The online gambling stories that made headlines during the week of April 17-23, 2011.
Absolute Poker issues first Black Friday statement; PokerStars amends Nevada lobbying forms; Daniel Tzvetkoff is in Witness Protection.
Latest Black Friday updates show confused Nevada politicians, statements by Antigua, Costa Rica and Alderney, and a gratuitous photo of a naked man.
PokerStars and Full Tilt reach deals with the Dept. of Justice that will allow them to refund US players deposits, but domains remain US property.
Another Black Friday defendant appears in court, gaming commissions make statements, questions over whether US players will ever see their money.
The deals some public gaming companies struck with the US Dept. of Justice led directly to the Black Friday online poker indictments.
In poker business news, Blue Monday updates on the Black Friday online poker indictments, including ESPN and Fox canceling poker shows; Barney Frank speaks out.
Online poker business tracking companies misrepresent reality by claiming that other companies are filling the void left by PokerStars et al exiting US market.
The latest updates on the fallout from Black Friday's indictments of online poker companies and payment processing outfits.
PokerStars flew Nevada politicians to London and Bahamas ahead of intrastate online poker bill introduction; Sen. Jon Kyl utters another whopper;