Isai Scheinberg Surrender Ends ‘Black Friday’ Era

Last week’s voluntary surrender to United States authorities by PokerStars co-founder Isai Scheinberg marks the end of a saga stretching more than a decade, all centered on the April, 2011 “Black Friday” clampdown by the US Department of Justice targeting US-facing offshore poker sites. Scheinberg was among 11 individuals charged in the sweeping Black Friday […]

DOJ’s Wire Act Stall Game Continues

By way of continuing to waste government resources in the names of Sheldon Adelson and crony capitalism, the US Department of Justice has been back in court in recent days in its “Wire Act” appellate case in the US’s Third Circuit. At stake, of course, is the immediate future of interstate online poker in the […]