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Jun 7th

Full Tilt Poker’s last out

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The blog’s been quiet for a while. Mostly because I’ve been working myself silly on some assignments. Partly because I have been on a week’s vacation.  But also because these are trying times for the poker industry. And in trying times one should be careful.  So to avoid saying too much on matters still unresolved, […]

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Apr 28th

Real winners of Black Friday

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I tried to make a point out of this last week on my twitter, but feel it ought to be said out loud more clearly. No matter how you call the events that occurred two weeks ago, there were winners beyond the corporate entities for whom the market  may now lie open, beyond the U.S. […]

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Apr 22nd

Why the game is not over for nine out of ten US online poker players

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Stop. Lay down the pitchforks and the torches. Cease listening to the persistent and impressive Quadjacks podcast for a while. Breathe. Look around. Breathe again. Good, now listen. If you are worried about your future online poker playing career as a citizen of or resident in the United States, your worries are probably warranted. If […]

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Apr 19th

Crunch time for European facing poker suppliers

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The weeks and months ahead will be trying times not only for the sites targeted by the actions of the DOJ. While Pokerstars, Full Tilt and UB/AP will be working hard to regain their footing, their bruised and bloodied European competition now has to show that they have the wits and sense to either counter-attack […]

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Apr 17th

It smells like Dikshit in here

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I was half asleep in my car last night when a cryptic text from my old colleague and buddy Henrik alerted me to what was going on. Once I had scanned through the indictment, I tried to work out where this move fit with the ebb and flow that seems to characterize lobbyist-driven American politics. […]

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