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

Crown-Owned London Aspinall Casino Found Guilty of Race Discrimination

After allowing gamblers to describe black tokens as “n***** chips” and accommodating demands for “white or non-black female dealers”

Justin Bonomo Calls Out Chris Hunichen for Not Revealing Positive Covid Test

Bonomo has called out fellow highstakes pro Hunichen for failing to inform him he had tested positive for Covid-19 just days after playing together at the same table

BetEasy Fined after Self-Excluded Gambler loses AU$720,000

Australian betting firm BetEasy were fined more than AU$50k (US$40k) this month after allowing a self-excluded gambler to lose more than AU$700,000 (US$525,000

Vanessa Kade Recovers from Covid-19 in Time for WSOP 2021 Main Event

GGPoker ambassador Vanessa Kade has revealed her recent Covid infection was the “Most sick I’ve been in my life”

Bomb Threat and Arrest Sees WSOP Main Event Hit by Temporary Lockdown

The opening day of the World Series of Poker Main Event was thrown into chaos when the Rio Convention Center was placed on lockdown after a rumoured bomb threat

Jail for UK Man Who Smuggled Cocaine to Pay Off Poker Debt

Smuggling cocaine to pay off a $60k poker debt resulted in a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence

Connecticut Politician Facing Jail after Blowing $636k Covid-19 Scam Funds in Casino

30-year-old Connecticut State Representative, Michael DiMassa, was arrested last week

Poker pro Sues Florida Cardroom After Double Shooting in Parking Lot

A Florida poker pro is suing the owners of Derby Lane Poker Room for $30,000 after being shot in the stomach

Mike Postle Tried to Enlist Two Other People to Help Him Cheat Claims Veronica Brill

Postlegate whistleblower Veronica Brill this week claimed that alleged poker cheat Mike Postle tried to enlist two separate people to help him cheat

Tag Team Contest Becomes a Street Fight Challenge as Jungleman Calls Hellmuth and Deeb “Bitches”

Jungleman doesn’t do things by half and when he decided to challenge two of the WSOP’s greatest legends to a “street fight”, he didn’t mince his words

Poker Dealer Travis Stich Destroys Poker Chip Stacking World Record

Breaking a world record is a great feat, but smashing the previous best to smithereens is something else

Mike Postle Claims to Owe his Mum More Than $80k amid Bankruptcy Battle

Alleged poker cheat Mike Postle has listed his mother as his biggest creditor as he fights to avoid bankruptcy

Mike Matusow Looks for Big WSOP 2021 Win to Showcase New Documentary

Fans of Mike “the Mouth” Matusow are in for a treat with news that a fly-on-the-wall documentary is being made about his 2021 WSOP adventures

LA Tech Poker Games Closely Guarded by Uber Investor

If you want a seat at the biggest home game in LA, you need to get past the internet entrepreneur with a net worth of $100 million!

Maurice Fayne Jailed for 17 Years after Gambling Away $5m of Investors Money

Reality TV star Maurice Fayne was this week sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for conspiracy and wire fraud