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02-03-2024 , 01:57 AM
Troll post most likely. Since poker, I assume we're talking about online, but it doesn't really matter, is not exactly a sanctioned activity in Thailand, taxes would be a secondary matter.
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02-04-2024 , 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Thailand Poker
Hi guys,

I'm in a kind emergency: I'm blackmailed about playing poker in Thailand and not paying taxes.

My question: Does someone knows a lawyer with experience in this field to get some legal advise?

Background story: I'm living longtime in Thailand as a poker professional.
Who is blackmailing you ?
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02-04-2024 , 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Thailand Poker
Hi guys,

I'm in a kind emergency: I'm blackmailed about playing poker in Thailand and not paying taxes.

My question: Does someone knows a lawyer with experience in this field to get some legal advise?

Background story: I'm living longtime in Thailand as a poker professional.
5555 yea sure

post some proof or GTFO
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02-04-2024 , 01:50 AM
If you believe the threat is serious then leave immediately.
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02-06-2024 , 02:13 AM
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Like....police involved already?
It is not the police i worry. Fine is about 30$ when they catch you while playing.

It is about tax evasion and roughly 10years with half a million of winnings.
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02-06-2024 , 04:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Thailand Poker
It is not the police i worry. Fine is about 30$ when they catch you while playing.

It is about tax evasion and roughly 10years with half a million of winnings.
Contact the poker police
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02-07-2024 , 12:50 AM
Do pros in Thailand find it hard with the time difference? What are your usual hours of play and what does a normal day look like for you guys?

Thanks
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02-08-2024 , 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Mcslasha
Do pros in Thailand find it hard with the time difference? What are your usual hours of play and what does a normal day look like for you guys?

Thanks
Waking up super early (like now) you get access to the 'murican night games which are great
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02-08-2024 , 06:49 PM
I always wanted to check out Patpong Museum and thought it would be a nice date idea to take a girl for some spicy activity that is not a ping pong show or a drink at billboards, but in that kind of ballpark.

Thought about drag shows and that's an option, but what else do I have? any suggestions?
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02-10-2024 , 07:25 AM
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I always wanted to check out Patpong Museum and thought it would be a nice date idea to take a girl for some spicy activity that is not a ping pong show or a drink at billboards, but in that kind of ballpark.

Thought about drag shows and that's an option, but what else do I have? any suggestions?
White girl or local? Hiso or normal or farmer?
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02-10-2024 , 07:28 AM
I have : ASUS MONITOR TUF Gaming VG35VQ (VA 2K 100Hz Curved) for sale.

Fantastic for gaming and multitable

Bought last year, as new. Selling cuz I dont play poker anymore, and its not compatible with my macbook so cant use it for work

12K - can consider part exchange+ cash with smaller monitors

Im in BKK, close to QNSCC

PM for pics or questions
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02-11-2024 , 08:20 AM
What are most of you guys grinding on with the time differences to most of the good action sites?

I'm normally a live pro in the US, but I decided to travel around for awhile and look at different poker scenes. Checked out the underground games in BKK, but with the rake how it is, I don't see the point. Thinking of looking into poker bros, but tbh, I don't trust the Chinese apps if I don't know the agent (and even then, I don't really trust it with large amounts of money, play a bit on suprema, but make almost nothing on there, since my winrate isn't that great and I play small stakes) and I don't think I'm good enough to beat the more legit sites for a decent hourly... Or at least, not for anywhere near as much as I make hourly live.

Would be interested in meeting up with other pros in Thailand, discuss life in Thailand, poker,

Considering just waiting until I go to Cambodia or Phillipines and playing live there, but I've been to all 3 countries before, and I definitely prefer Thailand of the 3.
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02-12-2024 , 02:29 AM
not trying to be a dick or nothing, but most winning "live pros" couldn't beat nl10 without intense study and buttoning up the holes they never knew existed because they play in laughably bad fields

if your plan is to just go to asia and magically transition to playing online, my strong suggestion is to first test that theory by playing serious volume online in USA#1 first

i say this as someone who would immensely struggle to beat nl25 going in blind today but can still sit down at the low stakes live usa games and just absolutely crush because they suck so bad
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02-18-2024 , 10:19 PM
Anyone ever had surgery in Thailand (not on insurance)? Tore my dang meniscus.

Would be interested in anyone's experiences/recommendations
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02-19-2024 , 05:58 AM
Where are you located?

I recently had surgery in Phuket, at Siriroj hospital (owned by Bangkok hospital). Surgery, 1 day in ICU, 3 days in normal room ran close to 500k on insurance, possibly I could have negotiated a lower price, if I had to pay myself.

A government hospital is an option as well, in many cases it is the same surgeons.
However then you run the risk of being in a dorm room, some of the staff may have limited English abilities, and they have way less time to help you with different things (like going to the bathroom). The locals usually have a family member accompany them at the hospital, at all waking hours.

You might also have post-op costs, like physical therapy.
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