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Hail Ultimate Poker

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. Legal online poker is now live in Nevada. Hail Ultimate Poker! My personal nightmare is not yet over, unfortunately, as I have yet to be vetted and verified by the powers-that-be at Ultimate Poker. But once I get the green light, I will be playing our […]

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Mistakes Internet Players Make In Live Games – Part I

Just after Black Friday I had a chat with a friend of mine who plays live no-limit in Las Vegas casinos. “You know this is going to kill our games,” he said. “The internet kids are all going to be taking every other seat, and no one’s going to beat the rake.” It took half […]

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Full Tilt Poker, Massive Global Ponzi Scheme

It’s official. The DOJ has branded Full Tilt Poker as a “massive global Ponzi scheme.” I had my suspicions of this back in April when the DOJ said that Full Tilt could resume operations outside the US if they returned the US-based players’ money. Full Tilt responded with a series of statements that boiled down […]

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How To Rig An Online Game And Not Get Caught

My recent post Manipulating The Deck In Online Poker seemed to “stir up the pot” a bit as Bill Rini put it. I thought a lot of the feedback was interesting, and I responded to some of it in the comments section of the original post. But I thought Bill’s feedback needed a new post […]

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Manipulating The Deck In Online Poker

I don’t know who the first person was who claimed online poker was rigged, but I’m pretty sure they’re older than the Baby Jesus. Unfortunately, the ubiquitous wolf-criers and Chicken Littles have turned any claim that online poker is “rigged” into a bad joke in the eyes of many people. While the vast majority of […]

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Beware The Ides Of March Update

Two weeks ago I talked about my (relatively) new online poker experiment. For years I never much liked playing online, and I pretty much stuck to playing live. It may seem peculiar that I’ve played poker for six years and only now am I really getting into online poker, but for some reason I just […]

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Back In The Saddle For The First Time

I used to hate online poker. Several years ago, I played limit hold’em 50 hours a week. And virtually every one of those hours was spent at a casino in a live game. Some of my friends would say I was an idiot for playing only at a casino when I could have made 5-10x […]

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Neteller Claims US Funds Soon To Be Released

For those US customers (still) waiting to withdraw their money from Neteller, the company claims they are coming up with a deal to release the funds. [Emphasis added.] NETELLER is continuing to cooperate with the investigation being conducted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (“USAO”), under the advice […]

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6 Must-Have and Mostly Free Poker Tools You May Not Know About

There’s some excellent software out there to help you with your poker game. Probably the most popular tool is PokerTracker, a full-featured database for your online poker hands. You probably already knew about PokerTracker. (If you didn’t, visit that link now!) Here are 5 must-have and mostly free poker tools you may not already know […]

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Alfonse D’Amato and Online Poker in the New York Times

I don’t have much to say about this article, but nevertheless I figured it was worth linking. Check it out. Alfonse D’Amato and Online Poker in the New York Times

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