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Jun 13th

Mobile second. Why online poker providers need to stop obsessing about mobile

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A couple of weeks ago I was asked to comment on the state of mobile poker for a piece published in the latest issue of Mobile Intelligence. I highly recommend reading it. It’s packed with insightful comments from people with far more influence and power than me and paints a comprehensive picture of the current […]

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Nov 2nd

The biggest opportunity in poker that everyone missed?

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I think it was roughly nine months ago that I sat in my office and felt the shackles that have bound me to this industry since I went solo in 2010 finally break. The reason behind this moment of liberation was a couple of announcements from different online poker rooms that confirmed to me, beyond a […]

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Oct 7th

Premature calls for DFS regulation

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When I began covering Daily Fantasy Sports two months ago, I effectively joined a choir criticizing key decisions made by and operational principles adopted by the two major providers of DFS, DraftKings and FanDuel. In the light of the ongoing media storm that both those companies now face, it may come as a surprise that […]

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Oct 6th

Beyond the skill gap – Making big edges work

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How do have the cake and eat it too? That is a question all people involved with player-vs-player skill games that feature a wagering element (such as online poker and daily fantasy sports) have to ask themselves. The more skill the more appealing the game is to competitively inclined hardcore players. The less skill the […]

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Sep 22nd

Is it possible to compete with DraftKings and FanDuel?

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This is of the most competently argued and insightful articles about the current state of Daily Fantasy Sports industry that I have ever read. It was written by Chicago Ventures Senior Associate and long-time Daily Fantasy Sports investor Ezra Galston – someone who clearly knows this space far better than I do. That’s why it’s […]

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