Karak

E-mail: karak@subjectpoker.com

Karak is a 2nd year law student at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, where he lives. He earned his undergraduate degree in both economics and English. His primary passion lies in the analysis and exploration of US politics and legislative policy. He has a background working for state and local legislators and is also experienced in local political campaigns.

Libertarian is the most accurate way of identifying Karak's political beliefs. While he doesn't consider himself an Austrian, he is a huge fan of Austrian economists such as Mises and Hayek. He is particularly fond of the public choice theory work done by James Buchanan of George Mason. He is also a devout Christian.

Karak has played poker "seriously" for nearly 7 years, though he's never relied on it as a source of income or for living expenses. However, Karak loves the game and spends his time studying it and improving at it. He is also the author of http://www.lawdonk.com, where he writes pieces analyzing US politics, laws, and policy and their impact on online poker.





Ivey Lawsuit Dismissed

July 1, 2011 - 6:33 PM EDT
Ivey Lawsuit Dismissed

Ivey v. Tiltware was dismissed on Thursday, June 30 2011. Online records Subject: Poker acquired from the Clark County Courthouse website indicate the case was voluntarily dismissed without prejudice by the plaintiff. Ivey, a member of Team Full Tilt who owns a piece of the poker site, filed the lawsuit against Tiltware, one of the many companies behind the Full Tilt brand, on June 1st. ...

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Inside the Press Release

May 23, 2011 - 11:44 PM EDT
Inside the Press Release

As we’ve seen in the last couple months, the US Attorneys like to release statements with all of their indictments which lay out the charges, identify the defendants and give credit to the law enforcement agencies and individuals who conducted the investigation. The most recent indictments proved no different. This press release was certainly telling. In it, four distinct agencies (three federal and the state of Maryland) were identified as having participated in the investigation...

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Inside the Indictments

May 23, 2011 - 11:00 PM EDT
Inside the Indictments

I have only had a brief time to look at the indictments, and I intend to offer a more thorough analysis of each indictment, as well as the affidavit, in the coming days as we learn more. Here are my early thoughts, though: The first indictment is against K23 Group Financial Services, doing business as BMX Entertainment, and Ann Marie Puig. The second indictment alleges charges against Thrillix Systems, Ltd, doing business as BetED.com, Darren...

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