Category Archives: poker
It has been many moons since I have played a freeroll. Well, not exactly a freeroll, but a tournament that didn’t cost any money. The last time I entered a tournament with Frequent Player Points, it was a WSOP sub-qualifier … Continue reading
As far as tempers go, mine is solidly medium. It takes a lot to get my pot to boileth over and even those episodes are brief abberations. Last night though, I went all Bobby Knight on my balcony, hucking a … Continue reading
The coldest Southern California winter I recall was in the early ’90s, though it might have had less to do with the actual temperatures than with the situation under which I endured them. My friends and I lived on the … Continue reading
I’m not much to look at in the paddock, can be fractious in the gate and am generally a slow starter. But I can run, baby.
We all see some curious events in our lives at the poker table. Bets that seem to make no sense at all. Bluff calls. Screen names that contain the word “poo.” Last night in the Full Tilt $12K Guaranteed, I … Continue reading
Sitting a poker table with bloggers is usually a wild and woolly ride. Along with having the requisite good time, focus is paramount and the play reflects the seemingly-conflicting goals of trying out-play each other and trying to
I immersed myself in the poker machine last night for several hours. Not because I wanted to. But for R&D. For you! Here’s what I learned, plus a couple shout-outs.
Somebody I know says poker is all about the math. Another says that if I ever am stuck for something to write, I can always tell a bad beat story. I’d like to think I will rarely resort to that, … Continue reading
I wanted to begin my New Year with a bang. It almost started with a crash.
I suppose you’re all here for the big announcement. Here goes: