That is a ‘new feature’ of PokerStars. And it sucks royally. The Internet and more important server farms and ISP’s try to be 5-9′s. In some areas they are. Overall, online poker ain’t 5-9′s.
If you haven’t heard the term before, 5-9′s is the old Bell System standard for up time. It is: 99.999% reliable. Continue reading
This is post 500. Never in my wildest did I think that’d happen. I’m also 22 months into this and that is another that I didn’t think I would make. I suppose I could try to compare it to baseball’s record book of 500+ home run all-stars. But, lets face it, there were a ton of bunts and hit batsmen in my record. Continue reading
I guess. But, what is clear? Can a case be made for multiple accounts? I have multiple accounts. I only use the one and have had multiples for a variety of reasons that won’t send me to the slammer or purgatory. Mea Culpa? I guess…if you insist… Continue reading
Vote early and vote often and be sure to contribute. Continue reading
The last blog talked about losing the poker issue in the RNC platform. I said
They said to go to the RNC and get involved in the platform. So, lovable, trusting soul that I am; I went there. I even registered.
I played the Pokerworks Tournament last evening. I was unusually lucky. That was part of the plan, doncha know? Continue reading
We wax poetic about the ‘amateur’ athlete. Well, we did outgrow that a few years ago with a liberalization/acknowledgment of the graft and corruption already present. Continue reading
Ugh… Ugh… Ugh… [Pound chest] Me man! Ugh… Ugh… Ugh… (Yup, still watching the Olympics.) But… Continue reading
is a common saying. How do we play those premium and the not so? The grouping used by Sklansky/Malmuth in their book can be argued. But then what can’t? Continue reading