Category Archives: Opinion

Making a Case for Tournament Poker

As primarily a cash game player in the great state of Michigan, I’ve heard all the arguments for why the real money is in cash games instead of tournaments.  Variance is too high in tournaments. Your hourly rate can be … Continue reading

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MIPokerNuts.com

This week on the podcast we have an interview with Gary Bolton, founder and brains behind the mipokernuts.com web site. I have been playing around the site for a few days now, and I really recommend it for Michigan poker … Continue reading

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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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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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Where are the Michigan Tournament Series Stops

I was hoping to prepare a nice blog entry about the upcoming big tournament series stops in Michigan this year, and now I’ve decided to change it into a “what tournament stops” post.  Props to the Heartland Poker Tour for … 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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