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Fossilman

Poker Champ Arrested

In Female Prostitution Sting [UPDATE]

3/15/2013 9:46 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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11:13 AM PT -- Despite initial reports, cops say the sting did NOT involve "male" prostitutes ... but rather prostitutes of the female variety.

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World Series of Poker champ Greg Raymer -- aka the FossilMan -- has been busted for trying to bury his bone ... after allegedly soliciting a prostitute online.

A rep for the Wake Forest PD in North Carolina says Raymer was popped at a Wake Forest hotel on Wednesday.

Police say the 48-year-old poker legend was one of six men who responded to an advertisement posted by an undercover cop on a website frequented by prostitutes. The men have since been released on $1,000 bond.

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According to Raymer's website, he is currently married.

Raymer -- famous for his lizard-eye hologram glasses -- won the 2004 World Series of Poker main event. He reportedly owns a nearby NC house valued at nearly $1.6 million.

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46.

Metta Worldhate    

F--- you, police.

Yeah, he's a sad, gross, disguisting pig, but what business of that is yours?

558 days ago
47.

Sandra     

He is a fugly pig!!

558 days ago
48.

HillbillyHell    

Dude needs to go on a DIET....ASAP

558 days ago
49.

edwad    

what do u expect from a lowlife fat gambler

558 days ago
50.

ricosauve15    

What a waste of tax payer money. If this person was being forced or was underage then ya. Send in the cops. Two adults should be none of our business

558 days ago
51.

jboogie    

Why did the article mention something about male prositute, the media always trying to juice something up. There's nothing wrong with this man being with some women. This country is so hypicritical, I guess it would have been ok if it was engaging with men. Like really is something wrong with a man being with a women, everyone are adults. Wake up.

558 days ago
52.

Sequals3    

What a complete waste of police resources! Wake Forest, North Carolina has a Crime Index of 36...100 is the best. 36, and their spending their resources busting John's...?! Go solve a B&E, a rape or a murder you dumbf*ck pigs!

558 days ago
53.

Darkrazr    

Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the jail my soul to keep, If I F***up make me pay, 50 dollars everyday.....lol

558 days ago
54.

scoopie    

This is sad; I got to meet him the year after he won and he's a really nice guy who seems to have made a bad choice.

558 days ago
55.

MarkFaust    

Entrapment.

558 days ago
56.

bingobo    

Well if he knew that the woman behind the ad is a cop, would he respond to that ad? Of course not. It's sounds like an entrapment to me. It's like they set you up for failure kind of thing. The cop made a mistake already by pretending as a woman. People or customers as a male species will hit any beautiful woman but not a cop pretending to be a woman. This guy can even sue the Police for some type of fraud violating ones privacy. How about that for a change and let's not judge the guy for what he did. After all, for all of you who have not sinned shall cast the first stone.

558 days ago
57.

Wildling    

This ugly fatty looks like he would have to pay for sex.

558 days ago
58.

JC    

I will start by saying, I do not agree with "Buying" another Human Being but, with all of the Unsolved Murders; Rapes, Assaults, Robberies, etc., it BOGGLES my mind, that Cops spend their time and resources, running Prostitution Stings and arresting Prostitutes and "Johns"! There are FAR more important crimes, they could be focusing on! Save us from the Murderers; Rapists and Thugs FIRST! THEN, "save" us, from the Prostitutes! Leave it to my Home State of North Carolina!

558 days ago
59.

Kaaka    

So i guess the undercover COP didn't wait for his " ALL IN" ..move.

558 days ago
60.

Arthur    

He should have played a different hand.

558 days ago
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