Archive for May, 2009

Final Table of the WSOP 40K

Posted on30. May, 2009 by Gugel.


Ansky made the final table of the WSOP 40k (bout time).  There are 9 players left and Dani is 7th in the chip count.  For the latest chip counts, go here.
Heres the payout structure:
1 $1,891,012
2 $1,168,566
3- $774,927
4 $548,315
5 $413,166
6 $329,730
7 $277,940
8 $246,834
9 $230,317
Run good Dani!
Update: Ansky finished [...]

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3 Things You Need to Master

Posted on29. May, 2009 by Gugel.


There are three things you need to master to be a great poker player.  Thats right, just three things.
If you master just one or two, youll probably be mediocre at best (probably still bad).  Some people have excellent emotional control, but bad hand reading skills.  Others have great strategy, but bad emotional control.  Identify your [...]

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CardRunners Review

Posted on21. May, 2009 by Gugel.


Cardrunners is largest online poker training site. I usually get a free membership to Cardrunners for a week or two out of the month and that gives me more than enough time to download the videos Im interested in and watch them at my leisure.
The Good
1. Cardrunners probably has the biggest selection of HU videos [...]

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Your Brain on Tilt

Posted on18. May, 2009 by Gugel.


This is tilt. This is your brain on tilt. Questions?
Emotional control is what makes good poker players great. Heres an amazing 2+2 post about tilt by mental game coach Jared Tendler. And just in case you missed it, heres my writeup from a while back about controlling tilt.
The Only Reason Tilt Happens
Republished with [...]

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The Biggest Mistake of All

Posted on15. May, 2009 by Gugel.


To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
- Peter McWilliams
Youll never be a great poker player if you avoid difficult situations.  The more you get challenged, the more youll think and adjust, and the better player youll become.  The great thing about heads up is that it [...]

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