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First $2/$5 Session of the Year

First a warning: this is a long post but with several interesting hands. As some of you know, I have been primarily playing the $1/$2 NLHE games in Michigan, but I do enjoy playing all the major poker variants: HORSE, … 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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Show Notes for January 12, 2012 Episode

Great interview with Chris Cosenza of Ante Up Magazine.  Chris talks about the origins of the magazine, the Michigan launch, and the Ante Up Magazine cruises. We also have a strategy discussion with Pay4MySchool on the differences between $1/$2 NLHE … 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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Not Betting Enough

 I recently had an interesting discussion with some local players about bet sizing.  I had always tried to apply a couple of principles to my bet sizes: 1) don’t bet so small that your opponent has the proper odds to … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Where to Open Your New Poker Room

Charity rooms have proliferated under the state’s Millionaire Party license agreements to the point that the state had to place a moratorium on new suppliers. That hold has since been lifted, and we hear of new rooms opening every week.  … Continue reading

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