Tag Archives: Federated Sports + Gaming
- Matt Savage Receives Settlement Check From Federated Sports + Gaming
September 29, 2014
Two years after Federated Sports + Gaming announced that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and its assets—including the Epic Poker League brand—were sold to Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., their former Tournament Director Matt Savage finally gets paid "some" of what his company was owed. The Epic Poker League. I...
- Pinnacle wins FS+G asset auction but unsecured creditors file claim against AIP
June 15, 2012
Bankruptcy court documents stemming from Wednesday’s asset auction of Federated Sports + Gaming (FS+G) -- the failed parent company of the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) and the Epic Poker League (EPL) – indicate that the winning bids were put in by US casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. FS+G went tits...
- Five bidders vie for the still steaming carcass of Federated Sports + Gaming
June 14, 2012
An auction was to be held Wednesday night in Washington, DC for the remnants of Federated Sports + Gaming (FS+G), which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February. The former parent company of the fledgling Epic Poker League (EPL) flamed out in spectacular fashion, racking up $8m in debt –...
- PokerStars forces more data miners to fold; All In Productions bid on FS+G assets
May 12, 2012
PokerStars has notched a couple more victories in its ongoing war against poker tracking sites. In April, PokerStars sent ‘cease and desist’ letters to data miners Poker Table Ratings, demanding the site remove Stars player data from its product offering and threatening to strike down with great vengeance and furious...
- EPL’s numbing numbers; PokerStars’ high-stakes tables going Zoom Poker?
April 7, 2012
PokerStars’ high-stakes games may soon be shifted/upgraded/relegated to Zoom Poker, Stars’ version of Full Tilt Poker’s dearly departed fast-paced/fast-fold Rush Poker. On the April 3 edition of the 2+2 Podcast, PokerStars’ Steve Day was quizzed about the sort of reaction Zoom was receiving during its current beta testing. Day says...
- WorldSpreads suspends trading; Epic Poker League execs called on carpet
March 17, 2012
Just days after spread betting company WorldSpreads announced the abrupt departure of CEO Conor Foley to “pursue other interests,” trading on its AIM-listed shares was halted after the company admitted it was “currently unable” to resolve its books due to “possible financial irregularities.” The company issued a statement stating that...
Interview with Epic Poker League Commissioner, Annie Duke
September 7, 2011
Epic Time at EPL’s First Event
August 30, 2011