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Old 10-11-2019, 01:54 PM   #7576
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The bolded turned my stomach. Didn't Racks die within days of being superused?
Yes.

I wonder if the nonprofit he was championing could benefit from this posthumously.

It would certainly be a great lever to lean on in court, right? "Your honor and gentlepeople of the jury, he also felt the need to exploit a man about to die ..."
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:55 PM   #7577
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Can't he be named on one count (i.e. negligence) and be a Doe on a different count (i.e. fraud/being complicit in the cheating)?
Not supposed to. If you don't know if he's liable on count 2, but you think he is liable on count 1, you don't need to allege him as a Doe. If you amend later to make him a defendant on count 2, that amendment relates back to the date of the Complaint.

A Doe defendant is someone who is NOT named by his or her real name in the Complaint (and therefore not within the relation back doctrine). So you need to name the person as a Doe so that when you establish the person's name, you can amend to state the true name of the defendant and get credit for the earlier filing date with respect to any statutes of limitations.

I cited the law on this somewhere upthread.

My theory is that the Complaint was a press release, not a serious legal pleading, and they wanted to air their allegations against JFK in the press without committing to the claim that he was the person who was the inside man, in case it turned out he wasn't. So they did it this way.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:59 PM   #7578
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In hindsight, the way to approach this would have been to ambush his ass when you knew he was in god mode. Would have been a bit hard to to do it, not knowing who he was working with on the inside.

Get a seat next to him and have some sort of camera to hold under the table at his crotch. Then give him a little hat flick and let it go flying off.

Then have a scene like in rounders when they got caught cheating at the police game.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:08 PM   #7579
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Here's a guide for people who want to defend Mike Postle:

I get it. I understand contrarianism. My parents (especially my mother) are contrarians. It's a lot of fun to go up against the prevailing wisdom. And to be clear- once in awhile, the prevailing wisdom is wrong. Richard Jewell didn't bomb the Olympic Park. The McMartin Preschool administrators and teachers were innocent. So contrarianism is important.

But if you want to defend Postle, what you need to do is not simply scream "witch hunt" or talk about presumptions of evidence, but actually come up with explanations for his actions.

Most importantly, in the hands. Postle told Mike Matusow that he's one of the best players in the world. So what was he doing in the JTo hand, where he calls the flop against a set of 9's and then folds the turn when he makes top pair? What was the mathematical or strategic or live-tell basis for all those crazy river bluffs that worked, etc. You want to put the work into this? We'll listen. Heck, a lot of people are watching Postle in these videos. You want to be his defense team? You can put in the work too- watch the other players! Maybe you will pick up some tell that Postle might have noticed, in their actions or their sizing or something. It's not going to be impossible to do this if Postle is actually innocent.

And then you also have to explain Postle's actions. Why does he look at his crotch and play with his hat? Why does he seem to know whether other players' cards are registering in the RFID? Why does he play like a God in some sessions and then play like a completely different player/playing style in other sessions? Etc.

There's plenty of room here for an actual Postle defense attorney. But a lot of people here have put in a lot of work. You want to play devil's advocate? That's fine- I don't mind a good devil's advocate. But put the work in and come up with something plausible. Don't just shout "witch hunt".
Up until now Mike did not want to release this information thus killing his future action.
Mike has been a professional poker player and known crusher of online and live games pre black friday.
He won over $100,000.00 in one tourny. He defeated Tom Dwan on the virtual felt.
He knew he could beat this game with Drinking $5-$10 regs for a good win rate.
Then he added another dimension to his game, on watching an online video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-osZbxq4Mc

In this episode a little old lady who has never played poker before is taught the basic rules and then live reads and within a week is destroying top professionals with some amazing calls, crushes with total soul reading skills.

When Mike saw this he knew if he added this heightened state of awareness into his already outstanding game it would be unbeatable.
He worked on this and through learning techniques was able to trigger this high level of awareness, he could pick up the slightest movement in his opponents and read weakness or strength.

He would trigger this by putting his chin to his chest this was just the trigger movement that he had chosen, he thought it was better than something obvious like finger to the forehead.

He realized that when other players were on stream that they were much more likely to being susceptible to giving away tells as being on stream added a consciously or subconsciously level of nervousness to his opponents.

So the mix of drinking, being on stream, recreational players, Mikes higher skill level, working on his reads at home on the previous streams. The gulf in class was immense this explains a high win rate. He was trying to play all of this down as not to kill his action.

Whilst this might look like cheating it was just a combination of things amazing to most that is why the programme above but really these techniques combined together with a loose low stakes game can achieve great even unbelievable results.

These points will explain all of the prosecutions allegations anything else is purely circumstantial.

Obviously this has let the cat out of the bag and Mike wont be able to use these techniques in the future.

I think this will address most peoples concerns and at the very least raise a doubt in the minds of the non poker playing jury members.
Aspiring prosecution attorneys can have some fun debunking this defence.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:08 PM   #7580
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In hindsight, the way to approach this would have been to ambush his ass when you knew he was in god mode. Would have been a bit hard to to do it, not knowing who he was working with on the inside.

Get a seat next to him and have some sort of camera to hold under the table at his crotch. Then give him a little hat flick and let it go flying off.
When everything gets sorted out, the failure of Stones in the initial investigation (for whatever reason it happened, and we all have our theories here!) is going to be one of the most consequential things in the whole matter.

Because what should have happened after that report was a careful review of all the video of Postle- which would have revealed both that he was making plays that at least implied possible knowledge of hole cards, and that he was looking at his phone in his crotch all these times.

And then after that, in the next session Postle plays at, the investigator simply watches him and when he starts checking his phone in his crotch, walks up casually behind him and asks Postle to show him the phone. Or, alternatively, a hidden camera is installed under the table that can shoot shots of Postle's phone between his legs.

A casino that investigated seriously and thoroughly (as Stones, of course, infamously claimed it did) would have easily caught Postle.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:10 PM   #7581
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It's interesting that a lot of posts recently come from people having post counts between 1 and 3 digits...
But maybe that's a good sign...although I'm not so sure...
I am one of the many you are referring to. I have been a member for over 10 years but rarely post. I am not a Pro or anyone with big results or a big name. I just enjoy playing poker as many out there do and I read a lot of NVG posts and enjoy the content. I am a recreational live player for over 36 years who played at Binion's Horseshoe during the 80's, the Mirage poker room during the 90's and in most of South Florida's poker rooms the past 15 years or so. Cheating has always been an issue in poker and I have felt at times while playing something funny was going on but always ended up either leaving or losing my stack and chalking it up to playing badly or getting unlucky. This Mike Postle cheating scandal fascinates me for many reasons and the fact that is went on for so long while being streamed live just boggles my mind. The guy had the balls to cheat players for on a live stream for what looks like hundred of thousands of dollars and the scary part is that had he dumped some chips and made some hero calls when behind and actually lost more often this may have gone on for years to come. This story is bringing out many of us who have played live for years to post a comment because we can all relate to those players at Stones Gambling Hall who had to leave the poker room on many occasions thinking WTF just happened. I hope some others out there agree with me.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:14 PM   #7582
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AADIsPTsxc

4:15:00

He scoops all the chops. Of course he does.

1:14:40
3:06:35
3:13:00

Also worth to look at.

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Old 10-11-2019, 02:22 PM   #7583
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i have a group of friends that sends a lot of x-rated and highly inapropriate gifs in a chat app and that is 100% how I hold my phone when i need to use while others are around and I recall the last app open was that group chat

the second i saw that it brough back all those memories of when i had to absolutely hide my screen until i navigated out
You know, a second thought on this - it looks like he pulls the phone out, then in the top left navigates away from a text thread or an application and most definitely held the phone at an angle the cameras could have seen for about a half a second.

I'd be interested to know what was on his screen right then.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:24 PM   #7584
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I am one of the many you are referring to. I have been a member for over 10 years but rarely post. I am not a Pro or anyone with big results or a big name. I just enjoy playing poker as many out there do and I read a lot of NVG posts and enjoy the content. I am a recreational live player for over 36 years who played at Binion's Horseshoe during the 80's, the Mirage poker room during the 90's and in most of South Florida's poker rooms the past 15 years or so. Cheating has always been an issue in poker and I have felt at times while playing something funny was going on but always ended up either leaving or losing my stack and chalking it up to playing badly or getting unlucky. This Mike Postle cheating scandal fascinates me for many reasons and the fact that is went on for so long while being streamed live just boggles my mind. The guy had the balls to cheat players for on a live stream for what looks like hundred of thousands of dollars and the scary part is that had he dumped some chips and made some hero calls when behind and actually lost more often this may have gone on for years to come. This story is bringing out many of us who have played live for years to post a comment because we can all relate to those players at Stones Gambling Hall who had to leave the poker room on many occasions thinking WTF just happened. I hope some others out there agree with me.
Yes and with technology getting better by the day, there has to be zero tolerance and enforced to set example. Hopefully justice prevails one way or another. Losing sucks already, to a cheat is just on another level to me.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:25 PM   #7585
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Exactly. And many people brought this up. When u are sitting next to him on a full table , I must say, so pretty close to each other, and he does that crotchstare to his phone, u MUST be able to see the screen. If he can see it why can't you. Anyone ever sat at a poker table pls confirm

I know this from sitting hundreds of hours next to my ex gfs. There is litterally no angle the other person cam hold it that u cant see it.

And he was sandwiches between the dealer and another player. So what angle would he have to hold the phone so that only he see it? They will have a lot of explaining to do to the judge on how that is even possible.
If it's between his legs, think of the angle required to see it, you'd have to be literally next to him or standing to see it. Sitting, the curvature of his legs will hide the screen easily.

There was a post awhile back showing Justin coming up next to him and he scooted in and got very nervous, for this exact reason. His method of cheating was likely active and he was on the verge of getting discovered. If Justin was in on it, he wouldn't have moved. Perhaps evidence JFK is only culpable to the point of being negligent in security of the game.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:26 PM   #7586
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I hope Alisha is there to dance if the outcome of the lawsuit is successful.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:37 PM   #7587
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We all know Joey Ingram has impeccable range, but would anyone really believe Ingram as Cochran? I mean, Cochran wears glasses and a suit jacket. Not even hollywood could make this work!
Dude I am Joey Cochran, have you not been keeping up?
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:40 PM   #7588
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This is a video that is a bit older than July 18th 2018. Justin is in the booth and talks about hanging out with Taylor, (along with Jonathan little). Im just posting this to show that Justin and Taylor were friends and did go places outside of work.
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/231518177?t=4381s 01:13:00
I think it's more important to establish that Postle and Smith had a friendly relationship. This little chat (from January 2018) happened over six months before the cheating started.
At some point, the date when Taylor was trained how to operate the Action Tracker/RFID software might surface. I have reason to believe that JFK wasn't taught how it worked until April 2019.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD4U...utu.be&t=10082 (2:42:02)
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:43 PM   #7589
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Up until now Mike did not want to release this information thus killing his future action.
Mike has been a professional poker player and known crusher of online and live games pre black friday.
He won over $100,000.00 in one tourny. He defeated Tom Dwan on the virtual felt.
He knew he could beat this game with Drinking $5-$10 regs for a good win rate.
Then he added another dimension to his game, on watching an online video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-osZbxq4Mc

In this episode a little old lady who has never played poker before is taught the basic rules and then live reads and within a week is destroying top professionals with some amazing calls, crushes with total soul reading skills.

When Mike saw this he knew if he added this heightened state of awareness into his already outstanding game it would be unbeatable.
He worked on this and through learning techniques was able to trigger this high level of awareness, he could pick up the slightest movement in his opponents and read weakness or strength.

He would trigger this by putting his chin to his chest this was just the trigger movement that he had chosen, he thought it was better than something obvious like finger to the forehead.

He realized that when other players were on stream that they were much more likely to being susceptible to giving away tells as being on stream added a consciously or subconsciously level of nervousness to his opponents.

So the mix of drinking, being on stream, recreational players, Mikes higher skill level, working on his reads at home on the previous streams. The gulf in class was immense this explains a high win rate. He was trying to play all of this down as not to kill his action.

Whilst this might look like cheating it was just a combination of things amazing to most that is why the programme above but really these techniques combined together with a loose low stakes game can achieve great even unbelievable results.

These points will explain all of the prosecutions allegations anything else is purely circumstantial.

Obviously this has let the cat out of the bag and Mike wont be able to use these techniques in the future.

I think this will address most peoples concerns and at the very least raise a doubt in the minds of the non poker playing jury members.
Aspiring prosecution attorneys can have some fun debunking this defence.
Then sir explain to me how mike always had his phone on the rail in pre July 2018 streams with similar lineups as streams after july 2018 streams. After July 18th 2018 his phone was tucked far into crotch area under the table. Why didnt he have his phone in the crotch pre july 2018?

Why after july 2018 did mike always make the prefect decisions while playing a style that will lose a normal poker player money? The placement of his phone is the answer. Pre july 2018 mike made normal plays a person without knowledge of cards would make.

Below is a stream pre july 2018. Mike plays well. But he doesnt play like he does when his phone is in his crotch and he can see the cards. He doesnt play as many hands as he would in streams after july 2018 even though these lineups (players) (opponents) are similar.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/231518177
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:45 PM   #7590
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Then sir explain to me how mike always had his phone on the rail in pre July 2018 streams with similar lineups as streams after july 2018 streams. After July 18th 2018 his phone was tucked far into crotch area under the table. Why didnt he have his phone in the crotch pre july 2018?

Why after july 2018 did mike always make the prefect decisions while playing a style that will lose a normal poker player money? The placement of his phone is the answer. Pre july 2018 mike made normal plays a person without knowledge of cards would make.

Below is a stream pre july 2018. Mike plays well. But he doesnt play like he does when his phone is in his crotch and he can see the cards.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/231518177
WHOOOOOOOOOOSH.

Right over the head.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:53 PM   #7591
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It would certainly be a great lever to lean on in court, right? "Your honor and gentlepeople of the jury, he also felt the need to exploit a man about to die ..."
That sounds exploitative as well.
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Old 10-11-2019, 03:00 PM   #7592
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Then sir explain to me how mike always had his phone on the rail in pre July 2018 streams with similar lineups as streams after july 2018 streams. After July 18th 2018 his phone was tucked far into crotch area under the table. Why didnt he have his phone in the crotch pre july 2018?

Why after july 2018 did mike always make the prefect decisions while playing a style that will lose a normal poker player money? The placement of his phone is the answer. Pre july 2018 mike made normal plays a person without knowledge of cards would make.

Below is a stream pre july 2018. Mike plays well. But he doesnt play like he does when his phone is in his crotch and he can see the cards. He doesnt play as many hands as he would in streams after july 2018 even though these lineups (players) (opponents) are similar.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/231518177
This was about the time Mike started to use his heightened awareness including the trigger of the chin to the chest he used a image to send him into this state. obviously he didn´t want other players to see this in action thus blowing his cover.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psYfugBVESY
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Old 10-11-2019, 03:03 PM   #7593
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My theory is that the Complaint was a press release, not a serious legal pleading, and they wanted to air their allegations against JFK in the press without committing to the claim that he was the person who was the inside man, in case it turned out he wasn't. So they did it this way.
Lay person here, so asking with an open mind about the answer...

In the complaint it SEEMS like they know the inside man, but do not want to name him/her....Does this take away from "justin is guilty"?

Also there is NO mention of Taylor in the complaint at any point. Is this to set him up as John Doe 1?

There are complaints specifically against Justin.. is this why he is names as a separate entity on the complaint form?

Why is Veronica "only" seeking $1,000 in damages and why is it so specifically mentioned that she does NOT want this..does NOT want that and also does NOT want the other?

Could the plaintiffs claim that losses, even though estimated at $250,000.00 could in fact be a lot higher as the money lost to Mike could not be used to win against other players? So for instance.. i lose $1000 to Mike which i can now not double up against XXX when i go all in, meaning my lose is not $1000 but $3000??
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Old 10-11-2019, 03:10 PM   #7594
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Everyone who says "250k isn't that much when split up between several accomplices"

WHO SAYS THEY SPLIT IT EVENLY?! Mr. EGO mike was probably like "im doing all the work, you're just feeding me the stream/cards or whatever"

He probably gave his inside men like 5-10k each when all was said and done.

There's no way to know unless someone talks.

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Unless McEachern has gambled away his money or something, he does not need whatever Stones paid him.

Do you know what A-list ESPN announcers make? (Hint: it's got to be at least mid-six figures.) EDIT: I know that net worth sites aren't necessarily gospel, but his net worth is listed at $5 million by one of them. He doesn't need Stones' money.

You are right, though, that I don't know the circumstances of how Moneymaker came to be invited.
This doesn't make a whole lot of sense - about Lon.

Sure maybe he has a 6 figure job with ESPN announcing WSOP.

And maybe he also has free time at other points around the year.

Ok, he's got 5 million, that's cool.

Have you ever heard of this super cool thing though, called "even more money?"

It's pretty legit, I recommend you try it sometime.

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I remember his screen name, yngmanN4quicki, used to be an excellent tourney player relative to everyone else (along with PokerH0, westtexaspoker, and Wachovia).

Don't remember seeing him at the big cash games on UB at the time, but he was a tourney crusher.

Very ironic to see him implicated in the second biggest cheating scandal I can remember.
This may be true, but proves nothing. I was ranked as the literal #1 tourney player on OPR for an entire year on pokerstars and I'm likely not +EV in cash games in 2019. Poker has gotten alot tougher.

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Old 10-11-2019, 03:11 PM   #7595
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Lay person here, so asking with an open mind about the answer...

In the complaint it SEEMS like they know the inside man, but do not want to name him/her....Does this take away from "justin is guilty"?

Also there is NO mention of Taylor in the complaint at any point. Is this to set him up as John Doe 1?

There are complaints specifically against Justin.. is this why he is names as a separate entity on the complaint form?

Why is Veronica "only" seeking $1,000 in damages and why is it so specifically mentioned that she does NOT want this..does NOT want that and also does NOT want the other?

Could the plaintiffs claim that losses, even though estimated at $250,000.00 could in fact be a lot higher as the money lost to Mike could not be used to win against other players? So for instance.. i lose $1000 to Mike which i can now not double up against XXX when i go all in, meaning my lose is not $1000 but $3000??
Anyone who played with mike while on the show has lost money to him even if they won. Put it this way if i played two sessions with mike while he was in god mode but still won 500 dollars over those two sessions how much money did i lose in value because one person at the table knew the cards? My point is even if i won money i still lost alot more because one person is making godlike plays and cheating by looking at phone.

If i ended a session breakeven while god mode mike was enabled how much money did i lose? I mean thats out of my legal understanding but i would argue that i lost alot of money because he was cheating even though i broke even over the course of a 4 hour session. Not sure how that would fly in court however.
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Old 10-11-2019, 03:20 PM   #7596
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Lay person here, so asking with an open mind about the answer...

In the complaint it SEEMS like they know the inside man, but do not want to name him/her....Does this take away from "justin is guilty"?

Also there is NO mention of Taylor in the complaint at any point. Is this to set him up as John Doe 1?

There are complaints specifically against Justin.. is this why he is names as a separate entity on the complaint form?

Why is Veronica "only" seeking $1,000 in damages and why is it so specifically mentioned that she does NOT want this..does NOT want that and also does NOT want the other?

Could the plaintiffs claim that losses, even though estimated at $250,000.00 could in fact be a lot higher as the money lost to Mike could not be used to win against other players? So for instance.. i lose $1000 to Mike which i can now not double up against XXX when i go all in, meaning my lose is not $1000 but $3000??
We can only guess as to why they pleaded the way they did.

As for damages, you can only get lost profits if you can prove them with reasonable specificity, and you can almost never get lost profits based on lost money, because the theory is you can always borrow money if you want to take advantage of an investment opportunity.
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Old 10-11-2019, 03:23 PM   #7597
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Very interesting new twitter post by veronica. More evidence... read the thread by JD terhart

https://mobile.twitter.com/Angry_Pol...27148672389120

The key fob and/or external devices besides phone are back in action!

What the hell is mike putting into his pocket here.

https://mobile.twitter.com/jdterhart...26612292227072

https://mobile.twitter.com/jdterhart...26682320310273

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Old 10-11-2019, 03:25 PM   #7598
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Then sir explain to me how mike always had his phone on the rail in pre July 2018 streams with similar lineups as streams after july 2018 streams. After July 18th 2018 his phone was tucked far into crotch area under the table. Why didnt he have his phone in the crotch pre july 2018?

Why after july 2018 did mike always make the prefect decisions while playing a style that will lose a normal poker player money? The placement of his phone is the answer. Pre july 2018 mike made normal plays a person without knowledge of cards would make.

Below is a stream pre july 2018. Mike plays well. But he doesnt play like he does when his phone is in his crotch and he can see the cards. He doesnt play as many hands as he would in streams after july 2018 even though these lineups (players) (opponents) are similar.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/231518177
The phone placement as the smoking gun can be explained in 2 parts. Firstly, Mr Postle is a regular sports bettor and is constantly requiring updates on his bets via his mobile phone apps. Secondly, as a courtesy to other players, Mr Postle decided to locate the device more discretely so as not to cause a distraction. There are certainly occasions when he is looking at his phone in his lap but there are far more when he is simply peeling his cards, giving the false impression of looking into his lap.

As far as making good poker decisions is concerned; Mr Postle is a winning professional and as such regularly adapts his style of play depending on table dynamics. A sample size of many hundreds of thousands of hands would be needed to provide proper statistical analysis of playing style and outlying results.

These accusations against Mr Postle are all circumstantial and his actions easily explained as perfectly reasonable and innocent, as any Jury will find. The blatant defamation of his character most certainly is not. Details of his counterclaim will follow in due course.

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Old 10-11-2019, 03:33 PM   #7599
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Re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2igxMKN3WxY

1:10:00

Is this one posted yet?
This is one of the most rediculous hands i ever saw.
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Old 10-11-2019, 03:34 PM   #7600
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odds he's not cheating: 1 googol! : 1

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No, there aren't. People think "winning poker players" could be expert witnesses, they won't be, at least not any more than "winning roulette players" would be qualified to testify in a case about cheating at roulette.

The experts are going to be people with PhD's in statistics and game theory. Their testimony is going to look like this:

P Atty: What are the chances that Postle's cumulative results are due to skill or chance?

Expert: About a gazillion to one. About the same as winning a lottery.

D Atty: Mr. Expert, how often to people win lotteries?

P Atty: Objection! The expert isn't qualified to testify on lotteries!

Judge: Overruled.

Expert: Hmm, I'd guess 100's of times a day.

The odds of him not cheating are exactly one googol factorial, squared, factorial to one.
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