This hand took place last night at a home cash game, blinds of $1/$1. Two players limped in, and the button (for purposes of this post, I’ll call him “Jeff”) … Continue reading Fancy Play Syndrome
This happened Sunday while at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, in Cherokee, NC during the World Series of Poker Circuit stop. For the uninitiated, this casino is owned by the Eastern Band … Continue reading Trail of Tears
After my last post, “Slow Playing for Dummies,” I’m reluctant to be caught slow playing any hand, lest it turn out that I am (or become) to Dummy (or Donkey). … Continue reading Who is the Dummy This Time?
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
On most lists of the Ten Commandments, not stealing is number eight, right between the prohibitions on adultery and telling lies. (Perhaps more on those some other time, otherwise I … Continue reading Thou Shalt Not Steal
Just the small blind and me in the Big Blind for this hand. Didn’t get any action after this flop. 😦
Over and over, non-standard plays seem to backfire more than they work. Deceptive play is believed by many to be the biggest key to poker, so making non-standard plays (looking … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Trapping… myself!
This came near the end (out of necessity) of a long session playing $0.10 – 0.25 NL online. The villain in this hand is a super fish sitting to my … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Tilted Overbet
To appreciate this post, please be sure to read my immediately prior post, about folding KK pre-flop in a live cash game. I also posted that hand on a Two+Two … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Fold QQ vs. pre-flop shove?
Playing $1/2 NL online. I am UTG +1 with JJ and open raise to $6. The button calls and the big blind also calls. Flop ($19): Ts 7d 7s. I … Continue reading Daily Debacle – It’s a “Daily Double!”
My first hand at this table, playing $1/2 NL online. I am the big blind, with 6c 2s. Total shit, if I may be blunt. The player two spots to … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Blind and Sloppy
Last night I played in a live tournament with $35 buy-in and 21 players. This is a private game where I know most of the players fairly well. The payout … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Bubble Considerations