Category Archives: Poker Games

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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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 Fun

Last night I played in what I believe is the first (unconfirmed) spread of an 8-game in a Michigan poker room.  We attempted running this a couple of years back at Greektown, but Gaming rules prevented us from spreading the … Continue reading

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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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Getting Full Value

A quick recap of my last two months since I have not been blogging at all: June was horrific for my already small bankroll.  I played approximately 40 hours of NLHE and lost approximately $800, bypassing January as my worst … Continue reading

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Late Night Fun

I left a fun mixed home game last night that was breaking up and ended up at a local charity room. They had two cash tables going, both $1/$2 blinds.  I bought into the game for 100 big blinds not … Continue reading

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April Has Been Good

I’m sitting on the runway at Chicago O’hare waiting for the gate to clear, so I thought, what better place to start a blog entry? I have had a recent couple of big upswings in April that brought me back … Continue reading

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PLO Action at Cada’s Poker Room

First, apologies for not posting in so long. No excuses, I’m just going to start again. I played my first session of straight PLO last week, and it was a little of a mixed blessing. It was great because I … Continue reading

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Heads Up Poker Tournament

You don’t often get to play live heads-up tournament in Michigan.  Part of the challenge is getting enough people to play the format.  Another challenge is having a room with enough room and dealers to handle such an event.  I … Continue reading

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