Brad Booth and others file legal complaint against UB

Brad Booth and others file legal complaint against UB

Thursday, 19 January 2012

A team of eight poker players that includes high-stakes player Brad Booth has filed a complaint with the US District Court for Central California against Ultimate Bet (UB) and its former parent company, Excapsa Software.

The group alleges that the organisation committed both fraud and grand theft during the UB superuser scandal, which saw upwards of $22 million stolen from players online.

They are now seeking at least $10 million in punitive damages with Booth and Dave Lizmi claiming over $500,000 apiece.

"Since at least June of 2003 and until at least January of 2008, Excapsa/Ultimate Bet did conspire to and did direct, effect and permit the theft of over $2,000,000 held in plaintiffs’ online poker accounts at," reads the complaint.

"Specifically, by creating and making use of an intentional security flaw in the software and with the assistance of owners, agents and employees of Excapsa and its various subsidiaries that operated, defendants either allowed others to or did directly view plaintiffs 'hole cards' during high-stakes poker matches run at"

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Tags: Brad Booth, Dave Lizmi, Ultimate Bet