Would PokerStars in NJ Have Been a Slam Dunk?

A lot of people have been speculating about how the New Jersey market would have been shaped if PokerStars would have received a license to operate in the state. Most of the speculation begins with the assumption that PokerStars would have been the market leader. I’m not so sure I agree with that as a […]

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Game Back On(Line) at WSOP

Back when I penned my first poker blog post nearly 10 years ago I had absolutely no idea where it would lead. At the time my only agenda was to document what I was learning playing online poker and hopefully find some fellow grinders who might take pity on me and offer some advice on […]

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Online Poker Cheating in the US

Alan C. Lawhon posted a response on a thread over at 2+2 and emailed me asking if I might offer some insight from an operator’s perspective on the topic of cheating in online poker and how it may or may not be different in a regulated US market. At the moment there are over 200+ […]

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Online Poker in 2013
Ignoring Poker Players

Several years ago I wrote a couple of articles about the gap between online poker software and what players had come to expect from other, non-poker related, products. You can scan over the two posts here and here. Being back amongst my World Poker Blogger Tour brethren in December and chatting with folks like Grubby […]

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An Outside Look at Online Poker in the USA: Guest Post by David L
poker across the pond

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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Zynga Real Money Poker: Hype or Reality?

Anybody who has been reading this site for a while may remember that I’ve written about Zynga real money poker in the past.  Originally, I wanted to dispel the idea that Zynga was guaranteed to become the next PokerStars due to their size and player base.  At the time, I noted that Zynga had failed […]

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Lots of New Poker Jobs Posted

Just got done updating Poker Job Search with the new jobs being advertised by Pocket Kings (Full Tilt Poker). Here’s a list of some of the most recent jobs posted. QA Engineer – Tools, Pocket Kings Internal Tools Developer, Pocket Kings Games Systems (Poker) Feature Analyst, Pocket Kings Payment Processing Analyst, Pocket Kings Cashier Analyst- […]

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Poker Job Search Updated!

Just a quick note to let people know that we’ve upgraded Poker Job Search so that employers can post their own jobs and job seekers can upload their resumes and make themselves available to be searched for by employers. Of course, you can still use the site without sharing any of your information but if […]

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Only in Online Poker

Costa Rica – Bodog announced today that they have just released a new version of their online poker software with a revolutionious new feature called, “No Decision Poker.” According to a press release, No Decision Poker essentially removes the “Fold” button as an option for Recreational Players™ . Jonas “Don King” Odman said, “No Decision […]

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Full Tilt

Was at the Irvine Spectrum Center earlier this week and ran into this sign hanging in a window.

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Weeding Out The Weak

You would think that by this stage in the evolution in the online poker industry people like this would be unable to find jobs. Sadly, they’re still out there. And they’re still spamming poker websites with crap like this. Subject: business proposal Message Body: HI PARTNER, DO YOU KNOW XXXXXXX NETWORK? XXXXXX IS ONE OF […]

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