Originally Posted by ScreaminAsian
Under the terms of the agreements with PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, the companies agreed that they would not allow for, facilitate, or provide the ability for players located in the United States to engage in playing online poker for "real
money" or any other thing of value. The agreements allow for PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to use the pokerstars.com and fulltiltpoker.com domain names to facilitate the withdrawal of U.S. players’ funds held in account with the companies. The deposit of funds by U.S. players is expressly prohibited.
if they "came back" they'd ruin their chances of settling the case with the doj and likely prevent them from doing business with future legal US online poker operators if/when it's regulated.
i mean what licensing/regulatory agency would approve or allow doing business with an offshore company that so brazenly disregarded agreements it made with the department of justice?
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