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Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars so-called “big three”
The Department of Justice of US and the federal authorities are released common-law legal system for the Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars so-called “big three” in the online player scene this summer. Claim your free Party Poker bonus code 2012
It released for illegal gambling, bank fraud and money laundering. Here are almost eleven defendants and they are as follows. Full Tilt Poker represented by Raymond Bitar and Nelson Burtnick. Brent Beckley and Scott Tom are representing Absolute Poker and Paul Tate and Isai Scheinberg is representing PokerStars.
Bradley Franzen, Ira Rubin, John Campos, Ryan Lang and Chad Elie are folks. They are as being as described but not so proved to run certain payment processors for the Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars.
Due to the Act of Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement 2006 and the Illegal Gambling Business Act of 1955, they shut down the online poker sites that have violated these rules. According to the common-law, these “big three” used illegal methods for the case of payment. The four charges- conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, violation of UIGEA, and operation of illegal gambling business are facing by the defendants. Two of them were arrested. They were Elie and Campos. They were arrested on this summer.
Alfonse D’Amato, Chairman of Poker Players Alliance (PPA) and a former Senator just shocked about this news that the Department of Justice of US and the federal authorities has take an action against the online poker companies is unbelievable. He thinks that as the online poker is not a crime at all. They shouldn’t be treated like that. This is very painful for the hundred and millions of American poker players. They have the right to participate in those game and they can enjoy these. He don’t thing that this incident is a good one.
Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Executive Director Mr. John Pappas is also supports Mr. Alfonse D’Amato’s statement. He thinks that this action clearly indicates that the government doesn’t want any freedom of poker player. The government is wanted to stop the online poker anyhow. And this is very shameful. He thinks that online poker is a game by which more than a hundred million people enjoy to play and it is also a way of income. Many people depending upon it.
Recently it is comes to know that PokerStars are advising to the Americans for not to play the real money games. USA poker games also not offering by the Full Tilt Poker. They also give legal statement against this issue. PokerStars giving importance in the issue that they are still in business for their other customers who are not from America. They said that the poker player’s balance is safe and sound. Actually they want to carry on their business anyhow From Here.
In case of Full Tilt Poker’s, they are also supports PokerStars statement. They take a decision that they also avoiding “real money” poker services. They also want to continue their business outside the United States. They also think that online poker is a legal game.