Archive for June 2002

Christy Asks for Help

A few issues ago I wrote about ladies-only tournaments, and that I believe they help in getting new players into our game. I wrote about how these tournaments tend to be a great starting point for new players, and that with a little luck, these players will move from tournaments to live-action poker games.

Reread Your Read Until You Believe What You’ve Read

I was chatting with a friend of mine recently at Commerce Casino, where he plays in the pot-limit hold’em game. I consider him a very good player in that game, and he will admit that it is his best game. We were talking about how he’d been running, and he brought up a hand that he lost and asked my opinion as to how he played it at the end. I say at the end because based on his explanation, he played it perfectly up to the river. Here’s a quick rundown to illustrate the point: