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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 →

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 →

Don’t Hate The Game: Hate The Player

I did a brief interview with The Welsh Paxman of Poker, Lee Davy, this week and he asked me if I thought that Poker Dealers got treated well at the table. (Read that interview on CalvinAyre.com here.) The short answer... Continue Reading →

4bet Shoving for Value? That Is My Jam

I was asked an interesting question by one of my Twitter buddies this week, it was: “Is getting big chunks of your stack in pre-flop really giving you a good ROI?” He asked me that after I went on Twitter... 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 →

Global Poker League: Game On And Up

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 →

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