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More tales of free poker: The hungry and disgruntled player

By Matthew E. Milliken
July 13, 2016

The evening started off well enough. In an early hand against a man named Aziz, whom I know sometimes plays junk, I started off with the ace and jack of diamonds and hit a jack on the flop, which gave me top pair and… 1,480 more words


Waiting for the Big Score

The June went by too fast!

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Played a lot of satellites and won many tickets for $33, $44 and $55 tournaments.

Had almost no success in those, but it was a nice feeling playing the mid stakes. 23 more words


Anatomy of a hand gone wrong

By Matthew E. Milliken
June 23, 2016

This happened earlier this week, but already a few of the details are vague.

In the big blind, I find myself holding the queen and jack of hearts. 595 more words


When a hand has been dealt...

I am not much of a poker player, actually to be honest I don’t play poker at all. I will confess to being confused more than half the time when I watch people playing poker in the movies. 256 more words


Travel Blog (Vegas Adventure Part 10)

Want to hear a poker story?

I mean, I’m playing a crap ton of poker and have not talked about it much. I play all sorts of games but focus primarily at 2-5 NL poker and sometimes 5-10. 363 more words

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Playing your first hand

I love watching poker on television! Seeing the hands unfold live in front of my eyes, knowing the holecards and hearing the commentary, it always gets me excited to play. 1,158 more words


June 2016 pokerpalooza: The rest of the mess

By Matthew E. Milliken
June 13, 2016

Tournament of champions semifinals, Tuesday afternoon, June 7, 2016. When I busted out of the national championship event, I wasn’t quite done with my pursuit of glory. 335 more words