20 Most Influential People
#13: Tony “G” Guoga
Loud mouth Lithuanian businessman Tony “G” Guoga has permeated the gaming world as one of its most relevant forces for more than a decade through his ownership of multiple highly-trafficked poker information sources the most notable of which is PokerNews.com. Eccentric to put it mildly, Tony G’s latest achievements include marching into Olympic Stadium in London along with the athletes from Lithuania. It would take little more than a quick glance to know that Tony had to be there for some reason other than athletic performance. Indeed, he is the founder of the Lithuanian Basketball Federation through which he now the Lithuanian national basketball team’s manager.