Poker Blogger Jay Newnum Gets Probation After Foxwoods Tip Box Theft

Poker Blogger Jay Newnum Gets Probation After Foxwoods Tip Box Theft

Former poker blogger Jay Newnum is stepping far from poker after receiving probation for stealing from a dealer’s tip jar (Image: betraisefoldmovie.com)

If you are a poker blogger/reporter hired to cover a good-sized tournament at a major land casino, probably making a move on the dealer’s tip box just isn’t your best decision ever. Apparently, not everybody grasps that reality, and now from the ‘what were you thinking’ files comes news that 41-year-old probably-not-anymore poker blogger Jay Newnum has received probation for stealing almost $700 while covering a Foxwoods casino poker tourney on 16 of last year december.

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The Fishers, Indiana blogger evidently returned the stolen funds taken from the tip box apparently snatched up using chopsticks, a visual we find pretty amusing during a Mega Stack Challenge $600 No-Limit Texas Hold’em tournament held at the popular Mashantucket, Connecticut casino.

Newnum will likely be permitted to take part in one thing called ‘accelerated rehabilitation,’ an official state court system which will wipe his record clean if he makes it through the probation duration without using chopsticks on anything but chow mein and moo goo gai pan. Newnum dodged a bullet with this particular sentencing, as a maximum could have been brought by this class B misdemeanor of six months in jail as well as up to $1,000 in punitive fines.

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Canadian Lottery Winner Donating Entire Jackpot to Charity

Canadian Lottery Winner Donating Entire Jackpot to Charity

Recent Canadian lottery winner Tom Crist shown here with his now-deceased wife Jan was in a charitable mood after getting a phone call from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation

Even though you were to win a big jackpot if you don’t play the lottery very often, we’re sure that you’ve imagined what you would do. We’ve all show up with answers to that concern on our very own: just what we’d buy, how exactly we’d invest, along with which of our friends and family members we would share our newfound wealth. Numerous of us would additionally give some portion of our winnings to charities that are very important to us however it’s difficult to imagine most people being almost as generous being a lottery that is recent in Canada has turned out to be.

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Winner Tom Crist had been on vacation in California when he received a call from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, alerting him to your reality that he had just won a $40 million (US$37.5 million) jackpot in the Lotto Max drawing the largest in the history associated with WCLC lotteries.

Normally, lottery winners do not understand their winnings via a phone call. But Crist who had been playing tennis in Palm Springs at the full time ended up beingn’t a lottery player that is typical. He had been on a membership plan with the lottery that automatically purchased tickets for him for each drawing. The WCLC checked their numbers automatically, and Continue reading “Canadian Lottery Winner Donating Entire Jackpot to Charity”