Online poker players during poker boom
Categories: online poker Posted on: 16 Dec 2021 37 0
Estimate reading time 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...

Mike Svobodny $100,000 breast implants bet
Categories: bets Posted on: 14 Jan 2022 48 0
Estimate reading time time: 7 min, 1309 words

Mike Svobodny $100,000 breast implants bet

Mike Svobodny is one of the most well-known international backgammon players and one of the few true celebrities in the game. In addition to his significant tournament play history, he is considered the most successful money and proposition player in backgammon.  Mike Svobodny is a citizen of the world who travels...

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...

How do unfair casinos take advantage of players?
Categories: cheating, illegal, online casinos Posted on: 5 Dec 2021 55 0
Estimate reading time 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 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...

Why you should play at different online casinos
Categories: online casinos Posted on: 2 Jan 2022 70 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 450 words

Why you should play at different online casinos

There are many online casinos available nowadays, but only a few of them are reliable and time-tested. However, even if you have found a casino that is a wonderful fit for you, we encourage you not to play exclusively at it for a number of reasons. Casino games usually cut RTP...

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...