20 Most Influential People
#19: Jon Friedberg
Quietly enough, Jon Friedberg has established himself as a the major affiliate player in the legal Nevada online poker market. Friedberg beat all of the competition to the market by becoming the first affiliate to gain approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to serve as an interactive service provider (read: affiliate marketer) for the nacent online poker industry. Friedberg is CEO of PokerTrip Enterprises whose holdings include AllVegasPoker.com and PokerTrip.com.