Unites States v. Pokerstars, et al
STIPULATION AND ORDER: The PokerStars Companies shall have until October 31, 2011, to (a) file claims pursuant to Rule G of the Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims for any or all of the Subject Property and (b) answer or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint. Oldford Group LTD answer due 10/31/2011; PYR Softward Ltd answer due 10/31/2011; Pokerstars answer due 10/31/2011; Rational Entertainment Enterprises LTD. answer due 10/31/2011; Sphene International Ltd. answer due 10/31/2011; Stelekram Ltd. answer due 10/31/2011. (Signed by Judge Leonard B. Sand on 9/29/2011) (cd)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
STIPULATION AND ORDER
11 Civ. 2564
POKERS TARS , et al.,
ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN
THE ASSETS OF POKERS TARS , et al.,
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WHEREAS, on or about April 14, 2011, a verified
complaint, 11 Civ. 2564
(the "Complaint") was filed under
seal in the United States District Court for the Southern
District of New York seeking the forfeiture of certain properties
(the "Subject Property") pursuant to Title 18, United States
Code, Sections 1955 (d),
981 (a) (1) (A), and 981 (a) (1) (C), and
seeking civil money laundering penalties pursuant to Title 18,
United States Code, Section. 1956 against,
Oldford Group Ltd., Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., pyr
Software Ltd., Stelekram Ltd., and Sphene International Ltd.
(collectively, the "PokerStars Companies");
WHEREAS, on or about May 27, 2011, the United States
provided notice of the filing of the Complaint to the PokerStars
Companies by and through their counsel, David M. Zornow, Esq. of
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLPi
WHEREAS, on or about July 5, 2011, the PokerStars
Companies 1 waived service of the Complaint and Summons;
WHEREAS, on or about September 22, 2011, a verified
amended complaint in this action (the "Amended Complaint") was
filed seeking the forfeiture of the Subject Property and seeking
civil money laundering penalties pursuant to Title 18, United
States Code, Section 1956 against the PokerStars Companies;
WHEREAS, the PokerStars Companies have requested
additional time to file claims for the Subject Property and to
answer or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint;
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED by
and between the United States of America, by its attorney Preet
Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New
York, Jason H. Cowley, Assistant United States Attorney, of
counsel, and the PokerStars Companies, by their attorney, David
M. Zornow, Esq., of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP,
31, 2011, to
The PokerStars Companies shall have until October
(a) file claims pursuant to Rule G of the'
Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims for
any or all of the Subject Property and (b) answer or otherwise
respond to the Amended Complaint.
J Pyr Software Ltd. waived service of the Complaint and
Summons on July 4, 2011.
This Order is without prejudice to any rights,
remedies, claims, or defenses of any of the parties hereto.
The signature pages of this Stipulation and Order
may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which will
be deemed an original but all of which together will constitute
one and the same instrument.
Signature pages may be by fax and
such signatures shall be deemed as valid originals.
AGREED AND CONSENTED TO:
United States Attorney
Assistant Uni d States Attorney
One St. Andrew's Plaza
New York, New York 10007
POKERSTARS, OLDFORD GROUP LTD., RATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT
ENTERPRISES LTD., PYR SOFTWARE LTD., STELEKRAM LTD., and SPHENE
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David M. Zornow, E q.
Skadden, Arps, Sl tel
& Flom LLP
Four Times Square
New York, New York 10036
Counsel for PokerStars, Oldford Group Ltd., Rational
Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., Pyr Software Ltd., Stelekram
Ltd., and Sphene International Ltd.
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