Tony G thinking of legal action against AGCC

Tony G thinking of legal action against AGCC

Friday, 14 October 2011

It’s not just players who are feeling the sting from Full Tilt Poker’s demise; affiliates and advertisers are also short on Red money. Antanas Guoga, better known as Tony G to the poker world, is the primary owner of and plans to take legal action against the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.

Tony G accuses the AGCC of knowing that Full Tilt player funds were short pre-Black Friday and were negligent in the way they handled it. In his eyes, they ought to be held responsible: “We believe they knew about it a long time ago,” Tony G said. “That security for players’ money was not there, they hid this fact... benefitting in return. We raised it with them and they knew then and there.”

“Surely such a breach of the regulations for such a long period prior to the omission being highlighted to the AGCC by Sykes in late 2010 must have initiated a full review of the operator and its financial position by that stage, which then begs the question, how long did they know about the precarious financial position before they finally pulled the plug following the DOJ indictments? We want to prove that they have responsibility, we are coming after them.”

Tony G encourages others to support him by e-mailing if you have money on Full Tilt, stating your name, address, Full Tilt username and account balance.

Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.

Tags: Tony G, Full Tilt Poker, Alderney Gambling Control Commission