PokerCast Episode 268 - UB Scandal – 5 years later - Haralabos Voulgaris and Scott Bell
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - Haralabos Voulgaris and Scott Bell. The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is high stakes poker players and NBA expert Haralabos Voulgaris. Haralabos joins Mike and Adam in studio to talk about the recent ‘Smoking Gun’ audio files detailing the Ultimate Bet superuser cheating scandal. Scott Bell, director and producer and the upcoming documentary on the subject titled ‘Ultimate Beat’ joins the conversation to provide insight to what the tapes means and drops a few bombshell theories regarding Russ Hamilton and others involved in the scandal. Weekend #1 of SCOOP 2013 and the EPT9 Monaco Main event and high roller tourneys are covered as well. In this week's Cardrunners strategy segment the discussion is about bluffing bad players. In forum static, Mike and Adam follow-up on the cashout problems with Lock Poker and the developing lawsuit between Phil Ivey and Crockfords Casino. The guys of course give away the password for the May 19 Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners.
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Scott Bell has worked in digital graphics and video since the 80s. He is also a network engineer who gained experience during the takeoff of the web throughout the 90s. In the last decade, he ran a company building video production systems for a wide range of clients before transitioning into online poker during the boom years.. He combines this knowledge with several years of investigative journalism devoted to unraveling a complicated and fascinating story of runaway greed. During the investigation, he wrote over 100k words about the case on the Deadmoneybook blog and has assisted two law firms with brief preparation in actions against site founders. He has also written and self-published a science fiction novel about the coming intelligence explosion. Learn more about Scott Bell
Haralabos Voulgaris is a professional poker player hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. His first major win was in 2005, when he was the runner-up at the L.A. Poker Classic of the World Poker Tour Event Season 3 and took home $904,122 in the No- Limit Hold’em event. He followed that up with several more impressive tournament wins and through some hard work continued building his bankroll dominating NBA sports betting. Learn more about Haralabos Voulgaris