The Nightly Turbo: Online Payment Processor Back in Jail, Jamie Gold Hosting Charity Tournament, and More
If you're looking for the day's top poker news stories, then you've found it. An online payment processor who was helping the Feds, has been thrown back in jail, Jamie Gold is hosting a charity poker tournament, and more.
In Case You Missed It
If you're looking for tournament poker results from events all around the world, we've got them for you. This Week in Tournament Poker recaps some of the events that went on last week.
Kristy Arnett is bringing you a weekly strategy article to help you step up your game. She recently caught up with Terrence Chan at the PokerStars LAPT Rosario and discussed a hand he played from the Main Event.
We reminded you yesterday that you should watch ESPN's WSOP coverage, but if your memory is anything like that of some people we know, you forgot. Lucky for you, we didn't and thus you have The WSOP on ESPN: Mizrachi, Chan, Bellande and Affleck Featured on Day Six.
Back in the Slammer
Michael Olaf Schütt, a Naples, Florida man who pled guilty to operating an illegal online poker payment processing company was put back in jail because of concerns by his estranged wife, Jennifer Sherman, that he would flee. The court seized almost $2.5 million from his numerous bank accounts.
Schütt was out on $100,000 bond and was helping federal authorities investigate a multimillion dollar money-laundering operation. According to federal court records, Sherman "indicated she was in fear, was afraid her husband was going to flee, and wished to be removed from the defendant’s bond." Schütt's December sentencing was moved up to November 8.
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If you're looking for an opportunity to help out a charity and get your shot at a 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event seat, or you just want to see Jamie Gold back in action, then keep reading.
On October 11 in Beverly Hills, a charity poker tournament will be held to benefit theGlobal Creative Forum. The GCF is a nonprofit organization that strives to establish effective relationships between the entertainment industry and nonprofit programs of excellence. Jamie Gold is hosting the event and it supports the 2011 forum "Environment, Climate Change, and Year of the Volunteer."
The top two finishers in the poker tournament will receive entry into the 2011 WSOP Main Event, and there are also other items up for grabs in the auction such as pitching lessons with Cy Young winner Barry Zito, a private screening at the Hammer Theater, and more.
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Talking to the Doc
Reason.tv's Ted Balaker sat down with David "Doc" Sands to discuss online poker legalization. "It's a great additional form of revenue for the government," he said in the interview. He did enough talking in the interview, so we're not going to tell you anything else about it. Enjoy!
This is mostly for those of you readers who are situated outside the U.S. The fourth season of the PartyPoker Premier League kicks off October 4 at 12:45 a.m. on Channel 4.
The $100,000 buy-in tournament was filmed earlier this year at the M Resort Casino Spa in Las Vegas. Among the players who took their seats include, JC Tran, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Luke Schwartz, Roland de Wolfe, and PokerNews' own, Tony G. Even if you can't catch it on Monday, you can check out the trailer below.
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Turning the Tables
While in Rosario for the PokerStars LAPT, Lynn Gilmartin decided to flip the switch on Kristy Arnett and put her on the other side of the mic. Find out who her landlord is, whether she feels the expectations of being Asian and in poker are too lofty to live up to, and more in this edition of Calling the Clock.