Poker Stars Founder Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gambling, Fine and No Jail Expected

Isai Scheinberg pled guilty to a single count of conducting an Illegal Gambling Business on March 25, 2020.  Other charges including bank fraud and violation of the 2006  federal UIEGA bill were dropped.  Sentencing will be conducted at a later date by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. Mr. Scheinberg was one of eleven defendants in an indictment […]

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Poker Stars founder Isai Scheinberg in negotiations with US prosecutors

January 24, 2020 Poker.com News Team The news of Poker Stars founder Isai Scheinberg surrendering to US authorities was met with some surprise by the poker community.  It, however, is hardly a shock considering he remained the only outstanding key figure of the 2011 US indictment (widely known as Black Friday to seasoned poker players) […]

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