Full Tilt Poker Player Discarded From $150M RICO Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A professional poker player on Wednesday beat a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act class action in New York federal court accusing him, Full Tilt Poker and a slew of related individuals of conspiring to defraud company account holders of $150 million.

In winning voluntary dismissal from the case, Phil Gordon became the only defendant to escape the class action, which targets nine companies, 16 individuals and scores of John Doe defendants over the alleged scheme.

The suit stems from the federal government's probe into and...
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