Mark Patrickson

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Joined PokerTube November 2015

Mark from Stamford in the UK is a professional cash game player, and part time journalist. A massive chess fan and perpetual traveller.

He also produces strategy content for our sister wesbite

Articles by Mark Patrickson

Online Poker , 6 hours ago

Brian Hastings Blasts ACR Over Yet Another Failure!

Retired high-stakes crusher Brian Hastings is the latest big name in poker to slam Americas Card Room for their appalling customer service.

Andrew Neeme Blasts Life Balance Concept for Ambitious Poker Players

Andrew Neeme gave his followers a different sort of glimpse into his mind by doing an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on Reddit.

Epic Documentary Starring Poker Legend Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom

High-stakes PLO crusher JNandez has produced a short documentary on the most exciting poker player on the planet: Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom!

Fedor Holz Claims He Didn’t Sacrifice His Life to Be a High-Stakes Crusher

German high-stakes crusher Fedor Holz has done an “Ask Me Anything” on Facebook Live after people kept on asking him to do so.

Which Poker Pro Drives the Meanest Machine?

Let’s take a look at some of the dream machines that poker players have been driving in recent years.

Best Karma Moments From The Poker Table

That age old saying of “what you put out comes back to you” is seemingly a truth at a poker table. Here's a collection of some of the best karma moments from the green felt.

Online Poker , 1 year ago

iPoker Network Quietly Begins to Rake Rebuys

It wasn't until the iPoker Network changes were in full swing that some players discovered that the rake policy had been changed.

NutsBet ‐ A Training Calculator for Chinese Poker

Whether or not we are first to act or can see our opponents layout, NutsBet will almost instantly compute many thousands of calculations and display the mathematically best choice we can make from the first five cards.

Is Online Poker Coming to California?

In what looks like a significant breakthrough for US based poker players, this Wednesday saw the successful passage of a political bill through the Assembly Governmental Organisation Committee in California.

Jason Mo is Mad at The Poker Media

Jason Mo has been venting his frustrations on Joey Ingram's Poker Life Podcast. Mo was less than impressed with the recent news piece written by Phil Galfond accusing Las Vegas cash game regular Sammy Touil of scamming him.

Tartanian 8 Creator Thinks Bots Will Beat Pros Within Three Years

There has been quite a stir about the possibility that we are in sight of crossing the point where computers can beat the very best human players in a game of heads up No Limit Holdem.

Jeremy Johnson, Black Friday Defendant, Faces Up To 30 Years In Jail

In what must have been one of the biggest ever trials of its kind, Johnson found himself accused of crimes such as money laundering, wire fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy.

Phil Ivey Asks UK Court to Decide Exactly What Is Cheating

On a trip to London, UK, Ivey visited the upmarket private casino Crockford's, an exclusive outfit in Mayfair, to play the game Punto Banco, a form of Baccarat.

America's Card Room Gives Their Response Following Tournament Catastrophy

​Earlier this month the poker community was hit by more controversy over at America's Card Room during the latest run of their $35,000 guaranteed PLO Sunday Special tournament.

Top 5 Most Despised Names in Poker History

There is quite a bit of internet chatter about how the poker world has always been full of unsavoury characters. That will never change; but just who are considered to be the top of the bad list?