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

High-Stakes Sharks and the Wolves of Wall Street

It’s often said that poker skills translate well into good business acumen, and the high-flying world of Wall Street seems to be the perfect training ground to prove this.

WWE Stars Celebrate 25 Years With Poker Night

The biggest names in WWE wrestling tried their hand at an entirely different ‘ring game’ – celebrating 25 years of the organisation with a poker night.

Poker Pro Prop Bet on Trump Presidency Ending This Year

As prop bets go the money isn’t huge, but for David Walton and Tony Cousineau it’s a sweetener to a battle of political wills which are poles apart.

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Hafiz Khan wins WSOP Circuit Thunder Valley Main Event for $188,686

California pro Hafiz Khan doesn’t often hit the headlines, but when he does it’s usually courtesy of a massive win.

€11000 Windfall Error Leaves Greek Player in the Red

Receiving an unexpected €11000 bonus by mistake from your favourite poker site might seem like a cool story to tell your friends.

Isaac ‘Ike’ Haxton Joins Team PartyPoker

Isaac ‘Ike’ Haxton, one of the biggest names in poker, has joined PartyPoker, teaming up with the likes of Fedor Holz, Sam Trickett, Patrick Leonard and others.

Poker Pros Trolling and Taking the Huff

January tends to be a relatively quiet month at the tables, but some pros have spiced things up with trolling and falling outs hitting the gossip columns.

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Benedikt Eberle Takes Down Aussie Millions Opening Event for $315,295

The eagerly-anticipated Aussie Millions festival kicked off this week and the opening event has been won by Austrian Benedikt Eberle.

Police Officers Charged in Illegal Kansas Poker Game

Wichita’s illegal underground poker games have hit the headlines again this week with serving and former police officers among those charged.

$6million Chip Theft at Wynn Macau Casino

The Wynn Macau casino was stung for just over $6million in chips this week after a theft described as an ‘inside job’.

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Grizzly Games Claw Their Way Into The Record Books

Global Poker’s ‘Grizzly Games’ kicked off last Sunday and it was a player called ‘wagawaga’ who took down the opening event.

$1.68million Bad Beat Jackpot Breaks US Record

Detroit’s MotorCity Casino handed over $1,680,000 to six of its players and made it the biggest BB jackpot in US history!

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Jason Strasser Wins WSOPC Choctaw Main Event For $332,539

It was a return to the days of his youth for 33-year old Jason Strasser as he took down the WSOP Circuit Main Event in Choctaw some 10 years after giving up the pro poker life.

Jail Time and Fines Expected for Illegal Gambling Duo in Kansas

Wichita duo 67-year old Danny Chapman and 46-year old Daven Flax were indicted on a number of charges.

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Ole Schemion Wins WPT European Championship Main Event For €218,435

Seven years on from his first recorded cash, German Ole Schemion showed once again that home advantage can be a real driver of success.