September 13, 2015

Many pro poker players use the game as a means to escape from responsibility. They don’t want to have to wake up on time, show up for work on time, and take orders from superiors. They are often victims of too much freedom. Excessive freedom causes many of them to lose sense of purpose. This is when things start to unravel.

They start hitting the snooze bu...

April 29, 2015

I think time management is something that nearly all poker players are lacking in. I also think that's one of the biggest reasons why people struggle to improve as poker players. I've coached dozens of students over Skype and of course I always encourage them to study the materials I provide them with after each session. Yet, when they come back the next...

April 3, 2015

Alright, let's try this out. I generally express my thoughts on hand histories best in concept videos but this month I had a hand that was so interesting I felt like I should probably blog about it. Consequently, I've decided to experiment with the written format. I hope you enjoy.

This hand was played at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL  around 10p...

March 30, 2015

One of my New Year's Resolutions was to always play in the biggest game I could afford. Consequently, I've been playing a lot of 10/25NL with the occasional $50 button straddle. The swings have been enormous. I won over $40K in January, lost over $30K in February, and won over $20K in March. Now why would I make that commitment? Why would I subject myself...

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