This was a low stakes online poker hand. I have A♣ K♠ with a stack of 100 BBs in middle position and make my standard pot-sized raise after one limper. … Continue reading Jammed and Damned
Have you set any poker goals for 2018? If so, leave them in the comments box below. Here are mine: Win more Tilt less Quit playing online Study persistently Move … Continue reading Poker Goals for 2018
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?
Yesterday I was hanging out with two poker friends, talking poker talk and gossip. One of them, who for purposes of this blog post I’ll call “Melanie,” mentioned that she … Continue reading Why Avoid the Bad Players?
This happened last night at a $2-4 no limit hold’em online table. A new table was just formed and still playing short-handed while waiting for more players. Right now there … Continue reading Multi-barreling short-handed
This hand occurred two nights ago playing $1-2 no limit hold’em online. I am on the button with Qc Jc. Great spot for suited, connecting Broadway cards. Stack sizes are: … Continue reading I was going to fold, until…
I seem to be obsessed with trying to steal pots lately. That needs to stop. Last night playing $2-4 no limit Hold’em and finished with a net gain of $22. … Continue reading Thou Shalt Not Steal
Sometimes when things are running pretty good, I start to think that I’m actually a good poker player. It’s a nice thought. I like it. “Self,” I say to myself, … Continue reading Firing Bluffs on Multiple Streets
Trying to pick the worst of many bad plays from last night. I was doing OK, with a stack of $260 (after initial buy in of $200 at $1-2 no … Continue reading Check-raise with nut flush draw
Playing $1-2 no limit online last night and this happened. I was doing pretty well on this particular table, starting with my standard buy-in of $200 and getting up to … Continue reading Aces misplayed, cracked, leads to tilt
This was not a very costly mistake, but represents a leak in my game that I need to fix. I’m playing $1-2 no limit online, about one orbit into the … Continue reading Take a Leak (and Fix It)