The night was going extremely well. I’d won a very large pot and more than tripled my starting stack. I had a winning image and felt good. Hakuna matata! When … Continue reading Three Mistakes
NOTE: This entry was originally posted on a different site on December 30, 2016 and has been slightly edited prior to re-posting here. A couple nights ago I was playing … Continue reading Should I Turn This Into a Bluff?
The Butterfly Effect, a phrase coined by American mathematician Edward Lorenz (an early pioneer in the field of chaos theory) is a concept that states that “small causes can have … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect
Last night I was playing $1/2 no limit Hold’em in a private house game, where I am a regular. It was after 3 am and we were down to 5-handed … Continue reading Overbet All-in on the River
I may have been too nitty on this hand last night. When this happened, I was having a bad night, having tried to turn KK into a bluff and having … Continue reading Too Nitty?
Just busted out of my first ever WSOP bracelet event. Event #42 this year was a $1,500 buy-in, no limit Texas Holdem tournament, with extended blind levels. All of the … Continue reading WSOP Event 42 review
I was at Maryland Live! casino near Baltimore recently, and they have some interesting bonuses and jackpots. During this trip, they were running a special “High Hand” jackpot, where the … Continue reading How Jackpots Change the Odds
Here is an interesting decision from last night. I am playing in a $1/$2 NLHE home game, and familiar with all of the players. “K” raises UTG to $9 and … Continue reading OESD on button
Here is an interesting hand from a live cash game earlier this week. The game is $1/$1 no limit hold’em. This is a regular weekly home game where all of … Continue reading Two Pair on Flop
Dear Readers, What can I say? I’ve been running good and winning more than my fair share lately. Since this blog is supposed to be about poker playing mistakes, there … Continue reading What Can I Say?
Just the small blind and me in the Big Blind for this hand. Didn’t get any action after this flop. 😦
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