Archive for August, 2005

  • Quote of the Day
    Posted by on August 31st, 2005 at 11:47 pm, Comments: 0

    Pauly summed up my thoughts on poker, accidentally I think, in his essay comparing poker and spanking it. Check it out. “nothing beats playing live […]

  • Random Tourney Thoughts
    Posted by on August 29th, 2005 at 10:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Why doesn’t anyone offer winner take all single table tourneys? Or do they? I would think this would be a hit online – it also […]

  • Attack of the Clones
    Posted by on August 28th, 2005 at 9:30 pm, Comments: 0

    If you play online poker, you have to read this article on poker ‘bots. I’m not trying to make an “I told you so” post […]

  • F’n Golf?
    Posted by on August 28th, 2005 at 9:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Big Show and Tubbo ‘da King came into town this weekend to celebrate MO’s bachelor party. We played golf on Saturday out on Long Island. […]

  • Self Examination
    Posted by on August 26th, 2005 at 10:30 pm, Comments: 0

    Settle down now… I’m not checking for nut-cancer – I’m trying to deduce why my results have been so dismal over my past 75 hours […]

  • The Gal behind the Guy
    Posted by on August 26th, 2005 at 3:49 pm, Comments: 0

    Q: How does a married guy with a full time job find time to play poker? A: It is essential to have a supportive, understanding […]

  • Taunting the Bull
    Posted by on August 26th, 2005 at 1:33 pm, Comments: 0

    In the first of ESPN’s WSOP broadcasts, they have a talented final table including Scott Fishman and Dave “DevilFish” Ulliot. There is an interesting hand […]

  • At Least it Was an Interesting Hand
    Posted by on August 25th, 2005 at 10:47 pm, Comments: 0

    After several days enjoying the perfect weather and sun, it was good to completely waste my day off today sitting inside in a thoroughly mediocre […]

  • I Have Arrived!
    Posted by on August 25th, 2005 at 2:05 pm, Comments: 0

    well, the good news is that someone has noticed my blog… the bad news is that that “someone” is apparantly spammers, who are leaving fucked […]

  • A Little Light Reading
    Posted by on August 25th, 2005 at 12:41 pm, Comments: 0

    I just got back from 3 days of near perfect weather on The Cape. Suffice to say, I was the only one on the beach […]

  • Philosophizing with Double-Double
    Posted by on August 20th, 2005 at 11:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Eric (aka E-dub, aka Double-Double) always has sound logic, and responded to my post on online play: Here’s my feedback: overall pretty well written. I […]

  • To Be or Not To Be (Online)
    Posted by on August 16th, 2005 at 10:37 pm, Comments: 0

    It took me a long time to take the plunge into online poker. I wasn’t one of the early adopters who lost a piece of […]

  • Going Global
    Posted by on August 16th, 2005 at 9:06 pm, Comments: 0

    I just had to give a shout out to Joshua Polenberg who has the distinction of being the first to link TO this blog. Joshua […]

  • My Ali-like return to the Online Ring
    Posted by on August 16th, 2005 at 1:27 am, Comments: 0

    First off, there are no bad beat stories here. I post these hands to illustrate, well, there’s a point, just read on… I hate online […]

  • Shana’s WPT Replacement – Courtney Friel
    Posted by on August 15th, 2005 at 10:21 pm, Comments: 0

    I’m feeling good about my investment in WPT stock (WPTE). Apparently, this is the new hostess, trying to fill the void left by Shana Hyatt’s […]

  • non-event
    Posted by on August 14th, 2005 at 10:45 pm, Comments: 0

    I played an hour of live 1-2 NL today… I got to the club and it was just me, the Vortex, Gabe, and a dead […]

  • Conspiracy Theories
    Posted by on August 14th, 2005 at 2:26 pm, Comments: 0

    thanks to Greg for bringing the following to my attention: Paul “DotCom” Phillips has written previously about ESPN embellishing televised hands to make them more […]

  • the NEW greatest hand ever
    Posted by on August 13th, 2005 at 1:29 pm, Comments: 0

    Last night, live 1-2NL in the City. I only had an hour to play, as it was the eve of Ms. Dynamite’s birthday. here’s the […]

  • the former Greatest Hand Ever
    Posted by on August 13th, 2005 at 1:12 pm, Comments: 0

    From May 21st, 2005, live 1-2NL game in NYC. BB: Jonathan: tight agressive guy who has rebounded from the felt to a $1500 stack, and, […]

  • Stuey "the Kid" Ungar
    Posted by on August 12th, 2005 at 12:28 am, Comments: 0

    The Big Show came to visit this past weekend. After a hard Saturday night of drinking and VIP service at the hands of JoeC, we […]