April 3, 2010 – 10:41 am | 7 Comments

I’ve compiled a short (just 7-pages) e-book, an introduction to the mathematics of poker. It’s basically covers how to calculate your expected value in a certain spot – starting with explaining what EV is, all …

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Free E-book: Intro to the Math of Poker
April 3, 2010 – 10:41 am | 7 Comments

I’ve compiled a short (just 7-pages) e-book, an introduction to the mathematics of poker. It’s basically covers how to calculate your expected value in a certain spot – starting with explaining what EV is, all …

Get My Free Pocket Guide to Poker Odds
March 15, 2010 – 7:59 pm | 4 Comments
Get My Free Pocket Guide to Poker Odds

Have you ever wondered how well a suited connector does against a pocket pair? Or how likely a set on the flop is likely to hold up against an open ended straight flush draw? Or …

Win a Free Poker Book of Your Choice
March 12, 2010 – 2:25 pm | 12 Comments
Win a Free Poker Book of Your Choice

I’m sure that all of you have poker books that you want to read. I mean, no matter how good we are, we can always improve, right?
So, in 2 week’s time, I’m giving away a …

WBCOOP 2010 So Far
January 30, 2010 – 8:23 pm | 4 Comments

So far I’ve played in two events of this year’s WBCOOP, finishing 233rd out of 1740 in Event #1, and and 329th out of 1876 in Event #4. It’s nice to be finishing in the …

2NL Update
January 14, 2010 – 1:25 am | 5 Comments
2NL Update

It’s been about a month since I re-deposited my $10 into my PokerStars account and started playing at 2NL. Since then, I’ve played over 2000 hands, and my deposit is currently at about $22. Here’s …

No Limit Hold Em Theory by Sklanksy and Miller
January 8, 2010 – 1:19 am | 4 Comments

No, this isn’t a book review post. It’s actually more of a question to you guys.
I’ve seen the book, No Limit Hold ‘Em Theory by Sklanksy and Miller, around, and it seems like an interesting …

My Goals For 2010
December 31, 2009 – 10:34 pm | One Comment

So, we’re moving into a New Year, and I thought it’s about time I set some goals for 2010. Poker-related ones, anyway.
Firstly, this blog. I’d want to get a 150 subscribers for this blog by …

My Biggest Leak: Pocket Aces
December 30, 2009 – 10:15 pm | 8 Comments
My Biggest Leak: Pocket Aces

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I was looking through my PokerTracker 3 database, and it seems like my biggest leak is pocket Aces. Yes, I’ve only had just over a thousand hands, and that is far …

Grinding Up From 0.02NL
December 24, 2009 – 10:42 am | No Comment
Grinding Up From 0.02NL

About a week ago, I blew my whole bankroll on Pokerstars (all of about 6USD). I could make excuses for sure, but the truth is, I just played badly.
So, after emptying my account (by losing …

New Look, and Some Questions
December 18, 2009 – 10:02 am | No Comment

Over the last couple of days, I’ve been tweaking the theme and widgets on this blog, and getting things set up just how I want it to be. Just wanted to highlight some of the …