Internet poker sites Fortune Poker and AdamEve Poker have announced they are closing their doors, leaving players with short notice before closing shop
Fortune Poker announced that it was closing April 1st with a notification that read:
"Over the past 9 years, we have been very grateful to service you and provide you with the most personal and VIP oriented poker room online. With many changes in the online gaming industry, it has been a struggle to continue to support our players and affiliates to the fullest. While we have grown very fond of our Players, Partners and Affiliates – we regret to inform you that Fortune Poker has made the unfavorable decision to close its gaming/poker operations."
"Gameplay at Fortune will cease March 31 at 23:59 GMT and the cashier will be open until April 2 at 23:59 GMT to handle cashouts. Rakeback, VIP Prizes and Race Prizes will be paid into accounts promptly on the 1st of April. The site will cease all communications effective April 15."
AdamEve Poker also announced it was closing shop, although it may be simply looking for a new network to join. The site had spoken out about the problems it had with the Revolution Poker Network wherein the skin claimed Revolution was several months behind in settlement payments.
The site revealed that due to "....recent events and the difficulties faced by our poker room" as the reason it was suspending play “...for the safety of funds of our players.”
The closure also took effect April 1st.