Thursday, 28 June 2012
Former banker John Campos has been given a three-month prison sentence for his role in illegal payment processing for poker sites.
According to news agency Bloomberg, Manhattan District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected Campos' request for a non-custodial sentence and in addition to the jail time, Campos was given three years' probation and was banned from serving as an officer or director of a bank. Campos, a former vice-president Utah's Sun First bank admitted to processing $200 million in gambling proceeds from late 2009 onwards. He was charged with violating the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act as part of the Black Friday proceedings.The 59-year-old had pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge in March but Judge Kaplan initially rejected the agreement reached with US prosecutors, questioning why Campos hadn't been charged with a felony. Kaplan accepted the single charge at a later hearing in April.According to the Associated Press Judge Kaplan described Campos' misdemeanor as a 'greed-driven crime' and that he was 'extremely lenient' in handing down a sentence of just three months.
Christmas is just around the corner and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are getting into the holiday spirit by offering online poker players the chance to double one re-load deposit up to $100.
Juicy Stakes has announced the launch of a series of daily freeroll online poker tournaments that will award players with spots into special weekly games featuring prize pools of up to $300.
Four online poker players that won prize packages into the $2,400 main event of the PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 courtesy of Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are on their way to the Caribbean this weekend and will be joined by vlogger ‘TheTrooper97’.
Americas Cardroom has released its fifth and final sponsored video chronicling the action from the Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016, which ended on Sunday with Latvian player Eduards Kudrjavcevs taking the main event title and its $143,675 first-place prize.
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