Over and over, non-standard plays seem to backfire more than they work. Deceptive play is believed by many to be the biggest key to poker, so making non-standard plays (looking … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Trapping… myself!
This came near the end (out of necessity) of a long session playing $0.10 – 0.25 NL online. The villain in this hand is a super fish sitting to my … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Tilted Overbet
This hand was played in a live NL Hold’em tournament last night. I’ve played with this group several times previously, but only familiar with 2-3 of the other players. This … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Root Cause Analysis
One of the consequences of tight-aggressive play is that sometimes the tight part is just too tight. I recently posted about folding KK pre-flop in a live cash game – … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Bluffed Again!
I was doing a cardio workout at the gym today and listening to some music on Pandora when Bill Withers’ classic Lean on Me came on. The opening refrain sure … Continue reading Lean on Me
Still back at the micro-stakes rebuilding my confidence and playing $0.05 / 0.10 NL online. In this hand I have As 6s in the cutoff seat and the action is … Continue reading Daily Debacle – When Not to Semi-Bluff
A picture tells a thousand words. Got it all-in on the turn here:
While recovering from a recent major downswing, I’m playing at the micro stakes again. Now at $0.05 / 0.10 NL online. Yuck! Some adjustments are necessary at these stakes based … Continue reading Daily Debacle – VPIP = 100
I actually played this hand right, but it sure didn’t go the way I wanted. Last night in a private live cash game, $0.25 / 0.50 NL Hold’em. It’s getting … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Pocket Aces / Easy Fold
With apologies to The Eagles, the song “Take it Easy” comes to mind with a few modifications: Well, I’m running out of dough about to loosen my load I’ve got … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Take it Easy