Five days left in WSOP’s DIY bonus. I feel like I never want to see another card again. So far, I’m about $500 up, not a good two weeks normally, but the $2000 bonus will make it worth it. Even if I break even, I’ll consider the bonus a successful half month. But this will be my last grind of its kind. Today, I was playing with ease. I was making hands and getting calls, things were fine. When I
Stress or Tilt? We like to use the terms interchangeably. Recently I read The Mental Game of Poker, and he coined the word Accumulated Tilt, when referring to a streak of tilt that builds up in a player and affects his decisions. Recently, for me, I’ve decided to never use the word tilt when referring to ongoing emotional or mental problems. Tilt is what happens immediately after a loss or some other negative poker instance. Stress is what happens as
Right after winning a hand is when you really shouldn’t say anything. … and most of us know that. Give the new players a break when they win a hand and say ty, though. They were probably just eager to to FINALLY say ty to a nh. It is a little online poker tradition to say nh to someone when they win a big pot, which is usually promptly returned with a ty. The first time someone said nh to me, must have been a nice experience.