I didn’t want to write this post, but I’ve been thinking about this hand for several days and need to purge it from my consciousness. This blog originated as a … Continue reading An Embarrassingly Bad Call
You know that poker hand you dream about? When you’ve been running so bad you resort to writing terrible poetry, but laying in bed or driving around in the car … Continue reading When Dreams Come True
The best of times I’ve ever had Are always followed by running bad; ’tis the curse of the random flop To see equity so good suddenly drop. Out of … Continue reading Running Bad Makes Me Mad
Yesterday I was hanging out with two poker friends, talking poker talk and gossip. One of them, who for purposes of this blog post I’ll call “Melanie,” mentioned that she … Continue reading Why Avoid the Bad Players?
It’s Friday night poker, and a Monopoly game breaks out. I roll the dice and land on Community Chest. The card says “Bank Error in Your Favor, Collect $200.” The … Continue reading Bank Error in Your Favor, Collect $200
Who doesn’t like receiving gifts? Raise your hands right now. (No one…) My favorite gifts tend to be small but unexpected. On my birthday or Father’s Day, I expect to … Continue reading A Small Unexpected Gift
I’m a middle aged white guy. I don’t say that to editorialize… it’s just a fact. White, male, age range 55-60 (this is a poker blog, so we shouldn’t try … Continue reading Middle Aged White Guy