Posts by APCW:

  • Interview with the Alderney Gambling Control Commissioner

    10 Oct 2011

    EXCLUSIVE APCW INTERVIEW: This week J Todd travels to the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. In his exclusive video interview with Andre Wilsenach, the CEO of Alderney Gambling Control Commission, Mr. Wilsenach clearly points the blame at Full Tilt Poker for their ‘deceptive’ reporting and business practices. However, this leaves many to wonder if the AGCC really believes they are free of blame in this situation, and how "regulation" will change in the evolving online gambling and poker industry.

  • Full Tilt’s Revoked License!

    30 Sep 2011

    On the road again! J Todd has landed in Houston after his time in Barcelona, and this week he reports on the wildfires in Texas, the smouldering remains of Full Tilt Poker, and how their players are getting burned!

  • Online Poker, Ponzi Schemes, and Barcelona

    23 Sep 2011

    J Todd returns from the Barcelona Affiliate Conference where he mingled with online gambling executives, operators, and webmasters. Plus, he has an update on the US Department of Justice amending it’s indictment against online poker site Full Tilt to i…

  • The Check Isn’t in the Mail

    01 Sep 2011

    Full Tilt Poker has been very quiet about their non-payment to players since the Black Friday indictments effectively stopped their US facing operations. This week, however, they issued a statement that was predictable at best… blaming the Department…

  • Will Online Poker Save the U.S. Economy?

    28 Aug 2011

    There’s a lot of excitement in the online gambling industry over the possibility that Internet poker could be legalized to help the U.S. deficit, via the Debt Super Committee. J Todd looks seriously at the potential it could happen, plus takes time to remember a somber anniversary.

  • Online Gambling Past, Present, and Future

    19 Aug 2011

    This week’s online gambling headlines indicate a move toward regulation in the United States. J Todd takes a look at the history of our industry, and how what’s happened in our past is affecting our future.

  • Full Tilt Bullsh-t !

    11 Aug 2011

    Full Tilt Poker finds some cash to pay their obligations! Unfortunately, their players were not included! Also, online gambling news from Greece, California, and Fair Play USA. According to Poker Listings (www.pokerlistings.com : Full Tilt Poker has paid the Alderney Gambling Control Commission its outstanding licensing fees, revealed in its recent hearing to be £250000. a statement published on the AGCC’s website under a red "Full Tilt Update Click Here" button and titled simply "Full Tilt Poker," the AGCC said: "As a result of the AGCC’s investigations the decision was taken on 29 June 2011 to suspend the licences of the companies collectively trading as FTP. "The AGCC has also imposed a condition that requires the licensees comprising FTP to arrange for the ring-fencing of identified players’ funds under their control. "On the 26 July 2011, the AGCC held a public hearing to consider allegations arising from the investigation. "At the hearing the Commissioners of the AGCC, acting as a tribunal, decided to adjourn the hearing to a date no later than 15 September, as they felt that this was in the best interest of the players using FTP’s services. "The recent payment of overdue licence fees by FTP is also in players’ best interests since it allows commercial negotiations to take place that might result in a successful refinancing deal. "Further details regarding the exact date and venue of the next hearing will be announced as soon as possible." The payment of the <b>…</b>

  • Here Comes Vegas!

    05 Aug 2011

    The United States is moving closer and closer to regulated online gambling, with powerful Las Vegas casinos supporting political action. Plus, more talk of legal internet wagering from Florida, California, and Washington, DC

  • Milestones and Setbacks

    02 Aug 2011

    The 250th installment of online gambling’s longest running show, Perspectives Weekly, brings you industry news from Full Tilt Poker and the suspension of their Alderney gambling license. Plus, we look at the new Fair Play USA coalition pushing for lega…

  • Online Gambling Makes Strange Bedfellows

    22 Jul 2011

    This week’s online gambling news includes an unusual bipartisan letter to the US Department of Justice. Plus, industry news from the United Kingdom, and a potential set back for regulated gaming in Washington DC