10 Lessons from Phil Ivey
6. Take a Stand
Can you imagine Tiger Woods boycotting the Masters, or Roger Federer sitting out Wimbledon just because they wanted to make a point? That’s exactly what Ivey did in 2011.
In the wake of Black Friday Ivey sat out the 2011 World Series of Poker because he didn’t like the fact that Full Tilt players hadn’t been paid the funds in their accounts. While some poker pundits argue Ivey’s actions were self-serving, that’s not really the point.
In the casino affiliate business, you’re almost guaranteed to run into a situation or business practice that you’re not entirely comfortable with. Though you may wind up leaving a bit of cash on the table, there won’t be many times when you regret doing what you think is the right thing.