Two brutal sessions on consecutive days: first at $1/2 NL, then dropped down to $0.50/1.00 NL online. Things that might make you go on tilt: 1. You have Ah Js … Continue reading Daily Debacle – 15 steps to full raging tilt
To appreciate this post, please be sure to read my immediately prior post, about folding KK pre-flop in a live cash game. I also posted that hand on a Two+Two … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Fold QQ vs. pre-flop shove?
Playing in a private cash game last night, $0.25 /0.50 NL. $50 buy-in for all players, with 9 players in the game. All are regulars. We are still very early … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Fold KK v. pre-flop shove?
Got all-in pre-flop on this lovely hand. While this blog is all about bad poker, every once in awhile something good happens, no matter how hard I try to prevent … Continue reading Daily Miracle – Yes, Really…
Playing $1/2 NL online. I am UTG +1 with JJ and open raise to $6. The button calls and the big blind also calls. Flop ($19): Ts 7d 7s. I … Continue reading Daily Debacle – It’s a “Daily Double!”
My first hand at this table, playing $1/2 NL online. I am the big blind, with 6c 2s. Total shit, if I may be blunt. The player two spots to … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Blind and Sloppy
Last night I played in a live tournament with $35 buy-in and 21 players. This is a private game where I know most of the players fairly well. The payout … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Bubble Considerations
I was watching a poker instructional video last night on “Unconventional Wisdom.” Two professional poker players, Vanessa Selbst and Dan Sensei, put together 8 hour-long videos showing hands they played … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Unconventional Wisdom My Ass
One pair, even a pair of aces, can quickly become very weak after the flop. Even the strongest pair is still ONLY ONE PAIR. Top pair with top kicker is … Continue reading Daily Debacle – It’s Only One Pair
I open-raised this hand to 3 BB’s, then the short stack to my immediate left shipped his entire 28 BB stack. Then next player called. I had to fold. Aaaaaarrrgh! … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Hated to Yield
Last night I played in a live tournament with about 65 players. The buyin was $50 plus another $10 bounty. The starting stack was equal to 50 big blinds. I … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Way Ahead / Way Behind
This was the very first hand I played tonight – at $0.50 – 1.00 NL online, with my standard and table max starting stack of $100. I have not played … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Blind Leading the Blind