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The Kassouf Disappointment

The news about Kassouf has really upset me. I wrote this a couple of years ago about how I think he’s a massive twat, but I am still shocked to hear that he robbed off a mate. I’m really confused... Continue Reading →

The Shart Of The Deal: Wiping Up Sloppy Chops

I’m very sure this is going to be one of those blogs where I weigh in on something I don’t understand because I don’t play poker at a level where chops I’m involved in have any real value. No lives... Continue Reading →

Love Fish: Hate Angling

Another week, another high-profile angle-shoot. My therapist has just helped me get over the audacity of Alec Torelli’s video regarding his “not an angle-shoot” angle-shoot on PNIA, and now I have to deal with an angle-shoot incident from British poker... Continue Reading →

Don’t Get Coolered, You C***

This blog was inspired by this video, Selbst v Baumann in the WSOP ME. It’s a good hand if you haven’t seen it already: https://youtu.be/Dd_VJ6l29-k   I advocate studying poker, if you want to make a profit, or even just... Continue Reading →

Pieces Of Micro-Pie

I stumbled across a conversation on Twitter this week about a player selling action in a large comp. From what I could understand, it was a $5k buyin live tournament, and the player in question was a serious and winning... Continue Reading →

Don’t Hate The Game: Hate The Player

I did a brief interview with The Welsh Paxman of Poker, Lee Davy, this week and he asked me if I thought that Poker Dealers got treated well at the table. (Read that interview on CalvinAyre.com here.) The short answer... Continue Reading →

The Cash-Out Curse: I’m Telling You, It’s Real

If you’ve been playing online poker for a while, or reading the various poker forums, you will be familiar with the concept of the “Cash-Out Curse”. If you aren’t, it’s fairly self-explanatory, but I’ll explain it anyway to pad out... Continue Reading →

PKOs: Progressive Or Regressive?

A good part of my normal micro-tournament schedule is made up of Progressive Knockout tournaments (PKOs). If you don’t know what they are, they’re a crazy form of bounty tournament where a percentage of the buyin is attached to each... Continue Reading →

Satellites: Mountains From Molehills?

I’ve been playing a good few satellites in the last couple of weeks due to the fact that it’s the time of year for the TCOOP on PokerStars and I’m a micro-tard with a midget bankroll that can’t even think... Continue Reading →

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