The folks from Pokerati.com have obtained the latest lawsuit against
The same site that was first to confirm Michael Jackson's death -
Lary Kennedy and Greg Omotoy claim they won $80,000 and that the funds were confiscated.
The company claims that plaintiffs used an automated play functions called "robots" instead of playing the game themselves. Since using robots violates Full Tilt's rules, the site's owners confiscated more than $80,000.
"There are other gripes as well in the lawsuit, filed today in L.A. County Superior Court, including an allegation that fulltilitpoker.com manipulates the game through the use of robots of its own so it becomes more a game of luck than skill which is outlawed in California."
Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Howard Lederer,
"Kennedy is the real plaintiff. Greg Omoroy is just a guy who owned another account she used (which is a whole-nother issue altogether). And though they aren't formally seeking class-action status, they do seem to be laying the groundwork for such a possibility - an aggressive legal play for sure.
"Essentially, the allegations are that
"They also say that "Playing Against the Pros" is tantamount to gambling against the "house" ... there's an added boogeyman with allegations that
None of this bodes well for
Costigan Media, which owns the Gambling911.com website, filed a Motion to Intervene with a US Circuit Court out of New York in an effort to uncover more information pertaining to seizures of funds from
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