Author Archives: Poker Mutant

Brewer Interview

Yet more PokerNews material, an interview with Portland player Robert Brewer.Any Oregon/Washington folks who are WSOP-bound and interested in people knowing how well you’re doing, keep me updated and I’ll be posting news here on NW players. I have a media … Continue reading

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Luckbox

My latest piece on PokerNews  is up after a long wait while their techies figured out how to embed the simulator. It shows how short-term variance in hand distribution affects the quality of starting hands you get during a session of … Continue reading

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Money For Nothin’

I hadn’t played on America’s Card Room, though a number of people had recommended it, but I thought I’d take a whack at their FREEBUY series running this week. Nearly 60 guaranteed prize pool events with no cost for the … Continue reading

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Aiming For the Satellites

The Encore Club ran the first World Series of Poker-sanctioned satellite in Portland last weekend, with three more scheduled for the next three Saturday afternoons in May. The first was a $100 buy-in (T15K), with a live re-buy (meaning you … Continue reading

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Almost There….

Bovada $7,500 NLHEI finally cashed in some player points and got a ticket for the nightly $7,500 with 10K in chips and 10-minute levels, then went on a sort of deep run.Hand 7  HJ T9,840 40/80Action folded around to me and … Continue reading

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A Week Ahead

As a mostly live tournament player, it’s not often that I have a string of days with all positive results, but this week was an exception, even if I have to stretch a little on the “mostly”.MondayStarted off with mediocre … Continue reading

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Two Fer

The Poker Mutant is no Angela Jordison, but he’s had a couple of good poker days. Jordison is the Bend player who took the top prize in the first three events at the Wildhorse Spring Poker Round-Up over the weekend, … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday, So Good to Me

Well, sort of good.I’d been expecting to be in Pendleton Monday morning, playing Omaha High/Low, but circumstances late in the week before intervened and I had to stay in Portland. No shot at the High Roller this spring (unless something completely unexpected happens … Continue reading

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Running It Up

It’s a big week-and-a-half of Oregon poker coming up, with the spring edition of the Wildhorse Poker Round-Up starting tomorrow. I’m planning to head out Monday with some of the winnings from a fourth-place ICM chop in the Encore Club $17K guarantee … Continue reading

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Top Three Percent

Carbon Poker $1,500 NLHEAnother tournament that went well for the most part. I had the chip lead for a long portion of the middle part of the tournament, made only one really glaring misstep, then had the dirty done to … Continue reading

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