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Absolute Poker Head Serves Relatively Short Sentence

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According to a report from Gambling911, former Absolute Poker principal Brent Beckley has been released from federal custody roughly 10 months into a 14-month sentence.

The following video purports to show Beckley’s release:

A search of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator suggests that Beckley is still in custody. The site claims to be updated daily. I have not seen the news confirmed by a source other than G911.

A shortened sentence wouldn’t come as a complete surprise, as the DoJ argued aggressively for leniency in Beckley’s case (although the original 14-month sentence itself was generally considered lenient).

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