TITLE

Celebrity poker player sues Full Tilt parent

AUTHOR(S)
SHEMELIGIAN, BOB
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/22/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 51, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that celebrity poker player Cycalona "Clonie" Gowen sued Tiltware LLC, the Ireland-based company behind the Full Tilt Poker for breach of contract amounting to $40 million in damages. The case was sent to the U.S. District Court in Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2008. Defendants include Howard Lederer, professional poker player and one of the founders of Tiltware, and Team Full Tilt composed of Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson and Milke Matusow among others. The lawsuit is allegedly a hot issue in Internet poker forums, chat rooms and blogs.
ACCESSION #
35961055

 

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