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Looks like things have changed…

April 19, 2011 | 7:45 am | Derk

With the closure of the two largest sites in the US I’ve taken to playing a lot more live as I live in Las Vegas. I’m still feeling things out and running around to various poker rooms to see what’s going on at each one. Here’s a picture of Binion’s from earlier tonight:

I [...]

Hello darlin, nice to see you…

November 24, 2010 | 12:27 am | Derk

It’s been a long time since I posted a blog update.  I just never have anything interesting to say.
Anyway, I’m writing this post in part because the SNG series is back on PokerVT.   I haven’t run it in many months because of WSOP and then having a lot of eye issues but things are getting [...]

JCarver sat on my couch, $10 and you can sit in the same spot

March 15, 2010 | 9:52 am | Derk

Since getting over being moderately sick for a few months I’ve started to pick things up again. I’ve got a couple of students who are doing good: one went from being a losing player to being up 150 buyins in slightly over a month and has moved up two levels and the other doesn’t [...]

WSOP trip report

July 12, 2009 | 4:42 am | Derk

I’m back from the WSOP so I figured I’d write up a trip report.  No pictures though because my digital camera, which is now 4 years old, has some problems and my phone’s camera kinda sucks too.  Time to upgrade.
I got in on the evening of June 8th and promptly got lost getting to my [...]

Security for the online poker player

May 2, 2009 | 3:14 am | Derk

One of the mailing lists I’m on had a message the other day about those late night TV ads talking about companies that will give you a computer with no credit and monthly plans.  The conversation then turned to computer security and I started giving out some advice on security.  I realized I’ve basically regurgitated [...]