You may or may not have heard about the GPL (Global Poker League), which starts officially on 5th April. It’s a league of poker teams from around the world, teams made up from some of the biggest names in poker.... Continue Reading →
"The argument that stimulated this blog post is: “Men making comments specifically relating to women are scaring recreational female players away from the table” and I want to work out how true that is."
"Players at all levels have given PokerStars this power, so none of us can cry when they use it, we should have thought about it earlier- all of us. Captain Hindsight is a total arsehole."
If you don’t understand a market, you cannot sell to them, and if the poker industry cannot sell to micro/new/recreational players, then the long term future of UK poker is as bleak as a funeral on a Scottish beach.
"BRAND THE WOMEN, DO NOT LET THEM WALK QUIETLY AMONG US."
"I want to be forced to think about things from many different angles, consider as many opinions as I can, and then boldly fuck them all off and do my own thing anyway."
"I know there’s been a lot of ranting about tanking recently, and everyone’s all about the shot-clock. I’m very much on that band wagon, because live poker is slow, too damn slow, and in danger of being really boring, not just to recreational players, but to half-competent online grinders playing even low numbers of multiple tables."