US Lets 2 Online Poker Cos. Resume Foreign Operations

Law360, New York (April 20, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Federal officials announced Wednesday that two of three online poker companies implicated in an alleged multibillion-dollar illegal gambling payment scheme may resume foreign business, provided they no longer take money from U.S. customers.

The government will allow PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to use domain names that were seized as part of a crackdown to continue non-U.S. operations and allow the withdrawal of funds by customers in the U.S., according to the office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara....
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Case Information

Case Title

Unites States v. Pokerstars, et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Forfeit/Penalty: Other


Kimba M. Wood

Date Filed

April 14, 2011

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