Friday, September 17, 2010

Texas Hold 'em all right (or) He drew to a Royal Flush

No Limit.

Hold him in prison for the rest of his life.

Parolee gets three 99-year terms for poker heist
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News

Jurors assessed three 99-year sentences Thursday for a San Antonio man who was on parole for attempted murder when he participated in an armed poker party heist last year.

Edward Donnell Hendricks, 38, will have to serve at least 30 years of the aggravated robbery sentences before he can be eligible for parole this time. The sentences will run concurrently.

It took jurors about an hour to determine the sentences for Hendricks, who chose at the last minute to represent himself at trial. It took the panel less than 10 minutes to find him guilty Wednesday.

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