Friday, April 25, 2014

"The biggest kettle of fish in North America"

That's how David Samuels, writing for The Atlantic, describes Maryland Live, the new 52-table poker room. It's a good read on the ecology of a new, large poker room, opening in what had been basically a poker desert.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Poker gems, #470

Ed Miller, in Card Player magazine column, March 19, 2014 (vol. 27, #6), pp. 41-42.

Winning poker requires high aggression and much risk-taking. You cannot systematically reduce the risk and still play a strong game. It can't be done.

Elite a particularly high-variance style because that's the best, most profitable way to play. If you intentionally try to reduce your variance, you must accept that you will never play well.