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February 24, 2005

Poker Club President gets Jail Time

Luck has run out for a man who hosted poker tournaments in the Rochester area.

The president of the “Texas Hold 'Em Club” of Rochester, is now in jail.

Read the Full Article Here

“If everybody puts in their money and the winner takes all that's fine,” Monroe County assistant district attorney, Jennifer Sommers, said.

“It's when a house is taking 5%, in this case Mr. DeFranco taking 5% off the top, you run into legal ramifications."

Interesting decision and ruling....

Posted by fatbill at February 24, 2005 01:07 PM


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