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Feb 8th

This ad tops my worst ad for an online poker site ever list

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I’m obviously open to other suggestions, but this one is hard to beat.  I can deal with bad acting, horrid scripts, unprofessional productions, rehashed ideas and sexist messages.  But come on.  Someone said “let’s do something that plays with the names of different card combinations” and someone else said “aha!” and arrived at this? It’s [...]

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Feb 2nd

Does bwin.fr dominate with Domenech?

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This is a review of a much talked about ad promoting something called  ”L’ultimate Poker Fight” on bwin.fr that ran end of November last year. In terms of production quality, the ad feels like a bit of a bar-raiser for the online poker industry as a whole. It’s tight.  Nothing comes off as awkward or [...]

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Feb 2nd

Men in thongs never fail

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Lastly we have this ad which seems to be the result of some kind of “promote your own home game” video competition. Good idea and I think this ad comes closest of the three Home Games ads I’ve reviewed to capturing the spirit of Home Games and the awesome force they can become. Here are [...]

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Feb 2nd

Negreanu pitching Home Games

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In this clip, Negreanu earns his Pokerstars dollars explaining the basics and wonders of Pokerstars Home Games. I hope the Pokerstars people really value their relationship with Daniel. Imho, he is one of few pro players that it is worth it to be associated with. He does a great job of guiding players through this [...]

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Feb 1st

Pokerstars Home Games ad right on the mark?

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Pokerstars Home Games emerged on the poker scene a few weeks back. To learn what I think about them, This is the main Pokerstars Home Game TV ad that was rolled out across the world. It is unqestionably stylish and does a fine job of quickly establishing what Home Games are. But I find that [...]

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