Category: video

Is poker being killed by training sites?
Categories: interviews, online poker, video Posted on: 5 Nov 2021 50 0

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 biggest poker scams in wcoop history
Categories: online poker, video Posted on: 10 Sep 2021 66 0

The biggest poker scams in wcoop history

The World Championship of Online Poker, or WCOOP, has been running since 2002 and has been the site of two major poker disputes in 2007 and 2018. In 2007, a player named TheV0id was banned for multi-accounting and cheating, while in 2018, a player named wann2play was disqualified from the...

The game you win by losing (Parrondo's Paradox)
Categories: other games, video Posted on: 30 Jun 2021 68 0

The game you win by losing (Parrondo's Paradox)

While researching the interaction of thermodynamics and information theory, scientist Juan Parrondo discovered that a system of losing games could create a winning outcome. And it's not simply by playing them strategically; it's also feasible for two sure losers to produce a winner when played at random. The test of our...

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob
Categories: crime, interviews, sports betting, video Posted on: 7 May 2021 70 0

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob

Timothy Francis Donaghy is a disgraced former NBA referee who served in the league for 13 seasons from 1994 to 2007, before he was caught up in a gambling scandal. Donaghy officiated in 772 regular season games and 20 playoff games during his NBA career. Donaghy retired from the league on...

The deadly world of philippines' offshore gambling syndicates
Categories: crime, documentary, online casinos, video Posted on: 27 Nov 2021 72 0

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...

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks
Categories: offline casinos, video Posted on: 15 Jun 2021 74 0

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks

Having a gamble 'on red' or playing a few hands of cards may be a fantastic way for the ordinary punter to let off some steam. For the casinos, though, this is serious business, and they will do anything they can to steal your money as quickly as possible.

Absolute poker scam
Categories: cheating, online poker, video Posted on: 19 Apr 2021 78 0

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...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video Posted on: 24 Apr 2021 87 1

Archie Karas interview

Archie Karas, a gambler who started with $50 in 1995 and made it into $40 million in three years, only to lose it all in three weeks. Man with one of the most outstanding streaks in gambling history tells his life story. Article about Karas