US Full Tilt Poker Players Set for $2.6 Million Payout

Full Tilt Poker's US players were once the center of the online poker world with money to burn and unlimited opportunities. Of course that was before the US Department of Justice put the kibosh on the golden age of poker and froze all that cash in a state of suspended animation. When Amaya Gaming purchased…

Latest Full Tilt Poker Remissions Yield $5 Million for 2,000 Players

With 2,000 former Full Tilt Poker players set to receive approximately $5 million in remissions over the next two weeks, the Black Friday saga is finally reaching its end. This final set of payments closes a chapter on one of online gambling's darkest stories and paves the way for Full Tilt Poker to rejoin the…

Full Tilt Set to Enter Danish Market

Full Tilt Poker is all set to take on the red hot Danish gambling market after securing the proper licensing from the Danish Gambling Authority. Once they're up and running, Full Tilt will find themselves in heated competition with at least 113 other licensed gaming companies. In a statement to PokerNews, Full Tilt Managing Director,…

Amaya Investigation Focuses on Hells Angels Connection

Did a prominent member of the Hells Angels profit from insider information ahead of Amaya Gaming's blockbuster purchase of PokerStars last year? According to a report in Le Press, a French language Quebec newspaper, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are looking into whether or not Canadian Hells Angels leader, Salvatore Cazetta had advance warning…

Full Tilt Poker Claims to Be Resolved By April 2015

The drawn out, and often controversial, Full Tilt Poker repayment process may be coming to a close as soon as March, 2015, according to a report from PocketFives.com. PocketFives' reporting is based on a e-mail one of its readers received from the Garden City Group (GCG), the company in charge of the repayment plan, reading:…

iGaming Markets without Promise (and How to Avoid Them)

Continually opening new markets is an essential ingredient for growth in any industry and igaming business is no exception. The problem with newly developed igaming markets is that despite their early promises of vast new revenue streams, they frequently fall flat on their faces. Whether it's bureaucratic red tape or a lack of enthusiasm amongst…

Full Tilt Poker Moves to FullTilt.com

Full Tilt Poker is migrating to the FullTilt.com and FullTilt.eu domain names as part of a major re-branding effort. The move, which was made quietly on July 8, reflects both the company's new focus on casino gaming, as well as the influence of its new owner, Amaya Gaming. Amaya recently acquired the trouble poker site…

Daniel Tzvetkoff Dodges Massive Prison Sentence

Daniel Tzvetkoff, the brainy payment processor who played a major role in the Black Friday scandal is a free man after serving just four months in prison. Tzvetkoff's legal woes began back in 2010 when he was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with bank fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to operate an illegal gambling…

Full Tilt Poker Rolling Out Casino Gaming Software

[caption id="attachment_38975" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Casino games? Really?"][/caption] Full Tilt Poker is moving into the casino business with the launch of their new blackjack and roulette software. The new games are being integrated into the existing Full Tilt poker client and are Rational Group's first foray into the casino gaming world. Though players first noticed the…

Full Tilt Poker Remission Deadline Passes – Now What?

The deadline for filing a remission claim with Full Tilt Poker passed quietly on Friday with just a fraction of eligible players lining up for account refunds. So when can those folks expect to see their payout cash? And what happens to all the leftover cash? According to a report published on PokerNewsDaily.com, only about…