Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Roller Coaster Ride

Thursday night I played a session at Cada’s Poker Room. Got there late so could only play a couple of hours until the room closed at 2 AM. As I sat down at the table I could sense the excitement … Continue reading

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Busting out in 7th

Had a chance to play my first tournament in months at Cada’s Poker Room on Monday. It was their 7 PM Freeze-out, and even though I was not too happy about the small field (16 players), I figured it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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On the button, limps to me. A2o?

I had a difficult session at Greektown Casino this week that ended with a disastrous hand all-in preflop with aces.  I lost the main pot to QTdd and the side pot to KK, but that’s not what this post is … Continue reading

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Michigan Intrastate Legislation

If you were to rank the 50 states and the District of Columbia in order of which states have the largest poker action, where would you rank Michigan?  Would you rank them above Hawaii or Iowa? How about above the … Continue reading

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December 22, 2011, Show Notes

Welcome to the final show of the year! And what a show it is. Featured interview with 2010 WSOP Bracelet winner, Dean Hamrick, followed by all the stories from our MPM Holiday Party at Cada’s Poker Room.  Crazy prop bets … Continue reading

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Why there is No Poker Reporting in Michigan

Unlike states like Ohio, where there are few public places to play poker, Michigan has a thriving, exciting poker scene.  There are 37 charity poker rooms in the main metropolitan areas of Detroit, Flint, Lansing and Grand Rapids alone.  Not … Continue reading

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Formulas Make Math Easier

I have always joked about not using math at the table during our podcasts, but during our holiday party this year, I think I saw more white smoke coming out of people’s ears than at any $1/$2 table I have … Continue reading

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Michigan Poker Monster Holiday Party!

Saturday night we had our first Michigan Poker Monster holiday party at Cada’s Poker Room in Sterling Heights.  We had 34 RSVPs, so I was excited to see what kind of turn out we actually got.  Turned out that 20 … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Being Good

It is interesting to me that after playing poker for over 8 years, I still have so much to learn about the game. And still, just like probably a large number of poker players, I consider myself an above average … Continue reading

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Shoot Out Tournaments

In the last two months I have been reading a lot about the lack of good tournament structures in Michigan poker rooms. Then Cada’s Poker Room opens with deep, slow structures, and I start hearing the opposite from the players … Continue reading

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