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Old 10-05-2019, 04:36 PM   #4076
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Just a couple of things on this, as been thinking the same for a while.

1) It was mentioned in this thread that Taylor was also at the WSOP. I can't find where now, and I don't think it was confirmed. Be great to know for sure.
Well whaddya know.... Taylor was at this year's WSOP
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:39 PM   #4077
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Just a couple of things on this, as been thinking the same for a while.

1) It was mentioned in this thread that Taylor was also at the WSOP. I can't find where now, and I don't think it was confirmed. Be great to know for sure.

2) Taylor is definitely referred to as "the producer" by comms, and feeds them info on Mike on a few occasions.

Further, we also know from comms comments, Mike and Taylor are (also) close.

That's why the 89s hand is so important. If we know for certain it was changed in 'real time' (which, as per Berkey vid yesterday isn't certain), then there really is only one remotely plausible explanation for this.

As with many things, I'm sure Stones regs and esp commentators could provide some definitive answers.
1) He had a score on his Hendon Mob from the WSOP but I think he was only out there for a week or so as he commentates a give on July 3. It was originally suggested he may have there with Justin but I dont think this is the case.

2) Thanks thats helpful. So just to confirm, Taylor and Justin were both sitting in booths near each other behind the curtain. Taylor was producing the show live with graphics, etc and Justin was watching the delayed twitch stream, commentating in twitch. This makes a lot of sense. I originally thought Taylor was behind the curtain next the commentators, because that one time they yelled out to him, but I think this may have been over a headset which is shown here.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:41 PM   #4078
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Re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

One of the reasons i think Mike and company never thought they would get caught is because noone ever really brought it up in chat from the livestreams. If the commentators can joke about mike being a god and everyone watching going along with it, what is there to worry about? If your viewers arent worried than neither are you.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:41 PM   #4079
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Re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

No, the impression I get is that Taylor was behind the curtain by comms (well, he definitely is when he's talking to comms). I guess he must be 'producing' the live feed there?
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:42 PM   #4080
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So was Gus Fring.
lol, another perfect example!
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:42 PM   #4081
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The wild speculation about taxes should stop ASAP

Stay focused people, don’t nerd out while you’re waiting on the next legit thing to happen because you’re bored
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Looks like a Nissan Altima/Maxima keychain. Here's a screen grab from the video vs a photo of a Nissan keychain:

Thank you! I was searching myself but couldn’t find em. Havnt found any of the cheating devices that look like this particular keyfob but who knows the known cheating sources are just one option who knows what type of stuff you can find on dark web that looks like the ones we can find but are just a little different
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:43 PM   #4082
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As this case is increasingly becoming like Cluedo, with so many suspects, here is a link to an end of Stones show (a sit n go, which Postle chopped) where they show a feature "Meet the Team", with the team describing themselves

https://youtu.be/CswNmIQvI0o?t=25918
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:43 PM   #4083
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I don't have the spreadsheet but I'm fairly certain Justin was still in the Bahamas on 1/9. I don't see any sign of him on the stream and this lady, seen walking from behind the curtain at 3:52:30 out to the table appears to be handling Justin's responsibilities that night. Why were Taylor and Mike able to cheat that night but normally can't when Justin is out of town? Ah we are so close to solving this thing!

Agreed, funny he’s not in seat 2. I can see why he likes Seat 2 when he’s cheating because you would only see the back of his head in-between hands being played!
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:44 PM   #4084
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"its a good thing i didnt..."? you catch what last few words are?
It sounded like "it's a good thing I didn't raise"
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:44 PM   #4085
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Its so easy to just have a cooler deck brought in, marked cards, cards that can be read with special sunglasses, dealer mechanics that could deal you any two cards, collusion, the list goes on and on.
Yeah, but I'm not sure there is any cheating mechanism that can steal money easier, quicker, or in a less obvious way than what Mike Postle was doing. You can literally have a player or two just donking it up with any 2 cards and seemingly just running good. Unlike a live streamed game there would be no way to verify what a player has. There would also be no way to verify how much he has won/lost. They could make up stories about how much he lost in other sessions. They could also switch up which player has God mode for any given session.

The question would be how technically feasible it would be with unsuspecting victims. Ie would the victim need to place the cards in the certain spot (could this be mitigated by the dealer pitching to a certain spot)? Would the cards themselves give unsuspecting players a reason to be concerned?
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:45 PM   #4086
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Lol was his actual speech that incoherent? I'm two paragraphs in and it's barely understandable
These are guys whose day jobs involve saying 3 words - fold, raise, call. Expecting a coherent interview is asking too much.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:47 PM   #4087
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Just a couple of things on this, as been thinking the same for a while.

1) It was mentioned in this thread that Taylor was also at the WSOP. I can't find where now, and I don't think it was confirmed. Be great to know for sure.

2) Taylor is definitely referred to as "the producer" by comms, and feeds them info on Mike on a few occasions.

Further, we also know from comms comments, Mike and Taylor are (also) close.

That's why the 89s hand is so important. If we know for certain it was changed in 'real time' (which, as per Berkey vid yesterday isn't certain), then there really is only one remotely plausible explanation for this.

As with many things, I'm sure Stones regs and esp commentators could provide some definitive answers.
Assuming Taylor is Mike's accomplice, for Taylor to be the only accomplice, two things must be true:

1 - Taylor must not sit too closely to Justin (or anyone else), or Justin cannot see his screen, or keep track of what he's doing throughout the stream.

2 - The first investigation must have been done by Taylor, and he convinced Justin it was a slam dunk and Mike was totally exonerated.

I have a hard time believing both of those are true.

As I said about 2000 posts back, two things will tell you who is involved at Stones: understanding how the graphics were changed in the 89 hand, and understanding what was in that first "investigation" (who did it, what was done, who signed off, etc.).
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:47 PM   #4088
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Looks like a Nissan Altima/Maxima keychain. Here's a screen grab from the video vs a photo of a Nissan keychain:

Good catch. It's an infiniti keychain. Nissan makes Infiniti. Postle recently bought a new Infiniti.



BTW this was first mentioned a couple days ago:

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Edit: never mind it actually looks like it’s the cover for the key fob for Infiniti based on one of the pictures in the screenshot of fobs

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Old 10-05-2019, 04:49 PM   #4089
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Re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

What’s Mike’s day job? Does he actually have a job?
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:49 PM   #4090
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1) He had a score on his Hendon Mob from the WSOP but I think he was only out there for a week or so as he commentates a give on July 3. It was originally suggested he may have there with Justin but I dont think this is the case.
5/20/19 - Cheating
6/1/19 - Not Cheating (Justin in Vegas, Taylor in commentary booth)
6/3/19 - Not Cheating (Justin in Vegas, Taylor in Vegas?)
6/15/19 - Not Cheating (Justin in Vegas, Taylor in Vegas?)
6/17/19 - Not Cheating (Justin in Vegas, Taylor in Vegas?)
7/8/19 - Not Cheating (Justin in Vegas, Taylor in Vegas?)
7/20/19 - Cheating
7/22/19 - Cheating

So this would mean the 5x run of 'MikeMode' rather than 'Godmode' is when Taylor is commentating or in Vegas?

EDIT: If he was there longer than a week ofc. The cash in on the 21st June. There's nothing on his Twitter about it

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Old 10-05-2019, 04:53 PM   #4091
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Assuming Taylor is Mike's accomplice, for Taylor to be the only accomplice, two things must be true:

1 - Taylor must not sit too closely to Justin (or anyone else), or Justin cannot see his screen, or keep track of what he's doing throughout the stream.

2 - The first investigation must have been done by Taylor, and he convinced Justin it was a slam dunk and Mike was totally exonerated.

I have a hard time believing both of those are true.

As I said about 2000 posts back, two things will tell you who is involved at Stones: understanding how the graphics were changed in the 89 hand, and understanding what was in that first "investigation" (who did it, what was done, who signed off, etc.).
1 - Why would Justin not need to see his screen? Taylor is 'producing'

2 - Not necessarily. Justin could have just blown it off, because he's great buddies with Mike and it's all just sour grapes... Or, he could have been in on it. Whatever, I don't think he's the guy changing graphics.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:53 PM   #4092
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Im not attacking her. I've defended her every opportunity I've had to the few people who came here and attacked her. What I am saying is that if she were to get money from this, she should donate it back to the players. It's just my opinion, don't really want to argue about this anymore or take up space on the thread since there are better things we could be discussing.
So she should give money back because she acted with integrity? No, that is not how it works. How it is going to work is that the players who lost money are going to get it refunded by Postle and Stones after the lawsuits are settled. So then you are saying that Postle and the Casino should then go after Angry Polak to get their tips back??? No, that is not how it works either. It's like saying that he should go after the cocktail waitresses he tipped that were serving the game he was cheating on. naw son, now ya trippin!
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:54 PM   #4093
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Good catch. It's an infiniti keychain. Nissan makes Infiniti. Postle recently bought a new Infiniti.

Wait a second can someone post the first picture of the keys we had ITT? Might’ve just bought a new car but not if the first picture was dated after this picture? Someone should date the first pic of the keys idk when they were from
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:54 PM   #4094
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It's even more notable with 10 episodes of Taylor commentating, of which Mike played in 4.

Taylor commentating, no Mike.
February 29th 2019 https://youtu.be/e7I7NWix7oU?t=12785
March 5th 2019 https://youtu.be/TaGK2VbiWtM?t=13978
April 15th 2019 https://youtu.be/Mma07huUBec?t=1670
June 19th 2019 https://youtu.be/BBiwK-gWXGw?t=1308
July 3rd 2019 https://youtu.be/g9Ky-8Yl5k4?t=1082
July 10th 2019 https://youtu.be/xTUMt-NAkc8?t=1168

Taylor commentating, Mike playing but not superusing
March 18th https://youtu.be/7tTGzkTMz20?t=1216
April 1st 2019 https://youtu.be/3Al-mY8G5pg?t=13947
July 1st 2019 https://youtu.be/SiADleDLQak?t=14583

Taylor commentating, Mike playing but not superusing while Taylor was commentating
March 16th https://youtu.be/t59ddLJv6mo?t=12360


With Mike superusing in half the episodes this makes it statistically almost impossible Taylor isn't in on it.


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Old 10-05-2019, 04:55 PM   #4095
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What’s Mike’s day job? Does he actually have a job?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjk1DzMH1MY

Found a link to Mike Postle's resume
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:55 PM   #4096
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What’s Mike’s day job? Does he actually have a job?
To my knowledge he has been a long time poker pro. It would be interesting to know if he has had any jobs in the past few years.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:59 PM   #4097
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did matusow end up getting his 2 mil back from ub this year?
Haven't seen this answered yet but I would also be interested to know the answer. I am sure even if he got it back, it would go to pay just a few of his many debts.
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Old 10-05-2019, 05:01 PM   #4098
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The work in this thread is outstanding, thanks to all doing it.
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Old 10-05-2019, 05:02 PM   #4099
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To my knowledge he has been a long time poker pro. It would be interesting to know if he has had any jobs in the past few years.
He deleted his LinkedIn Page but I just ran across another linkedin page of his. I'm guessing he forgot about this one. It just says Fantasy Football and Poker.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepostle

It shows his website as being: http://www.localdealsbytext.com/
This website is dead. (btw if you search localdealsbytext.com on google you will find people have already been looking into this)

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Fantasy Football and Poker Consultant
Postle Consulting

Jan 2013 – Present 6 years 10 months

Sacramento, California Area
Oh, and he's probably an agent for something like PPPoker and wouldn't surprise me if he's like a sports betting agent.
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Old 10-05-2019, 05:05 PM   #4100
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Guys the first picture we have of his keys is around page 99 and from August 6th. They are completely different than the keys in his “new” Infiniti from Jaman Burtons vlog TEN MONTHS AGO. HELLoOOOOo it is a rigged deck brought by technology guy and he has readers in his bracelet and fake keyfob that relay hole cards to his bone conduction headset. Case closed please look at the two different keyfobs
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