A few months ago, I converted our garage into a quaint one-table poker room. A nice table, new leather chairs, television on the wall, refrigerator, coffee maker, the works. It’s great! The garage was in shambles anyway and the buildout added a few thousand dollars to the equity of our home–and I get to play…
Remember the Good Ol Days?
The flop is A78 rainbow. I hold AK and made a standard raise before the flop. My opponent, who is out of position, leads into me, I raise him, and we get all the money in. The board runs out Q 2. He shows A4 and I scoop a huge pot. That was Party Poker….
Last Saturday was my monthly poker match. Well, now that I have two monthly games at different locations I don’t really know what to call it. I’ll go with, “First Saturday Game” since it occurs on the first Saturday of every month. We usually start at 1pm but this time we had a late start….
A6 For the Win
Last night, we went to play a low buy-in tournament at the local card room. I know what you are thinking. And you are correct. I rarely play tournaments, and am not a big fan of them. Tournament poker is a different game altogether, and it’s a game that A–I don’t really like, and B–I…
Lucky Ladies to the Far East
My sweetheart asked me for some poker tournament advice. I know, and you know, that I despise tournaments. Cash is king! Tournament poker is such a grind. That doesn’t mean that I am ignorant to tournament strategy, it just means I am uninterested. Anyway, in a ten minute conversation I gave her some pointers: don’t bleed…