ZeeJustin Gets Banned From Party Poker

Regular readers of 2+2 are probably very familiar with tournament guru, ZeeJustin. According to a few different sources ZeeJustin had his accounts frozen at Party. According to Party, they fingered him for having multiple accounts and having played in tournaments under more than one of those identities at the same time. This comes fresh on […]

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Poker Marketing Backfires

Yes, another guerilla (or gorilla depending on your taste) marketing stunt. Online poker site Pokershow decided to drum up a little PR by putting up a video aimed at being offensive to Muslims then creating a fake Muslim activists group to protest the video. The idea was that this would take off as a viral […]

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Party Poker Troubles

Seems like PartyPoker is introduced people to a world of pain with the new interface design. How many of our PC’s were f***ed by party? Party Lobby Not Updating Can you think of a major company, ever messing up worse? Party update – how much of our edge is gone? Players boycott of party already […]

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Forget A WSOP Seat, You Can Win A Hooker

Yes, another site that obviously falls into the Gorilla Marketing group of online poker rooms, Sinful Poker, is offering a 69 cent satellite into a tournament that nets you: * A trip to Costa Rica * 3 Nights Hotel * A Hooker The absolute best part about this promotion is the following line in the […]

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Full Tilt Poker WSOP Promos

Full Tilt Poker has just kicked off their WSOP promotions. I expect all the online poker sites either have or will soon be announcing their WSOP raison d’ĂȘtre. One of the things that makes Full Tilt’s package unique is that most of the ways into the various promotions don’t require you to spend points to […]

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Poker Player Quote

One of my Euro readers sent me this scan of a quote he made about online poker being rigged. His original comments (unedited) appear here. [tags]online poker is rigged, poker player magazine, quotes[/tags]

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TiltBoys Website Relaunches

Rafe popped me an email to let me know the TiltBoys have relaunched their website as a weblog. Go swing on by and welcome them to the blogging world. Funny Tiltboy story: Wampler, Perry Friedman, and I were chatting about funny stuff we’ve seen relating to online poker. Eventually the conversation shifted around to funny […]

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Payment Processor Quick Start Guides

When I first opened a payment processor account to play online poker, the process scared the hell out of me. I had never had to give up so much information to open an account before. I remember starting the processes and chickening out several times. It wasn’t until I read enough 2+2 posts on payment […]

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When Free Means It’ll Cost Ya

I received an email from Empire Poker today that offered me the chance to play in a $10,000 Freeroll. But when you read the email it says that you must exchange 2000 EPoints to buy a ticket into the freeroll (they say “redeem” but you’re really buying a ticket). Since Empire’s own VIP Points site […]

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Full Tilt on the Mac

Shhhhhhhhhhhh . . . don’t tell anyone but Full Tilt has launched a Mac client beta. Unlike Mac clients offered by other online poker rooms this Mac client is 100% Mac. No Java. No Mac window wrap arounds. Nope. A real all-Mac Mac client. If you already play at Full Tilt Poker on your PC, […]

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Dear Mr. Online Poker Is Rigged

Idiot for a Day On several previous occasions I have discussed the flaws in the arguments of those who claim that online poker is rigged. Just to demonstrate the absurdity of some of these arguments, I’ve selected a juicy one from the old comments bag. Joe comments: Well this argument about online honesty is a […]

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Motivations For Rigging Online Poker
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I’m not sure whether it’s funny or sad that even after my post on why online poker is not rigged, I still get people emailing me trying to convince me otherwise. The funny/sad part is that despite the fact that I’ve all but called people who make that claim without hand histories or other empirical […]

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PokerTracker Is Rigged!

My soon to be co-worker, Ephro, sent me the following that he lifted from an un-named message board (I assume): I hear many people talk about “Poker Tracker” program (or other similar type programs), who’s to say that these programs are not also set up so that they dont show any thing is wrong. It’s […]

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Party Poker Re-Buy Hack

PartyPoker SignUp Bonus 100% Sign up bonus up to $100 Over on the BARGE mailing list someone mentioned that there’s a technique some folks are using on PartyPoker that I hadn’t heard of before so I thought I would share. Basically, if you push all-in in a re-buy tournament, while your chips are still in […]

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