Chris Ferguson Talks Business
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Considering Ferguson’s recent settlement with the DOJ and his claim to have no idea that Ray Bitar was running his multi-billion dollar business into the ground, you gotta appreciate his advice on treating poker like a business. Sort of reminds me of the video of Howard Lederer talking business ethics. Both videos pretty much outline […]

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The first 2013 New Year’s Resolution you must break: Guest Post by Jeff
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New Year’s Resolutions are illogical. The use of the calendar as some sort of blackmailing device against your short comings doesn’t work. Those who make positive mindful changes set themselves up to succeed. Typical New Year fueled poker related goals are misguided and destined to fail. Today, I’m pleading with you to avoid the one that could cause […]

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Affiliate Managers: Don’t do This!
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Here’s an email someone sent me the other day. Hi ,my name is Morris ,and I’m the marketing manager of the XXXXX network skin www.XXXXXXXXXX. com , I write to you for introduce a very nice opportunity to work together , we looking for master partner and , we can offer you a very high […]

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Fake Poker News

I know it’s difficult to tell sometimes but I do have a sense of humor. I think you need one in order to get by in a business that seems to get completely turned on its head every few years. I’ve always enjoyed sites like The Onion that take current events and turn them into […]

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A Peek Behind PokerTracker 4 With Tarix
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Back in a previous life I used to teach scuba diving as a hobby. That’s where I met tarix. He was a video game software engineer and I was managing a software development team at eToys. We hit it off and over the years we’ve become great friends. tarix got into poker shortly after I […]

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An Outside Look at Online Poker in the USA: Guest Post by David L
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It’s been so long since players from the USA actually inhabited online poker tables freely and legally it’s hard to remember what it was like. Since the UIGEA there’s been a daily barrage of blog posts and news articles covering some kind of US government interruption in the world of online gambling. But rarely has […]

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No Respect: Guest Post by Ian M.
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In case you haven’t heard, Phil Hellmuth captured his 13 WSOP bracelet the other week in Cannes. It was his second bracelet of the year after taking down the $2500 Razz event in Las Vegas earlier this summer. This WSOPE title makes Hellmuth the only person to have won both a WSOP and WSOP Main […]

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