“I want to see her cards.” Who knew such a simple sounding request would nearly lead to an all out brawl? For purposes of this blog, I’ll call the player … Continue reading The Worst Rule in Poker
In David Sklansky’s classic book The Theory of Poker, the author introduces his Fundamental Theorem of Poker: Every time you play a hand differently from the way you would have … Continue reading Mistakes and Coolers
Last night, on the 5th hand of an online poker session, I get the coveted pocket aces. As a good poker blogger, I must tell you that I have 82 … Continue reading I Played That Right, Didn’t I?
I didn’t want to write this post, but I’ve been thinking about this hand for several days and need to purge it from my consciousness. This blog originated as a … Continue reading An Embarrassingly Bad Call
You know that poker hand you dream about? When you’ve been running so bad you resort to writing terrible poetry, but laying in bed or driving around in the car … Continue reading When Dreams Come True
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!
I’ve never seen this before. Last night at a $1/1 home game, two of the players got all-in on the flop. One of them, I’ll call him “Eric,” has 5c … Continue reading 2 Straight Flushes in One Hand
This was a really weird situation at a $1/1 cash game last night. Effective stacks are about $110. I have QQ in middle position and raise to $6, which is … Continue reading Do-Over
My father will celebrate his 81st birthday next month. He still plays in a weekly home poker game, every Thursday night, which he enjoys greatly. But theirs is a low … Continue reading Cinderella
This was just about too good to be true, on Bovada’s Zone Poker. I’ll let the Share My Pair hand replayer take it from here… the turn gave me a … Continue reading Slow Playing for Dummies
Here is an instructional hand that I played online recently, in Bovada’s “Zone Poker” game, at the micro stakes level with blinds of $0.10 – 0.25. For the uninitiated, Zone … Continue reading Bottom Set = No Good on Dry Flop
Here is the very first hand played n a session today, followed by the very next hand, followed by hand # 5. Enough to make anybody tilt. OMG. OMG. OMG. … Continue reading OMG x 3