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Absolute Poker co-founder pleads guilty

Brent Beckley was charged with violating U.S. laws against illegal gambling

Brent Beckley apparently knew when to fold. The co-founder of online gaming website Absolute Poker pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy to violate the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act as well as conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud eight months after U.S. prosecutors went all-in on a number of online poker websites.

Beckley faces one to 1 ½ years in jail time under the stipulated sentencing guidelines.

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