When we first released The Mental Game of Poker, Jared Tendler and I were petrified of piracy. So much so we delayed the ebook version for several months.
It turns out that piracy is not quite the issue you would fear. The people that pirate almost never pay for content, so you were never going to get that sale anyway. Most people still don’t know how to get pirate material online and for the sake of a $9.99 book, they don’t really care to learn.
However, the big issue we were not prepared for was just how big plagiarism is these days. I’ve also experienced it many many times in my day job for PokerStrategy and previously at PokerNews, but the book really took it to the next level. [Read more…]