Category: online poker

Daniel Negreanu interview
Categories: interviews, live poker, online poker, video 17 Nov 2022 52

Daniel Negreanu interview

Daniel Negreanu is a professional poker player from Canada who has won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets as well as two World Poker Tour (WPT) championships. Negreanu was named the best poker player of the decade by the independent poker ranking service Global Poker Index in 2014. As of...

The FTX collapse has links to online-poker cheating scandals
Categories: crime, illegal, online poker, other 11 Nov 2022 308
Reading time: 10 min, 1844 words

The FTX collapse has links to online-poker cheating scandals

FTX's Chief Regulatory Officer Daniel Friedberg was involved in the coverup of the UltimateBet cheating scandal. Friedberg, who served as FTX's General Counsel before taking on the company's regulatory role, was recently described by Steven Stradbrooke as being "almost comically inappropriate" for the job. The collapse of FTX, which saw its...

Absolute poker scam
Categories: cheating, online poker, video 19 Apr 2021 318

Absolute poker scam

Absolute Poker was founded in 2003 by a group of fraternity members from the University of Montana who had no prior gaming experience. They relocated the business to Costa Rica, where it could function without the need for a gaming license. KGC provided casino sites with their betting "licenses" in...

Online poker players during poker boom
Categories: online poker 16 Dec 2021 328
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...

Is poker being killed by training sites?
Categories: interviews, online poker, video 5 Nov 2021 333

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 incredible poker story of Mike Matusow
Categories: live poker, online poker, video 6 Feb 2022 346

The incredible poker story of Mike Matusow

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow is one of the most well-known and entertaining poker players of our time. He is well-known for his dramatic blowups at the poker table as well as his amusing antics. His nickname, the Mouth, is well deserved because he has a loud mouth at the poker...