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UnibetOpen Bucharest: After The Event

I returned from UnibetOpen Bucharest on Monday, and I was going to write this yesterday but I was so exhausted, I had to sleep all day. I’ve been drunk three times in the last eighteen months, and two of those... Continue Reading →

Unibet Open Bucharest: Low Stakes Loving It

I was sitting at home last Friday, lazily playing some tourneys, watching an old American TV series called Journeyman and scratching myself (normal Friday) when my phone pinged with a Twitter message from Marc Convey. You’ve definitely read Marc’s stuff,... Continue Reading →

The Kassouf Bandwagon

I’ll be honest, I’m only writing about Kassouf because he’s industry click-bait at the moment, and everyone who plays or works poker has heard of him and has an opinion on him. Opinions are fun, but stimulating a discussion between... Continue Reading →

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 →

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