My husband’s favorite TV sitcom is Two and a Half Men. He just told me about an episode he saw last night with a vivid poker lesson.
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Imagine my surprise when I found the following private message in my Facebook account, “Are you the poker guru?” Some say I am, but I think of myself as a poker coach, who teaches poker as a personal-development tool. It is just a 2-degree difference in thinking that makes us either successful or a failure in life and at the poker table.
When I first started playing poker tournaments in 1996, there were no uniform rules… none! It seemed that every casino had its own idea of how to run a poker tournament, which made it not only confusing, but also often unfair. In 2001, four gaming professionals got together and decided to put an end to the chaos when they founded the Poker Tournament Directors Association, the TDA.
Then, I started thinking about how to make this poker coaching program, “Poker, Pure and Simple”, stand out in other people’s minds, and how to convey its unique features and benefits. I know it is a first-of-its-kind, and that there has never before been a program just like it.
What do you do when you misplay a poker hand? Do you berate yourself for screwing up, or do you go about fixing where you goofed?
Poker lessons everywhere! Who would ever think that having your host server hacked could result in a right-on poker lesson? One of the ways I coach my poker playing students is helping them hear that ever-so-tiny voice inside. Doyle Brunson even talks about it.
Poker cruises have distinct advantages to playing online poker or even to playing live in a card room or in a tournament venue. First and foremost, a poker cruise is a perfect vacation…
Poker cruise planned for May, 2010, out of Tampa, Florida. If you are interested in playing or dealing, contact us.
Your physical poker game has many layers, but it is definable. It is necessary but relatively clear-cut. It is left-brain information with boxes where you tidy up your poker strategy. Perfecting your physical poker game is a critical part of winning poker. However, it is just the beginning.
Usually when I hear the word “etiquette”, what comes to mind is a white-gloved Ann Landers sitting straight-backed creating her daily newspaper column by way of an old fashioned, manual typewriter. Then, you add the word “poker”, and Ann’s image instantly morphs into the Dogs Playing Poker painting by C. M. Coolidge. Go figure… I have a vivid imagination.