Category Archives: Psychology

Mardi Gras Rocks the Weekend!

I will finish The Borgata trip report as soon as possible. Unfortunately, we are leaving again on Wednesday, so it might take longer than expected. On Saturday I wanted to get to the poker room in time to play some … Continue reading

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Changing Limits

I get questions about moving up in limits. After all, I made about 2,500,000% on my penny stake in 2013 ;) I’ve always been of the mind that the limit to play is the table where the good game is being played. … 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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Roadmap To Winning At Poker Again (Part One)

Rocks Can’t Win Anymore: Why Are You Still Playing Cards? Tap, tap, tap. “Um, excuse me, sir, but why are you still playing cards?” No, I’m not trying to put down bad players. Sure, they shouldn’t play, but I definitely … Continue reading

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How to Determine your Best Poker Game

We are basically giving Hold’em a pass on this one.  I’m assuming everyone knows that HE is usually the most profitable game for serious players. I have often been able to help fledgling players decide which game is best for … Continue reading

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Aggression in Poker

Someone who is a calling station is one of the weakest links in the poker world. They cannot hope to win or succeed. I think that they generally have low self-confidence in their game. I say “generally” because sometimes this … Continue reading

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