Tag Archives: Laurent Tapie
- Email reveals Groupe Bernard Tapie’s bid to lure Full Tilt Poker staffers
May 1, 2012
While Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT) may have conceded defeat in its bid to acquire the assets of mothballed online poker firm Full Tilt Poker (FTP), it turns out GBT attempted one last Hail Mary pass to salvage something of worth from their months of negotiations. Poker blogger Diamond Flush has...
- Laurent Tapie’s name listed on New Full Tilt Ltd. company registration
April 17, 2012
Despite Full Tilt Poker’s self-injected dose of financial formaldehyde a year ago, rumors continue to circulate that FTP's toes are twitching. Earlier this month, we heard that FTP’s Dublin-based tech arm Pocket Kings was hiring new staff, suggesting real progress had been made in the three-way asset acquisition negotiations between...
- Mattingley gets 888 CEO gig; GigaMedia revenue drops; Tapie moves to Dublin?
March 25, 2012
Pocket Fives is reporting that a living breathing sasquatch has been captured by authorities in Washington state. Okay, okay… In truth, Pocket Fives is reporting that Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT) principal Laurent Tapie has moved to Dublin, the home of Full Tilt Poker (FTP) subsidiary Pocket Kings. Additionally, the long-rumored,...
- PokerStars fast-moving ring game Zoom Poker in public beta; ISPT eyes Monaco
February 26, 2012
PokerStars’ director of new platforms Jeffrey Haas has declared 2012 “the year for mobile poker.” Haas admits that he’s been awarding that honor every year since 2006, but this year he swears he means it, dammit. Having just launched the company’s real-money poker app in the UK, Haas told Poker...
- Full Tilt shareholders agree to forfeit assets to facilitate GBTapie purchase
December 16, 2011
Hot on the heels of reports that French company Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT) was applying for a Spanish online gaming license, Subject: Poker has reported that GBT has reached an agreement with Full Tilt Poker (FTP) shareholders to transfer FTP’s assets to the US Department of Justice (DoJ). Multiple sources...
- Laurent Tapie’s interest in Full Tilt Poker? It’s big and it’s in trouble
October 15, 2011
The traditional cacophony surrounding Full Tilt Poker (FTP) has been a relatively dull roar this past week, so we're using this eye of the shitstorm to clean out the backlog of minor developments. ✖ On Wednesday, Swiss media outlet Tribune de Genève reported the court-ordered seizure of $18m from Swiss...
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