Mark Pataskowski

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Joined PokerTube November 2015

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

Articles by Mark Pataskowski

Business & Industry, 5 months ago

Australians Lose AU$14.5 Billion on Poker Machines in One Year

The Australian gambling industry has seen record high profits from poker machine losses surging to AU$14.5 billion in the last financial year.

One More Seven-Figure Bad Beat Jackpot Hits at Playground Poker Club

Another seven-figure bad beat jackpot has been triggered at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada.

Drake Loses $850K on Logan Paul Fight

Drake placed a huge bet of $850,000 on Logan Paul to beat Dillon Danis by knockout, and it all went wrong when the MMA fighter was disqualified.

Poker Player Joran van der Sloot Sentenced to 20 Years for Murder

Joran van der Sloot has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Natalee Holloway.

Casino Discovered in Venezuelan Prison

A Venezuelan prison has been found to be operating as a luxury resort for its inmates, complete with a zoo, swimming pool, and even a makeshift casino! The

Online Poker , 5 months ago

Feigning a Good Poker Hand: The Art and Strategy of Bluffing in Poker

In online poker, a skillful bluff equals a strong hand. Convincing opponents of a royal flush with just a pair is an art. This article explores bluffing strategies, risks, rewards, and the thrill of deceiving the table.

Online Poker , 5 months ago

A Tale of Two Royal Flushes - Patrick Leonard Does the Seemingly Impossible

The odds of landing a royal flush are approximately 1 in 650,000. Yet, in an extraordinary turn of events, MTT crusher Patrick Leonard defied these odds not once, but twice, within a span of just 20 minutes.

Promos, 6 months ago

$15,000 Bahamas Bracelet Chase Packages Up for Grabs on ACR Poker

ACR Poker is handing over $600,000 worth of Bahamas Bracelet Chase packages to 40 lucky winners.

Promos, 6 months ago

Sunday Squeeze and The Dime Now Mystery Bounty Events on ACR Poker

Two of ACR Poker’s most popular tournaments are switching to the Mystery Bounty format.

$1.73 Billion Powerball Jackpot Finally Won Amid Death Threats Over Record $2.04 Billion Payout

The second largest Powerball in US history has been won in California after weeks without a winning ticket.

Promos, 6 months ago

$5,000,000 GTD Venom PKO Next Week

The Venom PKO is back. Next Thursday marks the start of the seventh edition of this fan-favourite event where players of all skill levels will fight for massive prizes and the championship title.

SteveWillDolt Admits Betting on Submarine Tragedy

Social media personality SteveWillDolt has admitted to gambling on the recent Oceangate submarine tragedy in which five people lost their lives.

Promos, 6 months ago

Venom Fever Coming Soon on ACR Poker

ACR Poker’s Venom Fever is back! For three weeks, starting on Sunday, there will be none-stop satellite action with hundreds of events laid on to qualify for the biggest online tournament of the year—the $5,000,000 GTD Venom.

Poker Room Stabber Gets 25 Years

Scott Harmier, a 42-year-old man from Vancouver, Washington, USA,has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for stabbing Last Frontier cardroom last December.

Phil Mickelson Working on His Gambling Addiction

Golfing legend Phil Mickelson has posted a tweet disclosing his intention to stop gambling, admitting that he has crossed the line past moderation into addiction.