Charles Rettmuller

Articles 712

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, 4 months ago

AP/UB Players to Collect $3.7 Million in Second Round of Remission

The DoJ has approved the second batch of reimbursement for victims of the Absolute Poker and UltimateBet shutdown of six years ago.

Portuguese Poker Pro Ayaz "Dr. Machine" Manji Dead at 47

A familiar face at EPT and WPT events on the European continent will be sorely missing after the passing of Faleceu Ayaz Manji.

Indian Poker Pro Muskan Sethi to be Honored by President of India

The game of poker will likely gain some legitimacy in the country of India when female poker pro Muskan Sethi takes home an honor in recognition of her achievements on the felt.

Match IPL Apologizes For Featuring Pros Who Don't Know League Exists

At least a couple of named pro players stated that they were unaware that MIPL even existed.

Boston Cop Tries to Launder Money Stolen From Evidence Room at Casino

Boston man in blue allegedly swiped $2,000 from his department's evidence room and then fed the cash into casino slot machines.

Business & Industry, 4 months ago

US Casino Companies Eye Huge New Market in Japan

Looking for ways to boost the economy via the tourist trade, Shinzo Abe's administration is considering allowing casino gambling.

Business & Industry, 4 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, 5 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.