Mark (Noodle) started playing online poker around ‘05 at the age of 20.   About the same time he began making a career  in IT industry. DFS was not around at this time.

Mark (Noodle) picture while learning PLO poker and DFS

He took  a break from online poker for a few years when it became illegal in the United States in 2011. During this time  he became a regular winner at the local underground poker clubs in Texas where he lives with his wife and 4 kids.

4 years following “Black Friday” Mark began playing / learning the great game of PLO (Pot-Limit Omaha) . He continues to play and mentor  new and small stakes PLO players in the game and started streaming is live poker sessions on Twitch about a year ago.

He owns and manages  TheOddsandOuts Twitch team and forums as well as the PLO Players forum and Web site.

He is currently an affiliate of the World Poker Network, Ignition, and Poker Stars.


DFS – 

Starting in 2015 Mark became affiliated with Daily Fantasy Sports.

He is currently an affiliate of both DFS sites Draft Kings and Fantasy Draft.

While he does not claim to be a professional at DFS or Poker. He still loves writing about his experiences in both.  He is an Active member and affiliate of the

DFS ARMY who’s mission is to  help new DFS players learn the strategies needed to beat the games..