Here is the setting, to be followed by a question: I’m at a private poker game on Saturday night in someone’s garage. The house takes a rake on this game … Continue reading What Difference Does It Make?
What is tilt anyway? I ponder this while reflecting on an online poker session last night. Up a small amount, I was going to close out the session and go … Continue reading Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Towards the end of a frustrating poker session last night, I finally got dealt pocket aces. Until then, double A batteries seem to have been present more than normal at … Continue reading Aces, Aces Everywhere
Where have I been all these years? Last night I was introduced to the “Button Game,” a form of prop betting during a poker game that may have been around … Continue reading The Button Game
Last night I was at a low-stakes, private poker game marked by some very loose play. There was frequent straddling as much as 13 BB’s, along with very light pre-flop … Continue reading Stuck in No Man’s Land
Some ethical concepts came up in this recent post, where a woman pondering my all-in river bet said, “I fold, Will you show?” I said, no, sorry I don’t show, … Continue reading Ethical Theories and Poker Players
A couple nights ago, I was playing in a private poker game at a friend’s garage. It’s a $1/2 NL game, and about an hour in, things are going reasonably … Continue reading Tippy-Top of His Range