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 and Chess Star Jennifer Shahade Accuses Grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez of Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Shahade has publicly accused well-known chess grandmaster and commentator Ramirez of sexual misconduct and assault, stating “Time’s up” in her Twitter revelations

Doug Polk Loses $200K Body Fat Prop Bet to Bill Perkins

Doug Polk’s valiant effort to cut half his body fat in a year narrowly failed, costing the Upswing Poker boss $200,000 in his prop bet with Bill Perkins

Twitch Streamer Blames Gambling Addiction and Fraud on Sponsorship

A TwitchTV streamer known for his generous giveaways has blamed a gambling sponsorship for his descent into a financial nightmare

Ex-New York State Trooper Charged in Illegal $10m Betting Ring Tip-offs

A former New York State Police trooper faces 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine

Business & Industry, 4 months ago

5Dimes Sportsbook to Close as Widow of Murdered Founder “Has Had Enough”

The famous 5Dimes sportsbook looks set to close its doors for good according to sources

Police Arrest Suicidal Man with Knife after Commerce Cardroom Evacuated

The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles had to be evacuated after a man armed with a knife reportedly threatened security staff and was arrested after a 2-hour stand-off with police

Cash Game Whale Billy Joe ‘Bildo’ Taylor Agrees Plea Deal in $38M Fraud Case

Taylor, the Arkansas poker player described as “a special kind of fish”, is due to be sentenced on March 8th for his part in a $130million Medicare fraud scheme

Mike Postle Escapes With Winnings as Legal Claim Fails in California

A California Superior Court judge ruled this week that a motion brought by Veronica Brill was “both procedurally and substantially defective.”

Mike Postle is Paid Poker Winnings as Veronica Brill Lien Filing Too Late

Poker’s most notorious cheat, Mike Postle, has reportedly been paid his $32k winnings by MGM-owned Beau Rivage Casino

Poker Cheat Mike Postle’s Winnings Frozen as Veronica Brill Files Lien for Legal Fees

Infamous poker cheat Mike Postle’s winning return to the game has been stymied by Veronica Brill

Business & Industry, 4 months ago

Fire & Ice 20th Anniversary Bash Promises to Push the Limits of iGaming Entertainment

20 years in the iGaming industry and still going strong is reason enough for a huge celebration and that’s exactly what Fire & Ice have planned for February 8th in London!

Charlie 'Crybaby' Carrel versus Dan 'Jungleman' Cates in Stand-up Comedy Battle

A 15-minute stand-up comedy challenge between the pair is on the cards!

Landon Tice Proud New Owner of Daniel Negreanu’s Tesla

23-year-old Tice explains how he has always wanted to own one of Elon Musk’s most famous creations and now it’s a reality, courtesy of his “crazy uncle” Negreanu

Mobile Phone Casino Scammer Facing Jail Sentence in Singapore

A Taiwanese man is facing up to 7 years in jail after being accused of using his mobile phone to record cards and send the information to an online chat group

Jordan Cristos Calls Daniel Negreanu a “Pathological Compulsive Liar” in Twitter War

There was no Christmas cheer between highstakes pros Jordan Cristos and Daniel Negreanu