Who's Not Named in the Full Tilt Poker Civil Complaint?

20 September 2011, Created By: PokerListings.com
Who's Not Named in the Full Tilt Poker Civil Complaint?

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.

Phil Ivey
No one was more central to getting players to play at FTP than Phil Ivey. He's also the best candidate for the individual referred to as "Player 1" by the Department of Justice.
Andrew Bloch
Andy Bloch has been part of the Full Tilt crew since the very beginning. (Photo from 2005)
Andy Bloch
Andy Bloch was still repping Full Tilt Poker post-Black Friday. (Photo from 2011)
Eric Seidel
Not you too Erik Seidel!? Say it ain't so. (Photo from 2005)
Erik Seidel
Unlike Andy Bloch, Seidel took off his FTP patches after Black Friday. (Photo from 2011)
Allen Cunningham
FTP got some of its best exposure ever thanks to Allen Cunningham's appearance at the 2006 WSOP Main Event final table. Cunningham's been wearing the patch since the beginning.
Jennifer Harman
Jen Harman has been a patched member since the beginning, although she took it off after Black Friday. (Photo from 2005)
John Juanda
John Juanda was an original Full Tilter, and didn't take the patch off until Black Friday. (Photo from 2005)
Phil Gordon
Phil Gordon was central to Full Tilt in the early days but has taken steps to distance himself from the company as of late. (Photo from 2005)
Erick Lindgren
Erick Lindgren has certainly done his part to get people playing on Full Tilt.
Matusow in a short handed NL Holdem game
Mike Matusow and Full Tilt have always been joined at the hip. (Photo from 2005)
Gus Hansen and Howard Lederer
Gus Hansen has always been tight with the Full Tilt crew.
Patrik Antonius
Patrik Antonius didn't join Team Full Tilt until 2008, putting his ownership status in question.
Tom Dwan
Despite representing the poker site, Tom Dwan has said explicitly that he is not now, and never has been, an owner of Full Tilt.


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