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How a High Stakes Poker Tourney Saved an Entrepreneur’s Business

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis December 4th, 2017

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Niko Karstikko was a struggling entrepreneur who was running out of money. He’d started an app called Sportsetter, which is described as the “Uber for fitness.” However, it was failing to catch on with investors. But he changed his fortunes three years ago in a high stakes poker tournament at a Finish startup conference. “We were running on fumes after a failed investment round earlier that year [2014],” said Karstikko. “The short version of the story is that even though the papers were signed, the money never showed up. “I was running a team of 15 people, and we were …

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How Partypoker Took Down a Massive Collusion Ring

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis November 30th, 2017

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Collusion has been present since online poker’s early days. Luckily, poker sites and/or players are usually good enough to sniff out collusion and bring the cheating to light. Just recently, partypoker uncovered a major collision ring thanks to the help of a TwoPlusTwo poster named “FarseerFinland.” FarseerFinland posted his take on a “huge collusion ring in high-stakes MTTs at partypoker.” Thanks to his detective work, Partypoker was able to take down the fraudulent ring and ban the guilty parties. Let’s discuss the details of this story along with how the offenders were busted. FarseerFinland’s First Experience with the Colluders FarseerFinland …

4 Keys to Always Playing Your Best Poker

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis November 27th, 2017

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Poker features a great deal of skill. And if you’re not on top of your game, then you won’t play your best and maximize your potential winnings. This is why playing your A-game is so important. After all, making a few mistakes here or there takes a chunk out of your bankroll. But how do you bring your A-game to the table every time? Let’s find out by discussing 4 keys that will help you play your best in each session. 1. Only Play when You’re Mentally Focused One of the biggest problems that I had when starting out in …

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Have Bots Destroyed Online Poker? Dan Cates Doesn’t Think So

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis November 21st, 2017

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Online poker bots have steadily improved over the past decade. And this culminated in Libratus defeating a team of elite poker pros earlier this year. Perhaps players wouldn’t be so worried if bots were relegated to competitions, like Libratus and another famous AI called Claudico. But more successful bots are finding their way onto internet poker felts. Does this mean that bots will soon infest online poker and ruin the game? High stakes pro Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates doesn’t think so. Speaking with Paul Phua Poker, Cates says that enough people are still playing bad poker despite the wealth of poker …

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Phil Ivey Loses £7.7m Edge Sorting Case – What Will He Do Now?

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis November 1st, 2017

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For five years, Phil Ivey has been battling Crockfords casino over £7,700,000 in baccarat winnings. And the famed gambler recently lost his appeal, with the UK Supreme Court ruling in favor of the London casino. Crockfords promised Ivey that they would wire his winnings in October 2012. But they instead withheld the money and reviewed their security footage. Crockfords only returned Ivey’s original £1 million stake after discovering that he used an advantage-play technique called edge sorting. Let’s discuss more on why Ivey didn’t receive his winnings along with his current options after losing this big case. UK Supreme Court …

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