What Would a Supervisor Do (“WWSD”)? In my previous post, I described a friend’s horrible stretch at the poker tables during our recent trip to Las Vegas. For purposes of … Continue reading WWSD
NOTE: This entry was originally posted on a different site on January 3, 2017 and has been slightly edited prior to re-posting here. My previous blog entry explored turning a … Continue reading Facing a Shove on the River With Just One Pair
Ralph E. Wolf and Sam Sheepdog are characters in a series of classic Looney Tunes cartoons that I enjoyed many, many years ago. Ralph (apparently named after a Warner Bros. employee – … Continue reading Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog
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!
The famous quote “Not to decide is to decide” is attributed to theologian Harvey Cox. A quick web search reveals the the full quote is “Somewhere deep down we know … Continue reading Not to Play is to Play Well
One way to decide whether to call a big river bet is to ask yourself “What can I beat?” And of course, it the situations that require this question, the … Continue reading What Can I Beat?
Last night I played in a home cash game. I’ve played 4 times previously with this group, lots of fun, and won some decent amounts of money each time. So … Continue reading No More Free Beer
Last night I played in a live tournament with a private poker league that I joined during the summer. The winner – whoever earns the most points over a span … Continue reading Love/Hate This Game
A picture tells a thousand words. Got it all-in on the turn here:
This hand came in a session of 6-max, $0.25 – 0.50 NL. I am in the small blind with a stack of $40, having been pretty card-dead for awhile. I … Continue reading Dang!
This occurred about 2 minutes after the hand in the previous post. I had opened up a new table and this was my first hand played there, also at $0.25 … Continue reading What am I Doing Here?
Last weekend I had time to play a lot of hours one day and things went particularly badly all day. Murphy’s Law rained upon me. Rather than pick one or … Continue reading Top 10 Disasters in One Day