The biggest poker scams in wcoop history
Categories: online poker, video Posted on: 10 Sep 2021 45 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 51 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...

The International 10 - record-breaking esports tournament
Categories: esports Posted on: 17 Oct 2021 52 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 121 words

The International 10 - record-breaking esports tournament

The International 10 a record-breaking esports tournament with its mesmerizing $40,018,195 total prize pool (about 5.5M dollars more than the previous edition, held in 2019) was won by Team Spirit, they secured 45% of the total prize pool, which this year nets $18,208,300 while PSG.LGD took home $5,202,400. The event was...

NBA referee which was fixing games for the mob
Categories: crime, interviews, sports betting, video Posted on: 7 May 2021 54 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...

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 3 Aug 2021 54 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 365 words

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy

After confessing to running subscription-based websites that illegally streamed thousands of copyright-protected movies and television series to customers, poker player Talon White was sentenced to 12 months in federal prison. When he was detained in November 2019 and charged with copyright infringement and tax evasion, the Newport, Oregon native identified his...

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 19 May 2021 58 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 328 words

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game

On Monday of this week, a man from New York was sentenced to a minimum of 20 years to life in jail. A retrial was scheduled for Charquan Edwards, who was originally convicted for killing a man at a private poker game in 2015. Edwards was first sentenced to jail...

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks
Categories: offline casinos, video Posted on: 15 Jun 2021 63 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 64 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...

The Best Gambling Books
Categories: bets, blackjack, online poker, other games, slots Posted on: 24 Sep 2021 67 0
Estimate reading time time: 8 min, 1543 words

The Best Gambling Books

The following list contains overviews of the greatest gambling books regarding casinos, table games, and sports betting. This collection not only reveals a few intriguing stories, but also motivates you to achieve your own goals, since some betting methods may be learnt from the books on gambling listed below.There is...