Category Archives: Poker

2012 Poker Resolutions

Well, it’s that time of year again.  Instead of making broad, sweeping resolutions, I thought I’d narrow mine down to poker specific ones. So, here they are: 1. First, and most important, I resolve to play MORE poker.  With the … Continue reading

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WSOP Tunica 2012

This past January, several players from our local poker group travelled to Tunica to participate in one of several WSOP Circuit events (which I wrote about, located here: http://theboblagio.com/?p=328).  A few of us had already starting making plans for the … Continue reading

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WSOP Final Table Observations

Well, this is a little late.  I’ve been meaning to make some comments about the recent WSOP Final Table, and ESPN’s coverage of it.  Things have been kind of hectic, and I just didn’t get to it in a timely … Continue reading

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A Omaha Poker Quiz – Answers

As promised, here are the answers to the Omaha quiz.  I’ve included at least one location (there may be several) for finding each answer (dependent on my printing of the books).  The abbreviations used are: Omaha Poker – 21st Century Edition by Bob Ciaffone (Last Revision, 2008) = OP … Continue reading

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A Hold’em Poker Quiz – Answers

As promised, here are the answers to the Hold’em quiz.  I’ve included at least one location (there may be several) for finding each answer (dependent on my printing of the books).  The abbreviations used are: Harrington on Hold’em Volume 1: Strategic Play (First Edition, Fifth … Continue reading

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A Omaha Poker Quiz

Here is the follow-up to the Hold’em quiz. The Omaha related questions are either from Bob Ciaffone’s Omaha Poker or Jeff Hwang’s Pot-Limit Omaha Poker.  Just as in the Hold’em quiz, don’t be mislead about the contents of these books based on the … Continue reading

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A Hold’em Poker Quiz

My previous blog was about reading poker books to enhance one’s poker knowledge and skill, and hopefully winnings.  I thought I’d follow-up with a quiz made up of questions using information entirely from the books listed. The Hold’em questions are either … Continue reading

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Three Players and Reading Poker Books

This post is just some observations about three distinctly different players who regularly play in my games.  The reason that I chose to write about them is that of the three, two of their approaches to poker really puzzles me.  … Continue reading

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Chip Tower

Okay, so this is pretty much a frivolous post.  Plus, it’s good to add a little variety to the blog.  I’ve seen some chip towers posted on the web, and thought I’d play around and do one also.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Bargain Garage Sale Poker Chips

While visiting her parents in Florida, my wife went “garage-selling” with them.  Meanwhile, I stayed home.  Early on that Friday morning, I was at work, but away from my office.  I almost always have my phone with me; however, on this … Continue reading

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