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Old 10-26-2019, 12:22 PM   #9401
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Even beyond the sharing, the reason he went max EV cheating rather than subtle hardly noticeable cheating is because this is a low limit game. Even considering it plays bigger than a standard 1-3 game, squeaking out a couple extra BB\100 adds up to only a few grand profit per year.

For someone making an OK middle class living, the difference between 60k and 65k a year isn't really a whole lot. It's nice, but it's not life changing. If you're going to cheat, you want to move up a tax bracket. The only way to do that in this game is to suck every last dollar out of it.
Imagine you could prove that he was financially struggling. Now the desperate attempt makes more sense and you have a big motive. I am sure they will look into the financial history of bank accounts to find the motive.
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Old 10-26-2019, 12:30 PM   #9402
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Imagine you could prove that he was financially struggling. Now the desperate attempt makes more sense and you have a big motive. I am sure they will look into the financial history of bank accounts to find the motive.
He was a poker player. Isn't that proof he was financially struggling?
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Old 10-26-2019, 12:47 PM   #9403
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He was a poker player. Isn't that proof he was financially struggling?
Hahaaa. not really
Poker is a passion, a lifestyle. Some pokerplayers are innocent action junkies some would sell their mother for the next fix, so you gotta be careful who yo trust.

But if he was in trouble, wouldn't it make more sense in why he did it in such a stupid way?

My guess is he tried to hit.it big time, got overconsumed with greed, and then made obvious mistakes.

Watching the dreamseat video almost made me sick. He makes so many odd facial expressions. Its sickening to watch to me honestly.
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Old 10-26-2019, 01:48 PM   #9404
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I think there was some bankruptcy discussion pertaining to Mike that took place in recent years - maybe that is why?
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Old 10-26-2019, 02:12 PM   #9405
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Nicely done. Just happened upon one description to fix above. Harlan had 9s 2s in the prior hand, but in this one where he went all-in against Mike's kings, he had 6c 5s.
Nice find. Edited the post for this.
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Old 10-26-2019, 02:13 PM   #9406
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Hahaaa. not really

Poker is a passion, a lifestyle. Some pokerplayers are innocent action junkies some would sell their mother for the next fix, so you gotta be careful who yo trust.

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DUCY the second part cancels out the first part?
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Old 10-26-2019, 02:36 PM   #9407
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He was a poker player. Isn't that proof he was financially struggling?
Pretty sure he lives with his family
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Old 10-26-2019, 03:05 PM   #9408
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Re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

Last Postle session breakdown is up - I believe I have found the session and sequence of events that ultimately lead Postle to crotch mode on June 22nd 2018 when Mike had a losing session and was running bad. The next NL session July 18 2018 Mike places the phone in his crotch and then I show how the phone crotch session progressed over the next few sessions.

Mike went from a man who placed his phone on the table the prior 6 months on the show and a very regular player to looking at his crotch during hands - as sessions went on, his ability to look in his crotch became much more smooth - one would expect someone who looks in their crotch on a regular basis to continue looking in their crotch the same way throughout the entire time - not get better as time goes on to make it less noticeable and more smooth.

You can see Postle's entire play style and body language is different on the session before he placed the phone in the crotch.

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Old 10-26-2019, 03:16 PM   #9409
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This was an interesting moment in one of the hands that I posted where Mike did big check raise on the river. With the stare downs by AC who has folded already and Lock Him Up who has been check raised staring at Mike after the check raise and almost thinking wtf is going on. I almost sense that the their looks say something very weird is going on. I sure wish they'd sussed out the truth.


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Old 10-26-2019, 05:48 PM   #9410
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Post is worthy of fixing your link that didn't work.



this is quite incredible

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Old 10-26-2019, 06:05 PM   #9411
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ChicagoJoey you are amazing to go through that many live streams. That is dedication to the poker community. I commend you for your sickness (dedication) to go through that much video. Lol!
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Old 10-26-2019, 06:33 PM   #9412
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Re: Mike Postle cheating allegations (FAQ in first post)

For those that don't have time or don't want to read through the entire thread, this is a good summary of when Postle started cheating and how it evolved (Nice job Joey):

https://youtu.be/XT0NHSsPv3Y
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Old 10-26-2019, 06:58 PM   #9413
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this is quite incredible
SO many amazing lines. A job well done.

Also Joey's latest showing the stark differences in play style and results from Mike Postle pre-cheating phone on rail and one session later -- phone in lap is something that even the biggest drooling juror could comprehend. He actually bluffed into the nuts ... then for the next 12 months bluffed every chance he had and never ran into the nuts again. Amazing.

https://youtu.be/XT0NHSsPv3Y

Another great job.
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Old 10-26-2019, 08:25 PM   #9414
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The work Joey has done is amazing. But of all the moments in all the videos you've done this is my favorite moment of all your commentary.

"Poker's best player in the world"

I just laughed watching you laugh. So funny!



This video reminds of someone who cames on the forums a few years ago and stated the best strategy in poker was to play "small cards" because everyone else just plays "big cards". Just like Mike off god mode. lol.
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Old 10-26-2019, 10:35 PM   #9415
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This video reminds of someone who cames on the forums a few years ago and stated the best strategy in poker was to play "small cards" because everyone else just plays "big cards". Just like Mike off god mode. lol.
I've heard this said dozens of times live in my area.
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Old 10-27-2019, 01:35 AM   #9416
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How were people picked for this TV table? Did they look for action players? I have never seen play that bad and loose or so much money on the table in 1/3 or 2/5 NL.

Why did Postle limp/call AK and raise with junk? Shouldn't he be building the pot with big hands even knowing opponents cards?

Can the overhead cameras tell what is on Postle's phone or show how he is hiding the phone from the cameras and other players?
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:19 AM   #9417
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Newsflash: That is the entire underlying foundation of the U.S. judicial system. To paraphrase Benjamin Franklin, it is better to allow 100 guilty people to go free than to convict one innocent person.
Wow. It amazes me how little people know about how our criminal justice system actually functions. Dude they can take your money if they feel like and keep it forever with no evidence. You're kidding aren't you?
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Old 10-27-2019, 07:09 AM   #9418
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I’m heading to Vegas next week and I’ll keep an eye out for Mike Postle in disguise. You never know what this guy will try.
Mike Postle spotted at the Southpoint.

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Old 10-27-2019, 08:18 AM   #9419
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The work Joey has done is amazing. But of all the moments in all the videos you've done this is my favorite moment of all your commentary.

"Poker's best player in the world"

I just laughed watching you laugh. So funny!



This video reminds of someone who cames on the forums a few years ago and stated the best strategy in poker was to play "small cards" because everyone else just plays "big cards". Just like Mike off god mode. lol.

Great video! So obvious that his personna changes, its like 2 different persons. so he got beat down before crotchmore and decited "****it" I have connections I can only beat this game by cheating.


wtf is he doing? lol. I had to laugh too when he was peeping at his crotch, a little sideways and with the hand on his shoulder. Looks like pinochio on crack..

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Old 10-27-2019, 08:24 AM   #9420
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How were people picked for this TV table? Did they look for action players? I have never seen play that bad and loose or so much money on the table in 1/3 or 2/5 NL.

Why did Postle limp/call AK and raise with junk? Shouldn't he be building the pot with big hands even knowing opponents cards?

Can the overhead cameras tell what is on Postle's phone or show how he is hiding the phone from the cameras and other players?
If this was at a major casino maybe there would be overhead cameras, which catch everyhting. But I think stones is a smaller casino, they might not have super high security systems everywhere. would be interesting to know what they had.

With being able to see cards, it doesnt matter, he wanted a high vpip, and probably table image of a lunatic so he gets more action.
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Old 10-27-2019, 08:31 AM   #9421
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this is quite incredible
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Old 10-27-2019, 10:33 AM   #9422
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Mike Postle spotted at the Southpoint.

Lol sitting shallow no crotch stare... shocker
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Old 10-27-2019, 10:51 AM   #9423
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Lol sitting shallow no crotch stare... shocker


It’s Halloween at south point lol
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Old 10-27-2019, 11:15 AM   #9424
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Lol sitting shallow no crotch stare... shocker
Shameless. How do people have that much nerve?
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Old 10-27-2019, 11:48 AM   #9425
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Can anyone explain to me the RFID misreading card issue?
While I don't doubt "ABSOLUTE GOD" Apostle was cheating I'm not sure how changing his hole cards in the graphics helps him in anyway since they get corrected back just as his hand finishes to show his actual cards (And the nuts apparently), Changes nothing.
What's the point if it was deliberate?
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