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

Doug Polk Marries Long-Time Girlfriend Kaitlin

All eyes in the poker world may be on the WSOP Main Event this week, but Doug Polk had eyes only for his new bride

Jonathan Little Slammed for Photographing Homeless Man to Sell as NFT

Jonathan Little has been roundly condemned by fellow pros and the wider poker community this week

Doctor Who Stole £1.1million to Fund Online Gambling Habit Jailed for More Than 3 Years

A “popular and respected” doctor in the English town of Portsmouth has been jailed for more than three years

Armed Robbers Steal Gambler’s $40k Winnings Outside Illinois Casino

Celebrating a $40,000 win was short-lived for one Illinois gambler this week after her was robbed of the huge cash windfall in the casino’s parking garage

Business & Industry, 10 months ago

Bicycle Casino to Pay $500k Fine After Allowing Gambler to Launder $100million in Cash

Casino will fork out $500,000 after admitting they failed to follow money-laundering procedures related to $100million of cash transactions from a Chinese gambler

Double Murder Suicide at Montana Casino Leaves Three People Dead

A Montana casino was the scene of a tragic double murder-suicide at the weekend

Business & Industry, 10 months ago

Crown-Owned London Aspinall Casino Found Guilty of Race Discrimination

After allowing gamblers to describe black tokens as “n***** chips” and accommodating demands for “white or non-black female dealers”

Justin Bonomo Calls Out Chris Hunichen for Not Revealing Positive Covid Test

Bonomo has called out fellow highstakes pro Hunichen for failing to inform him he had tested positive for Covid-19 just days after playing together at the same table

BetEasy Fined after Self-Excluded Gambler loses AU$720,000

Australian betting firm BetEasy were fined more than AU$50k (US$40k) this month after allowing a self-excluded gambler to lose more than AU$700,000 (US$525,000

Vanessa Kade Recovers from Covid-19 in Time for WSOP 2021 Main Event

GGPoker ambassador Vanessa Kade has revealed her recent Covid infection was the “Most sick I’ve been in my life”

Bomb Threat and Arrest Sees WSOP Main Event Hit by Temporary Lockdown

The opening day of the World Series of Poker Main Event was thrown into chaos when the Rio Convention Center was placed on lockdown after a rumoured bomb threat

Jail for UK Man Who Smuggled Cocaine to Pay Off Poker Debt

Smuggling cocaine to pay off a $60k poker debt resulted in a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence

Connecticut Politician Facing Jail after Blowing $636k Covid-19 Scam Funds in Casino

30-year-old Connecticut State Representative, Michael DiMassa, was arrested last week

Poker pro Sues Florida Cardroom After Double Shooting in Parking Lot

A Florida poker pro is suing the owners of Derby Lane Poker Room for $30,000 after being shot in the stomach

Mike Postle Tried to Enlist Two Other People to Help Him Cheat Claims Veronica Brill

Postlegate whistleblower Veronica Brill this week claimed that alleged poker cheat Mike Postle tried to enlist two separate people to help him cheat