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Would you let your best friend win a tournament that you have a chance of winning ?? :jd4:
 
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No, not at all. I will never lose my chance to win, even if my opponent is my best friend. In my opinion, there is no place for friendship at the poker table.
 
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No, I would play my best. Then whoever wins, has won fair and square and earned it.
 
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Would you let your best friend win a tournament that you have a chance of winning ?? :jd4:


Hell no. Also whoever does that in Cardchat games should be visited by their local police :rolleyes:
 
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Probably I would not give the opportunity to win, since this is a competition and we all strive to take first place in the tournament! On purpose, I would never let you win, I would have fought with all my might, but I do not exclude the possibility that I could split the money prize when I was left alone! I think that you shouldn't think about friendship at competitions where everyone wants to become the best in their field! Good luck to everyone at the tables!
 
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I would never do that. I would win and still make fun of him.
 
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It may not be collusion because your friend may not have told you or asked you to "let them win" - but it will look like collusion to others watching.


Letting someone win is collusion.
 
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Never. Do we win so often in tournaments to give back our victory?
 
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not a chance! i would want the bragging rights to that showdown.
 
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Would you let your best friend win a tournament that you have a chance of winning ?? :jd4:
it's not time for the game the competition speaks louder being a good friend you even think about letting your eye grow more when you get first place you don't even remember how to play,,
 
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Even with your best friend at the table, you have to remain professional and the game must remain correct
 
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I remember when I first learned to play old Jakesy saying that "there are no friends around a poker table"
 
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Letting someone win is collusion.


Collusion requires agreement by both parties.

So if his friend didn't know the poster was "letting him win" to boost that player's ego, needs the money, or even if the original poster was just exercising "control" over the situation, i.e. you will win when "I" say you will win.

But you are probably correct about both parties having knowledge.
 
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Lmao, play with my buddies for $60 a game and go for the throat,not a chance in hell would I even consider it
 
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I would never take part in any such option! This is a disservice that deserves the disqualification of both players!
 
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Of course and no , and I am not a competitive person in real life at all but you play for number one place. I mean that's the purpose of every single tournament.
Collusion is the first word that crossed my mind when I read your post.
 
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A "friend" of mine would never expect that to happen,,, :deal: so no,,,
 
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I would not let them win and I would not expect them to soft play against me. If he was my best friend he would not be the kind of person who would do or expect that.
 
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Not at all, I'm always in it for the win, regardless of who I'm playing it.

Besides, I agree with the first post, this would count as collusion and maybe even fraud and it might get you and your friend disqualified.
 
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Collusion requires agreement by both parties.

So if his friend didn't know the poster was "letting him win" to boost that player's ego, needs the money, or even if the original poster was just exercising "control" over the situation, i.e. you will win when "I" say you will win.

But you are probably correct about both parties having knowledge.


You're right - technically, one person can't collude alone. I guess what I meant to say was letting someone win is unethical.
 
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Not a chance! I will take my win and he can settle for second place on that day… who would actually do this?
 
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In this case, no. Now my son has also started playing poker and we immediately agreed that if we meet at the same table, in no case should we give in and play our game. Although I know people who are offended if you do not say what cards you have and do not let them win
 
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