Monday, December 21, 2009

Merry Merry, Happy Happy

New rule

I am self imposing a new rule. No more putting all my chips in preflop with A2-A9. Suits does not matter.

Getting down to 8-15 BB's, I've been shoving with any Ace and that is just plain bad. I know that there is a place to do that, but I have been caught too many times lately and have to stop doing it. So until I can figure out the optimal +EV times to do it, my new rule is: NONE TIMES.

That's right. NONE TIMES will I put all my chips in with A2-A9 preflop. So if I shove preflop on you and you are holding A10, you are holding the MINIMUM hand I will have.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

was on a slide but picking it back up....


Fulltiltpoker
refuses to give me rakeback so time to try some other sites...

Off to a good start on Pokerstars

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Save the date: SATURDAY, FEB 27th, 2010

It's that time of year again. I will be running my annual Figgtree Charity Poker Tournament to raise money for colon cancer patients. This will be our 3rd year. Last year we had $4,000 in donated prizes and we were able to raise just over $5,000 all which went directly to cancer patients. Thank you to those that helped last year.

If you would like to play, set the date on your calendar.

If you would like to donate, please contact me (broncohawk7 at yahoo dot com). Every little bit helps. Every single prize that the poker players win is donated. We get donations from cash to poker chip sets to power tools to fulltilt poker cash to poker books to anything poker. Any donation helps. I appreciate your consideration.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Blues beat The RedWings !!!!!! Weeeeeeeee

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Monday, December 7, 2009

Can you fold KK?

Can you fold KK here? I think everyone would agree you cannot fold KK preflop. I've heard some people say they would on the bubble of a big tournament, but let's assume you would never fold it preflop.

I pick up KK in the cutoff and raise 3x BB. I have about 3500 in chips and am just a hair below average in a pretty big MTT. Everyone folds to the BB who calls.

Flop comes Q105 rainbow. Villian here checks to me and I bet 2/3 pot. He comes over me all in with about 300 more chips than me, so covering me.

Can you fold KK here? First thing I think of is Q10. 1010 or QQ or AA, and the villian would have reraised me preflop, right? AQ wouldn't shove, nor would 55. Now it is entirely possible he is on AJ or KJ, with the straight draw. AK probably would have shoved preflop or would have bet out to try and take the pot.

I just can't imagine any 0ther hand but Q10. I kept thinking it HAS to be Q10.

Yet, I cannot hit the fold button. Could you?

I called, he tabled Q10 and I went home.
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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Another winner



I decided to play 1 tournament and 1 only tonight. I had gotten 2 $26 tokens the night before for $8.80 buy ins. So $270 for $8.80 is a pretty damn good ROI!

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