Former WSOP Main Event Champ Arrested in Undercover Prostitution Sting
Greek myths mirror real life with stories of success and debauchery, pride and humiliation, and secrets that lead to results that are dastardly. We all remember poker pro Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow’s 2003 cocaine arrest that ultimately led up to a stint that is six-month Clark County jail on charges of felony control with intent to sell. In reality, the list of poker player scandals, perhaps not surprisingly, is colorful indeed, and you will add 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Raymer compared to that list: he was arrested in early March after responding up to a website advertising for prostitutes. Unfortuitously for him, the ad was a sting set up by North Carolina police, and he ended up being nabbed, one presumes, when he showed up to meet his hooker at a police-selected hotel. Raymer is married, and was presumably seeking some action on the side. Although the story originally reported that it in fact was a prostitution that is male, that apparent error had been quickly amended. Whoops.
Wake Forest, North Carolina police say that 48-yr-old Raymer ‘was one of six men whom reacted to an advertisement posted by undercover police on a web site frequently employed by prostitutes.’
Wake Forest police chief Jeffrey Leonard added that ‘the locations prostitutes choose for this kind of unlawful activity vary, and seldom remain the same for more than a few days at a right time, maki Read more