Author Archives: speaker
This will be my last post at PokerWorks. I’d like to thank Linda and the PokerWorks Team for the opportunity and my fellow bloggers for their support. I was supposed to hang on until the end of the month, but … Continue reading
So I find myself in middle position with pocket 3′s… You wouldn’t know it, but I’ve been dealt pocket pairs approximately 20 times this evening. Statisticiamagicians would tell you that I should have flopped trips at least once by now, … Continue reading
Let’s start the post off with two important announcements. 1. The $28K Guaranteed on Full Tilt has had nice overlays the last two times I’ve played it, both this week. On Saturday night, the overlay was $2K. Last night, it … Continue reading
Felt like firing up the poker machine last night for some fun. I got home too late for The Mookie (note to self: Maybe register early, since it’s double-stack), but I wanted to find a similar spot to play, so … Continue reading
I’m generally not one for cover songs, “twists” on the classics or “new and improved.” I”m a traditionalist. Unless there’s wagering involved. Vegas Hold ‘Em anyone? There’s a new kid on the poker block, Duplicate Poker, which offers a twist … Continue reading
Among my previous acts of degeneracy and depravity, the 11 hours I spent on the couch watching football yesterday has to rank right near the top. I was totally ready for some football.
The first time I won a game of chance, I was nine. Emma C. Smith Elementary School yearly fair/fund-raiser. The cake walk. I was beyond excited to carry that thing home. Chocolate cake with butterscotch frosting. It tasted as if … Continue reading
Poker is a game of incomplete information. How many times have we heard that? When playing online, one is robbed of even more chances to get a handle on an opponent. Naturally, this idea reminds me of Celtic Frost.
It’s difficult to write about poker when you don’t play. And perhaps I’m naive, but I get the sense what I had for lunch isn’t gonna float your boat. So I played poker tonight. For you. Dear Reader. And for … Continue reading
Every good story has a beginning, middle and end. I think I’m on solid ground with the first and the last. It’s the other where I continually find myself stuck in mud.