Scarlet Robinson

Techie turned internet gaming consultant by way of poker.

Posts by Scarlet Robinson:

  • Sports Betting Mobilized, Full Tilt Downsized & iPoker in Congress

    @PokerScar's iGaming Hotlist
    24 Oct 2011

    Readit Bloomberg Business Week @BW | Betfair May Boost Profit With Fixed-Odds Sportsbet Fox5 LasVegas | Mobile wagering expands to iPhone {Leroy’s Sports Books/American Wagering} The Hill | Let states legalize online gambling to stimulate the economy | h/t @taxdood Indian Country | Internet Gaming Tops NIGA Agenda | h/t @taxdood Irish Times @the_irish_times | […]

  • AGCC FTP Determination Report Cliffs

    Commission Lists Grounds for Revocation of License
    29 Sep 2011

    The 26-page “Determination Report”, posted by AGCC today along with their press release,  listed 8 “Grounds” for why Full Tilt Poker was not deemed fit to continue conducting an internet gambling site. Ponzi or no Ponzi, FTP, in AGCC’s evaluation, has (had) *issues*. Ground 1:  Subsidiaries Vantage Limited, Filco Limited, Oxalic Limited, and Orinic Limited […]

  • Alderney Gambling Control Commission Revokes Full Tilt’s License

    29 Sep 2011

    Alderney Gambling Control Commission revoked the license to operate “eGambling” from Full Tilt Poker. A press statement from the AGCC was available today on their website. Important links: The full press statement from AGCC dated today 9/29/2011. The link to a 26 page “Determination Report” showing the 8 “Grounds” upon which the license was revoked. […]

  • Full Tilt Hangover Hotlist

    Links for the day after poker-quasi-ponsi
    21 Sep 2011

    The #FullTilt poker-quasi-ponzi scandal made for another long day of news. Here are some of the best links and Cliffs from the last 24 hrs+. Read AGA releases iPoker code-of-conduct standards (9/20) The DOJ amended civil complaint with FTP Board added (9/20) The memo about the amendments via PokerStrategy.com (9/20) – here Forbes breaking news […]

  • Gambling Site Crackdown Wave Two: More Indictments, Seizures

    Maryland Feds and Homeland Security unveil results of two-year sting op
    23 May 2011

    The United States Attorney’s office from the District of Maryland took action against two more gambling businesses and three defendants today.  The indictments were unsealed this afternoon. This is a summary of the situation from an article in the Baltimore Sun: The indictments, returned late last month and unsealed Monday, are the result of a two-year […]

  • Perspective of an Internet Poker Player

    Minnesotan pro talks about how the shutdown impacts her life

    16 Apr 2011

    **Intro** I’m not someone that makes their income from online poker (ok, I dreamed someday I could get out of the micro-grind), which may seem odd given how much time I have devoted to covering the topic of poker legislation in the past year. But I love the game of poker, and believe that people […]

  • Wynn Tells PokerStars: It’s Over

    15 Apr 2011

    Wynn has severed ties to PokerStars. Read the full article -> Steve Wynn Cuts Ties With Embattled Online Poker Site, PokerStars A snippet from the Wynn presser is here: LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2011—Wynn Resorts, Limited announced today that it terminated its alliance with PokerStars, the online poker company. The decision was reached as a […]

  • PokerStars Suspends “Money Play” in US

    15 Apr 2011

    @Kevmath posted this screenshot from PokerStars on the suspension of money play in the US -> here — PStars suspended money play due to “legal developments there” in US — “player balances are safe” — website has been “moved to pokerstars.eu”

  • Full Tilt to Shut Down Internet Poker for US Players

    15 Apr 2011

    Full Tilt Poker issued a formal statement on “the sitch” – txt thanks to @CKrafcik.  They are saying they will shut down access for U.S. players but give no time frame. <note: I’m chasing my last FTP rungood right now though – it’s not closed yet!> Full text (emphasis added): Full Tilt Poker Supports Poker […]

  • Poker 4/15: An FAQ

    Cliff notes on the shakeup and shakedown of the poker industry

    15 Apr 2011

    I’ve been receiving a number of calls, emails, and tweets about this situation with the “shutdown” of the top three American poker brands. Rather than write a traditional “post”, I wanted to present a FAQ tonight for poker players. Poker 4/15: An FAQ by Scarlet Robinson, WASHINGTON DC Can you please give me the cliffs […]