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Aces Full of It: The Problem of Postflop

Aces Full of It: The Problem of Postflop

Justin Buchanan - August 28th, 2016

A while back, my esteemed colleague Todd McGee wrote an excellent piece on methods of gathering information during preflop play. Well, I simply couldn’t resist putting my two cents in on the poker intelligence from. Since he already covered preflop info gathering, I’ll be going into what information to look for in postflop play. Gathering […]

WSOP Circuit Ready to Take off in 2016-17

WSOP Circuit Ready to Take off in 2016-17

Todd McGee - July 30th, 2016

Circuit Adds Domestic, International Stops The World Series of Poker Circuit is scheduled for major growth in 2016-17 as it expands its international series to six stops, with the potential for as many as eight more and adds three stops on the domestic circuit. The 13th season officially kicks off Aug. 4 at Harrah’s Cherokee […]

Tips for Gathering Intelligence in an MTT

Tips for Gathering Intelligence in an MTT

Todd McGee - July 23rd, 2016

Deception: A Key to Sending out False Signals The previous installment covered the difficulties in obtaining and the reasons why you should try to get intelligence on your opponents at a live multi-table tournament. This week’s column will look at some actions you can take pre-flop to give yourself a chance to get some data […]

Flipping Las Vegas

Flipping Las Vegas

Todd McGee - July 1st, 2016

If you’ve heard one tournament poker player say it, you’ve probably heard dozens echo a similar refrain: If you’re going to win a multi-table poker tournament, you’re going to have to win coin flips along the way. Mitchell Towner, a 29-year-old college professor at the University of Arizona, is living proof after his surprise victory […]

4 Steps for Combatting the Maniac at your Table

4 Steps for Combatting the Maniac at your Table

Todd McGee - June 5th, 2016

If you’ve played online poker at the micro or low stakes, you have encountered a maniac. We all know the type. He’s very active pre-flop – 3-betting, 4-betting, and 5-betting. His VPIP percentage is in the 60s or higher, and his PFR is in the 30s or higher. His chip stack fluctuates like the stock […]

WSOP Circuit Wrap 2016

WSOP Circuit Wrap 2016

Todd McGee - May 28th, 2016

Another World Series of Poker Circuit is in the books, and if attendance at these events is an indication, it looks like there may be another poker boom coming. The circuit wrapped up its 19th and final U.S. stop this week at the Harrah’s New Orleans, where 785 players took their shot at the stop’s […]

Homeless Poker Player’s Cross Country Road Trip: Vegas or Bust…or Both!

Homeless Poker Player’s Cross Country Road Trip: Vegas or Bust…or Both!

Carlos Welch - May 28th, 2016

In 2012, I decided to quit my job, leave my house, and move into an extended stay hotel while pursuing a career in poker. That decision culminated in my most successful year to date in 2015. I won an online Sunday major and cashed my very first attempt at the WSOP Main Event. After that […]

What to Expect in a Live MTT, Part II

What to Expect in a Live MTT, Part II

Todd McGee - May 22nd, 2016

An earlier blog post focused on what you need to know before you sign up for a live multi-table tournament such as those offered in the World Series of Poker circuit or the World Poker Tour, where you have hundreds of players vying for the prize. The style of play in these events is different […]

Donk or Go Home

Donk or Go Home

Todd McGee - May 10th, 2016

Donk has to be one of the most over-used words in the chat rooms in all online poker sites. Every time somebody calls a big bet with a lesser hand and hits a card to win, Donk is inevitably thrown out in the chat room. Two instances recently really stand out in an MTT I […]

Teepack’s Trip Tale: Harrah’s Cherokee WSOP Circuit Event No. 2

Teepack’s Trip Tale: Harrah’s Cherokee WSOP Circuit Event No. 2

Todd McGee - May 4th, 2016

My last posts (Part 1 | Part 2) covered my experience playing Event No. 1 in the WSOP Circuit stop at Harrah’s Cherokee. I woke up the next day still jazzed about my 19th place finish and checked out of the hotel. The second flight of Event No. 2, the massive $365 re-entry tourney that […]