Poker Community Helped Search for Player

Published December 2, 2009

Poker Community Helped Search for Player

Number of celebrities had joined the campaign to find John Regan after he disappeared last week.

The body of a British poker players was found in a North London canal last Thursday, around a week after he was first reported missing, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Thirty-year-old John Regan went missing after leaving a London pub early on the morning of November 19, prompting a campaign by poker players and celebrities to find him.

Comedian Dave Mitchell and Channel 4 TV host Claudia Winkleman supported the campaign, which included the setting up of a website - - and a Facebook page with almost 3000 members.

Regan's death is not being treated as suspicious, a police spokesman said.

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