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Final table at tournament, two players avoiding eliminating each other — what can the tournament director do?

In the early 1990s poker was very different. In particular, almost any behavior was tolerated: players threw cards at the dealer, said enough to bring a dealer to tears, "accidentally" burnt a dealer ...
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Cheating by 2 or more players playing “best hand?”

Many years ago I read in a book by Scarne (title not sure of and there might have been different content in different editions) where one of the players in Rothstein's last game confesses to having ...
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How do poker sites detect bots?

Most sites do not allow bots. How do poker sites detect bots? I figured they scanned memory like how HUDs are detected. Based on an answer on another question they also detect it on the server side....
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Someone else took my cards from the muck

I made a big bet and everyone folds. Following this I mucked my hand and one of the losing players reached into the muck and took my hand to have a look at it. What would be an appropriate remedy or ...
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How does one get comfortable with the honesty of online casinos? [duplicate]

I occasionally play microstake NLHE on PokerStars, and there I've recently witnessed (what feels like) a suspicious number of "unlikely" deals. The most recent was in a 6-ring game, in which 1 seat ...
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Micro/nano skin implants to signal hole cards at the WSOP?

Given that it is possible to send remote electric shocks, skin itches and muscle twitches to specific areas of the body using nano/micro-implants, is it possible to rig the WSOP which uses cameras and ...
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Soft play in a cash game

I was playing in a cash game and feel like i have been the victim of soft play. When playing in a game there were 2 overly aggressive players constantly betting and raising pre flop, this isnt too ...
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How should money won by a cheater be distributed?

At some point during an ongoing game one player is caught red-handed cheating. The abuse is of the same level of severity as the proverbial ace up his sleeve. The player is kicked out and told to ...
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Angle shoot speech play - for sure I am calling

Acting in turn on the river if you said "for sure I am calling" to get a reaction would that that be ruled a call? Mainly looking for feedback from dealers. What about slag "for sure going to look ...
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Dealer cheating, why is rolling the deck bad practice?

Rolling the deck is the practice of not keeping the deck level at all times during a hand. Dealers in school, when they are breaking in, and as policy at any legitimate poker dealing job are told to ...
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How are marked cards prevented in Poker?

How would a live poker tournament or cash game prevent me from marking cards using invisible ink or dust, then using custom-made glasses to see my markings when others get those marked cards in ...
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Collusion in real life poker games

How can casinos/players curb/spot collusion between a group of player (i.e. playing as a team in the same table)?
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Are online poker sites rigged? [closed]

This guy tries to prove they are not http://www.thepokerbank.com/articles/online/rigged/ but in the comments everybody says the opposite So are they rigged or not?