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Pokerstars silent on Full Tilt rumours

Manx-based egaming firm Pokerstars says it won’t comment on rumours it’s in talks to buy out its biggest rival.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is looking to acquire Full Tilt Poker, which is battling the US Department of Justice over claims it ran a huge ponzi scheme.

After an $80 million French bid for Full Tilt fell through, the American newspaper says a deal between Pokerstars and Full Tilt would largely settle the dispute.

But Eric Hollreiser, the Head of Corporate Communications at PokerStars, says on the company’s blog the settlement discussions are confidential and the company won’t comment on speculation.

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