Inside Mike Postle’s Defamation Suit Against Accusers

Just when you might have thought the long saga centered on alleged poker cheater Mike Postle had reached its conclusion, it turns out a whole new chapter is being written. Last week, in something of a surprise development, Postle filed a defamation lawsuit against numerous defendants, all of whom accused Postle of cheating via very […]

Postle Case Update: 60 Plaintiffs Agree to Settlement

The ongoing saga surrounding alleged poker cheat Mike Postle appears to have reached a formal conclusion in the legal sense, as 60 of the 88 plaintiffs in the California lawsuit originally naming Postle, Sacramento’s Stones Gambling Hall, and Stones employee Justin Kuraitis agreed this week to a settlement with Stones and Kuraitis, the two remaining […]

Judge Dismisses Marle Cordeiro Lawsuit Against Alleged Poker Cheat Mike Postle

Alleged poker cheat Mike Postle has again triumphed in a US District Court in a lawsuit seeking justice for his alleged cheating activity. This time, in Nevada, US District Judge James C. Mahan has dismissed an action filed against Postle by Las Vegas-based pro Marle Cordeiro. Yesterday’s six-page dismissal opinion by Judge Mahan marks a […]

Judge Dismisses Postle Case, Opens New Era for California Card Cheats

US District Judge William B Shubb has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 88 plaintiffs and former players on Stones Gambling Hall’s “Stones Live!” podcasts against alleged poker cheat Mike Postle, “Stones Live!” director Justin Kuraitis, and Stones Gambling Hall corporate parent Kings Casino Management. In his opinion, offered yesterday, June 3, 2020, Shubb largely relied […]

Mike Postle’s Been a Very, Very Bad Boy, Plaintiffs’ Counsel Alleges

Separate filings in two poker-cheating lawsuits allege Postle has been gaming the legal system to muddy up the two processes. There’s been quite a bit of news in recent days in the two lawsuits involving alleged poker cheat Mike Postle, the focal point of an ongoing firestorm that’s unlikely to go away any time soon. […]

Michael Postle Defense Filing Formalized; Multiple Draft Errors Create Confusion

It’s time to return here to the hot topic and middling controversy of alleged poker cheat Mike Postle having filed his initial response to the $10M civil lawsuit. Since my previous article, Postle, who officially represents himself, has had a signed version of the filing docketed into the case by Sacramento attorney William Portanova. The […]

Michael Postle Definitively Linked to RounderLife; Altered and Unsigned Filing Posted

In a follow-up to the publication by online ‘zine RounderLife of the initial legal response by alleged poker cheat Mike Postle, this writer has been able to establish an ongoing link between Postle and RounderLife that had previously only been assumed. The outlet, which has published numerous pro-Postle features, had been previously connected to Postle, […]

Michael Postle Files Formal Response to Cheating Allegations

Sacramento-area poker pro Mike Postle, the central figure in a high-profile, $10 million civil case including allegations of cheating during dozens of live-streamed poker sessions from California’s Stones Gambling Hall, has filed his initial legal response in the case. The filing, dated March 24, 2020, was first published on the RounderLife website already closely linked […]

Two-Time GPI POY Alex Foxen Cited in Alleged Crypto Negligence Lawsuit

An intriguing lawsuit filed by South African poker player Ronit Chamani cites reigning and soon-to-be two-time GPI Player of the Year Alex Foxen as playing a key recruiting role in a cryptocurrency venture now alleged to have conducted in negligent (if not fraudulent) activity, including the failure to return remaining investor funds once the crypto […]

Postle Acknowledges Summons, Receives 28-Day Response Extension

There’s been a bit more movement in the high-profile civil lawsuit involving Sacramento-area poker player Mike Postle. Postle, who allegedly cheated during dozens of “Stones Live” live-streamed podcasts in 2018 and 2019, has officially acknowledged receiving service of the legal summons notifying him as being a defendant in the case. As part of a document […]