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Full Tilt: French License and Kahnawake Gaming Commission

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More news has arrived since the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) suspended Full Tilt Poker's license.  One bit of information came from a report by Nathaniel Popper of the Los Angeles Times that a majority stake in Pocket Kings (the parent company behind Full Tilt Poker) may have been sold and players could possibly get their money returned.

The latest news pertains to the licensing of Full Tilt Poker in France and the secondary license in Kahnawake Gaming Commission.

From igaming France (translated through Google Chrome):

Any matter related to the suspension of the license French Full Tilt is not valid at that moment but the Regulatory Authority of Online Games has remained the site and ordered him to find technical solutions needed to restore service to the French players "without delay" .
The license of Full Tilt Poker has been suspended by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission today , and domain names. com and. fr site is no longer available to users since the server group, those addressing the French market included are based in Alderney.
Jean-Francois Vilotte, president of the ARJEL, said: "We have given notice and Full Tilt Poker have ordered to find technical solutions to continue to serve the French players who need to access the site. "
Any matter related to the suspension of the license French Full Tilt is not valid at that moment and Mr. Vilotte did not mention a date for restarting Full Tilt in France.
But he added that the French authorities had expected that the site is back up and running in France "without delay" and that if Full Tilt "could no not address these issues " related to the availability of its service in France , "it must take the consequences" .

Advisory Notice by Kahnawake

(MOHAWK TERRITORY OF KAHNAWAKE – June 30, 2011) – Since July, 2010, Kolyma Corporation A.V.V. (“Kolyma”), carrying on business as Full Tilt Poker, has held a Secondary Client Provider Authorization, issued by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (the “KGC”).
The KGC issues a Secondary CPA only in cases where an operator holds a valid license issued by a primary jurisdiction and has its head office and focus of operations in that primary jurisdiction.
The KGC is aware that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (“AGCC”), has recently issued Suspension Notices against several companies collectively operating as Full Tilt Poker.
In view of these recent actions, the KGC is reviewing all available information to determine whether the Secondary CPA presently held by Kolyma will be continued. A further announcement will be made shortly.
About Kahnawake
The Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake is a sovereign jurisdiction located just outside Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Kahnawake Gaming Commission was established in 1996 and has been continuously licensing and regulating online gaming since July, 1999.
For more information about the Commission go to: or contact:
Kahnawake Gaming Commission

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