The High-Stakes Data-Driven Poker Takedown

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Mike Postle played poker with an old school disregard for game theory and patterns. He was on a win streak like no one had seen before. And the livestream audiences loved him, calling him the “Messiah of Poker.” So how did Postle go from poker god to cheating pariah without any material evidence? Reporter Brendan Koerner takes us on a journey into the crowdsourced investigation that brought Postle down.

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