Category Archives: Home Games

Last Night’s Tournament Summary

A few people have asked me to email a summary of the winners from last night’s game.  But, since I haven’t written a blog post in over a month, I thought I’d use this as an opportunity to put something … Continue reading

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Rabbit Hunting

When I was much younger, I loved rabbit hunting.  There were a couple of ways to do it.  If we didn’t have dogs, which was most of the time, three or four of my friends and I would form a … Continue reading

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Poker, Ferrets, and Snakes

 A couple of nights ago, I played in a Cash Game at Matt’s (aka Aquaman’s), and had one of the worst nights I’ve had at the poker table – ever (I only won 2 or 3 small pots in four hours).  To add … 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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Preparing to Host a Poker Game

A while back, I commented to a friend that I needed to “get home” to prepare for the game that night.  He looked puzzled, and asked “what is there to do to get ready?”  I thought about that and realized most players just … Continue reading

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New Cash Game Chips

It’s been awhile since we had a “live” game at The Boblagio.  I guess everyone was anxious to play.  I sent the email invitation eight days before the scheduled tournament, at 8:06 am.  Within 15 minutes, seven players had RSVP’d.  … Continue reading

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A Cold Night at The Boblagio

It all started on Thursday, over a week prior to the game.  I emailed the invitations about 6:30 am.  By the evening of the next day, the tournament was full, and I had a waiting list by the following day. The night before the game, we had an inch … Continue reading

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First HO Tournament

The Boblagio hosted its first HO tournament, (possibly not what you think ), this past weekend.  We played our usual Hold ‘Em, and added Omaha High (i.e. HO).  I’ve played a one table HO elsewhere before, but this was my first … Continue reading

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Tunica WSOP Satellite Summary

As expected, last night’s game was a tough but enjoyable table.  The action started early, when Chris W., who arrived a couple of hands late, went against Kenny his very first hand.  They raised and re-raised until they got it all in on a … Continue reading

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WSOP Satellite

This weekend, The Boblagio is hosting a one table satellite tournament, with the winner receiving a seat in the WSOP $345 Circuit Event in Tunica on January 29, 2011. Once it was announced, the table filled quickly.  It’s made up of … Continue reading

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