EPT finalist pleaded guilty for the drug trading

Micah Raskin 2019

​Micah Raskin is a 50-year-old successful poker player who earned about $2,000,000 during his career. The 6th place in Main Event EPT San Remo 2012 is his best achievement in the tournaments. January 28, 2018 was the last time he entered the prize zone. One month after that his fruitful career ended abruptly.

FBI 2019

In February last year Micah Raskin was detained because of big consignment of drugs. The police found 162 kilograms of psychotropic substances amounting to $500 000 during the search. The poker player stored it all in his house and he used a courier in order to deliver the orders for the clients. After his arrest a number of court proceedings started and Micah tried to avoid accusations.

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Some days ago Raskin decided to confess his guilt. His lawyer David Cohen reported that Micah takes responsibility for his actions. Now Raskin is waiting for a court judgement that will take place in June and he can get at least five years' imprisonment.

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