Charles Rettmuller

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Joined PokerTube June 2014

Charles is a Chicago native and long time poker player who dusted off his journalism degree and began writing about poker following the events of Black Friday in 2011.

He has written for a number of leading poker websites, offering his insights and expertise on subjects ranging from online poker legislative efforts in the U.S. to poker vlogger reviews.

Articles by Charles Rettmuller

Business & Industry, 3 months ago

Poker Players Alliance Lobbying Expenditures Drop to All Time Low in 2017

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is on pace to spend roughly $120,000 on lobbying expenditures this year, which would be the lowest amount in its 13-year history.

First Lawsuit Filed Against MGM Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The first of likely many lawsuits has been filed by a concertgoer who suffered a number of injuries in the Las Vegas mass shooting on Oct. 1 that claimed the lives of 58 and injured almost 500.

Naked, Drugged Poker Player Shot By Cop Calls it Quits in Las Vegas

Funke made headlines when he was shot by a Las Vegas cop after acting strangely outside of a church, completely naked and in possession of a handgun.

Poker Pro David Eldar Wins Scrabble World Championship

High stakes cash game poker pro David Eldar scooped a pot of a different sort when he tiled a 74-point word score to claim the title of Scrabble World Champion.

News of James Woods' Retirement From Acting to Play Poker Deemed Fake

Recent real estate press release stated that Woods was set to retire from Hollywood in order to devote more time to other interests such as photography and poker.

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

WPT Announces Six More Season XVI Tour Stops

The World Poker Tour confirmed its schedule for the latter portion of its Season XVI Main Tour that will feature six additional stops at five different casinos.

Doyle Brunson Gets KO'd by Twitter Trolls

The 432,000 Twitter followers of Doyle Brunson will not be reading any tweets from the Godfather of Poker anytime soon, as Texas Dolly has announced a self-imposed hiatus from posting on the social media platform.

Jason and Natasha Mercier are Proud Parents of the New Kid Poker

A new poker player has arrived on the scene, coming into this world with a poker pedigree that may very well be off the charts.

Jason Koon Joins Party Poker Team Pros and Player Advisory Panel

Party Poker took another step toward its goal of becoming the industry's most liked poker site by players.

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

Andrew "Zeus" Kuster Wins WSOP Circuit Brazil Main Event For $174K

Nursing a short stack through much of the WSOP Circuit Brazil R$3,300 ($1,045) Main Event, Andrew "Zeus" Kuster eventually turned that small stack into a big one.

Dan Bilzerian Fires Back at Critics Who Called Him a Coward

Dan Bilzerian responded by posting a photo in which he was seen apparently assisting a first responder.

Chris Moorman Reveals How He Became Online Poker's Best Player

His mother thought he was stacking shelves at a grocery store, but Chris Moorman was stacking virtual chips instead.

Poker Player Found Dead in Las Vegas Not a Victim of Foul Play

Matthew Hauge was determined by the coroner to have died from natural causes and was not the victim of foul play.

Historic WSOP Circuit Ring on eBay Going Cheap

Top selling points of the ring are that it was the WSOP Circuit's first ever tour stop in Florida, as well as the first time a major poker event was played at a dog track.

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

Seminole Hard Rock to Hold Poker Tourney for Hurricane Irma Relief

Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida teams up with PokerStars to hold a charity poker tournament for South Florida residents hit hard by Hurricane Irma.