Poker player and crypto assets trader @blaissezfaire joins us to explain what exactly crypto assets are, why the poker world went crazy for them in 2017, and what the future may hold. Timestamps 0:30 hello 11:08 strat 28:13 chris Links Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond Jameson @Lopp Nick Szabo (@NickSzabo4) on … Read moreEpisode 241: The Crypto Show
This was the second Sunday of WCOOP. There was actually a $1050 6-max that I ended up skipping. It started several hours earlier than everything else I wanted to play, and it didn’t seem quite good enough to build my entire schedule around. Sundays are (hopefully) long days already, and you don’t want to be … Read moreWCOOP Day 8 ($215 rebuy, $530 NLHE)
Friday the 8th was an off day for me. I ran some errands and also went for another ride on the P’tit Train du Nord bike path. The weather was gray and intermittently rainy, as it had been since our arrival. It seemed like I had timed my ride for a particularly pleasant period, and … Read moreWCOOP Day 7 ($500 Win the Button and $215 NLHE)
Thanks to everyone who participated in the inaugural Rate Our Play. I’ll take the blame for the low attendance, as I haven’t been actively blogging lately. That should change once WCOOP gets underway. DP1: Uncontroversial. DP2: Uncontroversial at this stack depth. With deeper stacks, this is a reasonable BB vs BN 3-betting candidate, but with … Read moreRate Our Play Results
This is an article I wrote a while ago for 2+2 Magazine. Posting it here now so that I can link someone to it. My favorite feeling in poker is making some huge, heroic call on the river with a weak hand. To this day, the hand I’m most proud of is one I played … Read moreHero Folding
Sorry everyone, time got away from me today, I’ll post the new episode tomorrow. It’s a good one!
This is a continuation of the Hand of the Week. Discussion of the flop action, which I imagine will surprise some of you, can be found here. Turn discussion is here. Blinds are 50/100, Villain has about 20K (starting stack), and I have about 25K. Only six players (including both blinds) have claimed their seats … Read moreHand of the Week: Rockets! (River)
Dara Kearney and I yesterday released a joint review of a hyper turbo tournament that he won on PokerStars. Most of you probably know, by now, that I’m raising money for the Bay Area Urban Debate League and will release a free hour of poker strategy video for every $500 raised. Dara kindly agreed to … Read moreCan’t Believe We’re Just Giving This Away!