News tagged with poker

Rocket launches into an aurora to study auroral swirls

If you've ever wondered what makes the aurora take on the amazing forms it does you've got company. Marilia Samara and the crew of aurora researchers at Alaska's Poker Flat Range head up the NASA-funded Ground-to-Rocket Electrodynamics-Electrons Correlative Experiment, ...

Mar 07, 2014
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NY judge gives poker money man jail for bank fraud

(AP)—A man who processed money illegally for three Internet poker companies whose U.S. operations eventually were shut down was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in prison by a judge who said he played a "catch me if ...

Oct 04, 2012
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Canadian man pleads guilty to poker charges

(AP)—A Canadian man who once led the payment processing at two online poker companies pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy and gambling charges, agreeing to cooperate in the government's crackdown on the businesses.

Sep 19, 2012
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NY Internet poker deals aim to repay customers (Update)

(AP) — Settlement deals reached between federal prosecutors and three Internet poker companies call for more than a half billion dollars to be paid to the government, enabling U.S. poker players to recover more than ...

Jul 31, 2012
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Online poker payment processor sentenced in US

(AP) — A man accused of helping online poker companies move billions of dollars in illegal gambling proceeds overseas from U.S. customers has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Jul 26, 2012
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NY judge sentences online poker worker to prison

(AP) — A former Internet poker company employee who returned to the United States from Costa Rica to face charges he helped process illegal gambling proceeds has been sentenced to a year and two months in prison by a ...

Jul 25, 2012
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