Poker Site Stacked Deck: U.S.

The Wall Street Journal, Wednesday, September 21, 2011, page 1, by Alexandra Berzon

U.S. Alleges Web Gambling Site Full Tilt Poker Stacked Deck

“…On Tuesday (September 20, 2011), the U.S. Justice in a civil suit accused Messrs., Lederer, Ferguson and Furst, and another director of the company behind the Full Tilt Poker website, of defrauding thousands of online poker players out of more than $300 million that is still owed to them.”  …

“In the U.S. about $160 million seemed to disappear from player accounts.”

The site’s license was revoked in September after a controversial hearing.

I don’t have stacked deck in my list of games idioms at http://www.sportsidioms.com.  This is an oversight.  I should have.  A player who has a card deck stacked against him has a difficult time winning as the house or whoever is dealing the cards has organized the cards so that the player cannot win.

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