Online poker players during poker boom
Categories: online poker 16 Dec 2021 101
Reading time: 2 min, 357 words

Online poker players during poker boom

Between 2003 and 2006, the popularity of online poker increased dramatically. It is often regarded as the period at which poker transitioned from a game played in back rooms to a popular hobby enjoyed by the general public. During the boom, the most popular poker variety was Texas hold'em, but several...

How do unfair casinos take advantage of players?
Categories: cheating, illegal, online casinos 5 Dec 2021 122
Reading time: 2 min, 464 words

How do unfair casinos take advantage of players?

If the casino is unfair, you will have numerous reasons to be concerned. Online casino cheating may take numerous forms. The most extreme kind of "unfairness" occurs when a casino implements unauthorized, programmed software. The issue is that the proprietors of such casinos have complete control over the proportion of...

The deadly world of philippines' offshore gambling syndicates
Categories: crime, documentary, online casinos, video 27 Nov 2021 195

The deadly world of philippines' offshore gambling syndicates

In the Philippines, we investigate the inner workings of human trafficking syndicates that trick Chinese nationals into illegally entering the country to work in online gambling businesses. Runaways are apprehended, beaten, and ransomed for large sums of money. The Philippines Senate investigates these internet gambling organizations' illicit activities and finds a...

Evolution gaming accused of operating illegally
Categories: illegal, online casinos 19 Nov 2021 153
Reading time: 3 min, 538 words

Evolution gaming accused of operating illegally

According to Bloomberg, Evolution AB was named in an anonymous complaint filed by a competitor. The lawsuit, whose name has not been revealed, claims that Evolution is operating illegally in some markets that are currently sanctioned by the United States. On November 12, the law firm Calcagni & Kanefsky LLP issued...

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator
Categories: illegal, offline casinos 9 Nov 2021 110
Reading time: 1 min, 238 words

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator

Chinese officials continue to crack down on unlawful gaming. With China outlawing all kinds of gambling and prosecuting wrongdoers abroad, everything save the National Lottery is banned. Authorities in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces have uncovered a criminal enterprise that provided junket services and transported Chinese high rollers to Tigre de Cristal,...

Is poker being killed by training sites?
Categories: interviews, online poker, video 5 Nov 2021 97

Is poker being killed by training sites?

Highlights from Taylor Caby's appearance on the Doug Polk Podcast. Topics covered include the early days of internet poker, the influence of training sites on the game, and much more. Caby is an American poker player and entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CEO of CardRunners, the poker training website. Taylor...

The sons of a Florida casino cruise tycoon are engaged in a legal battle over their father's estate
Categories: crime, offline casinos 29 Oct 2021 213
Reading time: 3 min, 554 words

The sons of a Florida casino cruise tycoon are engaged in a legal battle over their father's estate

The sons of late Florida casino cruise founder Gus Boulis are fighting for their inheritance in court. Boulis was assassinated by the Mafia two decades ago.Aristotle and Alexander Hren-Boulis are challenging their father's cousin Spiro Naos, who was given custody of their trust finances before his death. The brothers accuse the...

JJ prodigy poker scam
Categories: cheating, online poker, video 6 Oct 2021 160

JJ prodigy poker scam

Multi accounting is a type of poker cheating that is rather widespread nowadays, but back in 2006, this was one of the first major multi accounting scams that drew the attention of the poker community. In this poker video, we cover how Josh Field, also known as JJProdigy, scammed the...