RecentPoker RecentPoker.com
Home Page RecentPoker.com Online Poker Rooms Casino Bonus Online Casinos Casino News Gaming News gaming News Gambling Articles World Series Of Poker No Deposit Bonus
Online Slots
        Gambling Affiliates     |     Gambling Guide     |    Slot Tournaments Finder     |     Poker Pros    |     Recentpoker Twitter
   
Online Casino
Biggest Casino Bonuses
SlotsLv
$22 No Deposit Bonus
SlotsLV no deposit
Betonline Casino
$900 Signup Bonus
Betonline Bonus Code
Bovada Casino (Bodog USA)
$3000 Signup Bonus
Bovada Bonus Code
SlotsPlus Casino
$7000 SignUp Bonus
SlotsPlus First deposit bonus
ManhattanSlots
$767 x2 Signup Bonus
ManhattanSlots
Biggest Poker Bonuses
Bovada Poker (Bodog USA)
$1000 Sign Up Bonus
bovada poker bonus code
888Poker
$88 No Deposit Bonus
888 Poker no deposit bonus
Party Poker
$500 Sign Up Bonus
PartyPoker no deposit bonus
BetOnline Poker
$900 Sign Up Bonus
Betonline Poker bonus code
USA No Deposit Bonus

No Deposit Bonus : SlotsLv casino currently is offering everyone a $22 no deposit bonus. New Players Only. Fully Cashable. USA and Canadian Players are welcome. Please see our SlotsLv review page for the no deposit bonus info. SlotsLv Review

Best USA Casino Bonus

Big Casino Bonus : All USA Players Welcome: Bovada Casino the #1 USA Online Casino offering all new signups a $3000 table game and slots bonus + weekly cash back. All new accounts qualify thru our link. No codes needed. For full bonus information please see our Bovada Bonus review.

 

Bovada Casino Bonus Code

 
No Deposit Bonus

Dewey Tomko denies supporting collusion in online poker claims

Tuesday May 6,2014 :  ANTI-ONLINE POKER SUPPORTERS REACH A NEW LOW
 
Respected veteran poker player denies supporting collusion in online poker claims.
 
Attaching someone's name to an op-ed article when that person did not participate or even know about the piece constitutes a desperately low level of integrity, but that appears to be the case in a recent article allegedly penned by professional poker players Bill Byers and Dewey Tomko that appeared in the reputable Press of Atlantic City.
 
The problem is...Dewey Tomko is not an online poker player and says he played no role in authoring the article; he does not support its argument that collusion on internet poker sites is a danger for players; and he was never consulted on the use of his name!
 
After the article appeared in Press of Atlantic City, which has yet to comment on its provenance, Byers and Tomko received a fair amount of flak from a number of industry media and social media sites.
 
That ultimately led to industry personality and blogger Nolan Dolla contacting Tomko by telephone to confirm his authorship of the article Poker Pros Test Gambling Sites for Cheating, in which (Dollas's words) "The ridiculously slanted editorial boiled down to a scare tactic" warning the general public about the supposed dangers of collusion and being cheated when playing online poker.
 
To his surprise Tomko, who is something of a Luddite when it comes to internet and email technology, knew nothing about the article, was not an online poker player and did not support the views that were expressed.
 
Dolla notes that whilst Tomko is a respected name in traditional live poker circles, having played in highly competitive events since the 'seventies, holding three WSOP bracelets, and inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame, he does not play poker online and is now a successful businessman who owns several restaurants and residential and sports developments in Florida and Costa Rica.
 
And, Dolla says, Tomko is not the sort of guy who writes editorial articles for newspapers.
 
Aggravating the issue further, the Washington DC publication The Hill referenced the Press of Atlantic City op-ed in another article authored by well-known anti-online poker activist Jim Thackston, who was recently exposed by a PPA exec as hunting with the hounds and running with the fox, so to speak.
 
The Hill piece observed: "In March, Byers and another professional poker player and Poker Hall of Fame inductee, Dewey Tomko, co-wrote an op-ed which appeared in the Press of Atlantic City.  They specifically addressed the vulnerability of novice players to cheating by teams of colluders as well as the curious lack of interest on the part of New Jersey regulators in the details of how cheaters might exploit system weaknesses."
 
But back to the Dolla - Tomko discussion on the original article....
 
Tomko said that he had absolutely no knowledge of the Byers article, and that although he knew Byers the two had not communicated in a decade, and he had not been asked if his name could be used as a co-author.
 
"I have no association whatsoever to anything to do with that," Tomko said.  "I don’t play online poker.  I’ve never played online poker before.  Not even once.  I don’t know anything about it.  Why would I say something on something I know nothing about?  I don’t do that."
 
Tomko clearly did not support the content of the Press of Atlantic City piece either, telling Dolla:
 
"I’m totally in favor of online poker.  I haven’t played it.  But I know it’s good for poker.  I can’t really comment at all about security because I’m not qualified in that area.  How could I be?  How can they say that about me?  I would never write such a thing about online poker.  I would never do anything to hurt the game."
 
Dolla concludes with some justification that this subterfuge calls into question anything written by either Byers or Thackston.
 
"Everything they have stated with regards to online poker is now suspect.  Both either knowingly or recklessly used Dewey Tomko’s name to establish credibility for themselves and their arguments."
 
He goes on to urge social media users and online media who were critical of Tomko to retract their comments and issue an apology to the veteran poker player.
 
"Someone is lying.  Someone is making things up.  Someone needs to be exposed a soon as possible," Dolla rightly observes, adding a footnote on Bill Byers which reveals that he is hardly a current and expert player in today's terms:
 
"I have no idea who “professional poker player” Bill Byers is.  However, he does have a profile listed at multiple poker sites.  His last recorded tournament cash was seven years ago (2007).  This “professional poker player” has earned $12,053 in a grand total of three lifetime cashes, according to one of the sites."
 
http://www.nolandalla.com/whos-imposter-behind-dewey-tomko-hoax/



Gambling News :

NBA odds on Thunder vs. Pacers Game? - This Wednesday night in Indianapolis, Paul George is due to play his first game at the Fieldhouse as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder (12-13 SU, 8-17 ATS). But George might not face the Indiana Pacers (15-11 SU, 16-10 ATS); he’s listed as day-to-day with a right calf contusion. Tip-off is at 7 PM ET on ESPN.

2 New Christmas Slots For Microgaming - Microgaming’s jolly game additions this December. Microgaming adds two more games to kick off the festive season, in addition to its action-packed Highlander online slot.

SportsBetting Supreme Court Showdown - Sports Law, Betting and Integrity leaders convene to preview Supreme Court Showdown. Thought leaders weigh in on Christie vs. NCAA (which in January will shift to Murphy vs. NCAA)

Mega Moolah Progressive Slot Pays Again - On 15 November 2017, the Mega Moolah jackpot was won by a Grand Mondial Casino player. They took home €938,306.35.

Microgame S.p.A. in deal with Prima Networks - Prima Networks, powered by Microgaming, has signed a deal with Microgame S.p.A., the leading Italian gaming service provider.

NBA Odds: Heat Can Burn Cavaliers in Cleveland - The Cleveland Cavaliers (12-7 SU, 6-12-1 ATS) may have turned their season around, but they’ve got a challenging matchup this Tuesday against the Miami Heat (9-9 SU, 7-9-2 ATS), tipping off at 7 PM ET on NBA-TV. Miami is 7-4 SU and 6-5 ATS against the Cavs since LeBron James went back to Cleveland in 2014.

Games Concept Day in Malta - The Quickfire Games Concept Day is the second full-day workshop to date, the first being held in Gibraltar in July.

AFC’s fight against match-fixing - The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has introduced a new AFC integrity mobile application, which will enable fans, players and officials to report possible suspicious activities or provide information concerning match-fixing or corruption to the AFC Integrity Unit.

PartyPoker Removes Dormant Account Fees - partypoker today announced that players will no longer be charged fees for inactivity on their online accounts.

NHL Odds: Rangers Look for Seventh Straight in Chicago - The Chicago Blackhawks (8-8-2) will try to get their season on track this Wednesday when they host the surging New York Rangers (9-7-2) in an Original Six showdown. NBCSN has the coverage beginning at 8 PM ET.

  Top 6 Poker Sites - Editor’s Pick
Poker Room
Info
Code
Bonus
Bovada Poker
1349384
$1000
BetOnLine Poker
None Needed
$900
ACR
RECENTACR
$1000
Fulltilt Poker Bonus Code Fulltilt Poker
None Needed
$10 ND
888 pacific poker 888Poker
None Needed
$400
PartyPoker PartyPoker
PARTYHARD
$500
  Top 6 Casino Sites - Editor’s Pick
Casino
Info
Code
Bonus
SlotsPlus Casino
Claim20
$20 ND
Bovada Casino
1349384
$3000
MapleCasino Bonus Code MapleCasino
None Needed
Free Spins
SlotsLV
Slots22
$22 ND
Buzzluck Casino
Buzzluck
$868
SlotLand
FREE33RCNT
$33 Nd

Casino No Deposit Bonus Copyright © 2004-2016 | Recentpoker.com | All Rights Reserved. Copyscape Protected No Deposit Bonus Codes
Recentpoker.com

Please Note : Gambing might not be legal in your area. We bring you www.recentpoker.com as an information and gambling news site only. We hope that you find all the information and gambling news found in www.recentpoker.com to your liking. Please tell your friends about us and visit us again soon.

http://www.recentpoker.com