Full Tilt Poker On The Rise Once More?

Full Tilt Poker was closed in the U.S. on April 15th, 2011, followed by the rest of the world on June 29th. Since then the troubled poker room has been trying to get its operation back up with numerous rumours circulating over the past year.
The latest information to create a new round of optimistic speculation is the fact Full Tilt subsidiary Pocket Kings Ltd has now started advertising for a number of new short term positions in the company’s customer service and IT departments.
On its website, Pocket Kings Ltd still describes itself as a “Technology and Marketing consulting services to the online poker industry and one of the fastest growing poker sites, Full Tilt Poker.”
When all the troubles hit Full Tilt last year, Pocket Kings shed hundreds of its workers from its offices in Dublin. Now, the company says it is in need to fill a number of jobs “for an immediate start,” with particular emphasis on various European language speakers, such asĀ  German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Hungarian, Romanian, Swedish, Danish, and Czech. As the advertisement reads:
“Pocket Kings is hiring and has an urgent requirement for experienced multilingual Customer Service representatives. With an attractive salary, these 2-3 month contract roles may become permanent and offer an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and energetic company.”
The jobs listing would seem to indicate that the Groupe Bernard Tapie deal may be very close to completion and that a relaunch by Full Tilt Poker may soon be in the offing.
In addition to hiring dozens of employees, Full Tilt Poker subsidiary Orinic Limited has recently applied for a Category 2 license with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), which would allow it to once again become a full online gaming operation.
So far there has been no comment from Groupe Bernard Tapie, although last month they indicated Full Tilt Poker could be up and running in a matter of weeks.

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