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Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 01/16/2022 - Punishing Paypal

(Topic begins at 0:10:56 mark): Federal class action suit filed against Paypal for money seizures, led by attorney Eric Bensamochan, who comes on the show to explain.... (1:31:53): Quick update on Mike Postle case.... (1:34:52): Druff's son Benjamin tests positive for Omicron. How is he, and is Druff next?.... (2:14:36): Update: What has happened since last week's Mikki Mase interview?.... (2:26:50): Update: Traveling Cuban poker room cheaters are at it again.... (2:38:22): Druffytime Theater: How a $14 mistake on Druff's ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 01/09/2022 - Mikki's Millions

(Topic begins at 0:14:57): Druff reveals Hollywood insider's details about Peter Bogdanovich, who died this week.... (0:34:49): Interview with self-proclaimed casino crusher Mikki Mase -- is he for real?.... (2:45:00): Doug Polk, Andrew Neeme, and Brad Owen become partners in Austin-area poker room.... (3:18:43): Druffytime Theater: In 2001, Druff received intense secret admirer e-mails from someone who knew him well -- was it another guy?.... (3:37:06): PayPal, Venmo, other apps ordered to report transactions of over $600 to IRS.... (4:01:05): ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 01/02/2022 - Run It Twice

(Topic begins at 0:26:09 mark): Phil Galfond's "Run It Once Poker" site to close January 3, attempts to move to US market.... (2:07:23): Dan Bilzerian appears on Doug Polk's show for contentious interview.... (3:33:54): Nicholas Palma accusing Tim Reilly of using fake vax card for WSOP, and Negreanu now put out a $10k challenge over the matter.... (4:23:59): Flashback #1 - Druff attempted to attempt the "New Years Rockin Eve" party in the 2000s, and learned a secret about the ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 12/26/2021 - Mark "shoeshine box" Fucile Memorial Episode

(Topic begins at 0:23:33 mark): PFA friend Mark "shoeshine box" Fucile passes away at age 58 from cancer, Druff memorializes him.... (0:38:32): On the way to Vegas, Druff develops sudden intense illness in the middle of the desert.... (1:04:40): Update: Hospital with Druff ER fail gives result of investigation of incident.... (1:27:27): The gambling world attempts to make sense of self-professed -EV game casino crusher "Mikki Mase".... (4:14:44): Bovada and Ignition have a massive, multi-day crash -- what happened?.... (4:43:46): ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 12/11/2021 - Where's Johnny?

(Topic begins at 0:02:07 mark): Druff tells a mostly unknown story about recently passed Monkees member Michael Nesmith.... (0:29:59): Mysterious health issue strikes Druff, sends him to the ER, fail occurs.... (1:43:56): Johnny Chan's "88 Social" poker room in Houston closes doors, leaves tons of players with chips unpaid, Johnny explains situation to Mike Matusow.... (3:13:31): Poker Paint controversy heats back up, lawsuits threatened.... (3:41:47): Online poker legend (and onetime PFA Radio guest) Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt passes away at the ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 11/24/2021 - Rio's Last Stand

(Topic begins at 0:25:51 mark): WSOP officially announced to be moving to Bally's/Paris in 2022.... (1:14:47): German pro wins WSOP Main, 49-year-old amateur finishes 2nd.... (1:28:29): Josh Arieh edges Phil Hellmuth for 2021 WSOP Player of the Year, but is the race really over?.... (1:47:52): khalwat revisits the late registration & rebuy issue with tournaments.... (2:03:22): Negreanu blows 3-handed chip lead to finish off 1-for-26 in final tables at Rio.... (2:18:37): Vegas poker player Zach Gensler plays 124 straight hour ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 11/16/2021 - Main Event Malady

(Topic begins at 0:16:13 mark): Druff runs a below-average stack close to the money at WSOP Main -- did he make it?.... (1:02:12): COVID outbreak occurs among now-busted WSOP Main Event players, just being discovered.... (1:20:42): Report: CLEAR App rumored to have been vulnerable to fake vaccine cards.... (1:43:39): Chris Moneymaker had huge first few days at Main Event, but will he contend to repeat his 2003 title?.... (2:11:40): Chance Kornuth in controversy over angle-shot at Main Event TV table.... ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 11/08/2021 - Just Your Average Day at the WSOP

Broadcasted live from Rio Las Vegas.... (0:16:53 mark): Surprise! Druff shows up to play WSOP Main, plays Day 1.... (1:20:05): Will Main Event have a big problem with lack of space on November 9th?.... (1:31:20): Update: COVID-afflicted Vanessa Kade plays Main Event Day 1C, but was it safe?.... (1:50:56): Justin Bonomo calls out Chris Hunichen for not notifying him about COVID diagnosis after they played together.... (2:10:53): PokerGo employee tackled, arrested at Rio during Day 1A of Main Event.... (2:23:55): ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 10/30/2021 - WSOP Patient Zero

(Topic begins at 0:12:23): Vanessa Kade comes down with COVID, should she be allowed to play upcoming Main Event?.... (0:37:14): MJ Gonzales buys in a man with terminal cancer to WSOP Main Event, and lets man keep all winnings.... (0:47:45): Two recreational players at last weeks' Ivey/Dwan Hustler Casino Live game were in the news for all the wrong reasons.... (1:07:38): Phil Ivey hosts 2000s-style lavish poker party to promote new shoe-based NFT.... (1:33:56): Druff gives updates regarding the status ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 10/23/2021 - Booster Blues

(Topic starts at 0:20:46 mark): Druff got Pfizer vaccine booster, had bad reaction, might play WSOP.... (0:58:57): Phil Hellmuth dominating WSOP, keeps making final tables, acting worse than ever, wins 16th bracelet.... (1:53:15): Adam Friedman wins $10k Dealers Choice event for third WSOP in a row.... (2:03:04): US to allow vaccinated international travelers on November 8, changes WSOP Main Event schedule.... (2:19:48): Shaun Deeb claims someone broke into his Rio room at 6am and tried to steal from him while ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 10/10/2021 - Return of the Real WSOP

(Topics begin at 0:20:06, covering first 10 days of WSOP): Over a week in, there are surprisingly no known WSOP COVID infections.... (0:45:09): WSOP numbers are somewhat down compared to 2019.... (1:01:35): PFA listener Ari Engel scores second career bracelet after grueling heads up match.... (1:16:36): Kelly Minkin in controversy after being witnessed unregistering and re-registering same event.... (1:43:16): Nate Silver battles for bracelet at final table of $10k Limit Holdem event.... (1:59:35): Massive Caesars computer outage shuts down Total ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 09/25/2021 - Caught in the Crossfire

(Topic begins at 0:17:22 mark): Druff skipping first portion of WSOP, possibly entire event.... (0:29:31): Poker Fraud Alert to give away thousands to charity, and you can help suggest where it goes.... (0:48:28): Bizarre pro-Postle website linked to figure in HONR Network charity.... (1:28:49): PFA now in center of Andy Stacks vs. Jenny Savage controversy.... (2:33:03): Daniel Negreanu accuses Will Faila, Robert Mizrachi of "passing fake vaccine cards" at the Wynn, then changes story.... (2:48:23): Mike Matusow battling on Twitter ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 09/11/2021 - Twenty Years Later

(Topic begins at 0:17:56 mark): Druff's 9/11 Retrospective: 20 Years Later..... (1:41:11): WSOP removes the 2021 mask mandate -- Matt the Rat calls in.... (2:26:30): Update: Andy Troumbly, former owner of disgraced Fox Poker communicates with Druff, agrees to pay back players.... (2:45:05): Update: Mike Postle files opposition to involuntary bankruptcy, but how much does it mention Druff?.... (3:06:56): Andy Stacks of "Live at the Bike" fame calls out fellow player for stiffing him on $16k loan, then deletes video.... ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 09/04/2021 - Shifty Like a Fox

(Topic begins at 0:17:16 mark): PFA gets rave reviews on Twitter for last week's "Pokergirl" story.... (0:22:48): Fox Poker shuts down, huge bombshell dropped regarding theft by main owner Andy Troumbly.... (2:03:09): WSOP employees don't need to be vaccinated, but players do.... (2:29:22): Former US Marine gets $87k seized in northern Nevada, in questionable civil forfeiture action.... (3:02:25): Prahlad Friedman comes out as bi, nobody cares, he tries to come out a second time for more attention.... (3:26:50): PFA Storytime: ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 08/28/2021 - The Greatest Bots of Yesterday

(Topic begins at 0:13:10): WSOP announces vaccination mandate for 2021 series.... (1:08:50): Private "Fox Poker" room having massive payout issues.... (1:57:25): Case closed? Druff might have solved long-running questions about infamous 2007 Full Tilt bot bannings which spawned lawsuit.... (3:41:08): Report: Commerce high limit room has shut down all poker games, conceded loss of action to other area rooms.... (3:56:00): Mojave Desert & Las Vegas History: Desert Center, California, which just sold for $6.25 million, has an interesting 100-year history.... ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 08/22/2021 - Druff's So 2008, Mason's So 2000-And-Late

(Topic beings at 0:21:35 mark): Update: Matt Marafioti suicide confirmed.... (0:42:30): Update: Mike Postle files answer to Druff & Veronica's involunatry bankruptcy petition, goes after Marc Randazza.... (1:23:41): Kristen Bicknell and Party Poker part ways -- was it due to her vocal anti-vaxx positions?..... (2:09:29): Mason Malmuth stupidly posts never-before-seen emails between him and Pokernews involving trying to cover up Sklansky/Hawkbaker story.... (3:05:42): Resorts World rooms still going for surprisingly little money. Does this mean the property is failing?.... (3:35:35): ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 08/16/2021 - From the Ashes PFA Rises

(Topic begins at 0:20:30 mark): Happy anniversary? Druff talks about 10-year anniversary of fallout with good friend, which led to PFA's creation.... (1:41:30): Controversial early 2010s poker pro Matt Marafioti likely just committed suicide in New Jersey.... (2:28:44): Users on 2+2 go after Sklansky and Malmuth for past transgressions, now that they are no longer admins.... (3:23:32): WSOP publishes disturbing COVID disqualification policy, semi-retracts it, full truth still unknown.... (4:24:58): PayPal updates Acceptable Use Policy -- was it because of ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 08/05/2021 - Hustling Away From the Bike

(Topic starts at 0:25 mark): Druff takes long Colroado road trip, talks about notable events.... (1:00:44): Druff, Veronica Brill file petition to put Mike Postle into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy.... (1:12:22): Interview with Ryan Feldman, who has started new live streaming poker show from Hustler Casino in southern California.... (2:24:20): New Russian 2+2 owners make controversial changes to forum rules.... (3:05:25): Druff gives thoughts on Layne Flack, who passed away last month.... (3:32:15): Prison sentences being handed down in shocking ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 07/24/2021 - Validate Me! Sincerely, Pistolslap

Audio posting of special YouTube show featuring Brandon, sonatine, PLOL, tradershky, and others. Video version can be found on the "PFA Radio DWAHOOOOO" YouTube channel. Layne Flack found DEAD: Drex shares his only memorable Layne Flack Story.... Poker twitter ablaze this week after sources claim 2021 is last year of WSOP at the Rio. But it may not be moving to where you think!... WSOP.com announces Pennsylvania only online bracelet series. Have they finally gone too far this time???.... Long ...

Poker Fraud Alert Radio - 07/14/2021 - www.twoplustwo.ru

(Topic begins at 0:19:23 mark): Mason Malmuth sells the 2+2 forum to a mysterious Russian company.... (1:13:43): Controversial 2000s poker media figure Joy Miller passes away.... (1:48:29): Mike Matusow joins class action lawsuit against Paypal involving money confiscation... (2:00:51): Listener "go buccos" joins Druff to talk about businesses degrading service, and using COVID as an excuse.... (2:33:58): Listener "Candy" calls up drunk, and Brandon joins.... (3:06:09): Update: Landon Tice's backers pulled the plug on him, coach Kevin Rabichow sheds light ...