I was playing in this home game the other day. There were a few drunks guys at the game and one of them thought he was just the funniest person to ever live. When you’re stone cold sober, trying to converse with a drunk person can be somewhat difficult and frustrating. Trying to play a nice game of poker with them can be much worse at times. Anyway……. This guy got involved in a hand...
When you first start anything in life, there is always a bit of a learning curve. At first you may make many mistakes, but you learn from them. Some quicker than others, but learn; none the less. The “unknown unknowns” are usually what catch people out when they start something new. This holds true when it comes to poker more than just about anything I have ever done in my life....
Poker is a great game that has many aspects to love, but also many to despise. The thrill of scooping up a big pot and the rush you get from pulling off a monster bluff is a feeling you can’t get anywhere else. This is what makes poker so amazing. But, poker does have an ugly side not often seen by the average person. To those who don’t play poker much and only see it on TV, they think poker...
So here at hhSmithy we used to write some stuff about poker and a long time ago (2007) I wrote something for small stakes players on 2p2. The thread has 4.8/5 stars and well over 100,000 page views. Even today a lot will be relevant despite the games getting tougher. One day in the future I will revisit this series and update it, and perhaps even write some more parts. Here is the original...