Category Archives: high stakes poker

The Legend

I first heard of Dusty Schmidt a few years ago on 2+2 but the guy has become a legend in online poker. In fact I have no problem whatsoever paying homage to a player that realises his own weaknesses, works … Continue reading

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I may have a better feel for this

I have played two more sessions of $200 six handed PLO since last post and I have further success to report. I won $97 last night and a further $191 the previous session which now takes me nearly $900 ahead … Continue reading

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It’s a different world out there

There has been some sick action in the nosebleeds over the past week with Isildur1 who is probably now Viktor Blom losing an estimated 4.2 million to Brian Hastings. That is 4.2 million of the money that he has won … Continue reading

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Expected value is key

I had an e-mail a few days ago from someone who was confused about the Isaac Haxton video and my comments about it. Simply it is to do with various factors and the main one being how expected value is … Continue reading

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There are more connections than what you think

After more than 20 painstaking years in the betting, casino and poker industry, one of the things that strikes me about them is in how they share common ground in so many different areas. The process of making money in … Continue reading

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Finding value in online poker

At times you have to admit when you are not good enough or you have to admit if your game or method of operation needs improving. With me this has been a constant and unfortunately a natural process. The gambling … Continue reading

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Attention Attention Mr Goodwin

I can’t really speak for any other online poker players but I am here to defend online poker player kind. At no time in my life have I ever played online poker in my underpants. It just isn’t feasible in … Continue reading

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A quick word from a World Class player

Online poker has changed…….I mean seriously changed. A few years ago you could look at the players who were considered “World Class” and they are far different to the players who are considered “World Class” today. Its like the old … Continue reading

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You have to learn from these guys

There is no doubt that the new generation of young kids have changed poker and even though they have undoubtedly made the online poker games tougher, they have passed on their knowledge and educated us all. Today’s video features a … Continue reading

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All out aggression

Today’s video shows a final table from a WPT event won by Scotty Nguyen. In fact it only shows one hand as the heads up confrontation lasted for just one hand. Both players had a similar chip count so whoever … Continue reading

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