Vomit at the Poker Table

These two situations are the closest I've come to puking at the poker table. This first one still stands as my most bizarre experience at a poker table. It was the tail end of a long session. The guy to my immediate right was a semi-regular older white guy who...

Poker Weird: Getting the finger

  I sat in a game once with a guy who had an unusual card protector. On his cards was resting a small glass-like ball reminiscent of a snow globe. From a distance you couldn’t really make out what was inside but it looked odd and any curious person would ask....

Poker Weird: Surgery at the poker table

I've witness some odd things at the poker table. File this one under "Poker Weird". I'm in an action packed 5/5 Pot Limit Omaha game and this lady is playing every hand to the river and has been for over an hour. She did a few rebuys and now has built up a massive...

Hero call gone right

Another interesting hero call situation from early in day 1 of WSOP#29. I had opened for a raise to 250 at the 50/100 blind level holding 8s8c in middle position. I got two callers behind me and one caller in the blinds. The four of us saw a flop of Kc-7d-5d. I only...

Hero call gone wrong

During day 1 of WSOP event#6 I played the following interesting hand against Justin Young. He had already 3-bet several of my late position opens establishing a dynamic between us. This time I opened from the cutoff position with Ac3d and he opted to call my raise....

H’s Top 10 un-Vegas Vegas

10 Red Rock Mountains, I'm not a hiker by nature but it's beautiful out here and not much of a drive to get a much needed break from the craziness. Pretty easy to just drive the loop and take in the scenery. 9 Springs Preserve another unvegas experience that is hard...

Global Poker League is back

By far the best new learning tool out there is watching episodes from the new Global Poker League. They archive their past episodes and its free. If you haven't heard about this league its a new poker league with some of the top players in the game right now. There's...