Monthly Archives: November 2004

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

I’ve kicked around the ‘whys’ of poker for a lot of years. What brings people to the table, what keeps them coming back to the table, what progression or regression they’ve made with themselves (not necessarily their bankroll), and most … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 27, 2004

Turkey Day has come and gone and so has another week since my fingers ran over the key board with a post. I’ve thought about posting, every day as a matter of fact, just got lost in the time warp … Continue reading

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Friday, November 19, 2004

$2-5 blind NLH – Table 14 – on the 17th, found me with a few seats open and new players on the way. Or old players because they were coming in from another $2-5 game. We usually have three games … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Satoshi was playing mixed games last week – $150-$300. He started at The Mirage years ago and only played 7 Card Stud at the time. His visits are few and far between now but he remembers me, mainly because he … Continue reading

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Friday, November 12, 2004

This is – as promised – a follow up of the post from yesterday. Yup…still grouching. The following are the events that led up to my pushing into the game behind David: BEGIN DAVID*** Here’s the story: I pushed into … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 11, 2004

Grouching. I hate it when we don’t cover all procedures and protocol in any poker room…make those procedures known to all new dealers coming in…work on it ’til our brains dry up and blow away…just to make the poker environment … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 10, 2004

I’m always startled at the lack of ettiquette in poker. Especially from players that should know better. $30-$60 Holdem, the player UTG raises and turns up K-K with, “I’ve got two kings.” While I was stating, “You can’t do that … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Rock and roll baby! The high limit players are out of town, the room has settled into heaven for the dealer. Only one high mixed game last night – $150-300 on table 2. I dealt it and headed right into … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Yikes! The sands of the hour glass just keep pulling me into the eternal abyss of ‘your time is up’. Hopefully, on the day that my ashes are thrown to the wind over a canyon in Calico Basin or Red … Continue reading

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