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Old 10-03-2019, 11:43 PM   #2501
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More interesting than Mike’s infiniti, apparently JFK recently got a new Tesla.

https://twitter.com/marlecordeiro/st...338151431?s=21

Doing pretty well for a poker floor.
I mean aren't the 3s like 30k...
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:45 PM   #2502
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The arrogance of this guy is unbelievable... Listen to what Mike says at 3:16:48.
https://youtu.be/t59ddLJv6mo?t=11795

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Old 10-03-2019, 11:45 PM   #2503
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The RFID decks for the live stream would be different from the standard decks all the other tables use. They're not cheap - a 4-pack from Faded Spade is $600. So you'd have to get those RFID cards, then mark a deck/decks with the side markings.

Seems like a lot of trouble when the majority of his play was targeting specific holdings. Had there been significant hands where he got it in bad and turned/rivered the winner, then I think it would be worth investigating.
Huh? Why are you marking cards?

If you have someone feeding you hole cards from the RFID as suggested by @vdthemyk on Twitter, then all you need is the $300 software, a laptop, and a buddy with a cellphone in the casino coffee bar, and (assuming the vid production has their AP set on factory defaults) you can login and mirror the RFID table feed for the entire session.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:46 PM   #2504
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FWIW it’s the first thing I would think of to try and clear myself of being suspected. I drive a Toyota, make sure the cheating device is Toyota branded Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)
Yeah this is you. If you were in a position you had to cheat would you make sure it looked believable. This guy is clearly dumb as rocks if he thought he could play perfect in every pot over 500 dollars and not think it would not be suspicious. This is why i think someone else could be in on it in the game. Lets take a winning reg and given superuser. They would play normal ranges pre and just make correct hero calls/folds in big pots. What does this idiot do? Try to play every hand possible and win every pot he enters. I really think if they are that arrogant they would at some point try and stack table deeper. Its just a matter of if they got to that point in their scheme.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:47 PM   #2505
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Putting it all together now

This is why he deleted the Linkedin pages and says he isn't tech savvy

He knew that he can be traced back to production and working directly w/ Stones/TD and also has deep knowledge about phone technology. That is why he deleted those so fast BUT didn't care about deleting tweets until recently.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:48 PM   #2506
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whos on their phone in the middle of a hand? how does he get his "live reads" when hes deep throating his crotch every five seconds?
he's just that good bruh
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:51 PM   #2507
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He's innocent.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:51 PM   #2508
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He's innocent.
Thanks for weighing in Mike.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:52 PM   #2509
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The arrogance of this guy is unbelievable... Listen to what Mike says at 3:46:48.
https://youtu.be/t59ddLJv6mo?t=11795

3:16:30ish

You are sick at finding these.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:52 PM   #2510
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This seems to indicate that Postle purposefully lied to the floor tech about his cards. Likely because he realized how jaw dropping his play would seem to the stream viewers. This is super suspicious!
Problem with this is if the cards he claimed he had during these "errors" are ever folded pre by another player he's screwed?
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:52 PM   #2511
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Putting it all together now

This is why he deleted the Linkedin pages and says he isn't tech savvy

He knew that he can be traced back to production and working directly w/ Stones/TD and also has deep knowledge about phone technology. That is why he deleted those so fast BUT didn't care about deleting tweets until recently.
Also remember if he is on ppoker its safe to assume hes on telegram when he does any of the sketchy communication. I saw people earlier saying get his text logs it may show evidence but everyone who knows about ppoker is using telegram or bbm which if done right cant be recovered. I also am worried the more that we publicize here we are onto certain things the more he can do to hide things. Theres no shot him and everyone involved isn't reading this entire chat and watching every youtube video.

I still think whoever was in charge of investigate mike is in on it. Why would they not just try and catch him in the act. All of this is so sick and worries me how widesprad this is just with people only using superuser for 1-2 key hands a session. I am looking at some vids now to see if anyone else is playing horrible and winning.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:54 PM   #2512
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https://youtu.be/aHmuAqJ_sVo

This show pushed me to go public
Your face and reaction when he mucked. Priceless!
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:54 PM   #2513
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tTGzkTMz20

This is a stream of PLO8 where he seems to not be super using. Acting fast, no crotch looks etc.

Still manages to have over 2k profit tho so ran sick
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:55 PM   #2514
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I've seen quite a bit--but nowhere near all--of the streams. I don't recall a spot where he both had crotchPhone going on and did the press-the-hat thing.

This supports Joey's mixed-strategy theory.

I'm still quite skeptical about marked decks--Occam's razor starts to apply, and I have yet to see a hand where full runouts are needed to explain his behavior.
There have definitely been hands where he does both. He'll put his hands on his hat and push his whole head towards his own crotch.

edit: we do know that Mike was "known" for putting his hands on his head during/after a big spot even before he started cheating, as Justin Kelly alluded to the "patented Postle head grab" in a pre-cheating stream when Joel owned him.
https://youtu.be/ZKa83uP7m_Q?t=2565

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Old 10-03-2019, 11:55 PM   #2515
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Now way could I read through this thread, but after watching some of the hands, he is 100% WITHOUT A DOUBT CHEATING. Is there anyone left actually saying it's possible he's not? Because if there is, they must be in on it.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:56 PM   #2516
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Huh? Why are you marking cards?

If you have someone feeding you hole cards from the RFID as suggested by @vdthemyk on Twitter, then all you need is the $300 software, a laptop, and a buddy with a cellphone in the casino coffee bar, and (assuming the vid production has their AP set on factory defaults) you can login and mirror the RFID table feed for the entire session.
I agree. But others were talking about the tech that has micro-markings on the side of the cards, and the reader looks like a car key fob.

But yes, I think having access to the hole cards is what he had to play like he did.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:56 PM   #2517
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:57 PM   #2518
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I loved when he went to the live chat room, he couldn't explain any hand properly

"The wine was kicking in, and I wasn't folding that session" - Sick Pro explanation.

Proceeds to triple barrel J9o multiway with nothing

10/10
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:59 PM   #2519
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https://youtu.be/iIRIOwcB2CA?t=1554

LoL Postle calls with 2nd pair no draw after the flush hits on the turn when dude bets $750 with 5 players in the pot. Takes Postle just a couple minutes to steal $3k+ from the guy and all he had to do is call down.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:59 PM   #2520
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Can someone post the hand where he folded KK vs AA?
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Old 10-04-2019, 12:02 AM   #2521
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Sportscenter with SVP right now on ESPN.

He just teased the story in his opener. Tune in!
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Old 10-04-2019, 12:03 AM   #2522
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FYI, I noticed Postle left the table once while leaving his keys on the table. If he had a cheating device on there it seems likely that he would want to take the keys with him.
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Old 10-04-2019, 12:04 AM   #2523
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If he plays on LATB, it'll be the biggest stream of all time. Make it happen!

Get Gman, Andy, Art & Bart Hanson in the game for the lulz.
Imagine if Postle bluffed Garrett with bottom pair in a 500k pot and G man called it with Ace high - Postle racks up leaves and in the post game interview says. " LATB was much easier - It took me one session to win what I did at the stones over 18mo.

Hey, it could happen and it could be sick.
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Old 10-04-2019, 12:05 AM   #2524
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Wow everything is starting to make perfect sense now. I always assumed it was a 3 man operation - Mike, Justin, and lower level employee in the control room responsible for updating the graphics (potentially Taylor but no evidence until now). I didn't think it was realistic that Justin was the one controlling the graphics and relaying info to Mike. Just didnt make sense to have your TD doing this task and you frequently see Justin walking around the floor. Why was Mike only able to cheat when Justin was present? I just assumed Justin's replacement would have access to the control room on these nights and they couldn't run the risk of him finding out about it. But these last 2 pieces of information, Taylor being in Vegas with Justin and the stream where Taylor replaces Justin in the booth (and Justin presumably goes back into the control room to take over his job) on a night where Mike was superusing, makes it all the more likely that Taylor was in fact the third man of their operation.

Also to address a few of the comments I've been reading over the past few hours,
1) There is no way Harlan is superusing. If he is, he is the worst superuser of all time and it's not even close. I've watched close to 10 streams in full and Harlan is probably down more than any other player. The guy is terrible. I do think it's possible other players cheated and will be looking back at some older streams to detect anything unusual (including Harlan) but nothing I have seen so far indicates this guy was in on it.
2) I think the "key theory" is a bit of a stretch and pretty unlikely. I only noticed Mike putting his keys on the table during the June/July sessions when he wasn't cheating. Most likely explanation - he puts his keys on the table when he has phone on the table and keeps them in his pocket when he is hiding his phone. I am not completely dismissing this theory, would just like to see his AIEV on more than the 13 or so hands that were posted.
3) How exactly were the cards being sent to Mike? Through cellphone, bone conduction, or multigfx? This one is a little tougher to answer at the moment. I think a combination of these methods was probably used over time as a result of them enforcing the no phones rule more. However, even in some of the earlier streams (January 2019), it appears Mike has something in his hat. Given Mike's background in development, the multigfx method is very possible as well. I just don't know if we have enough information to state that these were definitely used, other than his phone. Even if he had a program setup to live stream to his phone, he would most likely need an assistant. This backs up why he is unable to cheat without Justin present.
4) It was also mentioned that Mike was superusing on 1/7/19 when Justin was in the Bahamas. While Justin deleted his twitter, we can also confirm he was in the Bahamas that time through his "SoberVlog" on youtube. I skimmed through a little of this session and are we sure he was superusing here? He wins $4k but as has already been established, it is not uncommon for him to book big wins when he is playing fair. I saw one hand where he tried to steal a multiway pot on the flop with 7 high no equity vs top pair and then gave up.
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Old 10-04-2019, 12:05 AM   #2525
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Sportscenter with SVP right now on ESPN.

He just teased the story in his opener. Tune in!
Yep, I am recording it!
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