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Chris Ferguson Issues Short Apology to the Poker Community

Tags: Black Friday, Chris Ferguson
Posted on 29 May 2018 by "T".
Seven years after the Black Friday, an event that shook the poker world with poker's big three (Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and Ultimate Bet) getting indicted, Chris Ferguson finally re-emerged issuing an apology for his role in it. Despite re-emerging twice at the World Series of Poker as well as winning Player of the Year last year, the former founder of Full Tilt has never really spoken publi[...]   Read more » Chris Ferguson Issues Short Apology to the Poker Community

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  31-May-18, 13:41   #21

Joined: Oct '14
Location: Serbia
Age: 30 (M)
Posts: 4356
here is a little throwback video for all that dont know what is this all about


  31-May-18, 15:53   #22

Joined: Dec '11
Location: Uruguay
Age: 32 (M)
Posts: 401
Posted by shokaku:
Of cause he can participate. It is just the question how the other players will react if he is on their table. I guess no one likes it to get nagged for 8-10 hours in a row throughout the hole tournament.

I do not think there is any impediment to not playing the WSOP. Another thing is that he wants to play. Possibly he wants to play Poker Live again, and for that he must first apologize.
Would not it be nice if they crossed paths at a WSOP Ferguson vs Negreanu table?
Or at the final table? The only bad thing about the final table is that it would imply that Ferguson would be charging good money

  31-May-18, 16:23   #23

Joined: May '09
Location: Croatia
Age: 35 (M)
Posts: 9228
dont know what he have from this video and would be best for all that he didnt said anything and didnt post any video!what do you have after so many years from this?who would back money to players,if poker stars didnt take everything in theirs hands?nobody!

  31-May-18, 17:36   #24
Joined: Jan '14
Location: Romania
Age: 41 (M)
Posts: 6022
Every man who participated in this ugly strategy has his share of guilt but in this big scandal that was in April 11, 2011 only the players suffered. It'a a shame i know but i understand that the money of these players was finally paid. This is a correct decision and i would like the full tilt to return to the old software if possible. I think poker was more beautiful then than today. Chris Ferguson is also guilty but in the end this story is over.

  31-May-18, 20:00   #25
Joined: Mar '09
Location: Greece
Age: 43 (F)
Posts: 14136
No matter what has happened, ha can play any game he likes, be it tournament or not.
And his opponents the only thing they can do is to beat him on his game.
And pretty much thats it. Smile
It seems we will be seeing him often from now on...

  1-Jun-18, 15:46   #26
Joined: Jul '10
Location: Brazil
Age: 40 (M)
Posts: 464

ONE OF THE MOST MALCARATER OF THE WORLD OF POKER SHOULD BE BANED OF THE WORLD CENARIO AND OLINE AND LIVE an evil for the world poker should not be accepted that if it spoke depoker in its very bad name for the sport

  5-Jun-18, 18:02   #27
Joined: Jan '14
Location: Romania
Age: 41 (M)
Posts: 6022
Let's not make this case a real story because the money of the eligible players was eventually returned after 3-4 years and this is very good. From my point of view Chris Ferguson must not be banned from playing poker real or live. If the players were losing their money, then they deserve punishment with jail but when the money is returned is ok with a little punishment.

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