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Online Poker Billionaires

Business, 2006-03-14, by TwoGun

Each year, Forbes compiles a list of people worth one billion or more. Topping the list this year is once again Bill Gates, estimated to be worth about $50 billion.

Four people who made their fortunes through online poker made this year's billionaires list. Three are owners of Party Gaming, the company that owns Party Poker. The fourth is Bodog CEO and Founder, Calvin Ayre. Ayre's Bodog Entertainment Group is an online casino, sportsbook, and poker room.

The cover story of this year's Billionaire's edition is about Ayre's route to wealth. The article can be found here.

The three owners of Party Gaming that made Forbes list are Anurag Dikshit, Ruth Parasol, and J Russell DeLeon.

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