..

Mob Mentality as Poker Community Wants Blood

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Dec/04/2008

A 60 Minutes segment on an "insider poker cheating scandal" ended with one of the folks who uncovered the scam suggesting that the same thing may be happening at other online poker rooms.

That didn't sit too well with the rest of the online poker community, many of whom are extremely loyal to Full Tilt Poker and Poker Stars among others.

"Yeah it wasn't great for online poker but it could've been way, way worse. The final piece was far from the outright "hatchet job" we were told it would be," expressed the folks from WickedChopsPoker.com.

But one man has stood in the line of fire since the segment aired.  That would be Todd "Dan Druff" Witteles, the same man who made the remark about potential cheating scandals about to occur elsewhere.

WickedChops has observed the amount of heat Witteles is taking for his closing comments:

"The people who did this were very greedy and very blatant. But the scary thing is there may be other accounts out there like this, maybe even on other sites that are not being done with the same sort of recklessness. And maybe this has been going on on more than Absolute Poker and UltimateBet, maybe it's going on in several other places, and maybe it's still going on on these sites."

He's getting slammed more than Gambling911.com and WickedChopsPoker.com combined over at TwoPlusTwo.com.

"The funny thing about this is Druff was one of the guy's who helped unearth the Absolute mess, doing the poker community a big service," point out the folks at WCP.  "Dude is getting no slip-up equity for that. And in the 2+2 podcast, it was also revealed that Druff even clarified his ‘controversial' statement that he did feel safe on other sites, but 60 Minutes didn't air it."

What a surprise, huh?

"Anyway, more high school drama is sure to ensue," WCP added.

Ace King, Gambling911.com 

Gambling News

Catena Anticipates Job Cuts in Europe

Catena Anticipates Job Cuts in Europe

The company announced that it is expanding the strategic review it initiated on 20 May to its entire European online sports betting and casino affiliation business.

Kroger to Allow Sports Betting

Supermarket chain has applied for a sports betting license in this U.S. state.....

Field of Dreams Game Prop Bets for 2022 - Including Will Ray Liotta Be Mentioned

Field of Dreams Game Prop Bets for 2022 - Including Will Ray Liotta Be Mentioned

The August 11, 2022 game will be played near Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa, a site popularized by the 1989 baseball film Field of Dreams.

5 NFL Betting Tips to Keep Your Career Started

One of the most popular forms of sports betting nowadays is NFL betting. It's also one of the most lucrative, so many people tune in to the games to get entertained and win bets.

Super Bowl 57 Winning States, Blue and Red - Latest Odds

Super Bowl 57 Winning States, Blue and Red - Latest Odds

Of course, California with its three Super Bowl competitive teams and the reigning champion LA Rams was favored at +350 and pays $350 for every $100 bet.

Syndicate