Poker Rooms cracking down on Software

Ever since PokerTracker came out a few years back, there have been numerous other updates to this product as well as copycat versions which seek to improve upon PokerTracker in little ways.  And for those who are unfamiliar with this kind of software, the jest of this stuff is that it keeps track of different [...]

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Key Stroke Logger Online Poker Scam

The 2009 World Series of Poker was a great one for my friend since he won event #13, earned over $500,000 for the win, and got his first gold bracelet.  However, the aftermath was not so great for him as he got a big scare after returning to Ohio. 
While my friend was checking his email, [...]

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Russian Poker faces Big Uncertainty

At a time when many Americans are still worried about whether poker will ever be totally legal in the United States, Russians have to worry about whether they’ll even be eligible to play the game again.  That’s because the Russian government voted to ban poker as a sport in the country which effectively means they [...]

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PokerStars New Strategy

Full Tilt Poker has long held the reputation as the room which tries to sign every pro poker player available probably due to the fact that so many pro players have a large ownership stake in the company.  PokerStars, meanwhile, took a different approach which included giving away numerous WSOP Main Event seats and touting [...]

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What Phil Ivey does for the Final Table

In most games/sports, people don’t root for the best players or teams unless they’re on the bandwagon or have been long-time fans.  That’s why it was so interesting to me how many people were pulling for Phil Ivey as he made his march towards the final table in the WSOP Main Event.  Eventually, Ivey would guarantee [...]

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