Previous poker blogger Jay Newnum is stepping far from poker after receiving probation for stealing from the dealer’s tip jar (Image: betraisefoldmovie.com)
When you are a poker blogger/reporter hired to cover a good-sized competition at a major land casino, probably building a move on the dealer’s tip box isn’t your most readily useful decision ever. Apparently, not everyone grasps that reality, 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 writer evidently returned the stolen funds taken from the tip box reportedly 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 are going to be allowed to be involved in something called ‘accelerated rehabilitation,’ a us state court program that may wipe his record clean through the probation period without using chopsticks on anything but chow mein and moo goo gai pan if he makes it. Newnum dodged a bullet with this specific sentencing, as a maximum could have been brought by this class B misdemeanor of six months in jail along with up to $1,000 in punitive fines.
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