CNN has reported that US authorities charged 11 individuals today, including founders of three of the largest online poker companies, with bank fraud and money laundering offences.

5 domain names belonging to these poker companies were also seized. It has been reported on various forums and blogs that visitors to,,,, and, are now being displayed a webpage with notice of the seizure from the FBI.

There may be a Canadian connection –’s whois registrant details list Absolute Tokwiro Enterprises (Antigua Inc.), with a postal address in Kahnawake, Quebec.

Update: In another article, the National Post reported that Poker Stars is partially operated out of an office in Richmond Hill, Ontario.