Mikes Got The Nuts: Another Observation of Bar Poker Culture

I like to play Texas Hold 'Em about once a week or so depending on whether I am traveling or how busy work is keeping me. There are several bar games in my neighborhood - just about every night of the week, actually. Different local sports bars will host or have a promoter host free … Continue reading Mikes Got The Nuts: Another Observation of Bar Poker Culture

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The Dead Man’s Hand: A Little Bit of Poker Context

Last night I played in my first Texas Hold 'em tournament:  a quarterly event at a local bar whereby winners of the weekly games have the opportunity to compete for a cash prize in a 5 table tournament style event. I had been anticipating this game for at least a couple of months:  so excited … Continue reading The Dead Man’s Hand: A Little Bit of Poker Context

Things I’ve Learned From Playing Poker In Bars

First let me start by saying that where I live it is perfectly legal to play poker at bars. For "fun", anyway. There are several companies / leagues in my neck of the woods that promote free tournament-style Texas Hold 'em Poker nights at different bars around the area. The winners get a bar tab … Continue reading Things I’ve Learned From Playing Poker In Bars