Category Archives: Poker Games

PLO8 at Cada’s

I had a blast losing a buy-in this weekend at Cada’s playing in the PLO8 game. First of all there was a wait list for the game.  Yes, that’s right; people were lining up to play this game most of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Three-Player Team Tournament

I had the opportunity to play in a three-player team tournament at Queen of Hearts poker room in Woodhaven, Michigan last week and talked about my experience in the latest Michigan Poker Monster. Before the tournament I was curious about … 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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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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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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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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Why Omaha 8-or Better is an Action Game

I’m going to be playing in a pot limit Omaha 8-or better split pot (PLO8) game tomorrow, and this made me reflect on the game. I first learned to play this from my degenerate friends many years ago at a … Continue reading

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Anything but Hold’Em

If you are one of those poker players that enjoy all types of poker, or maybe you have been running bad and are ready for a change of pace, you might want to see your local poker room spread more … Continue reading

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