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Gus Hansen Eyes Pivotal Role In Post-Black Friday Healing Process

First Sponsored Player for “New” Full Tilt

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Dec 12, 2012


There are not many players associated with the old version of Full Tilt Poker who managed to come out unscathed by the drama and scandal. Danish pro Gus Hansen, however, is one. American victims have still yet to be compensated from the Justice Department for Full Tilt Poker’s insolvency. However, players from other countries have already started to move on, some of whom are playing once again on the poker site after reuniting with their account balances. PokerStars acquired the defunct business this summer as part of its own settlement with the U.S. government and restarted the games there on Nov. 6. Leading the way in the rebirth of the disgraced company is Hansen. He was the first to join the new Full Tilt Poker as a sponsored player. Despite being a member of “Team Full Tilt” while the site was allegedly looting player accounts, Hansen was never implicated in ...

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