Tag Archives: Rafe Furst
- Ferguson court date delayed; French poker event kicks off; Stars lends a hand to London poker event
January 31, 2013
Former Full Tilt Poker board member Chris Ferguson and the US government will have to wait a while longer for their date in court after the latter were granted an extension to prepare a reply to Ferguson’s motion to dismiss. CardPlayer reports that a court document filed Tuesday explains the...
- Full Tilt Poker’s Rafe Furst settles Black Friday civil charges, admits no guilt
November 29, 2012
Former Full Tilt Poker board member Rafael ‘Rafe’ Furst has settled the civil charges brought against him by the US Department of Justice over his role in the activities that brought criminal indictments down on FTP, PokerStars and Absolute Poker on Black Friday, April 15, 2011. Furst’s name was added...
- The Lederer Files Part Two: A summary
September 20, 2012
Earlier this week we summed up the first part of the Lederer Files. Now we give you on the sequel to PokerNews’ exclusive series. Here he is grilled on all things UIGEA including payment processors and segregation of funds. ✖ After the Unlawful Internet Gambling and Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was...
- Ray Bitar gets released on bail; Howard Lederer, Rafe Furst looking to have charges dismissed
July 10, 2012
The ongoing saga surrounding former Full Tilt Poker CEO Raymond Bitar has taken more turns than a week's worth of Days of Our Lives episodes. The latest development comes as a little victory of sorts for the disgraced FTP founder after a decision was meted down allowing him to be...
- DoJ adds Lederer, Ferguson, Furst to Full Tilt complaint; calls FTP “ponzi scheme”
September 20, 2011
The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), which brought the original Black Friday indictments against online poker companies, has filed an amended civil complaint against Full Tilt Poker (FTP) that adds “FTP Insider Defendants” Howard Lederer, Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson and Rafael ‘Rafe’ Furst. In announcing the...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012
Calvin Ayre Indicted by Feds; Calvin Ayre Releases Statement
February 28, 2012