Tuesday, 26 April 2011
Absolute Poker has joined Full Tilt and PokerStars in releasing a statement in response to last week's Department of Justice indictments.
According to the statement, “the top priority is, and must be, the refund of balances to its and UB’s US players. However, given the far-reaching consequences of the US Attorney’s actions for Absolute Poker and for the entire poker community, Absolute Poker believes that the responsible course of action is to review with its attorneys the relevant court filings before taking any action”.“Absolute Poker believes that the US Attorney shares the view that refunds to US players are an immediate and pressing concern, and Absolute Poker wishes to make clear that it wants to work cooperatively with the US Attorney to safely and efficiently return its players’ funds. To that end, Absolute Poker’s counsel has initiated communications with the US Attorney’s office and plans to continue proactively advancing those discussions. “Further information and timely updates will be provided to Absolute Poker/UB’s players as we move forward.”
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