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.
- The Poker World Responds to The Lederer Files (rakerefuge.wordpress.com)
- Howard Lederer Interview Part 7 (rakerefuge.wordpress.com)
- Cliffs of Lederer Interview (rakerefuge.wordpress.com)