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Feb 26th

My thoughts on the Bluff Power 20

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Since a lot of relevant people have already given their opinion on the Bluff Power 20 list I really didn’t have much choice than to reschedule and get to it. Damn you all. I really need to sleep… First off, as one of the people asked to vote, I am now fully aware of how [...]

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Feb 23rd

A different take on market shares in France

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I should know this, but as far as I can remember, ARJEL in France does not distribute the same detailed data on turnover and such that AAMS in Italy does. As such it is more difficult to compare poker market shares  in France. Pokerscout.com has done a great job of expanding their tracking activities and [...]

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Feb 15th

Some well-deserved props…

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In the spirit of yesterday (forgot to post it then) I’d like to dole out some well-deserved thumbs-up to two media outlets and one e-gaming operator who know how to make me eat my words. Busy times means I’m falling behind on posting and the topics are stacking up. Rest assured that I will get [...]

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Feb 9th

A good discussion on what motivates players to play

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Just dug up this article. It is four years old but  a great example of how the video game industry has already had the discussion I believe whole-heartedly the we in the online poker industry need to have as well. What triggers players to play is one of my favorite topics and I don’t want [...]

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Jan 26th

Do the positive experiences outweigh the bad ones?

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Over at Pokerstrategy.com, Lutz Enke authors the very insightful “Pokerstrategy.com Confidential” blog. In a recent post he talks about the importance of manners for the greater good of the game. Lutz discusses these manners in context of an even greater topic which he summarizes like this: “So to make poker flourish and recreational players stick [...]

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