Former Full Tilt Poker boss Ray Bitar has pled guilty couple of years after the Ebony Friday indictments were filed against the online operator, as well as against PokerStars and poker that is absolute. As a total result, Bitar has been sentenced to time served.
As such, Bitar will serve no jail that is further because of his current heart condition which, as stated by his attorney John F. Baughman, gives him only a 50 percent chance of surviving to see 2014, unless they can receive a heart transplant.
No time that is jail
Bitar pled guilty to charges of wire fraudulence and violating the illegal Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, but U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska described his physical state as the ‘driving factor’ behind the lack of further jail time, admitting that the federal prison system was unable to manage Bitar’s medical needs. Basically, a jail sentence might have been of the same quality as a death sentence to Bitar, who originally encountered up to 35 years in prison.
Forfeiture of All Full Tilt Profits
The former CEO was additionally bought to forfeit $40 million in cash, property and other assets which were bought with profits from complete Tilt Poker’s activities, which was calculated to be near Bitar’s total profits during his time operating the show.
Appearing in Manhattan federal court via video link from their medical treatment facility in California, Bitar told Preska which he regretted his act Continue reading “Previous Comprehensive Tilt CEO Ordered to Forfeit Millions”