http://www.tightpoker.com/news/full-tilt-was-in-financial-soup-long-before-black-friday-2885/ "However, on Tuesday, the DoJ made certain amendments in its civil complaint against FTP, alleging that the company was a Ponzi scheme in the guise of an online poker room and has robbed its players of nearly $444 million. The DoJ attorneys have also alleged that, instead of keeping player funds separately, the online poker company used player funds to pay its owners and board of directors. The DoJ also says that the company never had the funds required to pay back its US players. " I wonder is it easier to make money trading or playing poker? I broke even today on trading while I should have made profit because I did not recognize my setup in real time. All trading is with real money. On pokerstars.com, I lose $ 20,000 demo money by going all in with 2 kings in my hand, I got a 3rd king and lost to an ace high flush when 4 cards all went one suit. It seems if I recognize my setups in trading, I have a very high probability of success, but it seems poker is more luck.