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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 →

Moskow Moment: The Broken Ways We Think

The poker media has been set alight this week by some allegations made by a female player, Dr Jaclynn Moskow, and the way the poker world has responded has made me feel like the way we think about these kind... Continue Reading →

Advanced Poker Terms In Micros Friendly Language

I’ve noticed there is some embarrassment associated with not “knowing everything” within micro/low stakes poker, but, due to my massive ego, I have never been ashamed to say “durrr… what?”. I’m really happy to say that people message me all... Continue Reading →

GPL Commentators: On The Money?

I’ve been watching the GPL and loving it. So far, it’s online poker, which is by far my favourite way to play the game due to the unsettling proximity of smells and egos in live poker. I’ve watched online poker... Continue Reading →

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