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

Poker Player Does a Runner with Chips after Losing All-in

Lost a huge hand but don’t want to pay that man his money? No problem, just run off with your chips!

Poker Players Arrested for Cheating on World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

Three poker players have been arrested in Barcelona after allegedly cheating on a cruise ship

Magnus Carlsen/Hans Niemann Chess Cheating Story Mirrors Poker’s Recent Incidents

Magnus Carlsen, the reigning world champion, has quit an event and hinted it was due to one of his opponent’s cheating

Sacramento Casino Shooting Leaves One Dead as Summer Armed Robbery Spree Continues

It is the third such incident in just three years at the downtown Sacramento cardroom

Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in US History Hits as Players Share $1.2million

Losing with quad aces just won someone $490,000, the “unlucky” poker player, Benjamin Flanagan, winning the biggest BBJ in the country’s history

Wildhorse Casino Gunman Demanded $1million and Threatened to “Bathe Everyone in Blood”

“I’m f*cking God...I’m going to bathe everyone in blood”

Mafia Mobsters Face Racketeering and Illegal Gambling Charges with Corrupt Cop Involved

The gang members indicted in a Brooklyn federal court this week reads like a Goodfellas’ “wiseguys” character list

Shootout Leaves Two Injured After Armed Robbers Attack Oregon Casino

An Oregon tribal casino was at the centre of an armed robbery this week

Twitch Streamer xQc Hits Out at Bloomberg for Massively Stupid $119million Stake.com Claims

Twitch TV streamer Felix “xQc” Lengyel has described a Bloomberg article on his $multi-million gambling as “massively stupid”

More Rake Isn’t Better says Doug Polk as He Reduces Tournament Fees

Doug Polk has bucked the trend of poker rooms by reducing tournament rake at his Lodge Card Club in Texas

California Poker Pros Arrested in $145k Card-bending Scam

Two poker players with a combined $1.3million in Hendon Mob cashes have been charged with cheating Las Vegas Strip casinos out of tens of thousands of dollars

Security Guard Shot as Hustler Casino Targeted in Armored Van Ambush

The Hustler Casino in California was the scene of an armed ambush this week when several assailants attacked an armoured vehicle

Monsoon Floods Adds to Gunfire and Arson Chaos in Las Vegas

First it was reported gunfire causing chaos, then it was suspected arson freaking everyone out, and last week it was monsoon rains

MGM Grand Face Backlash in Prizepool Guarantee Controversy

The MGM Grand has been slammed by players for failing to pay out the full advertised prizepool in their $173k guaranteed "Tournament of Champions"

El Cortez Evacuated Amid Las Vegas Arson Fears

Las Vegas’ oldest existing casino, the El Cortez, was evacuated at the weekend amid fears of a fire