Russ Hamilton is synonymous with the Ultimate BET Scandal which showed that Ultimate BET ripped off customers of over 6.1 million dollars over the years.
"Russ Hamilton is the 1994 World Series of Poker main event champion. He defeated Hugh Vincent in heads-up play and won $1 million in first-prize money, as well as his body weight in silver. Following his World Series win, Hamilton served as a consultant for Ultimate Bet, an online poker server. In 2008, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission found Hamilton largely responsible for cheating players on Ultimate Bet out of $6.1 million through software that allowed access to opponent's hole cards. " via Wikimedia
60 Minutes Ran an Expose on the Cheating Scandal