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.
If you’ve been playing online poker for a while, or reading the various poker forums, you will be familiar with the concept of the “Cash-Out Curse”. If you aren’t, it’s fairly self-explanatory, but I’ll explain it anyway to pad out... Continue Reading →
This week I had cause to re-examine the nature of “tilt”. I’ve had a cold week, nothing mathematically impossible, it’s a likely situation for any regular MTT poker player, and nothing my bankroll can’t sustain, although with 40 average buyins... Continue Reading →