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
A polite reference to the assets of an attractive lady earned me a free entry to a $10 multi table tournament on Party Poker…
Continue reading Out of my depth (Party Poker Daily Major $100 buy in)
“Personally, I’ve always preferred tournaments. I’ve rarely felt comfortable playing cash games, and my advantage has always seemed to be better in the increasingly confined space defined by player eliminations and rising blinds. But after walking through some of these numbers …. I’m rethinking my personal poker strategy. Is it time for you to do the same?”
Continue reading Barking up the wrong tree?
“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
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?