Monthly Archives: February 2007
I got a nice little surprise while cruising around Poker Stars and Full Tilt’s tournament calendars this afternoon. Their 2007 World Series of Poker satellites will start running… TODAY!
It’s Day 3 of the L.A. Poker Classic and my temporary home is the Ramada Commerce, only a 2-mile trip from the casino down an access road that runs alongside of the 5 freeway. Every night I’ve driven home from … Continue reading
After a 2 week hiatus, I got back on the horse and played another blogger tournament. Pauly was feeling well enough to play in the Riverchasers tourney and I decided to join him, having really nothing better to do until … Continue reading
I was having trouble sleeping last night and found myself watching Poker After Dark as it aired, not on Tivo as I usually enjoy it. PokerWorks’ own Tony G. was playing, with Chris Ferguson, Clonie Gowen, Sammy Farha, Ted Forrest … Continue reading
I hopped on to Full Tilt last night to play a couple of SNGs and grabbed a seat in a $1-2 O8 game as well. About 15 minutes into my session, this guy decided to pay the low-limit crowd a … Continue reading
I knew there was a reason I liked this guy, apart from his charisma, winning smile, and stance on health care. Barack Obama plays poker. And according to the guys in his game, he was pretty good.
I mean, seriously. This shit isn’t supposed to happen every single time I sit down to play poker. And the scary thing is, that once the turn card came down (and I had dropped from a 93% favorite to a … Continue reading
I went out of cc’s Bash as a 93% favorite on the flop. Think flopping the nut straight will hold up for me against Fuel55′s top pair, OK kicker and backdoor flush draw one pip above my backdoor flush draw? … Continue reading
Tuesday night, “Poker Diva” Liz Lieu took down event #12 at the L.A. Poker Classic, a $1,000+60 buy-in NLHE affair that paid the 30-year old poker pro/fashionista a $148,370 top prize. Lieu now has another enormous horse-shaped trophy to go … Continue reading