Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker
Current Parent Company: 
Amaya Inc.
Penalty: 
$731,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 31, 2012
Primary Offense: 
anti-money-laundering deficiencies
Violation Description: 

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that the United States entered into settlement agreements with PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker - two of three online poker companies sued by the U.S. in a money laundering and forfeiture complaint.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
entertainment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electronic gambling
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.