Poker Blog Roll, part VI
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Poker Blog Roll, part VI

The last time we spoke about it he was asking me to use my credit card (again) to restash, and I said no. He got…

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Capped Game Spots, Part I
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Capped Game Spots, Part I

Over the course of two consecutive sessions, both entirely profitable and generally satisfactory, I was involved in hands that had me second guessing myself then and now….

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Capped Game Spots, Part II
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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…

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Bright Days of Vegas, Part IV
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Bright Days of Vegas, Part IV

In some respects being solitary, my lifelong theme, is a luxury. The frustrations of my last relationship had featured highs and lows in Las Vegas,…

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Bright Days of Vegas, Part V
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Bright Days of Vegas, Part V

Midway through the week the cheerful Club de Soleil would add an extra guest, one not on ChipXtractor’s official docket. Both taller and bigger than you might…

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Bright Days of Vegas, Part VI
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Bright Days of Vegas, Part VI

Fausto raises. Fausto raises quickly. When he attacks the lead from the small blind, he is acting, in part, out of habit. He has left…

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Bright Days of Vegas, Part VII
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Bright Days of Vegas, Part VII

The arrival of my longtime poker pal, Gargamel, caused me to extend my stay in Las Vegas. I was not eager to leave, after all, and the…

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The Spirit of Solve For Why, Part I
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The Spirit of Solve For Why, Part I

Matt Berkey is a sinewy man with a lean, slightly bulbous skull, shaven to the uneven surface his pock marked and rough face allows. His…

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The Spirit of Solve For Why, Part II
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The Spirit of Solve For Why, Part II

I grabbed the keys from Steve: time for hospital. Downstairs, Jason was suffering. Earlier that morning, he had identified a ring of pain around his…

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Construction and its Discontents, Part II
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Construction and its Discontents, Part II

In our last episode we focused on flop construction, but if you were reading closely you came away with, or had reinforced, one of the…

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