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Big Overlays Make Me Sick

Fifteen years after the poker boom, there are not, for various reasons, 2000 players who want to play a €5k buyin, $10milly gtd live event, even in a dream destination; the foot votes are in.

Passionate About Poker or Shilling Hobby Maths?

I’m losing my poker mind. You know that guy on the forum who says “Imma move up stakes to where they respect my raises”? I am becoming that guy. Great news. Cos everyone loves that guy. I’m not actually writing... Continue Reading →

Walking Tall In Tallinn With MPNPT

I want to write about my great weekend in Tallinn at the Microgaming Poker Network Poker Tour, but I work for a company called evoke gaming, who own a brand called redbet, who are part of the Microgaming Poker Network,... Continue Reading →

The Maltese Job

My blog’s been quiet for a while, because I’ve moved countries and got a “proper job”. I’ve been really touched by the (many more than I could have expected!) emails and messages asking me to fire it up again, I... Continue Reading →

Marketing v Opinion: The Future Of Poker Media

I had an interesting discussion with someone I know this week over Dara O’Kearney’s opinion piece on the EPT Barcelona. The discussion (which admittedly degenerated into a slightly circular argument) was stimulated by the accusation that I was unprincipled and... Continue Reading →

GOLIATH2016: Giant Success or Oversized Fail?

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I made time in my busy schedule of online micro-stakes poker, writing a novel no-one will ever read and scratching myself to go to the GOLIATH festival at Grosvenor Casino at The... Continue Reading →

Table Cops: Absolute Doughnuts

I’m playing The GOLIATH at Grosvenor Coventry (UK) next weekend and I’m very excited about it. It will be my 5th GOLIATH since the great and glorious event started, but my 1st as a player instead of floor staff and general... Continue Reading →

Dickhead Dealers: An Insult To Poker

Last week I wrote a post having a pop at certain types of players that drive dealers nuts, but sometimes the dealers get out of line and piss players off, so this week I’m going to turn my rude and... Continue Reading →

Chatbox Chumps: A Total Pain In The Poker?

I was playing a $5 online tourney the other day, it was the last four tables from around 1000 players, and the game was, predictably, intensifying. The top prize was about $1500, which is a large bankroll injection for anyone... Continue Reading →

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