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

Live Poker Events, 1 month ago

Kamil Isabekov Wins PartyPoker EAPT Kazakhstan Main Event For $68,320

The weekend saw a big cash in CashVille for Russian Kamil Isabekov when he took down the The PartyPoker EAPT Kazakhstan Main Event fending off a strong field dominated by his Eurasian counterparts.

How Poker Still Confounds Artificial Intelligence

It has already been hailed as the death-knell of chess, go and yes, even poker, but the rise in AI - Artificial Intelligence - still has a long way to go before it solves the games we love completely.

Matusow Criticised by Selbst Over Weinstein Hollywood Tweets

Mike ‘the Mouth’ Matusow was once again at the centre of controversy when he shared his thoughts on the Harvey Weinstein alleged rape and sexual abuse scandal.

Upset About North Korea 76 Year-Old Woman Made Bomb Threat To Poker Room

A bomb threat was made against the Hollywood Casino at the Penn National Race Course by an elderly woman ‘concerned about North Korea'.

Online Poker , 2 months ago

PokerStars Removes Power Up From Lobby

The launch of PokerStars’ brand new game Power Up proved to be a short-lived affair this week as the gremlins got into the system – forcing the company to remove the game from their lobby.

Scott Tom Out of Custody Back Home to Antigua

Scott Tom, co-founder and former president of Absolute Poker, has been released from jail in the US after serving just 7 days and has flown home to Antigua.

John Hesp Secures 1st Cash Since Heroic Main Event Run

England’s John Hesp cashed again last week – his first since hitting the headlines with his amazing run, outlandish attire and down-to-earth behaviour.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Justin Boggs Wins WSOP Circuit Southern Indiana Main Event For $139,920

Justin Boggs emerged as the WSOP Circuit champion in Horseshoe Southern Indiana on Monday, taking home almost six times his previous career tournament earnings in one fell swoop.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Matt Affleck Wins Wynn Fall Classic Championship Event For $139,348

Matt Affleck bagged the 7th six-figure score of his poker career this week by taking down the Wynn Fall Classic Championship Event for a $139,348 payday in Las Vegas.

Dan Bilzerian and Dakota Meyer Feud Escalates to Fistfight Challenge

Dan Bilzerian and Dakota Meyer are still squabbling away – the son-in-law of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin challenging the Instagram king to a fistfight to settle their differences.

Online Poker , 2 months ago

PokerStars Power Up Now Live

The new PokerStars game which mixes elements of poker and card-games like Hearthstone is being rolled out in a real-money version this week after several months of play-money testing.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Vladimir Burstein Wins Party Poker LIVE Grand Prix Austria Main Event For $47,520

Czech poker pro Vladimir Burstein more than doubled his lifetime tournament earnings at the weekend when he scooped the Party Poker LIVE GrandPrix Main Event for $47,520 in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Ben Dobson Wins the DTD 1000 Event For £93,600

The Dusk Till Dawn Casino was a happy hunting ground for Stockport’s Ben Dobson this weekend, the talented live and online pro taking down the DTD1000 for a sweet £93,600 ahead of a host of England’s finest.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Smain Mamouni Wins WPT DeepStacks Marrakech Main Event For $105,000

French pro Smaim Mamouni scored the first 6-figure cash of his career when he took down 2017 PMU.fr WPT DeepStacks Marrakech Main Event.

Poker Brat in Forbes!

Phil Hellmuth has hardly been out of the spotlight this past several weeks, but this week he appeared in a slightly unusual place – Forbes magazine.