Offit Kurman Attorney Recognized in PokerNews for a Case Against the Borgata

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #3, Christian Lusardi and the Borgata Counterfeit Chip Scandal

The Top 10 Stories of 2014 countdown continues with No. 5 on the list, when the game’s unspoken code of integrity was compromised by a conniving, yet admittedly clever, criminal armed with counterfeit chips. PokerNews was in attendance when the 2014 Borgata Winter Poker Open’s opening event — a $500 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament boasting a $2 million guaranteed prize pool — suddenly sunk into a scene of surreal uncertainty. PokerNews’ assignment was relatively simple: observe the series’ tournaments firsthand and update running blogs with entries reflecting the lay of the land in each event. After the first two days of Event 1 were in the books, everything was going according to plan, but little did anybody know at the time that a player in the field had a plan of his own in the works. Click here to read the full article


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