PokerStars Reveals Plan for Full Tilt ROW Payments
PokerStars released more information today on how non-U.S. Full Tilt Poker players will be repaid in the coming months.
The online gaming giant is still moving forward with its plans to have FullTiltPoker.com operational by the first week of November.
PokerStars has also been working with various regulators in relevant jurisdictions to ensure that repayment is in compliance with local laws.
In some countries players will have to be repaid through the locally-licensed PokerStars client because Full Tilt Poker is no longer allowed.
There will essentially be three different plans depending on what country the player resides in:
- Spain, France, Denmark, Estonia, Belgium: all players in the aforementioned countries will be repaid through the locally-licensed PokerStars platform. Players will have the ability to “pair” their Full Tilt account with their PokerStars account to ensure payment.
- Italy: PokerStars is still working with local regulators to figure out a process that would be in compliance with local laws.
- Rest of the World (except the U.S.): Full Tilt Poker players will have full access to their accounts when www.fulltiltpoker.com re-launches in early November.
Meanwhile the U.S. Department of Justice is responsible for returning funds to U.S. players and they’ve yet to set a hard date on when players should expect their account balances.
The DOJ has outsourced the work to a third-party company to handle the remissions.
For a very comprehensive look at the Full Tilt Poker saga be sure to check out our Black Friday Bulletin board.
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