Forbes has done a nice profile on PokerStars founders Isai and Mark Scheinberg, and how they turned a Toronto-based software company into the world’s biggest online poker room (which expects to deal its 40 billionth hand sometime this month). Several years ago, Forbes sent a journalist down to Costa Rica to do a profile of Calvin Ayre for that year’s ‘Billionaires’ issue, although rumor has it that said journo spent more time drinking and vomiting (not necessarily in that order) than he did on getting his facts straight. Read more.
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