Nov 26 2008

Short but solid day

5600 hands. 8.5 buyins. Ran at 17/8/2, ATS 32, 15 ptbb/100. Cut it off around 9pm PST when the games start getting worse and their aren't enough fast tables. This won't be a problem when I get to higher limits cuz their will always be enuf fast tables and even if its all nits, at least I'm getting some decent rakeback. There isn't...

Nov 24 2008

Grind em out

7300 hands. 9 buyins. Running pretty decent 6 of the last 7 days. It doesn't get much better than that. I played 17/8 today. I think thats a little more optimal for NL5 than my previous 14 vpip. Nobody really 3bets or ISO's and if they do, its not to a correct size. Also it is 200bb's deep and they don't fold anything...

Nov 23 2008

Another day

I only played about 3600 hands. But I ran like God and it was a Saturday night so that was pretty cool. 10.5 buyins. Tried a new style today of playing basically any playable hand, from any position, and raising almost any 2 in LP. So my VPIP was 21 and my ATS was 36. It seemed to work out pretty well so...

Nov 22 2008

Pretty ugly day

Played 7800 hands. Made just over 2 buyins. I think I played quite well. Just too many bad beats and coolers today. I also cleared a bonus though, so it was actually a 7 buyin day. Oh well, try again tomorrow.

Nov 20 2008

Shortish Day

Mostly b/c I was lazy. Gotta not do that. 4k hands, 4.5 buyins made. Ran pretty good again. EZ game.

Nov 19 2008

Only 11 buyins today

But in less hands (7500) so a better winrate than yesterday. I continue to run pretty decently here these past few days and it feels great. Poker is so much fun and I think so clearly when running good.I'm just playing around a 14/9/2 punishing the limpers and raising up the donk bets. I've realized that I don't need to risk much raising...

Nov 18 2008

Ship the 12.5 buyin day

In 9996 hands. I still didn't run very good today lol. It was painful through the first 3k hands. But I probably ran a bit above average in the last 7k. I changed my game up today. I just said fuck it, I'm gonna play something resembling TAG, which meant 15/11/2.5.I think its better to play that way, even against legions of calling...

Nov 17 2008

Couple Hands

Around 4k. Actually ran around average which felt kinda awesome. As much as I use this blog to whine and complain I do handle this stuff pretty well, or am at least getting better. I just took a long bike ride after last nights session, and it helped a lot. I didn't tilt a whole lot through this last downswing. I played a...

Nov 16 2008

Played a bunch

It was terrible again. Probably 6 or 7k hands. I'll review some stuff in the morning and see if I was doing anything wrong. Just no point in getting mad. Its just a stupid game. I know that even if I did make mistakes today it just wasn't my day once again.

Nov 15 2008


Well its not dawn, its early afternoon, but dawn just sounds better. I usually never post before my sessions but I didn't feel like posting last night. I had a bunch of things to do so I got a late start yesterday. I sat down around 8pm hoping to be in some great friday night games. I was but I ran so horrid...

Nov 14 2008

Long Day

Almost 12k hands. Didn't run particularly well but it wasn't terrible either. I think I just realized partway through the day that none of the shit that happens each day even matters. Its just cards and I'm always gonna be at the mercy of them in the short term. Tilt is just fucking stupid. There is no point in feeling like the world...

Nov 13 2008


Well I guess I'll start posting here again. Sorry for the random AWOL for those that read this. I've done it before, hopefully I won't do it again. During the past 2 months, overall I haven't played near as much as I was before. But I have been playing a fair bit so far this month.I don't currently have any explicit goals like...

Sep 13 2008

Day 12

Hands Played Today: 0Total Hands Played: 59031Hands Needed: 140969Pace: 79999 (-20968)Jog: Yes (5/15)Comments:No poker again. Well at least I am keeping busy. Exploring some different coaching options and stuff. Some guy is starting yet another poker training site. But this one is geared towards small and micro stakes.Sadly, I think(%99 sure) I am the biggest winner on Stars this year at the

Sep 12 2008

Day 11

Hands Played Today: 0Total Hands Played: 59031Hands Needed: 140969Pace: 73333 (-14302)Jog: No (4/15)Comments:Didn't play today. No real reason. Watching too much RailHeaven on FTP perhaps. Guy has been wanting to play a lot lately, so that ridiculously huge game has been running quite often. The funny thing is that he is up the most of anyone, around 600k in the past two days,...

Sep 11 2008

Day 10

Hands Played Today: 7402Total Hands Played: 59031Hands Needed: 140969Pace: 66666 (-7635)Jog: No (4/15)Comments:My results were pretty good today. The games were extra amazing on a Wednesday night for some reason. It should have been my biggest day ever. But I wear those old bad beat handcuffs every day =/

Sep 10 2008

Day 9

Hands Played Today: 3807Total Hands Played: 51629Hands Needed: 148371Pace: 59999 (-8370)Jog: Yes (4/15)Comments:Things went decent today at the tables. But by far the best part of today was mastering "Little Wing" on guitar.

Sep 09 2008

Day 8

Hands Played Today: 0Total Hands Played: 47822Hands Needed: 152178Pace: 53333 (-5511)Jog: No (3/15)Comments:

Sep 08 2008

Day 7

Hands Played Today: 3793Total Hands Played: 47822Hands Needed: 152178Pace: 46666 (+1156)Jog: No (3/15)Comments:One of those annoying days where all the shortstacks hit their 2 outers and win all the flips. Wait, thats every day for me. Anyways, some donkeys eventually gave me some money. Same old.

Sep 07 2008

Day 6

Hands Played Today: 3395Total Hands Played: 44029Hands Needed: 155971Pace: 40000 (+4029)Jog: Yes (3/15)Comments:Today was a decent day. Only a couple horrendous beats for stacks.

Sep 06 2008

Day 5

Hands Played Today: 9286Total Hands Played: 40634Hands Needed: 159366Pace: 33333 (+7301)Jog: No (2/15)Comments:First session went good. Second session (5400 hands) was very frustrating. I felt like I was playing damage control the entire time. I ended the second session breakeven and actually felt like that was a major success.I folded KK preflop twice today to nitty regs. That didn't keep me

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