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We Don’t Need Their Scum

We Don’t Need Their Scum

or:   How I learned to stop worrying and love the bounty.             *****   This is actually a repost of a blog I made earlier this year that somehow got lost in the innerwebz during the transition to teammoshman.com.  Rather than just do a simple repost of the initial blog, I decided to try something a little different with it.   So, below is the original blog post as it was written (with a few...

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Why does the pig have to be you?

Why does the pig have to be you?

I do need to get off my butt and write up part 3 (or more) of my Vegas Vacation recap, but I’ve been swamped and haven’t had a chance.  I did feel the need to write something so I’m taking the opportunity to showcase a couple of incredibly nerdy things that I like and think you should too.   The first is obviously The Micros.  If you haven’t watched the series then stop right now, Taylor Caby would not approve.  Go fire up Youtube and...

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25/50 is just awkward sometimes: Revisited

Originally posted on teammoshman.com ***** In a previous entry, we looked at an all-in decision one of my students faced during the 25/50 level of a DoN.   Here’s the hand in question:   PokerStars No-Limit Hold’em, 5.2 Tournament, 25/50 Blinds 5 Ante (9 handed) SB (t2595) BB (t1515) UTG (t1770) UTG+1 (t1435) MP1 (t1795) MP2 (t1450) MP3 (t1667) Hero (CO) (t1450) Button (t1323)   Hero’s M: 12.08   Preflop: Hero is CO...

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25/50 is just awkward sometimes.

25/50 is just awkward sometimes.

              Originally posted at teammoshman.com ******   PokerStars No-Limit Hold’em, 5.2 Tournament, 25/50 Blinds 5 Ante (9 handed)   SB (t2595) BB (t1515) UTG (t1770) UTG+1 (t1435) MP1 (t1795) MP2 (t1450) MP3 (t1667) Hero (CO) (t1450) Button (t1323)   Hero’s M: 12.08   Preflop: Hero is CO with Xx Xx 5 folds, Hero bets t125, 2 folds, BB raises to t1510 (All-In),  Hero...

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But I have…………

Originally posted at teammoshman.com ******* We’ve all seen it.  Heck, we’ve all done it. We look down at our cards and say, “But I have ____” and then proceed to do something stupid given the situation. “But I had AK…” “But I had Jacks…” “But they were soooted…” If poker was a static game we could get away with thoughts like these. However poker is not and thinking like this can cost you money. Lots of it. We often don’t properly take...

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