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Report: Greg Raymer Arrested In Prostitution Sting

2004 WSOP Champ Busted In North Carolina, Police Said

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Greg Raymer was arrested earlier this week in North Carolina in what was originally described as a “male prostitution sting,” according to a local ABC affiliate. The news organization later removed the word “male” from the reporting and issued a clarification.

Raymer allegedly was seeking a female prostitute.

Police reportedly said that Raymer responded to an online advertisement posted by undercover police. He was arrested at a Wake Forest hotel along with five other men.

Raymer is the 2004 World Series of Poker main event champion.

Card Player reached Raymer on the phone and he declined to comment.

Story via WTVD-TV/DT.

 
 
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onlinemicropro
1 year ago

LMAO!!!

 
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TMCC
1 year ago

So Raymer is gay, big deal!

 
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Greg6
1 year ago

Just when you think you've heard everything.

 
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Steven11
1 year ago

Please, please, please tell me they made him wear those stupid novelty glasses in his mug shot

 
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Shawn7
1 year ago

Oh NO!!! Poor guy. Well I guess you live and learn. Such a shame.

 
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Jim12
1 year ago

Oops

 
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Shawn2
1 year ago

Looks like he was looking for the nuts on forth street!

 
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higonp
1 year ago

Seriously, cops have nothing better to do? Gangs, murderer's, terrorist. F it lets go bust some people paying for sex after that we'll bust some poker games.

 
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shakhtar
1 year ago

Went through a service looking for sex. Elliot Spitzer did that and he got a TV show (which didn't last quite as long as he did with the hooker).

 
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zzyxx15
1 year ago

Do you remeber whem Greg Raymer got robbed in an elevator at Samstown Casino? Well this story could have been written then. Theres only one reason why he was at Samstown and it wasn't to play 2-4 holdem. This should be legal anyway.

 
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Wolfed
1 year ago

What is this? National Former WSOP Champ Disgrace Week?

 
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John25
1 year ago

He just wanted his Fossil polished

 
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twitchie
1 year ago

LMAO

 
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x19
1 year ago

the POS cops intentionally put in "male prostitution" to further embarress any of their victims of entrapment scheme, they just didn't expect someone smart enough and capable enough to sue the living bejeebers out of them unless they retracted and corrected the statement with THE TRUTH.....so what if Raymer did seek the services of a willing consensual adult for whatever services were offered, what if he just wanted a massage?, nodody knows nor should anybody care because ITS NOBODYS BUSINESS..... there is absolutely nothing wrong and it is completely normal for A NORMAL person to have sexual desires and to seek a means to that end in a decent way......just because he was arrested does not mean he is guilty of anything, and frankly, as the cops have already shown, they are not to be trusted nor believed as they have already lied and intentionally mischaracterized the situation to appease their sick agenda....its no wonder so many people hate the police.....Raymer is a normal decent regular guy and if anybody thinks any less of him because of this situation then they are the one who has serious issues.

 
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zerofan
1 year ago

Ok thanks Greg!

 
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thereyougoagain
1 year ago

well said x19.....very well said

 
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johnmo318
1 year ago

Anything you do in life that has potential to bring embarrassment to you and your family is called a WRONG DECISION! How is prostitution OK? Let me ask you a question if your daughter or Mom was a prostitute would you be OK with that? If yes, then the issue is not your beliefs...

 
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bmpek
1 year ago

lets not forget the wsop drunk scotty n

 
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TandG21
1 year ago

Oh No you thought they were saints'

 
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JetYourChips
1 year ago

Please Cardplayer... ban a couple of these frequent posters... for the past 2 years I have seen them just write so much negativity on this site.

 
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sourgrapes78
1 year ago

A few years back, I had the opportunity to be at a table with Greg Raymer for several hours and he was very cordial and respectful to everyone. He ended up knocking me out and going on to win the tournament. I was left with a positive opinion of the guy. So, upon seeing the news, I was disappointed. Everyone makes mistakes and have huge lapses in judgement once in a while. However, he really needed to consider the massive backlash/negative attention he would undoubtedly receive if caught. At the same time, I don't think law enforcement should be conducting such stings. Yes, if it's like those pedophiles on Dateline, but not for this sort of thing. They really need to get their priorities straight.

 
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cooz14
1 year ago

He's just trying to do what every poker player does- Flop some nuts

 
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THEJOEF
1 year ago

This was the guy going to Washington to paint the picture that being a professional poker player is a upstanding profession?
Its a shame for his family to find out that he is just another dirt bag poker playing casino fly. Another guy that likes to tell everyone what is right with poker is now just another cheating husband that doesnt understand the big picture of the pain his actions will cause until he gets caught of course . Poker is a filthy arena from top to bottom. The casino life is intoxicating and will consume even the best of men. Do your work and go home.
Dude was having a nice 12 months in tournaments and just blew his entire image.

 
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Tbone16
1 year ago

Joeeeeffffff....

Why so ruff on the big guy. He's just another fat dude trying to get laid. Unfortunatley he barked up the wrong tree. While I understand your thoughts on his infidelity and agree, just like Bill Clinton, we shouldn't judge a mans marital status based on his desire to have anomous sex with a prostitute. Maybe his wife don't put out or has problems down there. Maybe they have an open marriage. Who knows. Fat dudes need to get laid too, and unfortunatey they have to pay for it.

Is it really that bad? I'm not sure you would take the same stance if twinkies and ring dings were illegal. You'd find a way to get one.

Give the guy a break. Internet porn can only take one so far!!!!

 
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joker6697
1 year ago

It kills me when people post comments about how dirty poker is and the players. I guess golf is much more up standing (tiger woods) or maybe baseball has better role models( steroids, cheating,gambling,) oh wait football thats better, or maybe basketball. My point is you can find faults with in any sport. What you cant do is let the behavior of a few bad apples label that sport. Greg he screwed up but the only on he really hurt was himself and his family. Fans they will get over it. I have.

 
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THEJOEF
1 year ago

Poker is a dirty business which I have no problem with. I have a problem with all the fake bull i see going on within the game.

Athletes earn their way into the pros, poker players only need to pay the fee. Poker is not a sport.

Behavior of a few? Are you serious? Its the behavior of just about everyone and everything associated with poker. Fans ? More like addicted, clueless , junkies .

Dam shame!

 
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Tbone16
1 year ago

Joef...I'm not sure where your distain for poker or the fossil man comes from...

This guy is a Genius who took the poker community by storm and rose to the top to conquer the biggest poker tournament in the world...He must have knocked you out or something...He revolutionized the sport with all the fossils and those crazy glasses...Its impossible to get a read on him with those things on...Give the guy some credit...Do you know how difficult it must have been to sit there for that may days at that weight? Sweating like a whore in church? Getting winded everytime he dragged a pot after getting it in bad so many times? Staying focused while fantasizing about the buffet at the belaggio? This guy is a world class player and human being. Your telling me you've never snuck off to the local rub and tug for a quickie? So what he got caught with his mouth up to the glory hole...Who hasn't...

I think it's time Fossilman got the credit he deserves...He won the WSOP Main Event cause he is one of the best in the world...not because he's a filthy obese guy with funny glasses and a nerdy nickname that likes to frequent whore houses and grabs a little extra at the buffet...This guy is a world class player, and I'm sick of listening to you and all the others trash him for one bad lude decision that will probably ruin his marriage and affect the way his kids view him for the rest of his life...Just give him a break and get off his sweaty back...

 
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THEJOEF
1 year ago

Lol

 
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ginjuice
1 year ago

Was he arrested as a john or perhaps he was selling himself out? If so, he should definitely charge by the pound.

 
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COReason
1 year ago

There's people shooting each other on every street corner in American and the cops have nothing better to do than entrap a horny man?? Pathetic waste of tax dollars by a bunch of idiots!

 
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fastmonkey
1 year ago

If every poker player that took a piece was clipped the only man left standing would be Daniel.....

 
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