Monthly Archives: January 2012

Michigan Poker Monster Top 5 of All-Time

It finally had to happen.  Someone had to open up that can of worms.  In today’s blog post we discuss, who are the top five Michigan poker players of all time?  In fact, I am going to go ahead and … Continue reading

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Competition is Good For Michigan Poker

They say competition is good for consumers. Well, sounds about right if you consider how many $250 tournaments have sprung up in the Detroit area charity rooms since Cada’s spread its first $250 buy-in tournament in December.  That first tournament they … Continue reading

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Show Notes for January 26, 2012 Episode

Post  your comments about the Michigan Poker Monster episode for January 26, 2012. Let us know what you thought of the interview with local player, Garrett B, and his hand where he 3-bet pre-flop out of position with JTs. Also, … Continue reading

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Stud 8 Part Four

This is the last installment of our four part series on Stud 8.  I’m hoping that by now I have spurred some interest in the Michigan poker community to give this game a chance in their local home games and … Continue reading

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Show Notes January 19, 2012 Episode

We have interviews with local players, crazyb16 and J-Money! crazyb16 tells us what rooms in Vegas he thinks are the best. Speaking of Vegas, J-Money will be going there for the first time during this year’s WSOP! Find out what … Continue reading

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Stud 8 Part Three

In our last installment we talked about how Stud 8 is a game of scooping. We want to try to win the high and low, and a good way to do that is to make sure we play hands that … Continue reading

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Stud 8 Part Two

This is the second of a four part series on Stud Hi-Lo (or Stud 8) intended to help Michigan players become familiar with the game and to promote it as a fun alternative to the ubiquitous Texas Hold’Em in Michigan … Continue reading

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Learning Stud 8 (Stud Hi-Lo)

I made a New Year’s resolution to start a stud 8 interest list at every poker room I play. In order to improve the probability that one of these games will actually run, I am happy to talk about a … Continue reading

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Show Notes for January 12, 2012 Episode

Great interview with Chris Cosenza of Ante Up Magazine.  Chris talks about the origins of the magazine, the Michigan launch, and the Ante Up Magazine cruises. We also have a strategy discussion with Pay4MySchool on the differences between $1/$2 NLHE … Continue reading

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The Case for More Michigan Poker Rooms

I recently went on the state’s web site that listed all the charity poker rooms in the southeast Michigan area.  There are a lot of rooms where you can play poker! Unfortunately, some of them are very close together in … Continue reading

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