Every week the geeks at FiveThirtyEight.com post a couple of riddles for their followers to solve. One of last week’s riddles was about Texas Holdem poker, proposing the you only … Continue reading Riddle Me This
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
I was watching a poker instructional video last night on “Unconventional Wisdom.” Two professional poker players, Vanessa Selbst and Dan Sensei, put together 8 hour-long videos showing hands they played … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Unconventional Wisdom My Ass
This was the very first hand I played tonight – at $0.50 – 1.00 NL online, with my standard and table max starting stack of $100. I have not played … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Blind Leading the Blind
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!
Playing online today, $0.50 – 1.00 blinds and 6-max table. Yes, that’s me with the J-10 of spades. Yes, I won this hand. I probably could have won a bit … Continue reading Nice Flop!
When discussing poker with my friends, one of the common themes that I bring up is trusting your reads. This requires two things: first you have to be decent at … Continue reading Trust Thy Reads
This happened last night at a private home game, playing $0.50 – 0.50 Pot Limit Hold’em. Everyone started with $50 and I’ve played solid and now up to about $115. … Continue reading May I Un-fold? Ple-e-e-ease?