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How A 1990s Gambling Lawsuit Against Donald Trump Sets Precedent For $3M Poker Debt Case

by Brian Pempus | Published: Nov 15, '17

… heads-up poker game that involved an Australian poker pro, … high-stakes, early morning poker game against poker pro Matt Kirk. … Though the circumstances of the poker session are unusual, such … Burnett said. “Often there are debt collections issues that are …

High-Stakes Poker Debt Case Involving WSOP Partner Can Proceed, Judge Says

by Brian Pempus | Published: Oct 17, '17

… a lawsuit pitting high-stakes poker player Matt Kirk against … that the $2 million gambling debt is unenforceable, but Kirk, an … the annual World Series of Poker, Tsoukernik lost $3 million … the upcoming World Series of Poker Europe, which kicks off Thursday …

Radio Personality Used Ponzi Scheme To Pay Off Massive Gambling Debts, Feds Say

by Brian Pempus | Published: Sep 08, '17

… a $2.5 million gambling debt, according to a lawsuit and … preexisting debts, including Carton’s debt to casinos, rather than to …

Olympic Gold Medalist Accused Of Not Paying $330,000 Casino Gambling Debt

by Brian Pempus | Published: May 30, '17

… Singapore over an alleged gambling debt. The BBC reports that a … learned someone had left some debt unsettled with the casino,” he …

Poker Pro Travell Thomas Receives 100 Months In Prison For Debt Collection Scheme

by Brian Pempus | Published: Apr 21, '17

Poker pro Travell Thomas, who has … its lifespan. “Thomas instructed his debt collectors to threaten, intimidate, and … ’s largest poker sites in an event known to the poker community as Black Friday. Thomas’ last poker tournament cash …

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Contracts and Poker: Player Deals

by Scott J. Burnham |  Published: Nov 22, '17

… when a player enters a poker tournament. On occasion, the terms … the World Series of Poker or the World Poker Tour, the sponsor … to enforce an illegal gambling debt. In Sigel v. McEvoy, the … at the Rules of Tournament Poker, which was published in Gaming …

Am I Making a Good Bet? Part 8: The Most Important Bet

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Apr 26, '17

… to contemplate becoming a professional poker player. Whenever you make … professional poker player. My feeling is that in the current poker … big action and substantially in debt.) It is much tougher … more money than most poker players. They are also …

Mark Newhouse Makes History

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Dec 24, '14

… task in poker. Despite winning a World Poker Tour event … Newhouse found himself in debt. He had the debt up until … at online poker or live poker at your local casino. Poker will … will always be professional poker player.” With the poker player lifestyle, …

Just Happily Plodding Along

by Roy Cooke |  Published: Apr 30, '14

… beyond broke and buried in debt at a level they‘ll … their results. The problem with poker thrill-seeking is that nature … seekers.” Much is written about poker strategies, what hands to play … to portray. Poker is different, and managing your poker life is going …

Capture the Flag: Jorge Limon

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Mar 05, '14

… professional race car driver found poker after he realized his … Limon explained: “Before dabbling in poker, I was studying mechanical … out of poker. Brian Pempus: Talk about how you found poker. Jorge … and cancel the debt. I think a lot of poker players get …

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