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Bet Raise Fold

Year / Countries: 2013 / USA, Canada

Genres: documentary

Directors: Ryan Firpo

Cast: Danielle Andersen, Tony Dunst, Martin Bradstreet

Kinopoisk rating: 7,7

IMDb rating: 7,6

A lot of game lovers know poker history in America since the beginning of the 2000s, as the biggest poker boom in the history happened there after “a usual accountant” took down the WSOP Main Event in 2003 and then, a few years later, «Black Friday» closed sweet American field for the world of online poker.

The entire situation is shown in a special film about online poker history - «Bet Raise Fold».

The movie is based on real stories of players whose lives were changed forever after they were unexpectedly banned to play poker online.

Most of the narration is conducted on behalf of three professional poker players: Danielle Andersen - a young mother who provided her family with the help of online poker; Tony Dunst – a professional tournament player and a TV presenter of WPT; Martin Bradstreet - a genius mathematician from Australia who used his poker winnings for traveling.

In the film, there are other famous professionals who shared their personal stories and opinions.

A great deal of attention is devoted to the largest (at the time of the boom) poker rooms: PokerStars, FullTilt, PartyPoker.

You can watch «Bet Raise Fold» film in English on Cardmates.

Interesting facts about the film:

  • Well-known professional poker players like Vanessa Selbst, Phil Galfond and Andrew Lichtenberger took part in filming the poker documentary.

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Zoe user
Zoe

Good documentary film, the stories of real people... It was very interesting to watch and listen

DuckDuck user
DuckDuck

Players let us know how poker affected their lives before and after Black Friday events. The film is interesting, but a bit long. Would like to know more about their game experience in the world of online poker or, for example, how the players created their bankroll and so.