PokerStars founder pleads guilty to running illegal online gambling business

Isai Scheinberg faces a maximum of five years in prison for knowingly accepting deposits from US players

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg yesterday pleaded guilty in a New York court to operating a multi-million-dollar unlawful internet gambling business. Scheinberg is looking at a maximum sentence of five years behind bars for allowing US players to gamble on the Isle of Man-based online poker giant’s site following the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gaming…

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