Bail Bid Denied For Online Poker Scheme Defendant

Law360, New York (June 8, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT) -- A man accused of helping online poker companies process billions of dollars in illegal customer funds will remain in custody after a New York federal judge denied him bail Wednesday over concerns about a lengthy criminal history and past efforts to flee from justice.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James L. Cott rejected the Ira Rubin's request for release after prosecutors detailed a list of arrest warrants issued against the defendant in at least four different states, as well as his escape to Costa Rica following a failure...
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