When I started Smarter Poker – From Average Joe to Poker Pro (?) I made my intentions fairly clear: I am not happy with how much money I am making and I need to make more. I have always done pretty well when playing Poker on-line (for fun) and thought now is the time to take it seriously enough to make a living.
I am now two months further down the line and I feel like an update is in order. So, just how much money have I made playing Poker on-line?
Continue reading Playing Poker for a living is tough
“Keep in mind that a good poker player will, more times than not, utterly destroy low limit games… If you can’t win consistently at these games, don’t be so quick to blame the bad beats – you probably have some more work to do before you move up” – Phil Gordon in Poker: The Real Deal
Phil Gordon: helping poker fish to dodge bullets since… June 2015?
Continue reading Man does not run before mastering the walk
When I put
pen to paper finger to keyboard and started writing Smarter Poker: From Average Joe to Poker Pro (?), I did so for my own benefit.
Yes, I could just keep a diary (or a modern equivalent such as Evernote) but then, in the unlikely event that I make it as a professional Poker player, this blog will make quite entertaining reading. It will allow the reader to see the Poker articles, books and videos that I digested on my journey, along with an account of my bankroll, from the initial deposit to wherever it may end up (hopefully above zero).
If or when that does happen, I expect readers. But now? Not so much. So, why then, have I had a spike in traffic?
Continue reading So you want to make money playing online?
Cash games are my nemesis.
In my last post I mentioned I had roughly tripled my initial £20 stake. Not long after posting I had increased it five fold and, at the time when I really should have gone to sleep, my balance on Paddy Power Poker stood at a little over £100.
Continue reading One step forward, two steps back
I have a small confession to make.
The idea was to blog absolutely everything in my quest to become a professional poker player. However, as I pointed out in my opening post (From Average Joe to Poker Pro (?)), I work a 7 day week and I couldn’t find a time to get the blog up and running.
Continue reading Would I lie to you?