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Poker Pro Sentenced To Prison

Tags: collusion, Darren Dooschcom Woods, fraud, multi-accounting, prison
Posted on 20 January 2015 by "T".

In 2011, Darren "Dooschcom" Woods won a bracelet at the World Series of Poker and was at the top of his career. Besides the prestigious WSOP title, Woods had won millions of dollars playing online and was consider to be one of the best limit cash game players in the world. However, what many didn't know was that the Brit cheated by playing on multiple accounts and colluding with other players.

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Fatal Punch During Poker Tournament

Tags: James A.Walsh, poker fight, prison, sucker punch, Veterans of Foreign Wars hall
Posted on 04 December 2014 by "T".

During a Texas Hold 'em tournament at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Southbridge on the night of March 16, 2012, a Massachusetts man "sucker punched" a 45-year-old man, who he believed had insulted his girlfriend, in the face so he fell to the floor. The victim, Daniel McDonald, suffered brain and skill injures when his head hit the concrete floor, and he died in the hospital 8 days later.

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Two Charged For Leaving Kids In Hot Vehicle While Playing Video Poker

Tags: cruelty to children, fine, Maxine Brown, Prince Wilson, prison, video poker
Posted on 19 April 2013 by "T".

Maxine Brown, 58, and Prince Wilson, 57, both of Hemingway, were arrested earlier this week for leaving two children, ages 7 and 11, in a hot vehicle for over an hour while they played video poker in a convenience store on Third Loop Road in Florence County (located in the U.S. state of South Carolina).

Brown and Wilson are now facing charges of Cruelty to Children, a crime that is punishable by imprisonment for not more than 30 days or a fine of not more than $200, according to Officials stated that the children were in their care and custody for now.



Poker pro sentenced to 14 years in prison

Tags: arrested, asia poker tour, australia, david saab, prison
Posted on 14 September 2011 by "T".

David Saab, 30, had huge problems with his economy when he decided to play poker for a living back in 2005. It only took 3 years before he had made hundreds of thousands dollars from poker and lived a luxurious life at different casinos around the globe. The biggest cash in his poker career came at the 2008 Asia Poker Tour when he took home the Main Event for $280,000.

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