The Brains vs. AI Challenge (NLHE Libratus poker bot)
Categories: documentary, online poker, video Posted on: 12 Sep 2020 294 0

The Brains vs. AI Challenge (NLHE Libratus poker bot)

Libratus is an artificial intelligence computer program designed to play poker, specifically heads up no-limit Texas hold 'em. If you wondered about heads up LHE, forget it. It's solved by 100 per cent. But there is still a long way to go for NLHE and once again Carnegie Mellon challenges...

Mike McDonald $200,000 free throw bet
Categories: bets Posted on: 19 Aug 2020 265 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 126 words

Mike McDonald $200,000 free throw bet

Can poker player Mike McDonald (the 30-year-old has more than $13 million in live tournament cashes) soon replace Steph Curry (90.56% from the free-throw line, all time NBA free-trow % table) on the Golden State Warriors? Probably not, but if he is to win a crazy prop bet he has...

The Million Dollar Deal
Categories: documentary, live poker, video Posted on: 5 Sep 2020 253 0

The Million Dollar Deal

A World Series Of Poker documentary. Featuring Andrew Black, Donnacha O'Dea, Mike Magee, "Nuts" Martyn Wilson, Mark Napolitano, Amarillo Slim, Scotty Nguyen, Ulliott & Matt Damon, Dave "Devilfish" Compiled by John Hurt.

High Rollers - High Risk?
Categories: documentary, offline casinos, video Posted on: 9 Aug 2020 244 0

High Rollers - High Risk?

Linton Besser explores Australia's campaign to lure overseas gamblers, and the consequences of that policy. Building casinos may be a lucrative business. The industry here is estimated to be producing about five billion dollars a year. Most of that money comes from average Australians, but businesses that operate casinos are...

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session
Categories: crime, offline casinos, slots Posted on: 6 Jun 2021 239 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 379 words

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session

Mende Rajkoski, 42, of Sydney, was one of three men detained in connection with the suspected conspiracy on Thursday. Early this year, he was caught laundering money through Star's gaming machines, forcing officials to conduct a secret investigation into his finances. This led them to uncover an alleged plot to transport...

Jean-Robert Bellande interview
Categories: interviews, live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 4 Sep 2020 238 0

Jean-Robert Bellande interview

Jean-Robert Bellande is among the high stakes poker community's most beloved participants. Bellande's fame exploded as a contestant on Survivor's fifteenth season: Survivor China. He talks here about playing the highest stakes without a bankroll, his history and life purpose.

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu heads-up challenge
Categories: bets, live poker, online poker Posted on: 3 Nov 2020 222 1
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 290 words

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu heads-up challenge

Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu are days out from one of the longest-standing poker feuds, and viewers will get to see the first part of the game live from the PokerGo Studio on Nov. 4. The majority of the No-Limit Hold'em heads-up challenge will take place online at WSOP.com, but the...

Tropicana casino history
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 24 Aug 2020 220 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 870 words

Tropicana casino history

Las Vegas was halfway through a recession. It was April 1957, and two years earlier the town had still come to terms with the opening of five major resorts. The Dunes, the Riviera, New Frontier, Royal Nevada and Moulin Rouge had all fought through changes of ownership, some falling into...