Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thoughts on the Short Stack

Visiting family for Thanksgiving, I played a session at the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, Florida, and discussed it in this week’s podcast (will be up on Thursday as usual).  The max buy-in was $100, which was terrible, but it … Continue reading

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November 24, 2011 Show Notes

Post your comments about our Thanksgiving show here!  What did you think about the interview with Patrick Bernhardt from Cada’s Poker Room?  Any comments about what 2009 WSOP ME Champion, Joe Cada, had to say?  Dish it here.

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New Room Opens in Sterling Heights

 Yesterday was the opening of Cadas Poker and Sports Grill. The first thing I noticed was how packed the parking lot was when I arrived.  Still lots of spots open since it was a big parking lot shared with other … Continue reading

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Bet More and Profit

Well, after trying out the advice from last week’s strategy panel, I was able to come out ahead $450 playing $1/$2 NLHE this weekend.  The sessions were not that different from other sessions.  I ran well at times, and I … Continue reading

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Not Betting Enough

 I recently had an interesting discussion with some local players about bet sizing.  I had always tried to apply a couple of principles to my bet sizes: 1) don’t bet so small that your opponent has the proper odds to … Continue reading

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Nov. 17, 2011 Show Notes

Please use this thread to post any comments on the latest Michigan Poker Monster podcast.  So much to talk about with the comments from Flytrap about playing for a living in Michigan, to the WSOP Main Event Final Table hands … Continue reading

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TIP: Tight Passive Player

We have all heard of TAGs and LAG (tight aggressive players and loose aggressive players), but most of us will probably agree that play is definitely more slanted to passive play at most of the Michigan card rooms.  That’s good … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 2011 WSOP Main Event Coverage

Having watched most of the WSOP Final Table on the 15 minute delay from ESPN, I have to say that I was very impressed by the coverage and how enjoyable most of it was.  I did not enjoy the long … Continue reading

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MGM Experience

 Visited one of my old haunts this week, the MGM Casino Poker Room.  It was the middle of the week so I wasn’t expecting too much action.  When I arrived there were two tables running, one had open seating.  It … Continue reading

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November 10, 2011 Show Notes

Please comment on our November 10, 2011, show in this thread. What did you think about the episode with Caveman921? Do you have a take on the WSOP Main Event coverage? What did you think about the $60 bluff raise … Continue reading

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