Game Report 10/17/06

Location: Dr. Smiley’s Poker Emporium Attendance: Chris, Neil, Smiley, Dirty, Miller A sparse but hardy group decided to throw some cards at Smiley’s swanky South End pad once again. Everyone who didn’t come missed the chance to see Miller’s awesome Dr. Doom gloves (affectionately dubbed “The Cheese Graters of Doom”), the spiffy new folding chairs […]

Tournament Report 14/10/06

Eleven men entered, but only one left. Well, everyone left. Except me, as I lived there. Anyways: The tourney was another rousing success, even without our reigning champ Chris there or the likes of Alex, Bob, Tiger, Ward, Cal or Jarrod cluttering things up. Eleven entrants, split for a long while into two tables (5/6). […]

Poker with world leaders?

OK, here’s a challenge for you HGPA blog readers: tell me what kind of players you think world leaders would be in a no-limit hold’em tournament, and what your strategy for dealing with them would be. Here’s some sample leaders, along with my answers, but feel free to use other leaders as well: George W. […]

Game Report 10/10/06

Location: Dr. Smiley’s Poker Emporium Attendance: Smiley, Dirty, Neil, Drake, Chris, Alex, Miller, Mal Another week back at the snuggly table at Smiley’s place. Early fears of low numbers were quickly allayed and we dove into cards headlong. Hold ‘Em and Omaha dominated much of the early play. Dirty and Smiley had the luck of […]

Game Report 03/10/06

Location: Allan Street Poker Syndicate Attendance: Neil, Chris, Drake, Miller, Alex, Carsten, Dirty, Smiley I have almost no clear recollection of what happened last night thanks to my heroic intake of Jagermeister. I was so intoxicated that I am even having difficulty remembering what happened before I got smashed, which is never a good sign. […]