It’s Thursday night home game poker. This is the lowest stakes, loosest, loudest game I regularly play. No rake, no … More
Tag: big blind
Fancy Play Syndrome
This hand took place last night at a home cash game, blinds of $1/$1. Two players limped in, and the … More
Trail of Tears
This happened Sunday while at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, in Cherokee, NC during the World Series of Poker Circuit stop. For … More
Who is the Dummy This Time?
After my last post, “Slow Playing for Dummies,” I’m reluctant to be caught slow playing any hand, lest it turn … More
Two Pair on Flop
Here is an interesting hand from a live cash game earlier this week. The game is $1/$1 no limit hold’em. … More
Thou Shalt Not Steal
On most lists of the Ten Commandments, not stealing is number eight, right between the prohibitions on adultery and telling … More
Daily Debacle – Great Flop; No Action
Just the small blind and me in the Big Blind for this hand. Didn’t get any action after this flop. … More
Daily Debacle – Trapping… myself!
Over and over, non-standard plays seem to backfire more than they work. Deceptive play is believed by many to be … More
Daily Debacle – Tilted Overbet
This came near the end (out of necessity) of a long session playing $0.10 – 0.25 NL online. The villain … More
Daily Debacle – Fold QQ vs. pre-flop shove?
To appreciate this post, please be sure to read my immediately prior post, about folding KK pre-flop in a live … More