Rich Muny / Poker Players Alliance

VP of Player Relations

Rich Muny, also known as "the engineer" around various forums online, is the VP of Player Relations for the PPA -- and as such contributes to Pokerati to keep you posted on the latest in poker advocacy across the United States.

Posts by Rich Muny / Poker Players Alliance:

  • Instructions on How to Apply to Reclaim Your Full Tilt Poker Balance

    29 Aug 2013

    It has certainly been another eventful time in the fight for poker rights. I encourage you to view a terrific video by PPA Executive Director John Pappas. In it, he shares insights from Capitol Hill and the progress being made. This video was sent to 2013 members last week and is a great example of the timely […]

  • One Win and One Loss

    08 Aug 2013

    Last week, I shared with you a plan to get individual lawmakers involved in helping to expedite remission processing for those of us with accounts on Full Tilt Poker. I have very good news on that front. On August 1st, Full Tilt Poker Claims Administrator Garden City Group posted a status update on their website […]

  • PokerStars Provides Warmth to Hurricane Sandy Victims

    20 Dec 2012

    The cold weather is bearing down on the East Coast, and sadly there are still thousands of residents who are without power or even warm homes due to the destruction of Hurricane Sandy. This past weekend, PPA Grassroots Director Drew Lesofski hand delivered hundreds of fleeces, hoodies, and other winter-weather clothing to communities in need. […]

  • States, Right?

    20 Dec 2012

    I am proud of the effort so many in the poker community made to advocate for federal online poker legislation in 2012 and I thank everyone who participated in ensuring we were all heard. The community fought hard and came back from deep adversity from just a few years ago. After all, the bill that […]

  • Massachusetts Town Hall and Charity Tourney is upon Us!

    28 Nov 2012

    The New England Town Hall is upon us. PPA Executive Director John Pappas, Director of Grassroots and External Affairs Drew Lesofski, Litigation Support Network Director & Board Member Patrick Fleming, several PPA state directors and I are all gearing up to head to greater Boston to spend this Saturday afternoon with the poker community. We […]

  • Presidential Election, PokerPAC Endorsements, WSOP Support

    01 Nov 2012

    Congratulations 2012 WSOP Main Event Champion and PPA supporter Greg Merson!! If you tuned into the WSOP Main Event final table coverage this week, no doubt you saw many of the finalists proudly wearing PPA patches. As the game progressed to the final three, it was terrific seeing all three patched up in support of […]

  • Reid/Kyl Redux, Full Tilt Remission, 2012 US Online Poker Survey

    24 Oct 2012

    The big news this week is the release of the draft of the legislation that, if passed into law, will license and regulate online poker in the U.S. This bill, officially titled the “Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012” but more often referred to as the “Reid/Kyl bill” after […]

  • PPA Update from Capitol Hill

    04 Oct 2012

    As you have likely heard, there has been widespread discussion regarding online poker legislation on Capitol Hill. Having poker legislation under serious consideration on the Hill is certainly great news; it shows just how much our efforts as a community in advocating for our rights are paying off! I am glad we are all doing […]

  • Poker Candidate Gary Johnson Continues to Speak

    10 Sep 2012

    Tonight, Monday, September 10th at 8pm Eastern–On Tilt Radio is broadcasting an exclusive live stream interview hosted by the PPA’s own VP of Player Relations Rich Muny with Libertarian Presidential candidate Governor Gary Johnson. Listen to the interview tonight here. To help promote the interview with Gov. Johnson, our friends at HogWild Poker are hosting a […]

  • DNC Platform: No Comment on Online Poker

    05 Sep 2012

    The PPA’s Rich Muny (left) with Gary Johnson — not just some Libertarian crackpot, but rather a successful two-term governor and creator of a 1,000-employee construction company. Last week, I broke the news that the 2012 Republican Party Platform includes a plank advocating a national prohibition on online poker. I am pleased to report that […]