Author Archives: Frank Panama

About Frank Panama

Frank Panama is the host of the Michigan Poker Monster podcast, a podcast about Michigan poker. He lives in Saint Clair County, Michigan, and loves to play and talk about poker.

MSPT and Chris ‘Fox’ Wallace Episode

What did you think of our report on the Mid-States Poker Tour and Firekeepers Casino? Did you play in the inaugural Michigan MSPT event? How did you do? We want to know! Also, do you agree or disagree with the … Continue reading

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Jason “icufish” Smith Episode

What did you think of our interview with Jason Smith?  Do you have any questions that you would like to ask this Michigan online pro? How about your thoughts on the upcoming Mid-States Poker Tour in Battle Creek? Are you … Continue reading

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PLO Strategy and Vegas Storytime Episode Show Notes

We would like to hear from you our listeners what you thought of 1Game’s Vegas story time. Also, did you enjoy listening to the PLO strategy from Flytrap? Does it make you want to try PLO? What questions do you … Continue reading

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Birthday Tournament at Mavericks

I played in the $5 monthly birthday tournament at Mavericks in Port Huron last night. The tourney is a minimum $5 buy-in, but you can buy in for up to $35. The tournament celebrates anyone who has a birthday on … Continue reading

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Santino’s and Merging Episode Show Notes

Post any comments regarding the new episode featuring Santino’s Poker Room and the concept of range merging.  Have you ever played at Santino’s? What do you think about the room?  Do you use merging when playing in Michigan rooms?

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Action at Santino’s

I played a session at Santino’s in Washington Township last night after recording the next episode of the Michigan Poker Monster.  Here are a couple of hands I remember from the night, which turned out to be my first loss … Continue reading

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Dealing with 2013

Many things have happened in Michigan poker to close out the 2012 and open 2013.  Last year we saw the closings of two of the bigger rooms on the east side of the Detroit suburbs: Cadas first, then Snookers. Both are … Continue reading

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Eight Game Remix

Played in the second Michigan 8-game last night at Sunnybrook Poker Room. We had a few different players this time, and unfortunately, not enough joiners as the afternoon progressed to keep the game running.  The game still consisted of 2-7 … Continue reading

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Monday Session at Snookers

I played a session at Snookers last Monday and here is a recap of the action. I arrived at about 4:50 pm and see Pay4MySchool at table 18. I don’t see the floor at first, but then I see him … Continue reading

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Sunnybrook 8-Game Episode

Post your comments on the Sunnybrook 8-Game Episode here.  What did you think about Caveman’s play with 7-6 offsuit in the No Limit Hold’Em round?  Have you ever played Razz? What do you think about Sevup playing King high on … Continue reading

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