Blanca games, UB.com and Absolute Poker's parent company, has just announced that they have been forced to let go of 11 pros. The affected pros are Joe Sebok (picture), Prahlad Friedman, Eric "Basebaldy" Baldwin, Maria Ho, Brandon Cantu, Tiffany Michelle, Scott Ian, "Hollywood" Dave Stann, Adam "Roothlus" Levy, Bryan Devonshire and Trishelle Cannatella.
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Joined: Apr '11
Age: 31 (M)
I'm sorry for all players that have accounts at absolute poker and ultimate bet. There is simply too much evidence on the table about the outcome of this poker company and their poker platforms, ultimate bet and absolute poker: bankruptcy. I think an agreement with the us law enforcement would be just a official say they are on bankruptcy and not by any means a solution. The problem is that the majority of poker traffic on these sites were from us, so now the tables are pretty much empty, no players means no rake, so here you have the answer. I also feel bad for the pros, i saw some good names there but i'm sure they'll find other sites to get sponsored. I think that only pokerstars and full titl poker are out of the woods yet after the black friday.
Joined: May '09
Age: 33 (M)
things just keep getting worse for absolute/UB. sooner or later they wud hav to end their contracts with them but this thing with US players money is taking long time making non -US people like me fell insecure
Joined: Feb '11
Age: 28 (M)
11 were dispensed poker pros Americans after the events of Black Friday. Joe Sebok, Prahlad Friedman, Eric "Basebaldy" Baldwin, Maria Ho, Brandon Cantu, Tiffany Michelle, Scott Ian, "Hollywood" Dave Stann, Adam "Roothlus Levy, Bryan Devonshire, and Trishelle Cannatella was the low recorded