This poker player from Moscow is now behind bars (for a mere four months) after he was found cheating casino rivals out of almost £60,000 in a single game of Texas Hold'em poker by using sleight of hand and ‘sandpaper' at an exclusive London casino.
Russian Valeriy Mikhaylets, age 57, pleaded guilty to one count of cheating at gambling at Southwark Crown Court on June 2, 2016. On the [...] Read more » Russian Fraudster Jailed After £60,000 Single Game Win
that's why I do not play poker in real life. You can easily sit at the same table with a fraud and not notice it .. and think that just unlucky ... well that he was caught badly that he probably will continue to play and to deceive other people .. this time in Russia ...
Joined: Sep '14
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Age: 29 (M)
It's interesting how all the players will remember the figure to cheat the casino, and it is interesting how many of them do so and that is never revealed. While on the one hand and the casino cheating and too much so that when they cheated no great loss. Four months will pass and he will continue to play again..
familiar story. sounds like that sketchy guy Phil Ivey, Phil probably cheated in different ways, one for example: pays one or more dudes to win chips from him/them to get an advantage in a poker tournament. or whatever scheme he used, I saw from the start that this guy has no honor.
Joined: Oct '15
Age: 33 (M)
I would be a gangster myself if i had his mug. Who can blame him? Life itself is a ponzi. All rules are made up. Nothing matters. Marks get conned. Live with it. Be more aware and you decrease your odds of getting scammed. In the end who cares. Better luck next time russian guy.