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PokerStars Co-Founder Makes Forbes Billionaire List

The Co-Founder of internet poker giant PokerStars has made the Forbes 2015 Billionaire list.

Mark Scheinberg has a net worth of $4.1 billion thanks to the completion of the acquisition of PokerStars by Canadian betting firm Amaya Gaming. He was listed as 10th in the list of Canada's most wealthy people, and 405th overall.

Even with his fortune outpacing most people in the world, Scheinberg is in 8th spot out of the 10 most wealthy individuals whose wealth is earned from the gaming industry. Sheldon Adelson paces the field, with a worth of $31.4 billion, while Steve Wynn and Teddy Sagi fall just behind Scheinberg's net worth with $3.4 and $3.3 billion respectively.