Freerolls and Lungs a-Poppin’

It’s 12:46am and I’m currently playing a freeroll on Cakepoker. I’m doing reasonably well, I think . . . earlier tonight (well, last night, given that it’s past midnight), I got a royal flush in…

BPT: Bowing Out Gracefully

It’s the last Blogger Poker Tour round, hosted by the Poker Pub Poker Blog. Within 10 minutes of the game’s beginning, I’d lost half my stack to a fella who had a lower pair than…

Blogger Poker Tour Event, the Sixth

I’ve resigned myself to instant death in the Blogger Poker Tour . . . it’s inevitable. What would you do if you flopped a king high straight all three cards in the flop had dissimilar…

Blogger Poker Tour Event, the Fourth

Today at 4pm eastern, the fourth event of the esteemed Blogger Poker Tour takes place. Yours Truly has been doing miserably on the tour, so much so that I hang my head in shame as…

Poker for the Broke

It’s one thing to be cheap, it’s another to be flat-out broke. One thing you discover after playing on-line for cash is that playing for funny-money just doesn’t do it for you, any more. But…

Hello, Mister Chips

Typically, there are three ways to make money at on-line poker. 1. Win a freeroll. 2. Play the tables. 3. Play the tournaments and sit-and-gos I don’t recommend #2; it’s an excellent way to lose…

A Degree of Excitement

I’m not certain how I got into Poker; my grandfather was a cribbage nut, and — subsequently — that was the game I played as a child. Euchre was the card game in high school. …