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

Mike Matusow Accused of “Robbing People” with Huge WSOP Markup

Mike Matusow was accused of “robbing people” this weekend by charging up to 1.5 markup on his buy-in packages to the WSOP $10k+ events

Comedian and Poker Fanatic Norm Macdonald Dies Aged 61

Norm Macdonald, the legendary comedian who loved poker and regularly played the WSOP, died following a decade-long battle with cancer

Alleged Poker Cheat Mike Postle Files New Motion in Bid to Avoid Involuntary Bankruptcy

Mike Postle was back in court this week, the alleged poker cheat filing another motion in an attempt to dismiss an involuntary bankruptcy petition

Essential Poker and Life Lessons in 10 Easy Quotes

The game of poker is often compared to the ‘game of life’ – lessons we can use in everyday life learned at every turn – and for that reason it has spawned hundreds of inspirational quotes

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022

The trial of the man accused of brutally murdering poker pro Suzie Zhao has been delayed yet again

Phil Hellmuth and Kathy Sanborn; 31 Years of Harmony Between Psychiatrist and Poker Pro

Phil Hellmuth has been at the forefront of poker for more than 30 years now, and for 99% of that time his wife Katherine Sanborn has been at his side

Knife Wielding Thief Robs Fountain Park Genting Casino of Cash and Chips

A knife-wielding robber targeted a Scottish casino last month, threatening three staff members before making off with a five-figure sum

Chris Moneymaker May Yet Play the WSOP after Vaccine Mandate Splits Poker Community

Chris Moneymaker may yet play this year’s World series of Poker after the organisers mandated that players must be vaccinated

Private Club Site Fox Poker Goes Bust After Owner Degens Away $1.5million in Fake Deposits

Private online poker club site, Fox Poker, has folded after the main owner, Andy Troumbly, “hacked” the site to add $1.5million worth of chips

Russell Crowe Movie Poker Face Filming Suspended Due to Covid Case on Set

Production of the highly-anticipated Russell Crowe movie, Poker Face, has been shut down after one of the crew contracted Covid-19

Anti-Vaxxers Unhappy with WSOP COVID-19 Mandate and Rules

The WSOP decision to mandate players prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to play the upcoming series in Vegas has seen uproar in the poker community

Dan Smith Double Up Drive Donates $150k to Afghan Refugee Crisis

The horrific refugee crisis unfolding in Afghanistan has led one of poker’s biggest charity fundraisers to do his bit to help out

Mike Postle Gets Court Extension in Bid to Avoid Bankruptcy over Poker-Related Debts

Mike Postle has been given a 1-month extension by a California court in his involuntary bankruptcy case

Former NBA Star Arrested for Running Illegal Poker Games

Former NBA player Antonio Burks has been arrested in Memphis after a police raid on his home uncovered poker tables, poker chips, and gambling ledgers

NHL Star Evander Kane Accused by his Wife of Betting on Own Games

A sports star owing a casino $500k is one thing, but a sports star allegedly betting on his own games and having his pregnant wife very publicly “out” him is quite another