Punters gonna punt, and punters come in all shapes and level of IQ and financial wealth. This is not an accusation of stupidity. Of the people who dismiss all learning of previous humans, a very tiny percentage absolutely do change the world. Life is a matter of faith and some punters are not followers the church of maths and statistics.
I will assert that, in this case, the reason the accusation happened as quick and hot-headed as it did was relative to the gender-presentation of the player accused of cheating, and that this is problematic to poker irrespective of the outcome of the investigation.
This isn’t Jeff Bezozzzzz. It’s a guy with some lettuce in a truck
I woke up this morning to Robbie Strazynski having a sweary rant, which, from what I know of Robbie, is pretty rare. He’s not impressed with this video in which Jungleman’s been involved.Robbie also called out women in the industry... Continue Reading →
I will not allow self-inflated egos to contribute unchallenged to the intellectual diabetes of our age by hocking the potent drug of saccharin philosophy.
My blog’s been quiet for a while, because I’ve moved countries and got a “proper job”. I’ve been really touched by the (many more than I could have expected!) emails and messages asking me to fire it up again, I... Continue Reading →
“Poker players are telling the media what is and isn’t acceptable, and that’s not acceptable. They are using intimidation tactics to cut out the tongue of the press.” – Lee Davy (full article here). For the first time ever,... Continue Reading →
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 →