The US Attorney’s Office out of Manhattan, NY has just indicted the founders of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and Absolute Poker. They are all charged with money laundering, bank fraud and illegal gambling offenses. All of the charges are related to the operation of operating a gambling business and or fraudulent processing. Al most all of the charges are related to the UIGIEA (Unlawful Internet Gamlbing Act). As part of the indictment the following domain names have been seized by the FBI : Full TiltPoker.com, UB.com, AbsolutePoker.com & PokerStars.com
As of 4:00pm EST PokerStars has stopped allowing anyone located in the USA from playing on the real money tables.