Oct 23 2008

Quads on the river

A player calls off his entire stack — five times the pot for nearly 1:1 pot odds — with nothing more than an inside straight draw plus a backdoor flush draw…

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Oct 13 2008

Spyware Doctor failure?, part 2

I’m unimpressed with Spyware Doctor for failing to detect SpyAxe. And I’m unimpressed with SpyAxe for how easily you can turn off its annoyance factor…

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Oct 09 2008

Spyware Doctor failure?

A rumor says Spyware Doctor from PC Tools doesn’t remove the SpyAxe malware. I decided to throw $30 and a bit of my time at the rumor…

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Sep 29 2008

Quad tens loses to a royal flush

A player pushes all in against an opponent who’s already made a royal flush…

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Sep 23 2008

Rock Hall snubs the truly great (but what’s new?)

How does Chic get a nomination when Yes and Rush have been shuttered out for years…?

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Sep 21 2008

Someone wants to break the status quo

If any monkeywrench ever makes it to the White House, we’ll enjoy four years of hilarious late-night talk show monologues. Jay Leno & David Letterman will start off every night with “Did you see the news on what our president did today…?”

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Sep 20 2008

Quads on the river

Queens against a pathetic K7 offsuit. That 7 proved useful…

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Sep 20 2008

Straight flush on the river

A nut straight on the flop, followed by a nut straight flush…

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Sep 18 2008

Full apartment on the river

Trip aces on the flop, quad aces on the turn, and a full apartment on the river…

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Sep 18 2008

Full apartment on the river

Trips on the flop, a full house on the turn, a full apartment on the river — and his opponent risks it all just to play the full house on the board…

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