Wednesday, January 28, 2009

That Just Wrong Wednesday - Why Poker Bloggers Don't Score With Women


I really didn't get any of the Bloggers permission to post these photos so I won't be labelling any of them but hopefully you can figure out who is who.










This Quiz is right up Waffles Alley

How Many 90 Year Olds Could You Take in a Fight?

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Biggest Pot In Some Time

We had been playing for about 45 mins before this hand came up

***** Hand History for Game 10086566528 *****
$400.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Saturday, January 17, 01:49:24 ET 2009
Table Scenic (deep hu) (Real Money)
Seat 2 is the button
Seat 1: Stacking You ( $789.20 USD )
Seat 2: oossuuu754 ( $659.90 USD )
oossuuu754 posts small blind [$2.00 USD].
Stacking You posts big blind [$4.00 USD].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to oossuuu754 [ 7s 7d ]
oossuuu754 raises [$10.00 USD]
Stacking You raises [$37.00 USD]
oossuuu754 calls [$29.00 USD] Set Mining with the deep stacks, he had a propensity to over play big pairs
** Dealing Flop ** [ 4d, 3c, 7h ] bingo
Stacking You bets [$54.00 USD]
oossuuu754 raises [$108.00 USD] I had did this early and folded
Stacking You raises [$221.00 USD]
oossuuu754 raises [$510.90 USD] l I figured he had to call now with his over pair
Stacking You calls [$343.90 USD]
oossuuu754 shows [7s, 7d ]
Stacking You shows [Th, Tc ]
** Dealing Turn ** [ 8c ]
** Dealing River ** [ 5h ]
oossuuu754 wins $1319.30 USD from main pot

Thursday, January 15, 2009

HU Stats for last Night

I have been playing these quite a bit instead of the the HU Sngs. I find that variance isnt quit as bad, but as you can see by the above chart it can have some wild swings.

I see your Condo and raise you a House

I usually don't gawk, but I mean seriously WTF. This just blows me away.





***** Hand History for Game 10064702728 *****
$100000.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Thursday, January 15, 10:05:04 ET 2009
Table GusHeaven (6 max) (Real Money)
Seat 4 is the button
Seat 2: LarsLuzak ( $203407.00 USD )
Seat 4: Phil Ivey ( $318940.00 USD )
Phil Ivey posts small blind [$500.00 USD].
LarsLuzak posts big blind [$1000.00 USD].
** Dealing down cards **
Phil Ivey raises [$2500.00 USD]
LarsLuzak raises [$9500.00 USD]
Phil Ivey raises [$28500.00 USD]
LarsLuzak calls [$21000.00 USD]
** Dealing Flop ** [ 6d, 9s, 3s ]
LarsLuzak checks
Phil Ivey bets [$44000.00 USD]
LarsLuzak raises [$171907.00 USD]
Phil Ivey calls [$127907.00 USD]
LarsLuzak shows [Ks, Ts ]
Phil Ivey shows [Ah, Ac ]
** Dealing Turn ** [ Kc ]
** Dealing River ** [ 6h ]
Phil Ivey wins $406813.50 USD from main pot

That Just Wrong - Why Dad's dont dress kids


It has been a while but it is back for a special That is Just Wrong Wednesday
Thursday. I present for all you fathers out there why we shouldn't dress our kids.













Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Booking A Loss


I am competitive person, I hate to loose. Without a doubt competition has been a driving force in my life for as long as I can remember. I know for a fact that is why I am driven by poker, It gives me a way to compete again. It is this fact that gets me into trouble again and again. I can't book a loss because it tears me up to think that someone just beat me. I am trying to curb this with better bankroll management, more focus, ect.. I have thought I might focus the competition from the other players to a bankroll competition, however I am afraid that If my progression doesn't meet my expectations that my cause me to push to hard? Anyone else have any ideas from your own personal experiences?

Monday, January 12, 2009

.25/.50 Cash HU


I won 3 buyins in less than 70 hands, now I realize that probably equates to about 300+ plus hands in full ring game but still 30 min time aint bad. Anybody really concentrating on these, if so I would appreciate your feedback to this question. I see all the time people sitting with 2.5 to 4x buyins waiting for someone to play, is this truly smart? Anytime I get more than 2x buyin I will cash out because I don't want someone try to double and then leave. Comments please.

Well here are the three big hands from my above session.

***** Hand History for Game 10008292574 *****
$50.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Monday, January 12, 09:03:42 ET 2009
Table Line (heads up) (Real Money)
Seat 1 is the button
Seat 1: oossuuu754 ( $89.85 USD )
Seat 2: Kmart employee ( $56.40 USD )
oossuuu754 posts small blind [$0.25 USD].
Kmart employee posts big blind [$0.50 USD].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to oossuuu754 [ Js 8c ]
oossuuu754 calls [$0.25 USD]
Kmart employee raises [$1.00 USD]
oossuuu754 calls [$1.00 USD]
** Dealing Flop ** [ Kh, 8s, Jh ]
Kmart employee checks
oossuuu754 checks
** Dealing Turn ** [ 7h ]
Kmart employee bets [$2.00 USD]
oossuuu754 raises [$9.00 USD]
Kmart employee calls [$7.00 USD]
** Dealing River ** [ 8h ]
Kmart employee bets [$13.00 USD]
oossuuu754 raises [$79.35 USD]
Kmart employee calls [$32.90 USD]
oossuuu754 wins $33.45 USD
oossuuu754 shows [Js, 8c ]
oossuuu754 wins $112.30 USD from main pot
Kmart employee doesn't show [Qh, Jd ]

This hand above was pretty straight forward, I put on the big flush at the end that is why I over shoved.

***** Hand History for Game 10009011780 *****
$50.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Monday, January 12, 09:44:48 ET 2009
Table Tail (heads up) (Real Money)
Seat 1 is the button
Seat 1: oossuuu754 ( $48.75 USD )
Seat 2: B0CKZ1LLA ( $59.65 USD )
oossuuu754 posts small blind [$0.25 USD].
B0CKZ1LLA posts big blind [$0.50 USD].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to oossuuu754 [ Jh 8d ]
oossuuu754 raises [$1.25 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA raises [$4.50 USD]
oossuuu754 calls [$3.50 USD]
** Dealing Flop ** [ 8c, Qs, 9s ]
B0CKZ1LLA checks
oossuuu754 checks
** Dealing Turn ** [ 8h ]
B0CKZ1LLA checks
oossuuu754 bets [$5.00 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA calls [$5.00 USD]
** Dealing River ** [ 3s ]
B0CKZ1LLA checks
oossuuu754 bets [$15.00 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA calls [$15.00 USD]
oossuuu754 shows [Jh, 8d ]
oossuuu754 wins $49.50 USD from main pot
B0CKZ1LLA doesn't show [Kd, Ac ]

I had be mixing up my raises, so when I opened and was re-raised I felt my call was ok. I felt this flop was ok for me and that I was more than likely ahead, however I decided to peel because I felt like he had set me up for the check raise. Turn was my gin card and after he check I fired a 1/3 pot bet and was pleased when he called. River was a safe card for me, I wanted hem to pay me off if he had a big pair and was pleasantly surprised when paid me off.

***** Hand History for Game 10009049877 *****
$50.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Monday, January 12, 09:46:57 ET 2009
Table Tail (heads up) (Real Money)
Seat 2 is the button
Seat 1: oossuuu754 ( $78.25 USD )
Seat 2: B0CKZ1LLA ( $50.00 USD )
B0CKZ1LLA posts small blind [$0.25 USD].
oossuuu754 posts big blind [$0.50 USD].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to oossuuu754 [ Ad Qh ]
B0CKZ1LLA raises [$1.25 USD]
oossuuu754 raises [$4.00 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA calls [$3.00 USD]
** Dealing Flop ** [ 7c, Kh, Jc ]
oossuuu754 bets [$4.00 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA calls [$4.00 USD]
** Dealing Turn ** [ 4c ]
oossuuu754 bets [$15.00 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA calls [$15.00 USD]
** Dealing River ** [ 4s ]
oossuuu754 bets [$54.75 USD]
B0CKZ1LLA folds
oossuuu754 wins $54.75 USD
oossuuu754 wins $46.50 USD from main pot

This was the final hand and it happened about 3 hands later, I was just trying to take a similar line as the previous hand, the only difference was the pot sized shoved at the end, I don't know if I like this bluff now that I look at it, but it worked. Comments Please on this hand?

Sunday, January 11, 2009

First Weekend out of Exile.


It is my first weekend out of exile and I had decent results. I mainly played 1/2 on two tables. I decided to shut down after I cracked this guys KK. Comments on this play, thought he pretty much telgraphed his hand pre so I felt I could double if I hit.

***** Hand History for Game 9991230437 *****
$200.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Sunday, January 11, 10:10:48 ET 2009
Table Los Padres (Real Money)
Seat 7 is the button
Seat 1: Chainicheck ( $200.00 USD )
Seat 2: magicrule4 ( $200.00 USD )
Seat 3: oossuuu754 ( $168.65 USD )
Seat 4: Qlio69 ( $61.25 USD )
Seat 5: mazzler ( $200.00 USD )
Seat 6: Christie06 ( $72.90 USD )
Seat 7: ChkRazed ( $200.00 USD )
Seat 8: butter1a ( $130.85 USD )
Seat 9: chrisansari ( $135.30 USD )
butter1a posts small blind [$1.00 USD].
chrisansari posts big blind [$2.00 USD].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to oossuuu754 [ 2c 2d ]
Chainicheck folds
magicrule4 folds
oossuuu754 raises [$7.00 USD]
Qlio69 folds
mazzler raises [$24.00 USD]
Christie06 folds
ChkRazed folds
butter1a folds
chrisansari folds
oossuuu754 calls [$17.00 USD]
** Dealing Flop ** [ 4h, 2s, Qh ]
oossuuu754 checks
mazzler bets [$32.50 USD]
oossuuu754 raises [$90.00 USD]
mazzler raises [$143.50 USD]
oossuuu754 calls [$54.65 USD]
mazzler shows [Kc, Kh ]
oossuuu754 shows [2c, 2d ]
mazzler wins $31.35 USD
** Dealing Turn ** [ 3h ]
** Dealing River ** [ 5d ]
oossuuu754 wins $337.30 USD from main pot

Here were my stats for the Sunday night session, I know I had way too much $VIP but I will take it


Stakes $/hr EV VPIP %PFR% 3Bet% AggF WTSD% W$SD%
$1/2 NL $316.10 $152.93 24.6 13.8 7.5 3.6 23.6 46.2

Thursday, January 08, 2009

I think we need to pool our money and buy this for Waffles


I saw this on a MSN page today and for some reason thought I might be exactly what Waffles needs.

Self Imposed Exile ends at Midnight

My 60 day self imposed exile ends at midnight tonight. I am focus and ready to start 09 out on a good run. However, I wont play until Sat evening in order to balance my family commitments. I do plan on playing in several of Al's BBT 4 events and of course I have to play the M00K and try to knock out members of Team IT and Team Schaubs. Till then keep loving life and living the dream.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Waffles went skiing over the holidays!


Waffles was sited at a Vail Ski resort over the Holiday's and as you can see he really let it all hang out. For the complete story head over here.

Friday, January 02, 2009

2009 Goals

My hiatus with online will be over on Jan 8th, just in time for this


Here are my goals:

Spend more time with family - sorta counter active with my poker goals

Win another ME seat, (came close last year to the repeat)

Win a MTT with larger than 500 field

Win the Mook again

Do well in the BBT 4

Lose 45 lbs - started the diet on Jan 1st

Not be the Gigli at OKIE Vegas this year

Post at least once a week.

No more HU SNGs

Play within bankroll

Play more Cash and less SNGs

Get more organized

Here is hoping that 2009 is prosperous for you and your family.