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Good Poker Player, Bad Person?

"There is only a perspective seeing, only a perspective 'knowing'; and the more affects we allow to speak about one thing, the more eyes, different eyes, we can use to observe one thing, the more complete will our 'concept' of... 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 →

Pieces Of Micro-Pie

I stumbled across a conversation on Twitter this week about a player selling action in a large comp. From what I could understand, it was a $5k buyin live tournament, and the player in question was a serious and winning... 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 →

Feel The Fear And Ship It Anyway

“The only way you’re going to get a return, or value, is by engaging with this thing called ‘risk’.” -Casper Berry (motivational and keynote business speaker specialising in the subjects of risk, decision making, innovation and leadership).   This week’s... Continue Reading →

Drunk Poker: Money Tree Or Moral Vacuum?

I create social media content for a couple of online gaming companies. I started off just doing bits of writing and reporting on tournaments etc, but after studying social media (because I’m a nerd and love to study) it became... 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 →

I Need Some Space, I Want To See Other Activities

I hate poker at the moment, she’s abusing me, crushing my self-esteem, breaking my heart and then laughing at me. I’m on a painfully sick downswing and I’m playing like a wanker. These two states of being have become so... Continue Reading →

Bots: Skynet Becoming Self-Aware?

I stumbled across this link this week on 2+2 about a “poker-bot ring”. I’ve heard of poker bots before, but I don’t really know what they are. I was once told by an experienced online player that as I almost... Continue Reading →

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