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Old 10-01-2019, 01:22 PM   #426
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re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

I mean we can safely assume that Mike is getting a lot of phone calls from people he cheated in these games right? Its just too bad that he will just deny it and get away with it. It would be interesting to see if he gets invited to the game in future, i dont see it happening really as other plyrs are likely to be very paranoid around him, also interesting to see how this poker prodigy's career continues , likely we never see him play poker again as hiim not being amazing , breaking even or losing would kind of prove he was cheating at Stones.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:27 PM   #427
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:29 PM   #428
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This has been mentioned but just want to document it for anyone that missed what his own brother said about him.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=4dHt8yhhXuk

Commentator: I wanna go back to the wheel of destiny.

Mike Postle brother: The wheel ... so....there is always different things. So usually you spin this wheeel for 50 cents or 1 dollar, so my brother had the wheel perfectly lined up and my brother put some quarters behind the wheel....so when you would spin it you would always get close to a $5 bill. So most of time when you rolled, like 90% of time it would stop just before the $5 dollar. And he would say "oo you were so close". And it would be the worst prize ever, so my brother would win half the winnings from what it gave out so my brother would make $30-40 bucks . So if there is an angle -- -my brother would do it. He will do it.

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At this point its getting unbelievable that people are capable of still defending this super user. They either have not taken enough time to examine the evidence in aggregate or have malicious intentions in protecting this scumbag cheater.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:33 PM   #429
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https://youtu.be/Eg34YTF-meA?t=6098

This is the hand which makes me believe it is deeper than just Mike and some rfid reader. Someone on the production team has to be on this as well.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:33 PM   #430
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The guy in the commentary booth seems suss at in that clip above where it mutes and he's talking to someone out of screen, Joey you need a lip reader expert.

Joey great stuff with the pods lately but don't let this negatively in the poker world kill your positive vibes, I love your vids and would have loved to see the Livestream, I know it's hard not to go full ham after a little bit of tho
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:34 PM   #431
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He doesn’t play in non streamed games. He racks up as soon as the stream ends. He won’t play with same people off stream.

All info already in the thread.
He looks to be regular in this poker room so i find it difficult to believe. He doesn't play in ANY other cash game besides this particular stream?
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:35 PM   #432
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Found another interesting hand

https://youtu.be/0vaF0kwjQhg?t=1259 @ 20:50


he just check calls a full house on the river to one bet , The caster is like wtf how does he just call there, he must know something that we dont know. then a few minutes later you see in chat that she asked him what he had and he said
"rfid error he had 78 so it was easier to just check call"


seems to be very common that there is always an "rfid error" when he does something completely insane
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:38 PM   #433
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Wrong. Veronica said allegations have gone on for some time now. This has nothing to do with Berkey.

Congrats on “winning” $17,000” that night thought. You played true to form.

God mode, GOAT, Worlds best holdem player. Ever.
I don’t think Joey would take a bunch of adderall and spend 20+ hours of his life “investigating” because some random stones players sent him a pm. Someone he respects (Berkey) told him and that’s when this blew up and turned mikes life into hell.

Being suspicious isn’t enough to dragging this guys name through the mud and ruining all of his future action. You have to how he does it before making accusations and ruining this persons professional and personal life.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:40 PM   #434
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Found another interesting hand

https://youtu.be/0vaF0kwjQhg?t=1259 @ 20:50


he just check calls a full house on the river to one bet , The caster is like wtf how does he just call there, he must know something that we dont know. then a few minutes later you see in chat that she asked him what he had and he said
"rfid error he had 78 so it was easier to just check call"


seems to be very common that there is always an "rfid error" when he does something completely insane


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https://youtu.be/Eg34YTF-meA?t=6098

This is the hand which makes me believe it is deeper than just Mike and some rfid reader. Someone on the production team has to be on this as well.
Whoever the production person is that relays the holecards into the graphic on screen (and to the commentators), is the person who's in this with Mike Postle. The commentators can't believe what is going on, and the relay person tells them "oh the hole cards are messed he atually didn't have 68 here, he had 89" to explain the ludicrous actual line taken away
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:41 PM   #435
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Are there any hands where he folds the winner on river or blasts off into the nuts?
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This is the only time he made bad river call.
He posted this himself on twitter.
If there was other bigger pots where this happened I’m sure he would have remembered and found the clip.
The fact he posted this clip is very damning.
Jig is up.

My guess is mike is going to say he won’t play on stream anymore because ‘egotistical haters’ ruined his reputation or something like that.
When in reality if he is legit he should be doing anything he can to play on stream again and prove everybody wrong.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:42 PM   #436
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Would be interested to see more of the players/staff speak out and give their opinions on this. People who played with and watched this guy will have more knowledge and probably other stories we don't know about.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:43 PM   #437
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It's worth noting that almost all of his tournament success has come from Mississippi casinos. Not saying its definite but its possible he could have cheated in those. What methods could he have used? (maybe have connections with poker room backstaff, using marked cards, RFID etc?)
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:43 PM   #438
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Which is Rich? I hope not - I love that guy. He is also the only guy to beat Mike and he did it twice!
battle of the superusers
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:43 PM   #439
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Whoever the production person is that relays the holecards into the graphic on screen (and to the commentators), is the person who's in this with Mike Postle. The commentators can't believe what is going on, and the relay person tells them "oh the hole cards are messed he atually didn't have 68 here, he had 89" to explain the ludicrous actual line taken away
Im pretty sure she asked mike himself
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:44 PM   #440
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Hey real quick, we're positive that the twitch or youtube stream is delayed > 3 minutes, right?
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:44 PM   #441
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What a legend, shoving 300bb on the river with 7 high against 2 players.

https://youtu.be/Eg34YTF-meA?t=16m27s
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:44 PM   #442
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This is the only time he made bad river call.
He posted this himself on twitter.
If there was other bigger pots where this happened I’m sure he would have remembered and found the clip.
The fact he posted this clip is very damning.
Jig is up.

My guess is mike is going to say he won’t play on stream anymore because ‘egotistical haters’ ruined his reputation or something like that.
When in reality if he is legit he should be doing anything he can to play on stream again and prove everybody wrong.
This clip is at least 3 years old, those are the old graphics they used. What an awful defense from Mike. This vs the 20+ hrs Joey is sifting through. The impromptu 5 hr stream is enough for me. He is Russ hamilton of the modern era
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:45 PM   #443
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Just read the whole thread... How is that scumbag not buried in a desert already? He's 100% cheating and I'd bet my left nut that Justin Kuraitis (JFK on the stream) is involved too.



Also the RFID is rarely (if ever) wrong except in big pots involving Mike. So many coincidences!
Justin Kuraitis is either extremely incompetent or he's in on it. Either way no one should ever play in this room as long as he is involved in running it.

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Old 10-01-2019, 01:45 PM   #444
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The rumor circulating is that he was a dealer supervisor at some point and was banned from Caesar's properties for cheating. This is a rumor at this point though.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:47 PM   #445
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If he’s not cheating this thread could actually be excellent publicity for himself.
A lot of people had never heard of him before this.
He’s getting a bunch of publicity right now. Even though it is bad publicity it is easy for him to prove it wrong if he is innocent (by continuing to play same style on stones when everyone is making sure he can’t cheat)
If he can do this he will be well known as a poker god.
I would be embracing all this if I were him and knew I was innocent.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:48 PM   #446
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Depending on the range, most likely the data is transmitted through WiFi. An unsecured AP in a casino environment is extremely unlikely. And the network and network security team have to be involved in order for the data to get from point a to point b.

The point I’m making is it’s next to impossible for a 3rd party to hack into this. Mike is just good at poker at runs hot... or the show creator is in on cheat. If Berkey and co think the the shows creators are in on it they wtf are they playing in the first place?

lol this guy is clueless. every post he makes. iq 50
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:51 PM   #447
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lol this guy is clueless. every post he makes. iq 50
Nah, he's just trying (badly) to misdirect by banging on about hacking the feed when everybody else is suggesting that Mike is in cahoots with someone who has real time access to the feed.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:53 PM   #448
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lol this guy is clueless. every post he makes. iq 50
I’m a network security engineer.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:55 PM   #449
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My favorite part of all of this are the people on the pro-Mike side's argument being "hey maybe he's just really good?" I don't know if he's cheating, I feel confident he is but I certainly don't *know*. But there is one thing we know for sure--he is not good at poker. Anyone who thinks a possible explanation is he's operating on a higher level than anyone is capable of understanding isn't worth discussing this with. This leaves two explanations:

1) He's cheating

2) He is running absolutely insane on the random decisions for meaningful $

We've seen tons of decisions that contradict. 1 hand he's shoving 96 on like AK6Kx when other guy has 98, on another he's folding AQ to a single bet on AKTxx when opponent has AK. 1 hand he's all in pre with 54o vs multiple opponents, another he's folding KK pre when the opponent has AA. They don't make any sense. By that I mean there is no human consistency. There is ZERO explanation that could strategically make sense. If someone wants to say "hey I've folded KK too! it's so obvious he has it there", fine, why is he getting 54o in then? This is not someone operating on a higher understanding of poker. So remove that thought from the discussion. Is it possible he's godmoding these decisions and just luckily getting right every time? Of course it is. But the larger the sample size gets, the more absurd decisions he makes in big pots that just happen to be correct, at an unsustainable rate, the more reasonable it is to think the most likely explanation is he's cheating.

Berkey says he feels bad for these announcers, please don't. **** these announcers. Their livelihood is poker media. They are supposed to know anything about the game. Am I saying they should accuse him of cheating on air? No. But watching hundreds of hours of this guy and worshipping him as if he's some sort of poker God is the most ridiculous thing I've seen in a long time. Either he sucks at poker and you're enabling a degenerate whale who will eventually lose all of his $, or you're enabling a cheating scumbag stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the community. There is no in between.
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Old 10-01-2019, 01:56 PM   #450
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I’m a network security engineer.
Assuming that is true, and you are arguing in good faith, which I very much doubt, it's totally irrelevant. The accusation is that Mike is getting hole card information in real time from a third party who has legitimate access to the feed. The only person talking about hacking is you.
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