Last night… private house game… I have A♠ 7♠ on the button. The flop was K♠ Q♥ 4♠, giving me a nut flush draw with one over cards to the … Continue reading Ace High Has to be Good Here
I’m at home playing poker online. You know that feeling? You don’t have to be fully dressed, and can put your feet anywhere and fart out loud because Mrs. isn’t … Continue reading You Know That Feeling?
I’m reading Start With Why, by Simon Sinek. Still a long way to go. The basic premise is that companies that first articulate why they are in business before explaining … Continue reading Everyone Can Play Poker
There was an interesting controversy last week on Live at the Bike, a live streamed cash poker game broadcast from the Bicycle Casino near Los Angeles. On the flop, there … Continue reading Is It Too Late to Change Your Mind?
I was listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd on Spotify while exercising yesterday, and one of the songs seemed to be written just for my recent running bad streak. To be clear, … Continue reading Still Unbroken
Not to decide is to decide. This clever statement, attributed to theologian Harvey Cox, (sometimes) helps with people who are stuck on indecision. When they are stuck on the fence, … Continue reading Are You or Aren’t You?
I feel like writing today, but cannot decide what to say. Writer’s block? Some ideas: World Series of Poker The 2018 WSOP starts in 34 days. I wrote some predictions … Continue reading Writer’s Block
Every week the geeks at FiveThirtyEight.com post a couple of riddles for their followers to solve. One of last week’s riddles was about Texas Holdem poker, proposing the you only … Continue reading Riddle Me This
“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