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, 2 months ago

Jerome Sgorrano wins EAPT Prague for €126,500

Belgian pro Jerome Sgorrano has just landed a big one to top off his year with a victory in the Eurasian Poker Tour Main Event in Prague for €126,500 ($148,729).

Circuit Grinder Sues Caesars Casino for Fraud

Robert Anthony ‘Tony’ Lay is suing Caesars for fraud after claiming that they banned him from all properties only after allowing him to grind his way to a seat in the WSOP Global Casino Championship.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Albert Daher Wins PSC Prague €25,000 Single Day High Roller For €324,727

Prague in December has long been a hotbed of poker action and despite the cold weather it proved to be a happy-hunting ground for Lebanese pro Albert Daher.

Vegas Casino Facing Bankruptcy and Citizenship Troubles

The former Sahara Casino on the Vegas strip – renamed as the SLS Las Vegas after a 2011 buyout – is “on the verge of bankruptcy”.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Ari Engel Wins AmeristarSC Championship Open For $162,154

Toronto pro Alan ‘Ari’ Engel took down the Heartland Poker Tour’s AmeristarSC Championship Open for $162,154.

$76million Ponzi Scheme Poker Pro Attacked With Tomahawk

An Australian poker pro who is embroiled in an alleged $76million Ponzi scheme was attacked last month in Melbourne, suffering a fractured jaw, broken nose and damaged eardrum.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Mike Dentale Wins Venetian $500k GTD for $185,000

Dentale proved his poker-playing credentials yet again by taking down Venetian $500k GTD – a victory worth $185,061.

Business & Industry, 2 months ago

PartyPoker Owners GVC in $5.2billion Talks to Acquire UK Betting Giants

Kenny Alexander will be hoping it’s third time lucky as his company enters talks, a possible $5.24 billion merger on the discussion table.

Full Tilt’s Ray Bitar $13million Guernsey Funds Returned to US

Funds which were laundered through Guernsey totalling £9.5million ($12.8million) have just been returned to the US Government.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Ryan Tosoc Claims WPT Five Diamond WPC Main Event Title for $1,958,065

Chicago pro Ryan Tosoc had almost 2million reasons to be a happy man this week as he landed the WPT Five Diamond WPC Main Event title and $1,958,065.

Business & Industry, 2 months ago

Two-time World Chess Champ to Promote Poker Skill in India

Poker Sports League announced they had joined forces with former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand to promote poker as a game of skill in his home country.

Promos, 2 months ago

Coin Poker’s Festive Giveaway!

Coin Poker have kept their promise to give away 15% of their tokens, starting with a Christmas bonanza of freerolls worth 5% of the total that will see 48 tournaments per day.

WSOP 2018 Draft Schedule Released by Mistake

Fans of the WSOP got a sneak preview of what might be in store for them next summer when a draft schedule of the Vegas summer-long poker festival was apparently released by accident.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Brendon Rubie Wins WSOP Circuit Sydney $5K Challenge For $271,952

Brendon Rubie managed to put the past behind him when he topped his second place finish last year and took down the WSOP Circuit Sydney $5K Challenge.

Online Poker , 2 months ago

Jonathan Van Fleet Wins the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online for $1,027,000

It was a $million payday for one of the online game’s most prolific cashers as Jonathan ‘sordykrd’ Van Fleet scooped the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online on a final day.