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TheV0id Withdraws Case Against PokerStars

Natalie Teltscher was Disqualified after 2007 WCOOP Main Event Victory


PokerStars released a statement announcing that a lawsuit filed against the site by Natalie Teltscher has been withdrawn. Teltscher filed a complaint in the Isle of Man courts after PokerStars disqualified her account’s victory in the 2007 World Championship of Online Poker main event, for which she was awarded more than $1.2 million (after the players agreed to a deal).

Teltscher withdrew the case after PokerStars showed her the evidence it collected proving that she was not the person playing under the username registered to her name (TheV0id), which breaches the Pokerstars terms of use agreement.

According to PokerStars, Teltscher also agreed to pay a sum of PokerStars’ legal fees.

The entire release is published below:

PokerStars is pleased to announce that Natalie Teltscher has recently withdrawn her claim in the Isle of Man Courts against PokerStars. Furthermore, in discontinuing her claim, she has agreed to contribute a sum towards the legal costs incurred by PokerStars in this matter.
Ms Teltscher brought her claim against PokerStars because she was disqualified from first place of the 2007 WCOOP Main Event after PokerStars internal investigations demonstrated beyond doubt that she had not played on the account.  On her disqualification all other players were moved one place higher in the prize table and the money confiscated from her account, TheV0id, was redistributed in full, according to the amended tournament placings.
Ms Teltscher initially claimed that she had played the account.  However, when faced with the results from PokerStars’ investigation she eventually admitted she hadn’t played.

The decision of Ms Teltscher to withdraw her claim fully vindicates PokerStars’ decision to disqualify her from the tournament and subsequently defend the claim, actions which were taken in order to protect the integrity of the games on offer at PokerStars.

Tags: poker law


over 14 years ago

what a boob


over 14 years ago

i wanna see this evidence stars had....are they spying on us players???


over 14 years ago

What a complete fool-She was wrong to begin with why fight a lie and then pay PokerStars legal fees what a BAD BEAT!


over 14 years ago

the site was probably spying on us players but bundling a spyware software with the updates they force us to download


over 14 years ago

more like they track the IP addys

good for PS