May 2014

Headlines – BLUFF May 2014

The Borgata Hotel & Casino Files Suit Against Phil Ivey ATLANTIC CITY — The Borgata Hotel & Casino filed suit against Phil Ivey alleging that he won $9.6 million playing baccarat in 2012 using a technique called “edge-sorting.” The suit comes less than a year after Ivey sued Crockford’s Casino in London for withholding winnings [...]

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Player of the Year Rankings – May 2014

Mike McDonald enjoyed a six-week run atop the 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year race, but for the second time so far in 2014 Dominik Panka claimed the top spot to McDonald’s disadvantage. It may only be a temporary setback, with the race as close as it is on top, but with the major tours [...]

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Stapes Colors Up the News – Dan Bilzerian – The Man I Hate to Love

If you’re anything like me, you have your “poker” life and your “normal” life. For me, I tend to prefer my normal life. It’s a place where people watch a movie — looking at only a single screen, they have discussions that don’t involve ROI, and they don’t play credit card roulette — they just [...]

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The Stat Pack … The Month That Was

A recap of some of April’s most interesting numbers Oleksii Khoroshenin’s win at the European Poker Tour Main Event in Vienna, Austria, was the first by a Ukranian player. Members of the European Union without an EPT Main Event win: Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. High [...]

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The Fight … Sheldon Adelson and the Double Standards of Online Gambling

Sheldon Adelson has declared war on online gambling in the United States, using self-created surrogates like the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling to sensationalize online gambling and craft incendiary and fallacious claims. Adelson’s proxies have accused online gambling sites of being rife with money launderers and catering to underage and problem gamblers, claims they cannot [...]

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