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Pokermetrics

Dated:
02 Mar, 2013
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After nearly 2 years of thinking about doing it and 6 months of pretty intense work I've finally finished Pokermetrics.   Since I've started playing poker I've been obessed with data and specifically how winning players approach them game.  Is A6s-A9s a profitable open utg?  Is A2-8o... Read More →

Engaged

Dated:
15 Jan, 2013
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If the title didn't give it away, I'm engaged. Something I really doubted would happen.   I've always been pretty content with solitude. I like people, I just don't like them in large groups or on a frequent basis. I've always suspected that without the compelling need to have company ... Read More →

Trip report: APT Cambodia

Dated:
08 Jan, 2013
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I wouldn't normally travel for a $1100 buyin tourney, but I was already in Phnom Penh and the tournament was only 3 hours away.  Plus you could buy in again on day 1b if you busted out on day 1a. I was too late for the start of the $2300 high roller event (plus I don't want to put t... Read More →

Some live play

Dated:
22 Sep, 2012
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Just finished my first live tournament.   In fact it's the first time I've played live in many years.  While I knew I would be nervous playing live I was surprised at how nervous.  For various reasons-excitement and nerves were a big factor-I had 8 hours of sleep over the previous 72 hours. ... Read More →

Long overdue update

Dated:
06 Aug, 2012
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I am the worst at updating.A lifetime ago I was one of the  early bloggers and at the time wanted nothing more than to have a large audience that would read my what I wrote.  I think then I felt like I had many Very Important things to say and now I largely feel the opposite.  Life is pretty ... Read More →

Update

Dated:
11 May, 2012
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Life is good.  I'm starting to feel half way caught up although I'm still struggling to get back to playing 50K+ hands per month.  I'm starting to mix in some Zoom to help me with my volume.  Games seem pretty soft and I love being a able to put in short sessions 45 minute sessions when normally ... Read More →

Seim Reap

Dated:
03 May, 2012
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My girlfriend and I took trip up to Siem Reap to go to Anghor Wat, a sprawling complex of ruins that is pretty much Mecca for regional Buddhists.  I've never seen my girlfriend so excited.  Certainly one of the highlights of her life.  For me that probably means I'll get at least 2 or 3 freeb... Read More →

Cambodia

Dated:
11 Apr, 2012
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  I'm in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia sitting on sitting on the second floor veranda of the fantastic Hotel Nine.  In my life I've never stayed in such a well run hotel.  At $45/night easily the best value ever.  Spotlessly clean and service at a level that I would expect a hotel many times the pri... Read More →

No Cash Coaching

Dated:
21 Feb, 2012
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VideoFor nearly a year now my partner dangerfish and I have been backing players. We started with the plan of being very selective who we back and providing coaching and support unparalleled by other backing groups. Since we started backing we've worked tirelessly to fine tuned our training program ... Read More →

Gold

Dated:
18 Feb, 2012
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Gold is big in Thailand.   Historically gold and property is how Thais store wealth.  And while there are other investment vehicles available today the tradition still holds strong.  While I'm not a gold bug, I am a big fan of having a portion of your savings in gold.  Gold is an ve... Read More →