Part One of “I Played That Right, Didn’t I?” described a two online poker hands where I was all-in and way ahead, only to see the villains hit a 2-outer … Continue reading I Played That Right, Didn’t I? (Part Two)
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
After my last post, “Slow Playing for Dummies,” I’m reluctant to be caught slow playing any hand, lest it turn out that I am (or become) to Dummy (or Donkey). … Continue reading Who is the Dummy This Time?
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
This hand was played in a live NL Hold’em tournament last night. I’ve played with this group several times previously, but only familiar with 2-3 of the other players. This … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Root Cause Analysis
Playing $0.50 / 1.00 NL online. This session isn’t going very well, with my $100 starting stack now down to $45. A large chunk of that took place on a … Continue reading Daily Debacle – Terrible Bluff
Playing online at $0.50 – 1.00 no limit hold’em. I’ve been trying to play a little bit looser, a little bit more aggressively lately. At this table, I won a … Continue reading TPTK no good
This hand came a couple weeks ago playing $2-4 NL online. I was the big blind. A middle position player open-raised to $8, and there was one caller. Only $4 … Continue reading Self Management… Not!
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?
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…
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