Monthly Archives: November 2013

Switching Up Play

I am not one of those people who can change my entire strategy on a dime. I can change individual things, even multiple, individual things. But to come up with a brand new winning strat in a millisecond, well, that … Continue reading

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Popular Angle-Shooting Move

One of the angle shoots I have been seeing a lot lately, on a couple of sites, happens when someone is on the bubble or in the money, but waiting for the final table. The person has a bundle of … Continue reading

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Setting Up a Play

One thing I do a lot of in poker is try to set up a play to get another player’s chips. I don’t go for a simple steal, a small amount of his chips or even multi-way pots with limps … Continue reading

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There is No Crying in Poker

Well, finally I’m on a super cooler. Instead of winning a couple of tournaments a day and cashing in several, I’m winning none and mini-cashing or just making a final table here and there. Doesn’t seem to matter what I … Continue reading

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Hungry, Hungry Phippos

I was wondering what a good nickname was for crazy people addicted to Open Face Chinese, Pineapple style (OFCp). I thought maybe we were Pineapple Hedons, so Ben came up with PHippos! I like, I like. As I scale back … Continue reading

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Critical Mass Again

 “A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.”  – Jean Racine Well, I thought my poker marathon would be all but over when Glenn got home, however I was doing so well … Continue reading

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You’ve Got My Number!

Remember that quote by TJ Cloutier? Something like: You have no chance of winning this tournament…but just ruined mine. I have a funny love/hate relationship with a player I’ve known for the past year. This happens to me quite a … Continue reading

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