TITLE

THE END OF THE (ONLINE) WORLD AS WE KNOW IT

AUTHOR(S)
SLUTSKY, ADAM
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Bluff Magazine;Jun2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the move of the U.S. Department of Justice to file a civil suit against three online poker companies that operate in the U.S. on April 15, 2011. The agency has indicted the founders of PokerStars, Absolute Poker and Full Tilt on charges of bank fraud and money laundering. This event led to the freezing of the bank accounts used by the payment and poker processing firms.
ACCESSION #
61310847

 

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