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Old 09-30-2019, 07:33 PM   #151
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I’ve watched most streams. It’s nothing for him to win $7-10k in a session. He’s good.

Hell, I’ve even seen The Goat Garrett lose some hands and occasionally a session on LATB. Can’t say the same for Postle.
In all fairness the game Garrett plays in is way tougher most nights.
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:47 PM   #152
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In all fairness the game Garrett plays in is way tougher most nights.
It’s called sarcasm.
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:49 PM   #153
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I have played with him at Stones in non-streamed games. I remember one hand where he paid me off when I went all in on nut flush and he paid me off with second nut flush.

Also the reader gets hands wrong alot. I just saw a reader error on the stream from this past Sunday where all of the hands were incorrectly listed.

I think most players undervalue live reads and I think that significantly bolsters his results.

I think these allegations are bogus and should not be raised in a public forum without strong evidence, which you don't have. All you have is innuendo and speculation.
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:51 PM   #154
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Shows like this typically have a production room backstage where the rfid feed is sent, where people take that info and input the images that are shown on the stream. Have the same people been working backstage on this show for it's entire run?
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:19 PM   #155
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I think most players undervalue live reads and I think that significantly bolsters his results.
Are you tired of only winning 3-5 BBs/HR with your current poker game?
Are you constantly breaking even and even sometimes losing?

Well, incorporate some live reads! Just simply watch your opponents and attempt to pick up slight movements and patterns on absolute morons that barely think!

Increase your winrate to 200BB/HR with Live Reads!

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Old 09-30-2019, 08:31 PM   #156
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:43 PM   #157
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Remember this clown? https://www.pokernews.com/news/2010/...media-9319.htm
He denied, denied and denied. Never saw him again after he was demonized at Bellagio WPT event. Think he went to prison ... Deja Vu?

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Old 09-30-2019, 08:44 PM   #158
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Starting to go through more sessions for a video I'm making tomorrow. This session is a bit more recent as I wanted to see if his play style changed since last October/November. The plays this guy makes are on an absolute god level. I've found out more information pertaining to Mike and also spoke much much more w/ him through DM to get his side of the story and his backstory in general.

https://youtu.be/4dHt8yhhXuk?t=6705

Mike with another one of the greatest plays I've seen him make yet while his brother is in the booth watching on. Haven't seen him go for the check back/raise turn line yet but picks the perfect turn and river spot for it. Knows this guy wouldn't ever play a flush like this and if he did, would bet/fold very often because he has the 5h blocker. Phenomenal success rate in river spots like this.




https://youtu.be/4dHt8yhhXuk?t=4202

Mike has the nut flush vs a straight flush and decides not to put the guy in for his last $410 on the river. Live reads FTW told him that the very weak donk river bet meant FH+

https://youtu.be/4dHt8yhhXuk?t=5803

Subtle one again but Mike w/ the god mode flop check back in a 3bet pot and insta fold on the turn when opponent flops trips. Mike has shown a VERY high cbet frequency in spots like this.


https://youtu.be/4dHt8yhhXuk?t=6008

Mike w/ another perfect river block bet w/ a hand he would have to c/c with vs a flush. This is one of the strongest plays in his arsenal. Phenomenal feel for when to make this small block bets with a hand where he would have to c/c when he is beat. This is a great spot for this type of exploitative play in general as he can get a hero call from 2 pair type hands as well. All around great play and timing once again.

https://youtu.be/4dHt8yhhXuk?t=6556

Mike w/ another perfect 3 barrel spot when his opponents range is weighted towards Ax/7x on the turn. Doesn't do this type of thing very often when opponents are near the top of their range. I actually haven't seem him do it yet. Most of the time he will check back flop or turn with this type of hand.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:51 PM   #159
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Mike Postle “the best player ever”
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:51 PM   #160
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He isn't doing himself any favors on Twitter. I think most non-cheaters would find it funny or take it as a compliment if people thought they were superusing
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:55 PM   #161
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Lol at nut flush vs. Straight flush check call river line. That may be most ridiculous hand so far which is saying something.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:56 PM   #162
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He isn't doing himself any favors on Twitter. I think most non-cheaters would find it funny or take it as a compliment if people thought they were superusing
yup, perfect example of thou doth protest too much

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Knows this guy wouldn't ever play a flush like this and if he did, would bet/fold very often because he has the 5h blocker.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:56 PM   #163
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He makes super fair points but people are saying and pretty much confirmed he had 87 and kq in those hands and the computer misread them. who knows who to believe at this point.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:00 PM   #164
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I had heard that Mike was a consultant/contractor in some capacity w/ the people/company who helped set up the live stream at Stones. I have not found out any more specific information about this yet. I've also been told more about the security of the hole card information in the past vs the way it is set up now at Stones. This seems worth mentioning seeing that the Linkedin page is deleted. This is usually something to watch out for.

I saw his Linkedin page said he created a poker series/tour called The Dream Poker Show which I imagine then would give him access to behind the scenes equipment and knowledge of how production works and how the game works in general.

He gives an interview back in 2017 about it -



For whatever reason, he has now deleted the Linkedin page - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-postle-01252a93






Not sure why he would do that. It looks like only one of these shows took place.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:07 PM   #165
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Like to see someone like Polk or Berkey review this guys hands.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:08 PM   #166
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Well that's suspicious.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:08 PM   #167
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He makes super fair points but people are saying and pretty much confirmed he had 87 and kq in those hands and the computer misread them. who knows who to believe at this point.
My understanding is that a stream staff member asked him “did you call 88” and he then claimed he had 87 and they took this to mean that it was an RFID error. I don’t think the stream operators have any other way of knowing what he actually had if the RFID supposedly malfunctioned.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:17 PM   #168
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My understanding is that a stream staff member asked him “did you call 88” and he then claimed he had 87 and they took this to mean that it was an RFID error. I don’t think the stream operators have any other way of knowing what he actually had if the RFID supposedly malfunctioned.
ya I was thinking how did they know...which is why i said how do you know who to believe at this point.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:20 PM   #169
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I had heard that Mike was a consultant/contractor in some capacity w/ the people/company who helped set up the live stream at Stones. I have not found out any more specific information about this yet. I've also been told more about the security of the hole card information in the past vs the way it is set up now at Stones. This seems worth mentioning seeing that the Linkedin page is deleted. This is usually something to watch out for.

I saw his Linkedin page said he created a poker series/tour called The Dream Poker Show which I imagine then would give him access to behind the scenes equipment and knowledge of how production works and how the game works in general.

He gives an interview back in 2017 about it -



For whatever reason, he has now deleted the Linkedin page - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-postle-01252a93






Not sure why he would do that. It looks like only one of these shows took place.
Joey he took down his Linkedin today that showed he worked for Tunica and another poker venue. I saw the page yesterday. I thought that was very interesting. Contact Tunica get info on him
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:25 PM   #170
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How about Mike travels 400 miles south and appears on Live at the Bike.

That should settle whether or not this is legit, right?
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:25 PM   #171
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I’ve watched most streams. It’s nothing for him to win $7-10k in a session. He’s good.

Hell, I’ve even seen The Goat Garrett lose some hands and occasionally a session on LATB. Can’t say the same for Postle.


https://youtu.be/ZQuQPmjV8z8?t=15678

This is a hand that I played with Postle back in May. It was my first time playing with him, but I was aware of his hyper-aggressive style from watching previous streams. Do I think anything suspect is going on...idk....but this is an insane line to take. Another example of overbet jamming into an uncapped range, which should have worked. But I am terrible at poker according to the G.O.A.T Rob Farha.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:28 PM   #172
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Not only did the card reader malfunction, it just happened to give him very nutty hands so it looked like he was making insane plays when coolered.

Then, the card the reader incorrectly gave him never showed up anywhere else.

How often did people showdown hands that didn't match what the reader said? Or something similar, like a card supposedly in someone's hand comes on the board?
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:30 PM   #173
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How about Mike travels 400 miles south and appears on Live at the Bike.

That should settle whether or not this is legit, right?


I am hosting a LATB game on November 7th and have reached out to Mike. He said he would like to play. So I am hoping he follows through and is able to make it.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:37 PM   #174
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Mike's brother tells a story of Mike cheating when they were younger lol

Mike's brother says - "if there is an angle out there, my brother will do it. He'll do it"

Interesting

https://youtu.be/4dHt8yhhXuk?t=7104

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Joey he took down his Linkedin today that showed he worked for Tunica and another poker venue. I saw the page yesterday. I thought that was very interesting. Contact Tunica get info on him
I've been sent information pertaining to this - I'm not sure how accurate it is but I'm told he was fired for cheating. No idea how accurate this is but seems worth mentioning here all things being discussed. This story is wild. Have been sent more info pertaining to his backstory as well and found information pertaining to a lawsuit w/ Caeasars but have no understanding of what it means.

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Old 09-30-2019, 09:45 PM   #175
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Cant wait to see mike go play the $5 ante only game at the bike and watch his vpip drop 25 points.
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