Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating TSG Interactive US Services Limited d/b/a PokerStars regarding its recent data breach. The PokerStars data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to 110,291 individuals.
ABOUT TSG INTERACTIVE US SERVICES LIMITED D/B/A POKERSTARS:
PokerStars is an online poker site offering virtual poker for your computer or mobile smartphone. As an online poker site, PokerStars offers real-money poker games, including no limit Texas hold’em, Texas hold’em tournaments, and ring games. Headquartered in Onchan, Isle of Man, PokerStars has locations across the United Kingdom, Malta, Bulgaria, India, Canada, and the United States. Founded in 2001, PokerStars has grown to serve over 15,000 players concurrently and employs approximately 2,100 individuals.
On June 2, 2023, PokerStars discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, PokerStars determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit file sharing platform used by PokerStars between May 30 and May 31, 2023. On July 20, 2023, PokerStars began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from TSG Interactive US Services Limited d/b/a PokerStars:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the PokerStars data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by TSG Interactive US Services Limited d/b/a PokerStars;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.