The saddest day in the history of United States poker
Here's what just happened.
Today indictments were levied against almost a dozen key people in the online poker industry. These indictments came through a U.S. Attorney's office (Southern District of New York). At risk is access to real-money online poker in its entirety for those in the United States, billions of dollars in forfeited profit, and potential prison terms for those targeted by the serious criminal charges — including money laundering and bank fraud.
PokerStars.com, currently the world's largest online poker site, has already suspended play for U.S. players.
The notice at left appeared on the FullTilt home page. It's a bit stark, scary, and possibly doesn't demonstrate the FBI's best design talents. You can see a larger, more readable, view at the bottom of this entry.
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