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POKER IS SKILL FOLKS!

» by March 2, 2010 at 7:43 am » Comments Off

I’m sick in bed, but thanks to WP and a laptop in bed I can have a little fun. The fever has been broken and was annoying.  The Bronchitis is finally trying to make its departure. Earlier in the year I played the Blogger Tournament on Poker Stars and came back to playing on the […]



Why Fuel is right Pt: 3…

» by February 10, 2010 at 11:58 pm » Comments (1)

So as I continue my challenge to $1000… I find myself in this position. Poker Stars $5.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t125/t250 Blinds + t25 – 6 players – View hand 529277 The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter UTG: t915 M = 1.74 MP: t1405 M = 2.68 Hero (CO): t4610 M = 8.78 […]



What? Too much?

» by February 6, 2010 at 2:12 am » Comments (4)

Is calling a UTG+2 raise the right play from the button.  UTG+2 had won a previous hand with a riverred set that beat my top 2 pair. Or was it LSM – Lucky Set Mining? Poker Stars $5.00+$0.20 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t10/t20 Blinds – 10 players – View hand 520017 The Official DeucesCracked.com […]



$1 to $1000 Challenge…

» by February 6, 2010 at 1:46 am » Comments Off

My goal for the year 2010 is : Using only Double or Nothing tournaments , or tournaments that don’t exceed 5% of my bankroll I will make $1000 from a lonely $1 start. Free rolls are fair game as the usage of points to enter tournaments. I can use any means to my end goal […]



How to lose a tournament in under 6 hours.

» by February 1, 2010 at 11:32 pm » Comments (1)

I played the WBCOOP tourney on Poker Stars on Saturday and my previous attempts had me out before the dodo birds who were being BLINDED out were eliminated. So I had no confidence in my game. I made the following decisions to change my play today. 1. Make people pay for their draws.  No cheap […]



Fuel Rocks Part #2 + OBFV # 2

» by January 18, 2010 at 8:49 pm » Comments Off

What caused this? Real easy… Donkey in previous 2 hands called off 1/3 of his chips with King high and a pair of 3’s on a all face board. Poker Stars $1.00+$0.15 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t10/t20 Blinds – 10 players – View hand 484532 The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter UTG+1: t1460 M […]



Lets examine this hand #1 Answer…

» by January 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm » Comments Off

Poker Stars $5.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t75/t150 Blinds + t15 – 7 players – View hand 480452 The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter BTN: t2525 M = 7.65 Hero (SB): t4775 M = 14.47 BB: t2130 M = 6.45 UTG: t1095 M = 3.32 UTG+1: t865 M = 2.62 MP: t1265 M = […]



Lets examine this hand #1

» by January 16, 2010 at 1:35 pm » Comments Off

Poker Stars $5.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold’em Tournament – t75/t150 Blinds + t15 – 7 players – View hand 480452 The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter BTN: t2525 M = 7.65 Hero (SB): t4775 M = 14.47 BB: t2130 M = 6.45 UTG: t1095 M = 3.32 UTG+1: t865 M = 2.62 MP: t1265 M = […]



When is it worth it to call with…

» by December 14, 2009 at 12:25 am » Comments Off

Hand converter-Pokerhand.org PokerStars, $125/250 NO Limit Texas Holdem Tournament, 6 Players Hand Converter by the Pokerhand.org community Board: CO: $3,695 Button: $1,495 SB: $1,775 BB: $2,035 UTG: $4,140 UTG+1: $1,860 Dealt to: BB Pre-flop: (3 folds), Button raises to $1,470 and is all-in, (2 folds), Button returns $1,220, Results: Button wins $775 I’m not going […]



Let’s look …

» by December 13, 2009 at 11:29 pm » Comments Off

Even though this is just my last three tourneys I wanted to examine a couple of things. The buy in isn’t what I’m looking at… What I am looking at is a factor that I think is important in my play since I started back up again. Pots Won without showdown. I think the more […]



OK Poker… Double or nothing…

» by December 2, 2009 at 2:00 am » Comments Off

I’ve been playing here and there and enjoying some moderate late night success while Joanna is working on her different projects.

I’ve tightened up more than I would have like to , so I got on Stars and decided to throw some chips around in a double or nothing tourney.

Now my strategy is simple:

Loosen up my play in the early stages, then slowly tighten up.

By utilizing this play I could be playing JJ or I could be playing the hammer.

I played the Bammer all the way to the river betting all the way and people were confused when I showed it down and won with my…



Poker Goodies…

» by December 8, 2008 at 12:31 pm » Comments (1)

Full Disclosure: I’ve played in many of the Poker Stars Blogger Tournaments and with a #1521st and 85th place finish respectfully. I’ve grown to enjoy these tournaments. However I will not be participating in this recent event of Poker Stars Blogger Tournaments.  My reasons shall follow but first I have to make some points: 1. […]



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