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bright days of vegas part ii

Bright Days of Vegas, Part II

Directly outside the main entrance to the World Series of Poker at the Rio, the smokers are given a little circus tent to parade their disability under, shaded from the…

interregnum ignotum

Interregnum Ignotum

“Tongs,” the meat man commands. “Thank you.” I was unaccustomed to pieces of filet mignon being vertically flayed into my plate from a twenty eight inch harpoon. A little slow as…

gargamel dodging coolers

Gargamel: Dodging Coolers

New post from Gargamel, where he thinks through seemingly reciprocal spots. – P. Today I’m going to talk about hero folding and being able to put your opponent on a very…

bright days of vegas part i

Bright Days of Vegas, Part I

It would have been a better choice, to walk toward the Sands Convention Center and then through the Wynn. Instead, I decided to take what looked like a more direct…

2016 midpoint

2016 Midpoint

I wrote up some plans, goals, and observations in the post-holiday dark.  Then I updated it in March: How was I doing a little past sunrise? Now, a July update: How am I doing…

hand histories why and how

Hand Histories: Why and How

Hand histories are both overrated and underrated, but if done correctly, can be entirely useful for the writer, reader, and all participants. Critics of hand histories or of poker forums, such as Matt…

gargamel still salty after all these years

Gargamel: Still Salty After All These Years

Gargamel’s back with an update – P. Last year I had a 22 session winning streak end and this year it was a 22 month winning streak that fell.  The…

poker careers revisited

Poker Careers, Revisited

Not sure if it was a new article or not, but I saw a Tweet from Red Chip about the Top Poker Careers, and checked it out. The list is…

no one nose

No One Nose

I can’t say I’m very interested in the Dr. Jacylnn Moskow/Nolan Dalla debacle itself. No one can know exactly what happened in the late night mists of personal ambition and…

capped game spots part ii

Capped Game Spots, Part II

Differing from the first installment of this slightly dull series of posts, aimed specifically at the die-hards (including myself) and the cubicle grinders who read my pieces on smartphones between hands…