Mike Postle Seeks Dismissal of Involuntary-Bankruptcy Petition

It’s time again for the latest from the Mike Postle saga, where the accused poker cheat and failed libel-case litigant has finally filed a motion to dismiss the involuntary-bankruptcy petition filed against his a couple of months back by Veronica Brill and Todd Witteles. Brill and Witteles were the only two of the 12 defendants …

Players Behaving Badly, Part 1: Brill Interviews Mike Postle’s Ex

Sometimes poker stories are difficult in unexpected ways. One of the most recent examples of this unfortunate truism was the video interview Veronica Brill conducted a week ago with Mike Postle’s former wife, Sabina Johnson. Brill interviewed Johnson way back on Mother’s Day in early May, and it took Brill another four weeks to publish …

Mike Postle Files to Dismiss Libel Lawsuit, Endgame Issues Linger

On April 1, alleged poker cheat Mike Postle filed a voluntary dismissal motion in the Sacramento Superior Court where his $330 million defamation lawsuit was under consideration. The motion means Postle won’t be getting any of that money he might have dreamed of, though it’s not the end of the whole affair. There are still …

Judge Grants Mike Postle Second Continuation in Defamation Lawsuit

Mike Postle, the California poker pro who was sued by nearly 90 other players for allegedly cheating during dozens of livestreamed cash games at Sacramento’s Stones Gambling Hall, has been granted a second continuance in his $330 million defamation lawsuit against a dozen of his most prominent public accusers. Postle received a 33-day continuation until …

Mike Postle Libel Lawsuit Shows Signs of Fizzling Out

It’s been a while since there’s been news connected to Mike Postle, the Mississippi-born and California-residing poker player who was sued by 86 other players for allegedly cheating during dozens of live-streamed episodes of “Stones Live!” cash games. After being dismissed from that lawsuit on a California gambling-laws technicality, Postle turned the tables and filed …

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. …