Monthly Archive: March 2014

Player Interview - Scott Murdoch-Aitchison


A few weeks ago Bear Hug Poker was fortunate enough to have their second player win the Champion Chip Sunday Major on Ongame – At the end of a long session Scott Murdoch Aitchison took down the tournament for just over $13,000.

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Why California is the Key to a Healthy Online Poker Marketplace in the United States and Internationally


As we survey the prospects for a healthy online poker resurgence in the U.S., there are three critical elements that make the whole thing float.

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The Online Tells That Are Most Telling


Bear Hug Poker Jennifear was my poker coach from April, 2008 until Black Friday, April 15, 2011. I remember driving to the Bellagio from my home in Henderson, Nevada on the night of April 15, 2011, and thinking, “what the fuck am I going to do now”.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow


Thinking, Fast and Slow is a book authored by Prof. Daniel Kahneman, a noted psychologist. In his book, Prof. Kahneman explores areas relating to the human pyche that have many applicable uses in the field of competitive poker, or for that matter, any activity that requires “System 1″ (“Fast Thinking”) or “System 2″ (“Slow Thinking”) thinking.

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