Punters gonna punt, and punters come in all shapes and level of IQ and financial wealth. This is not an accusation of stupidity. Of the people who dismiss all learning of previous humans, a very tiny percentage absolutely do change the world. Life is a matter of faith and some punters are not followers the church of maths and statistics.
I will assert that, in this case, the reason the accusation happened as quick and hot-headed as it did was relative to the gender-presentation of the player accused of cheating, and that this is problematic to poker irrespective of the outcome of the investigation.
"There are a lot of cocky little shits like me, from all walks of life and in all industries, poker no exception, but what I find fascinating/cruel is the amount of normally quiet shrimps that wiggle out of the dirt when a female does something."
This isn’t Jeff Bezozzzzz. It’s a guy with some lettuce in a truck
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