Category : Poker and Gambling

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Back Playing Poker Again

Aside from two small poker tournaments in Sept. 2018 and another in Nov. 2018, the last time I played any form of online poker was back in Oct. 2015, almost four years ago. There was a time when I used to spend every possible spare minute logging cash game hands, grinding sit & gos or

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I’m Forever Bursting Bubbles

Getting back playing poker regularly was one of the goals I set myself for 2019 and yesterday I played my first online poker tournament in as long as I can remember.The tournament was never going to make me rich, a small $3.30 progressive knockout mix-max tournament at partypoker. I had a few quid in my

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Bad Luck On and Off The Tables

“If it wasn’t for bad luck we wouldn’t have any” is a phrase I’d often hear my mum say, usually after some household appliance broke / hours at work were cut / a big car repair bill loomed or similar. These financial hits usually came at the worst possible times, or seemed to know that

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Blogtober Never Really Happened

My plan of penning 25 blog entries during the month of October, known affectionately as Blogtober, fell flat on its arse with me only managing a paltry six posts.Blogtober started well, dipped in the middle and the less said about the end the better. Three posts in the first four days of October stood me

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Happy Meals Are On Me!

My first foray into the world of online poker tournaments resulted in a minor cash meaning I can afford to buy the kids a Happy Meal with the money of somebody else.I wrote a promotional article for UK & Ireland PokerNews highlighting three freerolls at Grosvenor Poker last week that highlighted two £1,000 and one

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Tempted to Get Back Into Online Poker

There was a time that I harboured dreams of becoming a professional poker player, either sitting behind my computer screen playing online poker or travelling around the UK and maybe the world playing in poker tournaments.I soon realised – I say soon but it took three or four years – that this was never going

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