All of the major poker site domains are seized. And other poker news that pales in comparison. It’s all in today’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.
The sky actually is falling: The only news that really matters today for the world of online poker here. All of the major poker site domains (PokerStars, Full Tilt, Cereus) were seized by the United States’ FBI, and the founders of Poker Stars, Full Tilt and Absolute Poker were indicted today on charges of illegal gambling, bank fraud, and money laundering. Also, U.S. players have been blocked by PokerStars.
Gabe Kaplan back on TV: But not on High Stakes Poker. It’s for a Welcome Back Kotter reunion. Good times.
And here’s a story on HSP, and how the show has gone downhill.
NAPT is rigged?: Seriously, right after Vanessa Selbst defended her title in the main event at the North American Poker Tour’s Mohegan Sun event, Jason Mercier went back to back in the high roller event. More here. For more impressive tourney feats in poker history, read here.