GoodBye to You, Russell Hamilton
So long to you Russell Hamilton, poker hates you more than
you can know. Wo, wo, wo. God bless you please Russell
Hamilton, now its time for your cheating ass to pay. Hey,
Kahnawake Gaming Commission,
Poker Revenues Epic Fail and a Poker Reality Show? WTF!
Poker is not feeling the effects of the recession like other
industries. To this PartyPoker and 888 Holdings have this to
say, "Epic Fail!" Earning for both companies are off huge so
far this year. PartyPoker is down 29% over earnings from
last year and 888 Pacific Poker is down 35% compared to last
year. Granted, both sites do not allow U.
The Durrrr Million Dollar Challenge - Do You Care?
It was supposed to be the ultimate in heads-up poker
challenges. Tom "durrrr" Dwan was to take on all comers
(except Phil Galfond) for the Million Dollar Durrrr
Challenge. Nine months later.
Durrrr Million Dollar Challenge,
Online Poker May be a States Rights Issue
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals basically upheld the
UIGEA on Tuesday and dismissed the iMEGA's claim that law
was too vague. However, the judges made the following
statement in the filing:
âIt bears repeating that the Act itself does not make
any gambling activity illegal. Whether the transactionâ¦
constitutes unlawful internet gambling turns on how the law
of the state from which the bettor initiates the bet would
treat that bet, i. e.
Big Names Taking a Step Back
Recently, both Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond and Brian
Townsend have both expressed or stated their intent to leave
high stakes online games due to variance. Brian Townsend is
moving on to trying to master mixed games where Galfond
outright states that the thought of losing all that we won
over a year in a big downswing bothers him. Townsend also made a statement that I have held to for years
in that if you move down a couple of levels from the highest
stakes, you will make the most money. The main reason is
that there are many more fish at these levels and also, the
massive downswings will not hurt your bankroll as bad.