Full Tilt sold to PokerStars: PokerStars has acquired Full Tilt Poker, according to its blog and multiple reports online. Our story summary here; full story from Diamondflushpoker.com here, and press release here. You can talk about the news at 2+2.
Non-U.S. players will get paid within 90 days, according to the reports. U.S. players will be able to be repaid via funds forfeited by PokerStars to the U.S. government — more than half a billion. PokerStars also plans to reopen Full Tilt as a separate brand.
Stay tuned for more developments.
–The $1 million Red Spade Open returns at PokerStars.
–Is the International Stadiums Poker Tour actually happening?
–Tournament director Matt Savage gets 30 tweets a day about rulings. Sounds like a fun life.
–William Hill is not a fan of tax plans for gaming in the U.K.