Some Covid-safe Vegas Recommendations

Maybe if you are going to Vegas at all you are on the less covid caution end of the spectrum. Personally, I want to both live my life and be as careful as I can reasonably be. So given that we are being treated to a rare fall WSOP with hopefully amazing weather here...

We Can’t Stop Talking About Phil Hellmuth

I'm no exception, I can't stop talking about Phil Hellmuth. That, in a nutshell, is his superpower. I'll tell you the thing that infuriates me about Phil Hellmuth. It's not the whole poker brat shtick, though I am particular about good behavior at the table. The thing...

Reflections on the 2021 WSOP schedule

Reflections on the 2021 WSOP schedule

As you probably are aware the full schedule is now available. If you recall I had sent out a link to Kenny Hallaert's spreadsheet, you can find it here and he has already filled in all the WSOP details. As I explained before this is a live document and he updates it...

Elasticity in Poker

Elasticity in Poker

My dad was an economics professor and I have the happy memory of taking a microeconomics class with him probably about thirty years ago. He taught me classic micro concepts like supply and demand, and diminishing marginal utility. But I also remember a concept called...

GTO is Relaxing According to Lex Veldhuis

GTO is Relaxing According to Lex Veldhuis

I saw an interesting exchange between Jordan Drummond  (of BBZPoker) and the infamous Lex Veldhuis. If you are new school you probably know Lex from his Twitch streams. If you are old school you might remember him from the old High Stakes Poker episodes. If you want...

Vegas Sherpa: Fergusons

Vegas Sherpa: Fergusons

The Vegas Sherpa segment will be a recurring feature where I share with members a recommendation of some off strip place to visit in Las Vegas. Today we'll take a look at a spot Downtown.When people say Downtown they are usually referring to one of three quite...

Forced Changes That Helped My Poker Game

Forced Changes That Helped My Poker Game

    Maybe you once experienced a big change in your life that had you stressed out but turned out just fine in the end? Maybe it turned out even better than before. Perhaps a job or career change, or perhaps you had to move to a different school, town,...

The Last Poker Generation

The Last Poker Generation

  Live it up, we might be the last poker generation. Poker in one form or another has been played for a couple centuries. Maybe you assume it will last forever? There is a realistic case to be made that the game won't outlast our lifetimes. You guys know the...