The US Department of Justice rocked the poker world once again yesterday, releasing an amendment to its civil complaint against Full Tilt Poker, this time adding Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson and Rafe Furst.
The complaint makes reference to "other approximately 19 owners of Tiltware LLC" and even goes into detail on one individual (Player 1) who received roughly the same payout as Lederer and Bitar, as well as a number of "loans" that were partially repaid.
So who are these other owners? And why weren't they named in the civil complaint?
The generally accepted idea is that the original members of Team Full Tilt were in fact the primary investors in the online poker room. That theory was bolstered when Clonie Gowen sued Full Tilt and named Ray Bitar, Howard Lederer, Andy Bloch, Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson, John Juanda, Phil Gordon, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Jennifer Harman, Mike Matusow, Allen Cunningham, Gus Hansen and Patrik Antonius.
While it was mentioned in a motion that not all of these names were in fact owners, it was never clarified who should have been omitted from that list.
Join us for a dig through our photo database to see for yourself who might be on that list of FTP owners.