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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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61.

jastan    

If you think Cheryl`s story is really cool..., five weaks-ago my sister's boyfriend basically easily made $6181 workin twenty hours a week from there house and they're best friend's sister-in-law`s neighbour has done this for three months and got over $6181 in their spare time at there mac. applie the tips available on this page, http://www.wow92.com

595 days ago
62.

awesomewave    

Prostitutes, so what? Not the first or last man in history to pay for that service.

595 days ago
63.

DeeMaree    

TWO CONSENTING ADULTS

The real travesty of prostitution is not served at all by this waste of money, time, and stretched police assets. There are LITTLE GIRLS, most have run away from abusive homes, walking the streets of Atlanta working for pimps that get them addicted to drugs to ensure their compliance. Until the johns of these girls are prosecuted for rape--yes you can TELL for quite a long time that they are minors--and their pimps/drug pushers thrown in prison for good (and throw away the key) then stories like this effort are just a joke.

595 days ago
64.

terrell m    

he look like a sex offender

595 days ago
65.

fred staff    

There is no doubt that he likes poker.

595 days ago
66.

Runwithit    

Should have never made that call , Should have folded instead .

595 days ago
67.

steverino    

Why does the government care what a woman does with her body, or what a guy does to get l*id?
Is the church still running things?

595 days ago
68.

ed    

So were supposed to hate him for trying to get laid? SHUT UP! Big deal, a guy is trying to get laid, would you rather he raped someone?

594 days ago
69.

Clint Torris    

Look at him where else is he gonna get any *****?

594 days ago
70.

wygent    

So, is this article saying that the police were using the internet to proposition people and then arresting them if they responded? What happened to the rules on entrapment? Wasn't there always a requirement that any illegal act had to be initiated by the defendant rather than the LEO in order to be prosecuted? I'm confused.

594 days ago
71.

vegasrebel73    

come on the guy was just trying to get a blowie.

594 days ago
72.

steverino    

Why does the government care what a woman does with her body, or what a guy does to get l*id?
Is the church still running things?

594 days ago
73.

Betty White    

His wife is a Claymate. I guess he wanted a Playmate, too.

594 days ago
74.

anon    

[x] Did it for the 100K prop-bet obviously

594 days ago
75.

Joe    

Why is this even illegal? Two consenting adults agreeing to an exchange. This is ridiculous. The police should be out looking for real criminals instead of wasting their time and tax payer money.

594 days ago
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