Tag Archives: UB.com
- Ultimate Bet principals caught on tape discussing cheating scandal
May 11, 2013
UPDATE: Late Saturday afternoon, Ultimate Poker rep Chris Danek posted the following to 2+2: "As of late Thursday night, May 9th, Ultimate Poker discontinued the use of all services from Iovation. We understand that there were concerns among some of our customers, we hope this makes our players feel more...
- AP/UB claim DoJ payout deal; Olman Rimola surrenders to Costa Rica cops
May 11, 2011
✖ Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet have issued a press release stating that they have reached an agreement with the DoJ similar to the ones previously reached between the DoJ and PokerStars and Full Tilt. According to the release, the US Attorneys Office has “agreed to provide all necessary assurances...
- BREAKING: Costa Rica raid authorities offices, residences of AP/UB, PokerStars
May 6, 2011
The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), Costa Rica’s version of the FBI, has raided six business locations and private residences connected to Absolute Poker/Ultimate Bet and PokerStars. ‘PokerStars Steve’ posted a message on TwoPlusTwo confirming that the OIJ was on their premises, and that employees had been temporarily sent home....
- Prahlad Friedman rationalizes decision to join UB.com roster
January 7, 2011
Prahlad Friedman, then and now: October 2009: I guarantee you’ll never see me with a poker site or casino logo. January 2011: [Signing with UB.com] is just a perfect fit for me. When rumors first surfaced that Prahlad Friedman was tapped to be the next UB.com sponsored poker pro, tongues...
- Hellmuth talks UB exit; another WSOP bracelet for sale; BigBetPoker closes
January 6, 2011
In an interview with CardPlayer.com, Phil Hellmuth discussed his recent departure from UB.com. For the record, the Poker Brat stated that the split was “a joint decision” and, despite announcing his departure just hours after Annie Duke did likewise, Hellmuth claims the two players never discussed their plans, describing the...
- Phil Hellmuth follows Duke out the door at UB.com
December 31, 2010
What, is UB.com on fire or something? It was only hours after longtime UB pro Annie Duke announced her departure from the Cereus Network site that we learned Phil Hellmuth was following her out the door. In a statement, UB management let the world know that: The poker pro who...
3 Barrels: Jacobson in Sweden PHoF; Hellmuth close; Winter is here
September 4, 2017
3 Barrels: Ivey in Beijing, Hellmuth on sonic booms; Gold on charity
September 28, 2017