It was Saturday night, which means I’m playing poker in someone’s garage. Just about everybody is a regular player, so we get to do some higher level thinking. Level 1, … Continue reading Great Flop for Me
This is all about the question that was asked several minutes after the hand was over. In the spirit of “beginning with the end in mind” I’ll go to the … Continue reading But you would never do that!
This post involves our friend “Myles” from the previous post, where I made a massive over-bet all-in river shove. Read about it here. About a week later, I’m off to … Continue reading Bad Beat –> Happy Tilt. Oh my!
One of the best poker books ever written is Elements of Poker, by Tommy Angelo. One of the author’s charming qualities is his invention of words, that heretofore didn’t exist, … Continue reading Bliscipline
How many times to I have to tell you? In this case, “you” is actually myself. Last winter, Bill Hubbard showed me some data on live cash games, where a … Continue reading Two Pair Plus
One of my loyal readers (thank you, dear readers!!!) told me recently that I should post more hands where I win. It seems that most of the time, I’m analyzing, … Continue reading Too Much Information
Here is another in a lengthening series of hands where my KK runs into AA. This is the 3rd time in less than a week, including this one vs. “Cinderella” … Continue reading KK v. AA, part 3
Dear Readers, Sorry for the bad beat story to follow here, but you KNOW that’s how I get these out of my system. At least I hope to get it … Continue reading Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, Zip… Uh Oh!
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
One of my daughters spent most of the last two years living in Cambodia. They have a saying there, which translates as “same same but different.” I guess the closest … Continue reading Same Same, but Different
One of my daughter’s favorite TV shows is TLC’s “What Not to Wear.” In this makeover reality show, participants are nominated by friends (?), co-workers or relatives to participate in … Continue reading Daily Debacle – What Not to Play
Sorry I haven’t been posting much lately. Running so bad, I don’t know where to start. River suck-outs, missed draws, villains hitting draws, failed bluffs, villains executing bluffs, folding then … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Poker After Dark