Articles by Wendeen Eolis

Gaming/Poker Articles

DOJ MULTI TABLES IN ONLINE POKER GAMES

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper January 3, 2012 Add the New York Times to the list of venerable mainstream media outlets that have bungled material facts and succumbed to confusing messages that emanate from the US Government’s crackdown on online poker. Since the April 15 indictment U.S. v. Scheinberg et al, and the […]
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THIS WEEK’S REPORT ON POLITICS ‘N POKER

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper December 6, 2011 Since the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006, US-facing online poker companies knew that the United States Department of Justice would not look kindly upon taking bets from American-based customers. Online Poker Goes Down In its crackdown on online poker […]
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TAPIE, DOJ, AND FTP LIKELY WINNERS BUT PLAYERS…….

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper November 22, 2011 When CNN ran the headline, “French Investment Firm to Buy Full Tilt Poker,” last Thursday afternoon, it was music to the ears of Full Tilt Poker customers. Until, that is, the story revealed itself as an un-orchestrated curtain raiser that was shut down minutes later, […]
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DOJ & GBT REACH SIGNED AGREEMENT

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper November 17, 2011 CRITICAL NOTE: This afternoon, CNN published a story regarding this deal while it was still embargoed, noting in its headline that the story could not be published without clearance from representatives of Groupe Bernard Tapie. EOLIS International Group had the same information from multiple sources. […]
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IN DEPTH: POKER STARS JOINS FTP IN HOT SEAT

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper November 9, 2011 The Acela fast train from New York to Washington provided ample time to review a sheaf of materials describing Behnam Dayanim’s credentials, experience, and reputation as a preeminent lawyer in the e-commerce space. In the preceding months of 2009, Mr. Dayanim had obtained non-prosecution agreements […]
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DECODING FULL TILT POKER-DOJ-TAPIE PLANS

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper November 02, 2011 The noise has been deafening since reports of impending victory for full Full Tilt Poker customers began to stream across the internet yesterday. Since the shutdown of Full Tilt Poker’s operations in the United States on April 15 and in Europe on June 29, players […]
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FULL TILT POKER: BATTLES FOR SUPREMACY

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper September 27 , 2011 In a stinging denouncement of Full Tilt Poker’s business principles, the United States Department of Justice has significantly raised the stakes in the company’s bid to extricate itself from the government’s grip and escalating financial woes. In a press release last Tuesday, the Government […]
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RING-FENCE THOSE FUNDS

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper August 17, 2011 In the wake of Poker’s Black Friday last April 15th —the day the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) brought down the hammer on Internet-based poker in the United States—enthusiasts are up in arms about the cloud that has formed on the future of online poker, […]
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GOVERNMENT HAMMERS OFF-SHORE GAMBLING OPERATIONS

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper April 27, 2011 Across the bottom of the television screen, small print flashed the foreboding news. The United States Department of Justice Southern District of New York announced on April 15th the unsealing of an indictment against the principals of the three largest internet poker companies doing business […]
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TROUBLE IS BREWING FOR LADIES POKER EVENTS

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper July 10, 2010 At the opening bell of the 2010 World Series of Poker Ladies Championship, Tournament Director Jack Effel took to the microphone, as much to apologize as to welcome the 1000+ women who had made their way into the arena. WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel: Gentleman Sheriff […]
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