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Poker News | Gambling and the Law

Garden City Group Full Tilt Poker Claims Administration Update

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News has been circulating about the repayment of Full Tilt Poker players by Garden City Group (GCG), appointed by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York as the claims administrator, with the latest update released on August 16th by GCG.

Starting on September 16, 2013, GCG will email a Notice with instructions on how to submit a Petition for Remission online to all potentially eligible claimants identified by GCG utilizing data supplied by Full Tilt Poker ("FTP"). The deadline to submit a Petition for Remission is November 15, 2013. Instructions concerning the filing of Petitions will be included in the Notice and will be posted on this website. Please continue to check this website for updates. Please note that the registration process for email notification is no longer available.

The whole process of United States Full Tilt Poker players having their account balances repaid has been long and dark since Black Friday. PokerStars forfeited $547 million in August of 2012 in a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) which allowed PokerStars to acquire Full Tilt Poker's assets. Included in the settlement: PokerStars admitted no wrongdoing in the alleged wire fraud, money laundering, bank fraud, and illegal gambling charges.

If you are a U.S. Full Tilt Poker player, be sure to visit to receive updates and news, and register for repayment of your account.

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