Judge Eyes March 2012 Trial For Online Poker Case

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday put a criminal case accusing three of the biggest online poker companies of defrauding banks in order to process billions of dollars in payments on schedule for a trial in March 2012.

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan set the tentative date during a status conference in the case, which involves three alleged payment processors, a Utah bank director and the principals of PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker of various frauds and other crimes.

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