04/10/2012 : ONLINE POKER FEATURED ON BBC CANADA AND US SERVICE
Cameras follow one poker pro
Poker pro Robert Fellner (28) may live in Las Vegas, but he prefers to play poker on the internet, a career that has become problematic thanks to the prohibitionary tendencies of American federal politics.
Over the weekend the US and Canada television service of the BBC made Fellner the central peg on which it hung the story of US poker restrictions and the reactions of professional players and experts to current developments. The program can be viewed here:
The presenter claims that some players have relocated outside the States in order to continue to earn a living, or travel extensively to participate in international games elsewhere.
Fellner said in an interview that after Black Friday he had to wait for several weeks for payment, but in the end he received the $150,000 he was owed by Pokerstars