Published on November 9th, 2007 1:16 am EST

absolute poker issues a statement in regards to the poker scandalEarlier tonight, Absolute Poker issued an interim statement dated November 8th, 2007. Here are the main points from the press release:

-Kahnawake Gaming Commission's investigation is on-going

-all players known to have been adversely impacted by the cheating have been reimbursed with interest

-Absolute Poker figures that $800,000 was illicitly "won"

-they say that they have reimbursed to players about $1.6 million dollars

-period of unfair playing was 40 days in length, starting August 14th, 2007

-no outside parties would have been able to exploit this security hole, only an authorized Absolute Poker person

-names of the accounts known to have cheated: potripper, graycat, steamroller, payup, supercard55, romnaldo Edit: I mistakenly omitted the name of "doubledrag." GG Journalism. The Full list is potripper, graycat, steamroller, doubledrag, payup, supercard55 and romnaldo.

-all accounts associated with these accounts are under investigation

-Absolute will reimburse their affected customers further if they find any additional evidence of wrong-doing


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