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FullTilt va reveni

Last week, PokerStars’ purchase of Full Tilt Poker through the Department of Justice was officially completed, which means that all non-U.S. players will be get their money back – totalling $184 million – within 90 days. In total, $225 million was transferred to the U.S. government last Thursday, and the remaining $547 million will be paid over the next 3 years.

Shyam Markus, the poker room manager at Full Tilt Poker, addressed several questions regarding the relaunch on Thursday morning – after the completion of the deal. For example: he wrote that Full Tilt Poker will be up and running within the next 90 days and that U.S. players will have to apply with the DOJ for remission…

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Famous Poker Quotes

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  • “The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip was a genius.” (Big Julie)
  • “Money won is twice as sweet as money earned” (Paul Newman as Fast Eddie in The Color of Money”)
  • “Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.” (Charles Lamb)
  • “Poker may be a branch of psychological warfare, an art form or indeed a way of life – but it is also merely a game, in which money is simply the means of keeping score.” (Anthony Holden)
  • “Limit poker is a science, but no-limit is an art. In limit, you are shooting at a target. In no-limit, the target comes alive and shoots back at you.” (Jack Strauss) Continuă citirea →