Sunday, February 28, 2010


gamblegambel posts the small blind of $25
ba.b.ayaro posts the big blind of $50
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to gamblegambel [3c 9c 2s Qs]
Ran.d.o.mInfluence folds
S.i.r.ens folds
T.he.G.orn folds
gamblegambel raises to $150
b.a.b.ayaro calls $100
*** FLOP *** [6h Ks 8c]
gamblegambel has 15 seconds left to act
gamblegambel bets $204
bab.a.y.aro raises to $408
gamblegambel calls $204
*** TURN *** [6h Ks 8c] [Th]
gamblegambel has 15 seconds left to act
gamblegambel has requested TIME
gamblegambel bets $794 calls $794
*** RIVER *** [6h Ks 8c Th] [2h]
gamblegambel bets $648, and is capped
ba.b.a.yaro folds
gamblegambel wins the pot ($2,701)

Friday, February 26, 2010

I have been on edge lately. Sometimes I get swallowed by these overwhelming negative emotions that seem to be unfathered. It isn't very hard for me to do a 180, but it usually has to be some sort of external force. To almost an unhealthy fashion I really do appreciate the little things. I love stretching my calf muscles. I love memorizing random numbers. I love falsely assuming something is a Freudian slip. I get pretty jealous when my friends do better than me in poker. It is absurdly relative. I can feel happy for them up until they make one dollar more than me. I would have sat 200/400 PLO today, but I was restricted from playing that high. I emailed them to let me play, but they wanted me to fax them ID so I gave up. I think my dog would be an excellent gambler if given the opportunity. For every 7 monkeys I get off my back, 8 more get on. I might be heading in the wrong direction. I used a pumice stone to scrub a stamp from a bar off of the back of my hand and it looked as if I had gotten a third degree burn on my skin when I was finished. I don't think I am a masochist. For every 8 wounds I get, 7 don't leave a scar.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Owning Mahowny


gamblegambel posts the small blind of $25
B.i.g Tu.n.a JKo posts the big blind of $50
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to gamblegambel [7h Tc 9s Jh]
Vol.od.y51..2345 calls $50
G.ho.s.tRideIt folds
Vive.k Ra.j.k.umar folds
Rooki.e.K.rash folds
gamblegambel raises to $200
Bi.g JKo folds
Vo.l.od..y512345 calls $150
*** FLOP *** [3c As Kd]
gamblegambel has 15 seconds left to act
gamblegambel bets $294
Vo.l.o.dy512345 raises to $588
gamblegambel raises to $1,797, and is all in
Volo.d.y.5.12345 folds
gamblegambel mucks
gamblegambel wins the pot ($1,623)

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Serious relationships are usually enjoyable.
Fine dinning is typically delightful.
Family holidays can be special.
Beach picnics tend to be splendid.
Alcohol is great.
Music keeps the world turning.
Sex can be nice.
All that being said,
Gambling is the best thing in the world.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Full Circle

I have the first half of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata down pat. I have always thought deep down that I was more of an intellectual than a jock, but as of late I've been exercising my body way more than my mind. A recent dabble with 25/50 PLO led to some of the wildest swings I have ever experienced (winning and losing around 30k a day). I eventually quit on an big upswing [I never thought I'd see that day] because, even though I was winning, it was just stressing me out too much. It doesn't make all that much sense when I write it down. The primary thought on my mind lately is the fear of dying without ever being a father. There are times over this year where I would have honestly put the odds at a 20:1 favorite and times where I would have honestly put the odds at a 20:1 dog of starting a family. The windows side of my computer got a virus today so I will be out of commission for about a week. I'd like to master the second half of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.

Monday, February 8, 2010


Isildur posts small blind [$25.00].
snusumrikk4 posts big blind [$50.00].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to gamblegambel [ Jc Qh Ac 6c ]
Ricard Ashby folds
FinishNightmre folds
gamblegambel raises [$150.00]
dvin77 folds
Isildr1 folds
snumumrikk4 calls [$100.00]
** Dealing Flop ** [ 3s, Tc, 6h ]
snsmumrikk4 checks
gamblegambel checks
** Dealing Turn ** [ 9s ]
susmumrikk4 bets [$250.00]
gamblegambel calls [$250.00]
** Dealing River ** [ 5c ]
snusmurikk4 bets [$600.00]
gamblegambel raises [$1600.00]
snusmmrikk4 folds
gamblegambel wins $2022.00 USD from main pot

Wednesday, February 3, 2010


So today was by far my best day ever in poker. My online cash winnings over the past few hours just exceeded my WSOP score. Feels pretty good to run super hot. Here is my favorite HH from the session, seems like all my bluffs were right on point:

The Gret Hug posts small blind [$25.00].
URnotIdanger2 posts big blind [$50.00].
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to gamblegambel [ 2s Jh Th 7h ]
MrSmts folds
Ezmnn folds
PeerPan99 folds
gamblegambel raises [$131.00]
Te Great Hug folds
URotINdanger2 calls [$81.00]
** Dealing Flop ** [ 6s, 3s, Td ]
URntINdanger2 checks
gamblegambel bets [$196.00]
URnotNdanger2 calls [$196.00]
** Dealing Turn ** [ 5d ]
URnotINdnger2 checks
gamblegambel checks
** Dealing River ** [ 9c ]
URnotINanger2 bets [$450.00]
gamblegambel raises [$1673.00]
gamblegambel wins $1576.00 USD from main pot