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

Top 3 Poker Cheating Scandals of 2021

The hope that 2022 will be the best year in a while remains, but it’s almost a certainty that however good it is for poker, it will involve someone, somewhere, trying to cheat their way to the summit

Teacher Defrauds Non-profits of $240K To Fund Gambling Addiction

A teacher from the US state of Georgia pleaded guilty last week to stealing more than $240,000 from various jobs

Daniel Negreanu in Facemasks Tirade Against Bellagio

Daniel Negreanu is not a happy bunny this week and the object of his ire is the Bellagio casino

Doyle Brunson Hospitalised With Pneumonia

Doyle Brunson swapped his seat at the high stakes poker table for a hospital bed recently

Betting Shop Scammers Jailed for £600,000 Cash-on-a-String Con

Four men who used an old scammer’s trick to defraud bookmakers across England out of more than £600,000 have been handed jail sentences totalling 8 years

PokerPaint Boss Brett Butz in New Copyright Theft Row over Artwork NFTs

The PokerPaint copyright theft saga seems set to continue after the poker art company’s owner, Brett Butz, issued more poker NFTs

Online Poker Legend Dusty “Leatherass” Schmidt Dies Aged 40

Schmidt became known for his legendary grinder approach to online poker, his love for the game developing while he was recovering from serious health problems

Mike Matusow’s WSOP Profit Claims Questioned in New Controversy

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow has courted controversy once again by claiming to have won more at this year’s World Series of Poker than he actually did

Twitter Beef as Nick Palma & Kristen Bicknell Explode Over Scams, Crypto and Hate

Twitter saw a battle between some of poker’s most controversial players this week

Sophisticated $4.6million “Losing Accounts” Gambling Ring Busted in China

Police in China have busted a $4.6million gambling ring that was running a sophisticated operation involving losing sportsbetting accounts

Tasmanian Woman Steals AU$940,000 to Fund Play Money App Addiction

49-year-old Rachel Naomi Perri – an account manager at the Tasmanian Veterinary Hospital – admitted to making 475 fraudulent transactions

Abduction, Robbery and Murder Connected to Philadelphia Casino

A casino visit turned into a nightmare ordeal for one gambler last week as he was abducted and robbed on his return home

Woman Facing 15 Years in Jail for Stealing $1million Lottery Prize

A poker robbery of sorts has seen a New York woman facing 15 years in jail

WSOP Lockdown Robber Caught in DNA Sting

The serial robber with a fake bomb who sparked a WSOP lockdown two weeks ago has seen his charges reduced to 11 counts of robbery and attempted robbery

Vanessa Kade Accuses Todd Witteles of Conducting a “Witch Hunt” with WSOP Covid-19 Claims

Vanessa Kade has described social media attacks against her by Todd Witteles as a “witch hunt”