US Government takes down Poker Stars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker Websites!

Posted by on Apr 16, 2011 in Domains | 2 Comments

Any one who has dealt with the online poker world would have noticed the domain name news today that the following domain had been taken down for allowing the flow of billions of illigal dollars via online money laundering.

United States departnment of Justice document on this case can be viewed online here – http://www.justice.gov/usao/nys/pressreleases/April11/scheinbergetalindictmentpr.pdf

The websites which have been taken down are as follows –

* absolutepoker.com
* pokerstars.com
* fulltiltpoker.com

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2 Comments

  1. Trouble for NRL.com and Cronulla Sharks with PokerStars.net sleeve sponsor.
    April 17, 2011

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  2. Danielle Harris
    April 17, 2011

    Pokerstars did great promoting themsleves, espcially on TV. I guess their US players are pretty pissed now.
    This is the time for smaller poker rooms, that dont accept US players, such as Bwin and 888.com poker to step up and get themselves more players!

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