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  1. Software-wise, I really can't have that much of an opinion as I never really got to meet FTP in it's glory days. But at the time they aquired FullTilt, it's software and the company wasn't a competitor to PokerStars as FullTilt was already dead... Concerning the removal of Supernova Elite... I don't think the removal itself was the issue. It was aboout the way PokerStars decided to proceed. Of course, I understand the position of the affected players and I think they didn't deserve this. But, at the end of the day, PokerStars is still a company and they can adjust their strategies accordin
  2. Alright, I'll give it a try. 1. Aquiring Full Tilt First of all, don't judge this move by just comparing how much PokerStars had to pay versus how much the company worthed. Although I'm not a marketing expert, I assume that this move was an a marketing one, an advertisement of PokerStars. As you said, the image of online poker had been seriously shaken, and many people had probably decided that online gambling was not worth the risk. PokerStars made sure that the feeling of security of those players was rebuilt. And guess on which platform they would choose to continue playing? That's
  3. First of all, I think you have misunderstood how the game of poker works. Being good in poker, even being one of the best players in the world cannot guarantee you a profit. Poker is in it's base a mathematical game, where players compete against other players and money flows from one player's pocket into another's. Now... If you want money to flow into your pocket, you have to be a better player and make better mathematical decisions. You don't have to be good. You just need to be better than your opponents. If you put the best in the world in one table, money will, of course, come and go aro
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