Microgaming, provider of the software platform for dozens of online poker rooms and casinos, issued the following statement Wednesday:
Microgaming announces that it has terminated its software licence with Tusk Investment Corporation – with immediate effect, after having received Tusk's notification of its plans to put the Company into liquidation.
Microgaming is presently gathering all facts related to this matter and will provide further announcements as and when information becomes available.'
Tusk Investment Corporation Limited operates a number of casino sites and poker rooms:
Casinos: Challenge Casino, Golden Reef Casino, Music Hall Casino, Nostalgia Casino, UK Casino Club; Big Casino
Poker rooms: Battlefield Poker, Royal Card Club, Red Nines, Arctic Poker, Raw Poker, Poker.ie, Daily Poker, Flush Draw Poker, Will Bet Poker, Bet Road Poker, Grand Central Poker, Off The Rail Poker, Privy Poker, Berserk Poker, Atomik Poker, Dave's Poker Room, Hetman Poker, Hot Pepper Poker, Poker Seas, TilttAA Poker, Loose Games Poker, CPT Gaming Poker, Ice Bear Poker, GoHard Poker, Caya Poker, Mr Urban Poker, Poker Sweden, Euro Poker Dream
As a result, customers at the sites listed have been unable to play.According to representatives of some of the above poker rooms on the Two Plus Two message forum, the pulling of the licenses happened so quickly that they do not even have any information to pass along to their customers.
It is unknown at this time what will happen to customer funds, although Microgaming has bailed out players on a couple of past occasions.