WSOP Runnerup John Racener Busted for DUI

Written by:
Thomas Somach
Published on:
Dec/12/2010
John Racener

John Racener, who finished as the runnerup in the 2010 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event last month in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, has been arrested in Tampa, Florida, USA, for driving under the influence (DUI).

Television station WFTS, Channel 28 in Tampa, an ABC affiliate, reported on its website that Racener, 24, was arrested at 4:07 a.m. Saturday for DUI by Tampa police.

Racener was jailed overnight and released Sunday after posting bail, the TV station reported.

While in custody, he refused to consent to a blood-alcohol test to determine his level of drunkeness, the TV station reported.

The arrest is Racener's third DUI arrest since 2005, the TV station reported.

Racener, a Tampa resident, came in second in the 2010 WSOP Main Event at the Rio casino to Jonathan Duhamel of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, but still collected a cool $5.5 million.

Last week, Racener finished fourth in the Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds Poker Classic at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas, earning $232,000.

By Tom Somach
Gambling911.com Staff Writer
tomsomach@yahoo.com

Poker News

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.

Poker's Royal Wedding

Poker's Royal Wedding

Daniel Negreanu tied the knot with long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman and the poker community celebrated along side them.

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

If there is such a thing as a poker royal wedding, this would be it.  Daniel Negrean and long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman have tied the knot.

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

(Originally Published 9/15/15) With the death of Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr.

Where Can I Play Online Poker From California?

There just a few online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of California.

Syndicate