“I’d rather be slow rolled than nit rolled!” So said the poker player on my right, a familiar face who for purposes of this blog I’ll call “Myles.” Myles had … Continue reading Nit Rolled
John Henry “Doc” Holliday was one of the best poker players of his era in the 1870’s and 1880’s, in addition to being an award-winning dentist and gunfighter. He moved … Continue reading Classic Western Shootout
I don’t play much pot limit Omaha (PLO). A few times here and there, plus a bit online. A few strategy articles, some discussion with friends. Enough to think I … Continue reading P-L-Ohh-Nooo!
Man: Doctor, I suffer from premature ejaculation. Can you help me?! Doctor: No, but I can introduce you to a woman with a short attention span! One Urban Dictionary definition of … Continue reading Premature Reveal
This was a low stakes online poker hand. I have A♣ K♠ with a stack of 100 BBs in middle position and make my standard pot-sized raise after one limper. … Continue reading Jammed and Damned
You get to the river and the villain puts in a big raise. Suppose the hand went like this (which it did): You are in the big blind with T♥ 5♣. … Continue reading It Doesn’t Matter How
After an email exchange with a friend about poker math and strategy guru David Sklansky, I wrote this to wrap up the thread: When Sklansky does math Players must pay … Continue reading Poetry and Math
As an experiment last week, I announced upon sitting down to play poker that I had a hard stop four hours later. I set the alarm on my phone and … Continue reading Hard Stop