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Analyzing some WSOP Main Event Hands

I don’t know about you, but I am a poker junkie.  I religiously watch (even DVR) the WSOP coverage every year on ESPN and had a mini-orgasm this year when ESPN televised much of the Main Event live.  People like my wife hate the live coverage because each hand...

Chardrian’s Rebuy Tournament Strategy

Ok – this post is probably going to be coming in segments. Instead of posting my entire hand history, I’ve decided to post pertinent hands and discuss how they did or maybe did not go with my overall strategy. First of all – a little background. I...

chardrian’s True Value of AK

This post is dedicated to Zidane and others who believe AK is basically unfoldable (especially early in an MTT). I truly hope he realizes that my criticism directed at him is not personal. There is a lot of talk about using position, the ability to win pots with any...

twirlpro wins TCOOP Event 29

Event 29 of PokerStars’ Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) was a $109 NL Shootout tournament.  It started with exactly 1000 entries creating a prize pool of an even $100,000.  To make it into the money and the second round all you had to do was win your...

Barney Frank Will Retire from Congress

Barney Frank, the democratic congressman from Massachusetts, has recently announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012.  Frank decided to retire because he has grown tired of campaigning. He has been in politics for 45 years, his district was recently redrawn,...

WPT Announces its 2012 Schedule

The World Poker Tour has recently announced its final nine tour stops of its incredible tenth season.  Continuing the WPT’s efforts to expand globally, three of the events will be held in Europe.  The WPT will be stopping in Dublin, Ireland in January, in...

WSOP Main Event Will be Broadcast Live on ESPN

On Sunday, November 6, the November 9 will return to the Rio Casino in Las Vegas and the WSOP Main Event action will resume as cards will be dealt at 3:30 p.m. E.T.  Hardcore poker fans will remember that earlier this summer, ESPN offered its viewers over 30 hours...

Update

Ok so I haven’t played for forever and I don’t know what my playing schedule will be like in the near future. I found out I failed the bar exam I took back in late July (which I expected because I didn’t study enough) so I am going to hit the books...

Getting antsy to play again

So I have only played like 50 hours this past month due to family visiting, house hunting, and just taking some time off.  Time off is nice, but I am ready to play again.  My wife’s folks leave this Sunday so I think next week I’ll finally get some hours...

Back from Vegas

Well I finally went and played live for the first time since I have learned how to play poker in Vegas this last weekend. The results were bad, but my play was fine – of the tenish tourneys I played, I only got it in bad once. This week my mom has arrived for a...