Poker It Forward

by , Dec 28, 2009 | 1:57 pm

In Washington state, this video would be grounds for a criminal prosecution on par with with child molesting. But down south, in Portland, Oregon, it’s a super-feelgood story with online poker pro Dusty Schmidt (aka “Leatherass”) gambling for the homeless.

His schtick is playing for rent for the underprivileged, and ends up making $20k for the folks in the process:


One Comment to “Poker It Forward”


  1. Kevin Mathers
    says:

    To tie it in with your previous post about poker and golf, Schmidt was an accomplished amateur golfer before heart trouble sidelined him for a few years. Earlier this year, he had announced a million-dollar poker and golf challenge. That cost him his amateur status, even though no one accepted his challenge.