Responses to “The Lederer Files”

Parts 5 & 6 of the PokerNews interview with Howard Lederer were released today and after a slow start the interview is becoming interesting. Lederer’s first interview since Black Friday naturally has a lot of poker players talking, here are what some famous pros are saying on Twitter.

2003 WSOP Main Event Champ Chris Moneymaker tweeted:

Sports bettor/ high stakes poker player Haralabos Voulgaris (who Erick Lindgren has reportedly owed a large sum for some time) comments on Lederer’s claim that Lindgren borrowed $2 million (actually receiving $4 million) to pay back debts:

Daniel Negreanu was outspoken as always. A few of his many tweets on the subject:

Former FTP pro John Juanda also chimed in with some thoughts and corrected Howard’s claim that Juanda was the 2nd largest shareholder in the company:

And finally on Reddit, someone claiming to be a former employee at Full Tilt Poker (“ftpinsider” ) gave a glimpse behind the scenes at FTP and shared his feelings from watching the video. The Lederer Files: 30% Truth, 30% Plausible Deniability, 30% Lies, and 10% Fucking Bullshit by ftpinsider can be found on reddit here.

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Howard Lederer Interview Part 4

In part 4 of the exclusive interview with Howard Lederer on PokerNews.com, Lederer opens up about the first few months after Black Friday, and how the company reacted to finding out about the massive shortfall.

New Howard Lederer Interview by PokerNews

Italiano: Howard Lederer al $50K Poker Players...

PokerNews conducted an interview with Howard Lederer lasting several hours which they will be releasing in segments over the next week. Today parts 1 and 2 were released.

PART 1:

PART 2:

No earth-shattering revelations yet, but hopefully later installments give players more answers to the questions they’ve been waiting well over a year for.