out their money straight away. The survey of around 1,215...
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