Gambling Control Commission on June 29, 2011 and revoked on September 29, 2011.
Gambling Control Commission on June 29, 2011 and revoked on September 29, 2011. Legal mattersThe previous Tiltware ownership group was involved in several legal disputes. Clonie GowenIn late 2008, Full Tilt was sued in Nevada by Clonie Gowen, prominent texas hold'em poker professional and former Full Tilt endorser. She claimed that during Full Tilt's formative year of 2004, she was offered a 1% ownership in the company in exchange for her promotional efforts. The suit was dismissed by a trial court, but later partly reinstated on appeal. James HicksOn April 29, 2009, James B. Hicks filed a ivil complaint against Tiltware, LLC (d/b/a FullTiltPoker.com), TiltProof, Inc., and Chris Ferguson generally alleging unfair and unlawful business practices including illegal Internet gaming and violations of the UIGEA. Hicks is seeking injunctive relief to prevent Full Tilt from operating its website, soliciting players, or funding or accepting payments for illegal gambling in California. No monetary damages are being sought save reasonable costs and attorneys' fees. Jason NewittOn September 11, 2009, Full Tilt was sued civilly in Nevada by Jason Newitt in the case of Jason Newitt v. Tiltware;
Full Tilt Poker;
Full Tilt Online Hold'em Poker; Pocket Kings Ltd.; Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd.; Raymond Bitar; Howard Lederer. Mr. Newitt alleges that he was unfairly fired and that his distribution payments were unfairly ceased. Lary KennedyOn October 1, 2009, Lary Kennedy and Greg Omotoy filed suit against Full Tilt Online Hold'em Poker, Tiltware and several individual members of Team Full Tilt alleging fraud, libel, slander, false advertising, and racketeering. Kennedy and Omotoy filed suit following unsuccessful attempts to have Full Tilt refund $80,000 which it had seized from Kennedy’s and Omotoy’s accounts asserting a violation of