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Old 10-01-2019, 06:22 PM   #626
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re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

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Okay, here I go posting this session again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AADIsPTsxc

He clears $20k in this session alone. ****ing watch it.

edit: Bad Beat Bill, I realize you're not arguing for Mike btw, this reply by me sounds hostile towards you, it's not meant to be
@4:47 even the commentators can't believe his folds.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:25 PM   #627
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That's the thing, Mike clearly isn't that good at poker. His live reads and tells explanation would be somewhat believable if he didn't spend so much time staring at his crotch.
This x100
(I think he absolutely cheated)

If your defense is basically live reads bro, table psychology...
And you go on the pre-show to discuss hands and actually say, (I’m paraphrasing) “I don’t really study poker or remember hands, I don’t go over stuff”. You chalk it up to live dynamics BUT you’re never paying attention or looking up from your lap, come on man
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:27 PM   #628
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There are 3 possible ways Mike is getting card information.

1. He has a device paired with his phone that he intercepting the RFID data.
2. He has an accomplice who isn't part of the production team intercepting the RFID data and is relaying the info to him via text.
3. Someone in the production team is simply passing him card info, obtained by RFID, via text.
I'd set the odds as:

-200: Option #2
+230: Option #3
+5000: Option #1
+10000: Not cheating
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:27 PM   #629
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I can't believe Stones saw this for this long, amid the questions from other players, all this evidence and winning and have not been able to get to the bottom of this.

I really can't believe that is the case.

I hope not but I always knew in the back of my mind that the house will not protect my money, they will only protect theirs. So whether in the know or not they are going to brush this off and move on. They will continue to fill seats once this dies down.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:28 PM   #630
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The people announcing make it so much harder to watch. Imagine how moronic (or sociopathic) you have to be to give this guy the God worship he's gotten.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:30 PM   #631
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There is also a hand where he correctly folds AK pre. This wouldn't be that damning but this guy also colds calls with garbage all the time. He just never puts his money in bad against monster hands ever.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:32 PM   #632
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The dude that called his bluff with A9 is the real pokergod here.


Also, the announcers seem to hate Harlan too. They tried to run a segment called "What was Harlan thinking here."
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:33 PM   #633
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found 89 sessions where mike p aka the apostle aka god aka ferrari played a total of 374 hours.
38 sessions at 5/5 nl
36 at 1/3 nl
5 at 5/5 plo
4 at 5/5/10 nl
1 at 1/3/5 plo, 5/10 nl, 5/10/20 nl, 1/3 plo8, 1/2 plo/nl mix, 10/25/50 nl

will go over the sessions tomorrow and see what he initially bought in for and what he ended the session with.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:33 PM   #634
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has to split what...2 ways? 3 ways? more?
there are pros grinding out 10 BB/100 for 60k. he is making WAY more than 60k, even after splitting it up.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:33 PM   #635
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The people announcing make it so much harder to watch. Imagine how moronic (or sociopathic) you have to be to give this guy the God worship he's gotten.
I think they have to be in on it. There is no way you could commentate on hours and hours of this guy god modding every hand and not think that something is up.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:34 PM   #636
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found 89 sessions where mike p aka the apostle aka god aka ferrari played a total of 374 hours.
38 sessions at 5/5 nl
36 at 1/3 nl
5 at 5/5 plo
4 at 5/5/10 nl
1 at 1/3/5 plo, 5/10 nl, 5/10/20 nl, 1/3 plo8, 1/2 plo/nl mix, 10/25/50 nl

will go over the sessions tomorrow and see what he initially bought in for and what he ended the session with.
Lol, this is gonna be good *grabs popcorn*
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:36 PM   #637
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I'd set the odds as:

-200: Option #2
+230: Option #3
+5000: Option #1
+10000: Not cheating
This guy is clearly cheating and my bet goes via earwig.

Hope someone gives this rat what he deserves.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:36 PM   #638
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found 89 sessions where mike p aka the apostle aka god aka ferrari played a total of 374 hours.
38 sessions at 5/5 nl
36 at 1/3 nl
5 at 5/5 plo
4 at 5/5/10 nl
1 at 1/3/5 plo, 5/10 nl, 5/10/20 nl, 1/3 plo8, 1/2 plo/nl mix, 10/25/50 nl

will go over the sessions tomorrow and see what he initially bought in for and what he ended the session with.
looking forward to it. appreciate the work you and Joey are putting in.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:38 PM   #639
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This is probably the hand of hands to sum it all up. And his reaction at the end.... "oh, Im good?" please
I'm honestly baffled. He has 95 off, AJ suited folds, and he's facing 64 suited all-in, and AQ suited with a big stack. Even if you know the hole cards, consider bluff/catch equity, and consider pot vs. stack size, I can literally see no reason to make the call.

You'd have to know with certainty that AQ will fold to anything. I don't see how that's possible if one of the 2 remaining aces, a Q, or clubs hit.

Ultimately, he committed 1/4 stack with a substandard chance to take his 95 off head-to-head with 64s.

I'm seeing no rational reason to make this play - is there some information/approach I'm not considering here?
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:38 PM   #640
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found 89 sessions where mike p aka the apostle aka god aka ferrari played a total of 374 hours.
38 sessions at 5/5 nl
36 at 1/3 nl
5 at 5/5 plo
4 at 5/5/10 nl
1 at 1/3/5 plo, 5/10 nl, 5/10/20 nl, 1/3 plo8, 1/2 plo/nl mix, 10/25/50 nl

will go over the sessions tomorrow and see what he initially bought in for and what he ended the session with.
I'd really be interested in some of the most obvious spots, AK and KK hands.

Also if we could try to figure out his bluffing range in these games and compare it to his Kate Moss value range in the rfid games.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:40 PM   #641
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All stones streams have been postponed pending an investigation.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:40 PM   #642
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Joey...you are the ****ing man. Lookin out for poker players. Im not a badass (at all!) But if i was a reg in this game i think itd be fight time after reading this. Sorry stones but unless you have a better response then nothing was found im gonna play at thunder valley/capitol.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:40 PM   #643
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Why is everyone talking RFID devices and whatnot? Wouldn’t the more likely method be that someone with access to the hole cards is just texting the villains’ cards to him and that’s why he’s constantly looking at his phone?
The fact that he is always correct increases the likelihood the transmission of the data is automated.

If someone were texting him manually, there would be errors, or delays where he was left without info and had to act on his own, etc.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:41 PM   #644
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There is also a hand where he correctly folds AK pre. This wouldn't be that damning but this guy also colds calls with garbage all the time. He just never puts his money in bad against monster hands ever.
He's blatantly cheating AND he's doing it LIVE ON STREAM.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:42 PM   #645
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What a ****in scumbag cheater. People who play like this are whales who loose multiple buy-ins every session.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:42 PM   #646
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As the circumstaical evidence mounts, it's obvious he's cheating. Sad that he will likely get away with it.

Insane how these super users are so blatant about it, stunning stupidity to the point he frequently has to claim RFID mistake. Pure wreckless greed.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:45 PM   #647
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I'm honestly baffled. He has 95 off, AJ suited folds, and he's facing 64 suited all-in, and AQ suited with a big stack. Even if you know the hole cards, consider bluff/catch equity, and consider pot vs. stack size, I can literally see no reason to make the call.



You'd have to know with certainty that AQ will fold to anything. I don't see how that's possible if one of the 2 remaining aces, a Q, or clubs hit.



Ultimately, he committed 1/4 stack with a substandard chance to take his 95 off head-to-head with 64s.



I'm seeing no rational reason to make this play - is there some information/approach I'm not considering here?
I was just thinking this

I think he's doing multiple things not just seeing the players hole cards

Even knowing everyone's hole cards the hands like the 95o hand he would be massively leaking money

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Old 10-01-2019, 06:45 PM   #648
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The dude that called his bluff with A9 is the real pokergod here.


Also, the announcers seem to hate Harlan too. They tried to run a segment called "What was Harlan thinking here."
No, they don’t hate Harlan. Harlan has his own show there too. I think his is called Harlan and Victims. In fact, I’ve never seen Harlan lose a session there either. Always a huge winner. And he plays a super laggy style as well.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:47 PM   #649
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Here is what is the most concerning thing about this, at least to me:

Imagine if he wasn't so blatant about it. Like, he makes it obvious he is cheating. Maybe he figured he would eventually get caught and wanted to make as much money as possible before which would make sense, sort of. But a much smarter player wouldn't do the obvious things that he is doing. They would lose pots. They would make bad calls on the river, they would get coolered. But they would win, and win a lot. Some of the hands people can make reasonable excuses for getting away from. But the hands where he calls with 54o, and shoves with 76o or 95o there really is no explanation for. It is obvious. That to me is the scariest thing. If he is doing it, and making it obvious that he is doing it, there has to be some guys out there who are doing the exact same thing but not like an idiot and not getting caught.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:49 PM   #650
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Just wanted to throw out the outside chance of a "lone wolf" theory. I don't think this is the most likely theory, but its worth considering the idea. The theory would be that he intercepts the rfid reader (wired) with some physical device, and has the outputs sent to his phone. If he is involved in production maybe at some point he had some time with the table setup.
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The fact that he is always correct increases the likelihood the transmission of the data is automated.

If someone were texting him manually, there would be errors, or delays where he was left without info and had to act on his own, etc.
Yeah I think given the evidence we have it seems more likely that Mike is doing this without help. He supposedly helped set up the live stream at some point?? Seems plausible that he is intercepting the RFID transmissions with his phone or his keys without input from another party. Or that he gained access to the computer that the information gets relayed to. My bet is that it's a one man job. BUt of course he could have insider help as well. One thing that's nearly certain though is that he is a cheating scumbag.

Deleting his linkedin account saying that he is a poker consultant is damning.

Just like Alec Torelli, Mike thinks he can cheat on a livestream and get away with it. Ridiculous. You're caught Mike!!!
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