Full Tilt Poker Back In Business Again
by Brendan Murray | Published: Dec 01, 2012
The sign on the door of the Fill Tilt Poker office in Dublin says 19 days to go. Inside, the corridors, cubicles and meeting rooms are a hive of focused activity. The hum of industry and positivity has replaced the morale-sapping hush of the previous months. What was once broken is now fixed. The world’s second largest online poker site is about to make its comeback. Rewind 18 months or so to April 15, 2011 — Black Friday — and Full Tilt Poker was shut out of the U.S. along with its greatest rival PokerStars. This momentous event, triggered by the Department of Justice, saw the company quickly unravel to the point where, six months later, its license was suspended by the Alderney Gambling Commission and its operations in the rest of the world ceased. The story that unfolded about mismanagement at the company is now the stuff of legend ...
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