Amid rumors surrounding PokerStars and the purchase of Full Tilt Poker comes a media release from the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) stating that Orinic, a Full Tilt Poker/Pocket Kings related company, has withdrawn its application for a Category 2 eGambling licence.
Only a week or so ago, there was much talk and curiosity about the new licence application, and now that it has been withdrawn, there will be no public hearing on May 3. The formal notice states:
“…Orinic Limited has, pursuant to Regulation 28(1) of the Alderney eGambling Regulations, 2009, withdrawn its application dated 23rd March, 2012 for a Category 2 eGambling licence. Accordingly the public hearing scheduled to take place on Thursday 3rd May, 2012 at the Braye Beach Hotel, Alderney will not now take place.”
At the time other Full Tilt licenses were revoked by the AGCC, Orinic’s was suspended at it was not trading at the time.