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Old 10-03-2019, 05:10 PM   #1976
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morse code? dafuq are you guys talking about?! whod use morse code to cheat at poker in 2019? hes using his phone and something is stuffed in his hat only when hes god mode. keys are always on the table for some reason.
Well apparently every poker player thinks morse code is like learning fluent Chinese - so yeah I guess that's outside their range.

No one could ever count cards in a 10-deck shoe! /casinos in the 80s

Other players can easily see your phone. If you're cheating there it would have to be something really sophisticated where if you got a glimpse you wouldn't notice. Exactly what is being sent over the bone speaker in the hat? Who's talking into the other end?
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:13 PM   #1977
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Well apparently no poker player believes a normal human can even learn morse code - so yeah I guess that's outside their range.
morse code is easy as **** to learn. one guy saying its hard is every poker player. yea... right.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:15 PM   #1978
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This guy is such scum. Rubs his opponent's face in it by flipping after the hand

https://clips.twitch.tv/UglyGloriousStinkbugPipeHype
Or the hand (don't remember the specifics) where he bluff shoves over the top of the guy that doesn't have anything and he just starts laughing in his face. Literally impossible to be that confident in a bluff that you just burst out laughing at a guy. That's how somebody acts when they know it doesn't matter how they act because the guy is folding 100% of the time. That hand really made me uncomfortable and pissed off.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:15 PM   #1979
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morse code is easy as **** to learn. one guy saying its hard is every poker player. yea... right.
Read the thread. There's been like 5. You're the first one other than me who seems to think it's not rocket science.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:15 PM   #1980
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What if Mike never cheated but somehow the production team changes peoples hole cards to make it look like Mike is playing as a god? I guess if this was the case we would have heard this theory. I mean they meme the **** out of him, so why not alter his hole cards on the graphics to make it look like he has nothing when he actually just has the nuts? Is that possible? Could that be a defense?
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:20 PM   #1981
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Other players can easily see your phone. If you're cheating there it would have to be something really sophisticated where if you got a glimpse you wouldn't notice. Exactly what is being sent over the bone speaker in the hat? Who's talking into the other end?
yea so hes just looking at his crotch multiple times and has his phone in his left hand while adjusting his hat with weird bulges in it for fun. whats really going on is that hes got a wire tapped around his buttcheeks while his buddy is morse banging his butthole with holecard data.

iono whos talking on the other end, but itd be the same guy tapping that morse code now wouldn't it?
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:21 PM   #1982
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What if Mike never cheated but somehow the production team changes peoples hole cards to make it look like Mike is playing as a god? I guess if this was the case we would have heard this theory. I mean they meme the **** out of him, so why not alter his hole cards on the graphics to make it look like he has nothing when he actually just has the nuts? Is that possible? Could that be a defense?
You should probably be banned for this level of flagrant trolling
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:21 PM   #1983
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IMO, he's doing it with a combination of methods. His phone likely has something to do with it, but I don't think it does in all cases. He likely has access to the raw feed in real-time on his phone, but it's too cumbersome, obvious, and unnecessary to do it that way all the time. I think he mostly uses his phone in the big multi-way raised pots where he needs to know exact holdings in order to know how to proceed, for example the massive pre-flop raise he called with 45o. He's really studying the phone in that hand because I'll bet unless you have an incredible memory it's reasonably difficult to memorize the exact holdings of 4-5 other players on the fly like that. I think most of the time though he's using either a vibration device of some sort that just gives him basic directions on how to proceed or a bone induction headset (the massive bulge on the side of his hat) where he can get exact feedback from his buddy in the control room.
Yeah, agree - this all makes sense. Fits in with the observed behaviour. Seems very unlikely he just switched straight up to hat method after phones were banned.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:22 PM   #1984
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38:45 an absolutely unreal shove with bottom pair into 2 opponents on the flop after the bet then raise. Wtf wtf wtf!!! Again he glances down between his legs. Do you guys see this? I think he knows what the opponents have because he gets a direct feed of the stream (with no delay) to his phone imo.

Also why in the hell does he recheck his cards like 4 times but that 4th time he does it nice and slow so he can see something in his crotch. Again 38:45 ladies and gentlemen. 38:45

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Old 10-03-2019, 05:22 PM   #1985
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Read the thread. There's been like 5. You're the first one other than me who seems to think it's not rocket science.
sorry i skim over the dumb comments, i.e. anything that starts with "morsecode"
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:23 PM   #1986
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What if Mike never cheated but somehow the production team changes peoples hole cards to make it look like Mike is playing as a god? I guess if this was the case we would have heard this theory. I mean they meme the **** out of him, so why not alter his hole cards on the graphics to make it look like he has nothing when he actually just has the nuts? Is that possible? Could that be a defense?
Uhh, no.

Polk made a good point earlier, if you know the cards and think you'll never be caught, why would you do anything other than raise or fold on rivers in the vast majority of instances? When you have the best hand you want to raise to get more money, when you have the worst hand in the vast majority of situations you'll fold unless you try and bluff someone off a weak 3rd pair type holding.

It's obvious from how he plays he rarely ever calls on the river in standard pots ( 88 vs TT boat hand isn't obvious but he calls here which is insane, another instance he check calls river with the nut flush vs straight flush ). He's always leading when nobody has anything, folding vs good hands or raising when he's the one being bluffed and both he and his opponent hold air. He NEVER bluffs into a strong hand but can seemingly stack off bottom pair no kicker on the flop at will vs total air.

The guy is a fraud and I'm convinced at this stage others in production are involved with it. Some of those commentators must at the very least suspect he's cheating.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:23 PM   #1987
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What if Mike never cheated but somehow the production team changes peoples hole cards to make it look like Mike is playing as a god? I guess if this was the case we would have heard this theory. I mean they meme the **** out of him, so why not alter his hole cards on the graphics to make it look like he has nothing when he actually just has the nuts? Is that possible? Could that be a defense?
Takes at least 3 conspirators for no discernible gain.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:24 PM   #1988
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Also if he just has what looks like a stream up on his phone a quick glance isn’t gonna be enough to know it’s not a delayed stream. Which is why he protects it so much. Probably why he has the bone conductor as back up or when he feels like he can’t put his head in the phone when all eyes are on him


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Old 10-03-2019, 05:24 PM   #1989
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iono whos talking on the other end, but itd be the same guy tapping that morse code now wouldn't it?
It's a little easier to tap out morse code with your foot or something when you're in a production booth with other people than it is to whisper into a microphone.

Unless he runs off to a closet constantly - which eventually would become suspicious.
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What if Mike never cheated but somehow the production team changes peoples hole cards to make it look like Mike is playing as a god? I guess if this was the case we would have heard this theory. I mean they meme the **** out of him, so why not alter his hole cards on the graphics to make it look like he has nothing when he actually just has the nuts? Is that possible? Could that be a defense?
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:26 PM   #1991
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Read the thread. There's been like 5. You're the first one other than me who seems to think it's not rocket science.
Why do you keep going on about Morse code? Simple Rick was telling you why the bone conduction headset method they were using would only work in hat.

I keep rereading your posts and can't tell if you actually have a point you're trying to make.

Are you saying they weren't efficient cheaters because they didnt use Morse code up their ass?

Or are you confused and think that morse code is what is happening?
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:27 PM   #1992
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Also if he just has what looks like a stream up on his phone a quick glance isn’t gonna be enough to know it’s not a delayed stream. Which is why he protects it so much. Probably why he has the bone conductor as back up or when he feels like he can’t put his head in the phone when all eyes are on him


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Exactly, if he has a copy of the live direct feed it would be easy to assume he gave his brother or someone close another copy of the direct live feed and they use the bone conductor as backup.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:28 PM   #1993
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Art Van Loon is the general manager at Stones, he's JK's boss.
Has anyone contacted him yet and let him know that Justin Kuraitis is a suspected accomplice in the cheating? He should probably be informed.

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morse code is easy as **** to learn. one guy saying its hard is every poker player. yea... right.
Do you know morse code?

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Read the thread. There's been like 5. You're the first one other than me who seems to think it's not rocket science.
Do you know morse code?

Putting up a table for morse code is not knowing morse code. It's not as easy as you seem to think. It takes practice. You know what takes no practice? A bone conduction headset.

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If you’re interested in learning morse code, this is the best advice I can give you. Learn it at the speed you are aiming for, right off the bat. Increasing the speed later is like learning it all again from scratch plus it’s not efficient, it takes you much longer that it should. And to answer your question, here’s the bitter truth, if you want to commit the code to your long term memory, you are looking at about 4 months minimum of learning. so there you go.. hope that doesn’t discourage you!
But I'm sure you geniuses could just pick it up right away.

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My first navy comms training was 1.5 years (not just morse code, but a whole lot more) with typically 10 hours a week dedicated to morse code. That resulted in 18 wpm receiving and sending on a professional level. If your aim is to be able to sustain transmitting for an hour straight at 18wpm with a good ‘fist’ then that’s what you’re looking at.

compare with playing guitar. Getting four chords right is a week’s worth of effort. Being able to play music, different ballgame.
So sure spend 10 hours a week for a year and a half and you can communicate 18wpm. Or just put a ****ing bone conduction headset on.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:28 PM   #1994
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did someone cross checked the day he lost 3 allins, if the guy in charge of RFID scanning go to work? or who didnt show to work that day

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Old 10-03-2019, 05:28 PM   #1995
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Why do you keep going on about Morse code? Simple Rick was telling you why the bone conduction headset method they were using would only work in hat.

I keep rereading your posts and can't tell if you actually have a point you're trying to make.

Are you saying they weren't efficient cheaters because they didnt use Morse code up their ass?

Or are you confused and think that morse code is what is happening?
How is he going to *hear* the live stream with a bone conducting speaker when the announcers don't commentate until 30 minutes later? If Justin is talking to him - where is Justin talking from and how does this not become suspicious after a while?
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:28 PM   #1996
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Why do you keep going on about Morse code? Simple Rick was telling you why the bone conduction headset method they were using would only work in hat.

I keep rereading your posts and can't tell if you actually have a point you're trying to make.

Are you saying they weren't efficient cheaters because they didnt use Morse code up their ass?

Or are you confused and think that morse code is what is happening?
yea pretty much
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:31 PM   #1997
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Exactly, if he has a copy of the live direct feed it would be easy to assume he gave his brother or someone close another copy of the direct live feed and they use the bone conductor as backup.
What sound is the bone conductor conducting? Or does it create images in your brain? Cuz that would be freaking cool.
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morse code? dafuq are you guys talking about?! whod use morse code to cheat at poker in 2019? hes using his phone and something is stuffed in his hat only when hes god mode. keys are always on the table for some reason.
I agree I think the RFID scanning theory is the most likely. I think he has an insider who helped him or let him set it up in the system though.

My theory is that he has an RFID scanner setup somehow. He tries to always get seat 2 because it gives him the best unobstructed scanning angle on the whole table. I think the scanner is connected to a custom app on the phone and is possibly located in the key fob he sits on the rail and he keeps the phone in his lap so he can activate the scanner app without anyone seeing. He presses the button and it reads to him the cards on the table, Seat 2 would make this info easiest to keep track of if it just spits it to him in seat order or something. This info is relayed to him from the app through the bone headphones in the hat. the constant looking down is him looking to activate the scanning app and the tanking is while it reads the hands to him and he trys to map it all together on how to best cheat the hand. Maybe its something that has to be activated on the system every night they wanna cheat and that's why it could only be done when Justin was there because hes the one who had access and did that part? I think they get busted because Mike's ego got too big and he couldn't resist looking like a god with all the sick calls/folds/shoves and refused to look normal and dump some big pots here and there.
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:32 PM   #1999
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After watching Polk's video, it is almost guaranteed this guy is a cheater. He really probably could have gone so much lo ger without being caught if he did in in a more realistic, less greedy, way of occasionally losing, and not always making such amazing hero folds and bluffs.
Yeah. And I think one of the big take aways has to be that cheating is pretty rampant in poker.

1) Stuff that average people might view as cheating, like HUDs (especially back in the day), sharing action with someone else in the game, etc. are just standard in poker. Meaning the bar for bad behavior is already extremely high (low?) in this culture.

2) You can blatantly cheat on a stream watched by a decent number of people and it will take a year to catch you, if you are unlucky enough to run into a ballsy whistleblower like Veronica. Meaning, if you are in the 2nd percentile of cheating skill, you are almost sure to get away with it.

3) Most casinos have extremely little concern about game protection if their money isn't at risk. As I mentioned, I worked in a CA cardroom, where the house makes money only by rake, like in poker. Cheating in blackjack and other table games was normal. House didn't really care.

Imagine if Mike was going to a strip casino every week and playing psychic blackjack. Think he'd last 50 sessions? 15 minutes? Of course not. But in poker, you can tell the casino he is openly cheating on video and they really don't care.

4) It seems like nobody in U.S. history has ever been jailed or successfully sued for cheating at poker. So if you somehow are caught, there is almost no chance of punishment beyond getting 86ed.


So there is a way to steal a lot of money. It's easy to get away with. Neither the house or the government will even try to catch you. If you are somehow caught, there is almost no chance of punishment.

How many people do you think would be interested in that?
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What if Mike never cheated but somehow the production team changes peoples hole cards to make it look like Mike is playing as a god? I guess if this was the case we would have heard this theory. I mean they meme the **** out of him, so why not alter his hole cards on the graphics to make it look like he has nothing when he actually just has the nuts? Is that possible? Could that be a defense?
What if like dog is spelled c-a-t and cat is spelled d-o-g? Ever think about that?
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