New lawsuit for Full Tilt

New lawsuit for Full Tilt

Friday, 21 October 2011

Full Tilt Poker could be embroiled in even more legal drama after a new lawsuit was filed against it in a Californian court this week. Complainants Larry Kennedy and Greg Omotoy are seeking $900m in compensation.

According to a report in the The Los Angeles Times the latest suit accuses Full Tilt of amongst other things fraud, unjust enrichment, “a pattern of racketeering,” and “brazen money-laundering”. Full Tilt chief Ray Bitar, Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson are named in the action alongside Gus Hansen and Phil Ivey who are said to have promoted the website and helped attract players.

The site is also accused of misappropriating funds from players and diverting it to the defendants as well as illegally conducting rake.

Should the lawsuit succeed in gaining class action status, thousands of people could be included.

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