Category Archives: Live Games

#PNWPokerCalendar Planner for September 1st

 No long diatribe to start the Planner today, just watch John (@LuckBoxJuanda) come from behind to take down the first event of the European Poker Tour Season 12. 700 minutes of poker bossing with the video lagging about 6 seconds … Continue reading

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#PNWPokerCalendar Planner for August 26th

The post-World Series of Poker lull in series schedules is over, and things are cranking up into high gear, even here in the Pacific Northwest, where big events are few and far-between. Of course, just like the last two years, venues are stepping … Continue reading

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#PNWPokerCalendar Planner for August 19

Only eleven-and-a-half weeks until the start of the November Nine (November 8th). Nearly a month before the ESPN coverage of the Main Event starts up (September 14). What to do in the meantime?LA-bor Day: Deal of the DayIf you happen to be … Continue reading

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Day One, Here I Come

In my latest article for PokerNews, I look at whether the size of chip stacks are affected by differences in size (and the presumed player pool differences) in the starting days of the WSOP Main Event.

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#PNWPokerCalendar Planner for August 12

Looking ahead, what’s going to be a good “investment” of time and energy for Portland tournament poker players?Muckleshoot Summer Poker Classic: Deal of the DayThe Classic consists of five events starting September 16th:Wednesday, September 16th. NLHE Shootout, $250 entry with $4K … Continue reading

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#PNWPokerCalendar Planner for August 5

The Poker Mutant is always looking for the next big score (he kind of needs it these days), and as usual I was looking at my personal poker calendar, crossing off things that I’m not going to make it to … Continue reading

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Freerolling

Another article for PokerNews, on how this year’s November Nine chip leader could guarantee himself $2 million more than he already has.There was some discussion in the comments on the article about whether this was really a freeroll. Snickering that … Continue reading

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PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 22

Hah! You thought it was over, didn’t you? Well, good news, everyone! The pokerz never stops! More accurately, it takes a while for results to get posted at a number of venues.WSOP Daily Deepstack $235 NLHE 7/12Eric Vallee of BC … Continue reading

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Playing the Pros

Been jonesing to play under the PokerStars aegis once again? Always wanted to test your poker wits against people like Daniel Negreanu, Vanessa Selbst, and Chris Moneymaker but don’t have $10,000, $100,000. or $1,000,000? Well, if you’re willing to go … Continue reading

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Only Cream and Bastards Rise: The Climb to the November Nine

You know your friend?He’s doing so much better than youAre ever likely to doHe’ll eclipse youBut he will not miss you   —Harvey Danger, “Cream and Bastards Rise”Each day of the World Series of Poker Main Even is a struggle. Not … Continue reading

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