All Posts By David K Lappin

I Spy With My Little Eye: Hustler Casino Bans Skillsrocks After Repeated Rubbernecking on Livestream

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Rubbernecking live On Wednesday night, on the Hustler Casino Live poker stream, a player going by the name ‘Skillsrocks’ rubber-necked his way to an $11,430 profit. Time and time again, he appeared to look at his opponent’s poorly protected hole cards, following those sneaky-peeks up with some perfectly timed bluffs.  The chat was quick to spot ...

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Poker Is the Winner as Alex O’Brien and Vanessa Kade Raise $10,000 For Charity

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Everything that is good in poker Americas Cardroom (ACR) hosted a fantastic charity event on Saturday night between their superstar ambassador Vanessa Kade and British author Alex O’Brien. In a best-of-three SNG format, Kade ultimately emerged victorious, but the real winner was poker itself. The match was born out of unusual circumstances. In December 2020, O’Brien ...

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Hellmuth Versus Dwan, O’Brien Versus Kade – Two Hotly Anticipated Heads-Up Poker Clashes Imminent

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Exciting week ahead Just like busses, you wait ages for a decent heads-up clash, and then two come along together.  On January 26, Phil Hellmuth and Tom Dwan will appear on High Stakes Duel. It’s a show that the former has utterly dominated, appearing on every episode since its inception in late 2020. a fairytale match-up of sorts Then ...

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Robot Wars: How Long Before Real-Time Assistants Threaten the Viability of Online Poker?

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The natural evolution of information “The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce… instantly.” ~ Demetri Martin We are an impatient species. Our world is built on biology but once we begin to understand it, we transform it into technology. In defense of the ‘wizards’ who were changing the poker landscape around ...

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