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The Warrior Spirit

Posted on22. Mar, 2011 by Gugel.

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Don Juan was a Spanish badass that seduced women and then beat up their boyfriends.  Even though hes fictional, he spoke these wise words:
The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or as a curse.
Thats [...]

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My 2006 UIGEA Conspiracy Theory Confirmed?

Posted on06. Dec, 2010 by Gugel.

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The UIGEA passed the House and Senate on September 30, 2006. It served to restrict gambling transactions for financial institutions. For players, that meant it became harder to deposit and withdraw money.
On October 2, 2006, I made a prediction that the domestic casinos would rise from the ashes:
Here was my conspiracy theory:

Harrahs Entertainment [...]

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Free HU SNG Video

Posted on14. Nov, 2010 by Gugel.

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Cog Dissonance is one of the lead instructors on HUSNG.com.  Hes played over 15,000 SNGs with a 7% ROI and a total profit of $98,961.  Check out his graph:
Cog Dissonance sent me an exclusive sample strategy video just for AnskyPoker.com readers.   In the video, he gives a brief overview about the general strategy for [...]

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How the Poker Economy Works

Posted on09. Oct, 2010 by Gugel.

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Heres my simplified model of how the poker economy works:

The bucket represents the poker room.
There are two holes on the bottom.  One hole is the rake and the other hole is withdrawals.
Theres also a faucet that brings new water into the bucket. That water represents new deposits.

The poker room needs to keep the water level [...]

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The History Behind 7 Popular Poker Terms

Posted on22. Aug, 2010 by Gugel.

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You probably use these 7 poker terms all the time. The origin and history of these words is actually pretty funny
The Nuts
To have the best possible hand.

There are two possibilities about how this term originated.

Back in Old West, players could wager almost anything they had at a poker game. That included the nuts [...]

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Multi-Tasking is for Losers

Posted on05. Jul, 2010 by Gugel.

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I have an assignment for you.  I want you to run a mile, juggle 3 balls for 15 minutes and spin a hula hip around your waist 100 times.  Unless youre a well trained circus performer, you instinctively know that you wont get ANYTHING done if you do everything at once.    You have to [...]

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Money Doesnt Motivate

Posted on08. Jun, 2010 by Gugel.

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I guarantee youre not gonna be a great poker player if money is the only thing that keeps you going.
Ill prove it to you.  A study by M.I.T.  researchers had students try to beat a series of challenges.   They did stuff like memorize strings of numbers, solve word problems and shoot basketballs into a [...]

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3 Crazy Conspiracy Theories About the UIGEA

Posted on05. May, 2010 by Gugel.

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The UIGEA was passed in 2006 and made it harder for U.S. players to deposit money on poker sites.  But how and why was it pushed through Congress so quickly (and sneakily)?  Put on your tin foil hats here are 3 crazy conspiracy theories.
Conspiracy Theory #1: U.S. based casinos pushed through the UIGEA legislation.
Consider these facts:

In [...]

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Exclusive Sneak Peak at PokerTableRatings Premium

Posted on26. Apr, 2010 by Gugel.

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My friends over at PokerTableRatings.com gave me an exclusive sneak peak at the new PTR Premium section.  To take this bad boy for a test drive, I looked up some stats for Isildur1.
General Tab
So the first part of the Premium section is the General tab.  You get to see some of the data thats available [...]

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5 Best Countries in HU NL

Posted on13. Apr, 2010 by Gugel.

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In my previous post, I talked about the 5 countries that have the worst HU NL players.  Now, as promised, here are the 5 countries with the best heads up players. (At this point, I figured Id just share the whole list).  Congrats to you Russians.  You are the best HU NL players.
Personally, Im [...]

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