Online Poker Legend Richard nutsinho Lyndaker Dies Aged 33

One of pokers finest talents, Richard nutsinho Lyndaker, has tragically passed away aged just 33 in San Diego, an accidental overdose of prescribed pain medication reported as the cause of death, with the poker community shocked at the news…

By: Andrew Burnett

Richard was primarily an online cash game player, finding poker during the Moneymaker boom years and working his way up the stakes, becoming one of the winningest online players pre-Black Friday.

By that time he had reached the $2million milestone in cash game profits, and over the course of a dozen years or so he also amassed $1,870,463 in live tournament earnings.

He narrowly missed out on a WSOP bracelet back in 2008, his runner-up payout of $570,551 the largest of five 6-figure cashes according to the Hendon Mob database.

Andrew Lichtenberger and Lexy Gavin were among those to pay tribute as news broke of his death…

…with CardsChat reporting that the young star accidentally overdosed on prescribed pain medication that he was using to deal with pain from a recent soccer injury he sustained’, citing a poker forum post.

HighstakesDB offer their sincerest condolences to Richard’s family and friends.


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