Tag Archives: Greektown

Patience Pays Off in Poker

All of the meaningful action happened in the last 30 minutes of my session. Even though I was already planning on leaving since it was quite late, I stayed around a couple of orbits after all of these hands happened … Continue reading

Posted in Hand History, Trip Report | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Long Summer Session

I played at Greektown Casino on a warm summer night last week. It was my longest session in a long time, but not because I wanted to spend 8 hours in a poker room, but because I was stuck most of … Continue reading

Posted in Trip Report | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Assigning Starting Ranges to Random Players

Most of us have learned that in order to play better poker, we need to place opponents on a range of hands.  I started to do that on the flop in NLHE, and then I realized that I was missing … Continue reading

Posted in Game Theory | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Poker Games | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just How Aggressive Are You?

So before Black Friday I played online on and off, testing my skills, trying to see what all the fuss was about the young internet players.  I would win some, and then I would move up stakes and get crushed.  … Continue reading

Posted in Game Theory | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Return

I decided to take a one week break from the blog and the podcast because of the passing of my uncle, Mike. He wasn’t a poker player, and I don’t even know if he watched poker on TV, so I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Poker Rooms | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The State of Michigan Poker

As I think about the many hours that I have spent in Michigan poker rooms in the last twelve months, I am trying to think about that question that is often asked of professional or recreational poker players who play … Continue reading

Posted in Poker Rooms | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment