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 →
If you’ve been playing online poker for a while, or reading the various poker forums, you will be familiar with the concept of the “Cash-Out Curse”. If you aren’t, it’s fairly self-explanatory, but I’ll explain it anyway to pad out... Continue Reading →
"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."
"Did I play poker last night with an evil-genius?"
"There was a sense of shock when she left the table. The Re-Raiser was apologising profusely. I don’t think one player there thought he had made anything but a genuine mistake, his integrity was not in question at all. The soundness of the ruling came under serious fire."
"They want to give the impression that they had the transgression in hand, when the time for that had passed, they had the opportunity to "have it in hand" at the registration desk, and they didn’t. Now, they’ve made themselves backers to a low-stakes guy playing in a high-roller event on a 99.5%/0.5% split in their favour."