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Gus Hansen Giving Away Money Again

29 August 2009 , By: compncards
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Lately, I have been "covering" some online high stakes poker games online. (Covering meaning I let them run in the background and I go back and pull the interesting hands from hand history. ) I almost feel bad for Gus Hansen in a way, or at least I did this past week. Most of the time that I was looking over hand histories, he was losing buy-in after buy-in.
Categories: Gus Hansen, High Stakes Poker, Poker

Another Superuser Scandal?

5 August 2009 , By: compncards
According to an article on PokerNewsDaily. com, Pitbull Poker is facing allegations of both chip shaving and superuser accounts. Pitbull Poker is a totally flash driven site that is currently ranked 21st in the world. The first complaint seems to have been acknowledged as legitimate by Pitbull Poker.
Categories: Pitbull Poker, Russ Hamilton, Superuser accounts, Ultimate Bet

Prop Betting Hands

4 August 2009 , By: compncards
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Ultimate Bet recently started up their 7-2 tables where players put up money into a side pot and if someone at the table wins a hand with 7-2, they win this bonus pot. Many of you have probably seen side bets on television on High Stakes Poker involving 7-2 and now players have the chance to test their poker skills with this new format. That got me to thinking about some potentially interesting side bets: Queen-3. There should a side pot for the queen trey.
Categories: Prop Betting, Ultimate Bet

Lawsuit Against Full Tilt Dismissed

5 7 May 2009 , By: compncards
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According to news reports, a US District Court judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by Clonie Gowen against Full Tilt Poker and a bunch of pros. The lawsuit was filed against Full Tilt’s parent company Tiltware LLC, Ray Bitar, and 13 Full Tilt pros. The lawsuit alleged a breach of contract, unjust enrichment and fraud. For those of you that don’t know.
Categories: Clonie Gowen, Full Tilt Poker, Howard Lederer, Ray Bitar, Tiltware LLC

Poker Staking for the 21st Century

14 16 April 2009 , By: compncards
Most anyone that is a serious poker player has at least entertained the idea of getting them staked into a tournament or a cash game.   Online staking has always been a bit of a crapshoot for players unless they can get stakes from friends or backers that they know in real life.   Online staking has changed in the last year or so with the creation of ChipMeUp. com.
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