Author Archives: Diamond Flush

FTP Remissions Deadline is Here, Don’t Wait for GCG to be Your Advocate

After more than two and half years, former Full Tilt Poker players from the U.S. are able to file a petition for remission to reclaim their account balances.  The deadline for filing those petitions is tomorrow, November 16, 2013. The … Continue reading

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New Jersey Online Approvals Published, Soft Launch Quickly Approaching

To date, five casinos have been issued internet gaming permits in Atlantic City.  By New Jersey law, the casino is the only one entitled to such a permit, it is the casino who would have to request approvals for companies … Continue reading

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Atlantic Club Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Possible Plans for the Auction Block

As was rumored the last week in Atlantic City, the Atlantic Club has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and put itself on the auction block. Reports say that $ 15 million is being put up by a hedge fund … Continue reading

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Caesars Woes in Massachusetts Could Span Farther

Caesars Entertainment, a giant in the U.S. casino industry, was dealt a blow by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission after learning that the Commission may deem the company “unsuitable” for licensing in the state.  According to a Caesars’ SEC filing on the … Continue reading

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Garden City Group: Comedy of Errors or Still Room for Redemption?

Garden City Group, the company hired by the US Attorneys Office to handle the remissions process for victims of the fraud that kept them from their Full Tilt Poker balances before the company changed hands, is not necessarily entitled to … Continue reading

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G2E Gaming Experts Discuss Bad Actors Clauses and How They Impact State by State Regulatory Approvals

A late day conference panel at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas didn’t draw the crowd it deserved due to conflicts with other panels, but some experts from the gaming industry had some strong views on who should be … Continue reading

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Gaming Regulators to Casinos: We Know What Your Real Reasons Are for That Brown Envelope

That was the message that some past and present regulators offered at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas when talking about complaints they receive from casino operators about their peers. The conference panel entitled: “Regulator or Referee: Dealing with … Continue reading

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AGA President Addresses the Press, Talks About Online Plans, Competition, and Getting Players On Their Side

Last week at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freemen conducted a media conference to discuss plans for promoting a further crackdown on illegal online gambling in the U.s.  Part of the … Continue reading

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Full Tilt Poker Remissions Process Begins

More than two years after the US government barred U.S. online poker players from playing on the Full Tilt Poker website, the chance of those players being reunited with the money that should have been in their players accounts, got … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Rebuck Interview – “New Jersey Will Be the Best in the World”

New Jersey: Best in The World In an exclusive interview one-on-one interview with Diamond Flush Poker, David Rebuck, the Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement talked openly about where New Jersey can fit into the i-gaming arena, … Continue reading

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