Andrew Burnett

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Joined PokerTube August 2015

Andrew from Edinburgh, Scotland, is a professional journalist, international-titled chess master, and avid poker player.

Articles by Andrew Burnett

Drug Gang in Money Laundering Operation at Detroit MotorCity Casino

A Michigan drug gang called “Team Cookies” used Detroit’s MotorCity Casino to launder illegal money

Florida Cardroom Shooting Leaves Victim With Multiple Gunshot Wounds

A shooting at the Bestbet Orange Park cardroom in Jacksonville, Florida has left one person in a critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds

Allen Kessler in Bizarre Bench Press versus Chicken Nugget Eating Prop Bet

Kessler is set to take on a bizarre prop bet against Melissa Burr in which he has to bench press more weight in lbs than Burr can eat chicken McNuggets

Vanessa Selbst and Jennifer Tilly among Four Inductees to Women In Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Vanessa Selbst, Jennifer Tilly, Angelica Hael and Terry King have all been chosen as inductees into the Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHoF) Class of 2022

Chinese Billionaire Developer Lavished $1.5million Bribes on Vegas-loving LA Councilman

A Los Angeles court has heard claims that a city councilman accepted bribes totalling more than $1.5million from a highrolling Chinese gambler

Jeffrey Bernard Morris Jailed for Life Without Parole for Murder of Poker Pro Susie Zhao

Jeffery Bernard Morris, convicted last month of the brutal murder of poker pro Susie “Q” Zhao, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

‘Best friend’ who Stole £20,000 from Poker Pro Luke Brereton avoids Jail

A so-called ‘best friend’ who stole £20,000 from poker pro Luke Brereton has avoided jail after pleading guilty to fraud

Casino Thief wins $1.7million Damages after Being Blinded in Beating

A career thief who took and used another gambler’s reward card has been awarded $1.732million in damages after a jury found the casino at fault

Alabama Sheriff Facing 30 Years Behind Bars for Faking $200k Loans to Pay Gambling Debts

An Alabama sheriff who resigned facing corruption charges has pleaded guilty to falsifying loans of almost $200,000 in order to pay off gambling debts

Carer Gambled Away Money Stolen from Disabled Veteran

A carer who stole almost £50,000 from a disabled veteran and spewed it all away on online gambling sites has been jailed for three years in the UK

Card-counting Blackjack Pro on Trial for Murder of Partner

A blackjack pro is on trial in Canada this week accused of murdering his friend and card-counting partner

Police Sting Uncovers $5.6billion Crypto Laundering Chinese Gambling Ring

Chinese law enforcement have arrested 93 individuals in a 100-day sting operation aimed at cryptocurrency money laundering

$200k Cash Seized as Watauga Social Poker Club Update on Devastating Police Raid

Further details have emerged from last week’s police raid on the Watauga Social Lounge Poker Club in Fort Worth, Texas

UK Woman Jailed for £1.5million Fraud to Fund Gambling Habit

A 53-year-old English woman has been jailed for almost 5 years after stealing close to £1.5million ($1.68million) from her employer over 10 years to fund her gambling habit

Staff Arrested and Players Fined as Police Raid Texas Poker Club

The Watauga Social Lounge Poker Club has been raided in the middle of a $100k tournament