Mike Postle Drops $330million Defamation Lawsuit Towards Whistleblower Veronica Brill
The most recent revelation within the Mike Postle saga is that the alleged cheat has dropped his $330million defamation lawsuit, with whistleblower Veronica Brill now searching for Postle to pay her authorized charges…
For individuals who haven’t been following the long-running story, there are hyperlinks beneath to each step of the outstanding case that has seen extra twists and turns than an alpine street.
The most recent beautiful transfer was completely surprising, coming simply days after Postle had filed for a continuance of his authorized declare towards Brill and others.
The listing of individuals he was suing included Daniel Negreanu, Joey Ingram and Todd Witteles, in addition to firms related to Phil Galfond, Matt Berkey, Jonathan Little and Doug Polk.
Brill’s lawyer, Marc Randazza, shared the court docket submitting that exhibits Postle giving up on his defamation claims, coming quickly after our story about his hyperlinks to the HONR community.
Brill and Todd Witteles had each filed anti-SLAPP motions, making an attempt to get Postle’s lawsuit dismissed on the grounds it was merely a ploy to forestall individuals discussing his potential involvement within the dishonest episode that sparked all the affair.
Fairly what occurs subsequent is unclear, however it’s seemingly Postle will probably be accountable for the authorized charges incurred by these having to defend themselves towards his defamation claims.
Mac Verstandig, the lawyer who was behind the preliminary lawsuit introduced by dozens of gamers who felt they’d been cheated by Postle, added his view…
Randazza blamed the state of affairs on Postle’s unwillingness to safe the providers of an legal professional, writing:
“…when you could have non-lawyers interfering in your case, providing you with shitty recommendation, you get screwed. Postle ought to sue the idiots who have been attempting to “play lawyer” for him.”
Together with Postle’s handle in his preliminary tweet raised some considerations about Postle’s privateness rights, however Randazza refuted these considerations.
“Didn’t happen to me that this is likely to be his dwelling handle,” he tweeted, including: “If he used his that, (I’ve not confirmed) then that’s on him. Had it occurred to me that it was his dwelling handle, I might have redacted it. However, since I cannot un-ring the bell, I’m not going to vary something.”
In the meantime, Todd Witeles, the Poker Fraud Alert founder who was named in Postle’s defamation lawsuit, shared his personal ideas on the announcement.
“Mike Postle dismissed the defamation case towards me. What’s my subsequent transfer? I’ll do a PokerFraudAlert Radio particular with my legal professional Eric Bensamochan…to elucidate all of it.”
Not one of the different high-profile defendants have made public statements on the lawsuit, or its withdrawal this week.
In case you missed something related to the case over the previous 12 months, our in depth protection of the Postlegate scandal will be considered beneath:
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