Breaking News: FBI Call Bluff on Major Poker Sites

If you try to visit PokerStars, Full Tilt or Absolute Poker websites you would be met with this message:CNBC reported on their twitter page that these three top online poker sites have been shutdown down and control taken by the FBI. Apparently, 11 owners have been charged.

Reuters expanded on the situation, stating that the charges were filed in Manhattan by federal prosecutors and are for violation of internet anti-gambling laws as well as fraud. Pokerstars.com, Fulltiltpoker.com and Absolutepoker.com have been up to some naughty business, they have tricked regulators and banks into processing billions of dollars in illegal internet gambling proceeds.