PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg walks free from New York court

Driving force behind operator’s early growth sentenced to time served and $30,000 fine almost a decade after Black Friday

Isai Scheinberg, the founder of PokerStars, has been sentenced by a New York court to time served and handed a $30,000  fine for his involvement in the poker operator’s US-facing business in the 2000s. Scheinberg, who holds duel Israeli and Canadian citizenship, pleaded guilty in March to operating a multi-million-dollar unlawful internet gambling business after…

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