Content tagged: Ray Bitar

FTP’s Ray Bitar Makes Bail

After spending spending a week in jail, Ray Bitar has been granted bail despite an attempt by the prosecution to have bail denied. Initially his bail was set for $250,000 but was increased to $2.5 million after the Department of Justice brought new charges against him once... Read more

Breaking News: Ray Bitar Surrenders To U.S. Authorities

Earlier this afternoon, a thread was posted on the 2+2 poker forums that declared Ray Bitar, the CEO of Full Tilt Poker, has surrendered to the U.S. Department of Justice and included an alleged e-mail sent to all staff: To all Dublin Staff, By now you probably... Read more

Ray Bitar Breaks His Silence Regarding FTP

Ray Bitar, the disgraced CEO of Full Tilt Poker, conducted his first interview since Black Friday over at pokerstrategy.com. Although Bitar predictively revealed little new information, analysts suggest that just the fact that he is speaking is a good sign that the Group Bernard Tapie deal could... Read more

Full Tilt Poker Sale Progressing, Player Payment Part Of Deal

Multiple sources are reporting that an encouraging e-mail was sent to Tiltware shareholders recently that confirms the sale of Full Tilt Poker to Groupe Bernard Tapie and that all players around the world will be eligible to eventually receive an account refund. Here is a copy of... Read more

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Controversy During $50k Poker Player Championship

The $50k Poker Player Championship is considered one of the more prestigious events at the World Series of Poker, so there is no surprise that... Read more

2012 WSOP: Rule 88 Causes ‘Tweet’ Controversy

Every year, the WSOP goes through several rule changes that they put into place to try an enhance play. Many of these rules are necessary... Read more