Update: Fellow Full Tilt founder Chris Ferguson has joined Lederer’s motion to dismiss.
Attorneys for Howard Lederer have filed an updated motion to dismiss all charges against the former Full Tilt Poker head, including those contained in the second amended complaint.
Below are links to the full text of documents filed in the late hours of November 15th, 2012.
Lederer owned a lot of cars – including a 2012 Audi which was possibly purchased after Black Friday. The supplemental claim lists a 2008 Audi Q7, 08 Audi A8L, 09 Audi A, 2012 Audi A8-L and a 1965 Shelby Cobra roadster. Here’s what the 2012 Audi looks like:
In addition to Lederer’s filing, some other documents related to the larger case were also filed on November 15th:
This isn’t the first motion to dismiss from Lederer – it’s basically an updated version of his initial motion that addresses the new charges filed in the second amended complaint. Here are the docs related to his original motion filed in July (prior to the second amended complaint). You can also check out this overview of the second amended complaint filed against Lederer (among others) in September 2012.
For the story directly from Lederer’s point of view, watch The “Lederer Files” video interview series conducted by PokerNews. If you’re still looking for after that, here’s a lengthy analysis of the claims made by Lederer in those interviews from DiamondFlushPoker.com.
This is a summary – not my opinion or analysis. Just crib notes.
3. Legal Standard - Case law and standards arguments.
4. Argument - Travel act and IGBA don’t apply to Full Tilt Poker, and if that’s true the whole case falls.
A. IGBA claim fails
B. Travel Act claim fails