An agressive move was taken by the US Government on Friday to close some of the World's largest online poker sites including Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars and Absolute Poker.
Federal prosecutors have charged three of the largest Internet poker companies with fraudulently getting banks to process billions of dollars of illegal betting proceeds.
US Poker Sites to Close?
If anyone wants to read the official US Attorney's Office indictment :
MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY CHARGES PRINCIPALS
OF THREE LARGEST INTERNET POKER COMPANIES WITH BANK
FRAUD, ILLEGAL GAMBLING OFFENSES AND LAUNDER