Founders of Absolute Poker Absolute Poker is no longer an active poker site, but it was once one of the largest around. It was launched in 2003 and quickly attracted a large number of players. A subsequent cheating scandal combined with legal complications that arose from the site serving US players would ultimately lead to the demise of the site.
Why Ben Mezrich's book on Absolute Poker appears to have been a long time in the making. Why Ben Mezrich's book on Absolute Poker appears to have been a long time in the making.
Absolute Poker was audited by BDO, the fifth largest accountancy network in the world. They had only two years of audited financial statements, though, and needed three before going public. The company just had to keep doing what they were doing for another year, and then they would be billionaires.
History of Absolute Poker The Absolute Poker brand will always be associated with the biggest scandal in the history of the online gambling world. However, the history leading up to the company finding themselves all over the news is also just as interesting and scandalous.
Straight Flush is the true story of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world. At its height, the group's online empire was bringing in revenues of over a million dollars a day. The industry they launched grew so huge so fast, and in such a grey area of US and.
Another all-time classic that can help you a lot when it comes to live poker is Mike Caro’s “ Book of Poker Tells. ” Caro offers some really good insights into behavior at the tables and gives a detail analysis of some of the most common poker tells you will encounter in every poker room on the planet. Why should I read poker books?
The Absolute Poker software is quite nice, and everything you need is right at your fingertips. You will be able to find cash games of Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Stud and a couple mixed games. While looking for your perfect game you will notice that some very useful information is listed to the right of each cash table, including the average pot size, the players per flop and the number of hands.
Ben Mezrich Book. This is perhaps the most frustrating poker project in recent memory, and based on my first impressions of what Mezrich is proposing, this book could very well paint the Absolute Poker co-founders as heroes instead of pariahs.