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Join Date: Jan 20th, 2007
64 Diary of a Low Volume Grinder part-8 "Relentless Work Ethics" "Super Sunday"
So here i am again writing in this blog a few hours before my Sunday session. There are a lot of things that i use to attempt to get motivated before all of the virtual cards fly in the air. Will i ship the $109' Will i ship the Sunday Big 33 15k ect, ect, ect. Poker is a game that i just wish i had never got involved in sometimes; As it's just so demanding on your mental, and social lifestyle. I ...
Published: Aug 10th, 2014
Join Date: Aug 6th, 2007
12 World Series of Poker Part Deux
After a decent first half of the WSOP (managed a cash in the Millionaire Maker) I headed home to North Carolina to spend a bit of time with the family and drink a few beers by the pool. It has been a great week of rest and relaxation, but it is time to get back to the Vegas house and get back on the grind. I head back tomorrow morning and will be there throughout the Main Event. I have 3 events ...
Published: Jun 23rd, 2014
Join Date: Aug 2nd, 2011
10 Chasing That First Big Live Score
I will be headed to Winstar later this month to play in River Series Event #1 ($350 - 300k Guarantee). I grind micro/low stakes tourneys online and have had some success in recent months thanks to studying the game via P5s, 2p2, and . I'm a decent live player with final table appearances on many daily tourneys and a 2nd place finish at a Beau Rivage event last year on top of a few thousand in ...
Published: Aug 4th, 2014
Join Date: Apr 6th, 2014
1 New Jersey sites ready for 2/3 table tournies instead of quals
Ok. Party Poker Nj and WsopNj, we are ready for 2 to 3 table sit n gos instead of the silly qualifiers in which only one person gets in to a major tourney and second often gets zero or a few dollars. I have finished 2nd many times in the qualifiers due to the allin fests of my competitors. Please add some of these tournies so that we can accumulate some profits on the days we are 2nd and 3rd.
Published: Apr 16th, 2014
Join Date: Jun 29th, 2007
3 2008, greatness, and shittiness.
2008 started off great, on New years day, I finished 7th in the $11r 45k for $1,900. Just 6 short days later, I finished 5th in the same tournament for $2,800. Solid start to the year already. At this point, I was beginning to really feel good about my play. I remember thinking how good I felt I was. In all actuality, I was probably better then than I am now. But, I think alot of that has to ...
Published: May 25th, 2014
Join Date: Jan 30th, 2012
1 Ship it and ship it again
I wanted to share a new personal best. I shipped 2 mtts today! This is a first, I've never won two in one day and until recently was struggling to even make the final table. My previous results have been pretty average so I'm super excited to continue this good run and turn things around. My last few years have been largely unprofitable so it's great to finally be in the black with some great ...
Published: Jun 18th, 2014
Join Date: May 10th, 2006
14 On a Misson (early Aug update)
Well I have to admit my game slipped a bit in July although that was mainly due to running good irl. Started dating a girl and had a cousin in town so spent less time on the virtual felt. Probably my biggest leak was donating some money on PL Omaha cash but I needed a break and like anything else you often have to lose in the beginning in order to get better at the game. At this time my roll is ...
Published: Aug 5th, 2014
Join Date: Mar 5th, 2011
11 how easy is low stakes heads up? $50 to $1000 in a week
ok so this may be a bit extreme and perhaps unrealistic but I find beating these games pretty easy. I can constantly rebuild my roll focusing entirely on $7dollar hypers and the 10.50 super knockouts (these are awesome) you get 5 dollars for every victory and top 8 get paid with just under $400 if u bink one. I recently completed 100 to 2000 in 4weeks at these games. Obviously the knockout ...
Published: May 8th, 2014
Join Date: Oct 4th, 2010
3 Keep getting it in good but can't hold
Just getting back here to remind myself about some feelings regarding hands and pro advice. Waited for spots tonight in some of the small buy in tourneys on merge and got it in good in all. Each time I had my opponents completely dominated and couldn't come away from it with the best result. In talking to the more successful players, I am reassured that things will turn around and my bad luck ...
Published: May 6th, 2014
Join Date: Mar 31st, 2014
I win some money but , i'm losing too much now a days . I earn about 3K but , lossed already 2k .i usually play 1-11$ MMT game . how i can control it ' please need your advice,,,,,,,,,
Published: Apr 16th, 2014
Join Date: Aug 13th, 2007
1 How I finished in Pokerstars Micro Million
Going to Post the last hands for every event I play.
Published: Mar 14th, 2014
Join Date: Apr 23rd, 2014
1 Wanted... Poker Players
Remember the good old days, when you could sign on to Party Poker, PokerStars or Full Tilt and buy into a $10 or $20 tournament and see a $20k first prize' This is the type of environment we could have again if states all shared player liquidity. On any given day, the two largest sites in NJ typically have less than 200 seats filled at all of their cash games, often this is 1/1000th of what ...
Published: May 15th, 2014
Join Date: Mar 19th, 2014
1 Private P5's Freeroll on Borgata
The Private P5's Freeroll on Borgata is listed for tonight but when i try to register it says "sorry, your not invted to this tournament". Anyone know whats going on'''/
Published: Mar 26th, 2014
Join Date: Dec 16th, 2013
1 Boycott Venetian During WSOP
With the WSOP just weeks away, I think its time that we have this conversation. As we all know, Sheldon Adelson and his coalition, Stop Net Gambling, has unleashed an all our war against online gambling, including poker, in all 50 states. We need to send him a message that we will not go down with out a fight. I am proposing an all out boycott from all of his properties starting now ...
Published: Apr 30th, 2014
Join Date: Apr 6th, 2014
1 A History of Poker
My name is Christian Fields. I am 21 years old, and I have been playing poker on and off for 7 years. Let me begin by saying, I fell in love with the game the day I was introduced. Playing Free-roll's on my Dad's account as a 14 year old for hours with the chance to win the $30 top prize, I can remember it too well. Back then, I played the game for fun. I played to learn from my mistakes and ...
Published: Apr 7th, 2014
Join Date: Jan 12th, 2007
218 Stir The Pot... One Drop...
It's funny... on the night I tweet: There's a slew of silly drama in the poker community. Let's not harbor it. #Ambassador — Tristan Wade (@TristanCre8ive) July 2, 2014 I return to blogging. You probably heard about Daniel Colman, I am not going to give an interview or explanations. I'm here for a reason. The same way Colman was on his way to winning over FIFTEEN (15) MILLION DOLLARS in ...
Published: Jul 2nd, 2014
Join Date: May 7th, 2014
1 Satellite Success
Hey all... I'm new to Pocket Fives, and I just love this site! It's so informative and educational! As a very low stakes player I have been learning and growing my game. I've just recently started giving Satellite tournaments a go and today I won a 1st stage Satellite for 0.25c at 888 poker, which led me to a $2.20 direct Satellite to the $22.00 Mega Dozen, kicking off in 4 hours. I ...
Published: May 18th, 2014