Another Trooper Thursday and pick up QQ and a small pot nice and early. Also busting guys with 74 off suit. Aces with no action. Quick double up at Troopers game and then headed to Neeme's pop up shop. Appearance from RainDelay, Johnnie Vibes, Neeme and Brad Owen. Running it once, tipsy, with KK, preflop against 2 other opponents.
Meet-Up-Game (MUG) 2-5 NLH @ iIsle Casino in Pompano. Kicking it off with a semi bluff of A4 of diamonds and get it through. Get a good pot when I call a shove with AQ and hold against A9. Then lose some $ to Mr. Neeme himself. Get stuck when I go up against a turned straight. Couple rounds of AK to get unstuck and then lose more hands to Neeme. AA against AA with a four way allin pot to get unstuck, again. Sucking out against KK.
2-5 No Limit Holdem @ Harrahs Cherokee in NC. Shout out to RainDelay who cashed in the HPT main event in St. Louis. Easy game when you flop the boat with 88 on an 822 flop. Calling out Starbucks on the Recycling program. Taking down AQ with suited connectors. Henson mob founder stops by to make an appearance on the vlog. Sitting with a boat with 33 and getting raised large on the river.
25-50 NLH cash game on Poker After Dark. Fun interview with the commentator about me, my family, and channel. 7-2 again for the 200$ a man. Running the AK vs 10-9 twice for a 16K pot and I scoop that pot for a win of 3K on the session.
25-50 No Limit Holdem cash game @ poker after dark (@pokergo). Early on, first hand actually and get caught bluffing with 84 of clubs. Turning middle set with 88 and scooping a small pot. AA against non other than Mike "The Mouth" Matusow and get him to bluff off some chips with the AQ offsuit. Seven deuce game on for 200$ a man and go for the triple barrel bluff with it on the end of the vlog.
2019 WSOP Millionaire Maker @ The Rio in Las Vegas and some 2-5 cash @ Bellagio. Folding AQ suited to a 4-bet jam, the guy behind me calls with AQ offsuit and gets lucky with the river Ace. Shipping it all in with QQ against JJ and we get 2 outted on the river. Turn two pair and stack KK for a huge cash game pot and a 1 hour session.
1-3 No Limit Holdem @ Harrah's in Funner, CA. Rapid Hands Style. Get stuck with KQ and AQ off suit early on in the session. Semi-bluffing with 23 of hearts and off to a terrible start and lose another one. KK good against QQ but AK no good all in against QQ. AA hold up against a turned two pair and picking up a free splash pot with AK. AA is less than 22 but the turn kills me on this board.
5-5 Home game @ RUNITUPLIVE Stream House in Las Vegas. New camera and a home game stream. Getting bluffed out of our shoes on the first hand. Riveting the but straight against Rob's rivered top pair for a good size pot. Then AA against Somerville's AK. KK in my opponents hand and then KK in my hand. Yum, Bradley dollars!
5-10 NLH cash @ Bellagio. Sweating Bart Hanson and crushlive poker who got 4th in a WSOP event. QQ have an over card on the flip and they are good as I was up against the ole 10-8 off suit. WATERMELON JUICE. Torching mediocre hands but flopping top set with Jack's and Kings. Fun and action table and leave to go to the Aria.
3-5 NLH cash game session @ The Peppermill in Reno, NV. Kick it off with J8 of diamonds and sneak a semi bluff through on the turn with the flush draw and middle pair. AK happy session with a couple winners. (+438). Got the right run out with a bluff attempt in the end. Up 7800$ since July.
Meet-Up-Game (MUG) 2-5 NLH @ Maryland Live. Nitty folds and jackpots. Unlucky and lucky at the same time with A2 of clubs. 21 tables. Bottom set on a monotone board and scoop a 4,000$ pot. Appearance by Trevor Savage (tremoney).
Mug 3-5 @ Isle Casino in Pompano, FL. Vlog 100! Family, best moments, and POKER. Appreciation from Brad for the viewers. Kicking it off with a suited connector and flopping top pair with a flush draw. We get the bad news on the river. The whole world of outs and taking myself to value town with KJ suited. Massive last hand and stuck 2200$ during the MUG.
2-3 NLH cash game session @ Lake Elsinore. Turning two pair and taking the first pot my way. Very next hand, I flop two pair this time and take down another small one. AJ for value and a decent pot when moved to the main game. Pocket Kings are good as well but QQ no good.
Neem and Owen Meet-Up-Game (MUG) 2-5 NLH @ Maryland Live. Jody on health and nutrition. 21 Tables. Poker Cammentary says "he's gotten soft in his old age". Snap off the 250$ river bet with bottom pair and then end up getting his entire stack later on. Huge pot comes out way when we flop too two. Flop middle set with pocket 8's and take one last huge pot. Check out the stack. Out for (+3550).
2-5 NLH cash game @ Aria. Appearances from Brad Owen, Andrew Neeme, TheTrooper and RainDelay. Pkc event for freerolls into the WSOP. QQ and KK no good when I get it all in preflop. Russian speak at the table. Music is spot on. Down -146 at The Aria.
MUG (Meet up game) 3-5 NLH @ isle casino in FL. Double board bomb pots and chopping them up. AK off suited works out. Music spot on during this vlog. AQ no good against the 52 suited. 97 suited on a double board bomb pot and got quartered. The Barry Greinstien "ship it buddy" with the river ace. -780 on the night and it all is because of the double board bomb pots.
1-3 NL Holdem cash game session @ Harrah's Metropolis. Recap of WSOP and the Vegas trip. My wife plays a hand and into the 1-3 game for 1100$. Flopping a straight on a monotone board and more hands against an old man fire.
2-5 No Limit Holdem @ the Rio (-204). 1-2 cash game @ GoldenNugget (-1000). Can't beat the Rio cash game and da loser for my lifetime so far. Appearance by Andrew Neeme, TheTrooper, ThePokerTraveler, and RainDelay. Meeting with the solve for why team. Tipsy session at the nugget where you'll see some bad poker. Running aces into top set.
Brad Owen and Andrew Neeme Meet-Up-Game 3-5 NLH @ ISLE POMPANO. Lex continues to get the best of me early in this session. Playing basically every hand and it's not going well. Turning the nuts when Paul turns the second nuts for a good size pot to help me get unstuck. Jay gets the best of me and take a little of Jonathan's money with two pair and top pair on two bomb pots. Firing against Devin at the end of the session. Take home a high hand bonus on the end as well.
2-5 and tourney @ The Aria. Hanging at RIO. 2-5 in the king's lounge. 2-7 single draw tournament at the Aria. Shove in the tournament with 234410. Do all 4 players have AK? Running trips into a flopped boat.
2-5 and 5-10-20 cash game session @ Morongo Casino. Starting it off with aces and immediately felted for 800$. Once we get seated at the 2-5, finally get a pot sent our way with J9 suited. AK suited in BB for the big hand of the night.
2-5 No Limit Holdem cash game @ The Wynn. Pocket tens hold with it all in preflop against AQ. Semi bluff my way through a spot with a small pair and flush draw. Then I river the nuts with AK off suit. Later I river the boat that also brings in the flush for a 2200$ pot. Couldn't lose for this vlog.
1-2 NLH cash game @ Red Rock. Missing some massive outs with suited connectors. Then, of course, we flop a set of eights and don't get paid off. Pocket tens don't work out either but turn a straight on the next hand.
Meet-Up-Game (MUG) 2-5 @ SouthPointe in Las Vegas. AK twice early on and then bluffing my way through a double board bomb pot. Lots of Action on the double board bomb pots. In need of a Washington apple after a rough start. Then get caught bluffing again by K4 off suit. -600 for the session.
Day 1 of the WSOP Monster Stack. Quick appearance by Brad Owen, Jeff Boski and RainDelay. Ace Baby holds up when I turned two pair and got raised by AQ. Lost a massive pot with A-10 suited when I turned two pair.
GARRY GATES @ the FINAL TABLE of the 2019 WSOP Main Event. Day 3 WSOP main event for myself as well. 10 bigs after some huge lost hands. Getting it in with AQ against AJ and it holds to make the money. No more selling action and bets for ROI. Such appreciation from Garry Gates to have that opportunity.
Meet-Up-Game (MUG) 2-5 cash game @ SouthPointe in Las Vegas. K-10 UTG might be a little suspect but works with the bluff. Then owning with the Queen high... Flush draw. 3-betting light and then get the goods with aces and scoop a big pot. Bluffing all in with K3 of clubs for the final hand.
2-5 @ Caesars, MGM, Rio, The Wynn, & Venetian. I don't always 4-bet JJ, but when I do it's against a good opponent. +935 @ Caesars. -724 @ MGM. Ripping it in with AK suited preflop. -900 @ Rio. Accidentally bluffing with 2 pair. +444 @ The Wynn. -789 @ Venetian.
1-2 NLH uncapped cash game @ The Golden Nugget. Talk about the WSOP and the cash games that came about. Also talk about the private games popping up in Vegas. Might be making some changes in my profession. QQ no good and neither is the ace high flush. Video poker held us up today.
1-2 @ Golden Nugget uncapped
1-2 No Limit Holdem uncapped cash game @ Golden Nugget. Uncapped buyin and lots of Action. 99 and I don't flop a set... Double up with AJ suited on a questionable spot. Straight flush draw and still only drawing to 2 outs. 3 hour session for a 300$ win.
1-3 NLH cash game @ Westgate for Trooper Thursday. Visit the ladies event at the WSOP and head to Trooper Thursday at The Westgate. Calling Trooper's allin with the 5 of spades. Appearances by Old Man Coffee and Trooper. Getting registered for the Rio WSOP Monster Stack.
2-5 NLH Meet-Up-Game (MUG) @ South Pointe. 13 tables of 2-5 and break the record. Catching a bluff with pocket nines and taking down a decent one with KK. Then Kings are not so good for a $2,200 pot. Then we crack aces on a double board bomb pot.
2-5 NLH @ The Venetian and another 2-5 cash game @ The Bellagio. Quest for carrot cake (that ended up costing me 400$). AK vs AK all in preflop, and he flops a flush... Yikes. Nice pot with aces and I'm at a table with pokerpriest himself.
2-3 No Limit Holdem cash game session @ Players Casino. Tuesday night at players. Getting freerolled by the octo crab. Nice hand? Hard to beat that take in California poker. 0 hands player at seven Mile casino.
Having fun at the poker table with Cheech. Scooping a pot with aces. Grand Prix weekend at Casino Montreal. Straddles to 10-20-40-80. Crazy game with rounds of beers. Flopping a straight flush draw with a $2500 stack.
1-2 NLH @ Bally's and 2-5 NLH @ Bellagio. Profits blown away on the river card. Experience freemont street with a friend and the gambling goes bad. Q3 shove with a flopped two pair and the opponent has... Q3 as well.
1-3 NLH cash game @ Morongo Casino in Los Angeles. Hitting bottom set immediately and scoop a pretty good pot. Flopping more sets later in the session as well. Very interesting hand with JJ and a strange opponent.
1-2 and 1-3 NLH @ Derby Lane. Turning the second nut flush in our 1st hand of playallhands challenge and running into a straight flush. Snapping off aces with 7-2 suited. Getting it in with bottom set for a massive pot at 1-3 NL.
PKC events and 2-5 spontaneous meet up game (MUG) at the Mirage. Finally get unstuck after a bad start to the session. Guy loses the hand BUT makes the VLOG so he's a winner. Rack up with a much needed win for the session. +440.
Medoly episode with the most interesting hands. Meetup game at Westgate. Mixes game with PLO and one exposed card to the table. During WSOP we get stuck early with a crazy PLO hand. Closing my eyes and clicking call button works out this time.
Parx Big Stax 2.5k Day 2. Hit it off immediately. Bink! Only a straight flush on the river. Easy when your opponent open jams and you look down at Aces. We reach the money and lock up 8,000$ with 100,000$ up top.
We play some 10-10-20 PLO at The Borgata and then head to the Oceans Casino to play some 10 handed 2-5 NLH cash game. 10 handed is a little tough and you need to play a little tighter. Luckily I get Queens and flop a set within 15 minutes. 29 hours in 2 days here in Atlantic City.
3-5 No Limit Holdem cash game session @ The Peppermill. Not sure about my food with JJ on the turn. Appearance by "Yukon" Brad Booth. A guy bets 1500$ into a 60$ pot and I'm sitting with AK suited. Tons of hands for review.
1-2 NL Holdem cash game @ Hollywood Casino in St. Louis, MO. Trying to beat Monday poker in St. Louis. Raindelay (Dan Chambers) appearance. Might be out of line in my play during this session....maybe.
Moneymaker Tournament Event at Seminole Hard Rock in Florida. I have no idea what to do in these tournaments. Highlight: 63 offsuit rivers two pair and boom, I get paid off against what looks like a big ace. Gotta love it. Then play some 2-5 cash game NLH as well and go runner runner for a huge pot.
1-3 No-Limit cash game at Stones Gambling Hall. Early rebuy when I go bust on A8 suited with a flush draw and top pair. Turning the full house with JJ when up against AK off. Showing some other hands from the live stream as well.
2-3-5-10 No Limit Holdem cash game @ Bay 101. Testing out the CA waters. Easy game when you make big hands.....except you need your opponent to pay you off. Amazing plays by the 6-4 suited in the small blind as well.
2-5 No Limit Holdem cash games on the strip in Las Vegas. "Bob", super drunk recreational player is amazing. No bluffs will ever get through in this session. Bold Strategy when "Bob" shoves for 3 times the size of the pot.
5-5 NL Holdem session at my old stomping ground, Oceans Eleven casino. The Secret to Being a Professional Poker Player and the mental game and dealing with the downswings and bad sessions. Interview with Olga (my wife) on how this goes on a regular basis.
5-10 NLH cash game @ Bellagio. Facing a $1250 Raise with Pocket Aces. Interesting hand with A9 offsuit and a massive pot in the blinds and aces against AK. Epic hand at the end with aces in the big blind.
2-5 Red Rock NLH session and 10-20-40-80 session for the highest game I have ever played for a freeroll. Trying to take control of the hand with suited connectors. Lucky to see the 5 bet shove with the opponent showing QJ suited.
The normal 5-10 Bellagio cash game (NLH). Lets start it off with KK with a multi-way pot and facing a jam. Weak fold? Should I click it back? Finally catch a guy bluffing with a set on a 4-to-the-straight board.
Trying to decide to go within the California cash games. Do you sit at the lower stake while waiting for the higher stake game you planned to play? Starting it off with Aces and the opponent leads out on the flop.
2-5 No Limit Holdem cash game, Meet-up-game @ The Rio. Appearance by Poker Brat, Phil Hellmuth! Phil's new book is coming out. Interview with him @ the table. Starting off with a 3-bet and Phil gets shown a bluff as well. Getting it in with the flopped straight.
2-5 NLH cash game @ The Rio. Featuring Phil Hellmuth, Andrew Neeme, and Alex Keating. Everyone is having a good time and Alex even films some hands for me. Review of one of Phil's hands as well. I also piss off Phil when I muck Aces.
WSOP Main Event 2017 Day 1. Winning my first 3 or 4 hands. Has to be the worst table draw with around 16 million in tournament earning between all 4 tourney pros at my table. Bluff raising Randy Ohel on the turn for over a third of my stack.
2-5 NLH Meet-Up-Game Poker @ Mandalay Bay. We go up to Sky Fall Lounge and finish off the night right. I made a straight flush for the VLOG. Trying to take some Bradley dollars! Pocket Kings...No good.
5-10-20 cash game @ Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Suited connectors with a 3-bet pot and flopping a pair and a open-ender. Some 2-5 cash @ Caesars as well. Getting caught bluffing before flopping top set with no action.
2-5 NLH cash game Meet Up Game @ The Mirage w/Andrew Neeme. 3-betting Andrew nice and early with a mediocre holding. Got 4 tables of 2-5 and will definitely do it again. Random guy pulls one over on the table for the VLOG.
Meet-up-Game, 2-5 NLH ($1000 max) at the Mirage. Starting it off with AA and letting it go on the turn. The ole 6 deuy that turns into two pair on the flop against an early position pre-flop raise. #Beers
Spanish Cocktails @ Herbs and Rye with some Bellagio hand recaps. Turning the royal draw and we check it back. Maybe could have squeezed a little more value out of AK at the end. KK then shows an Ace on the flop.
1-2 and 2-5 at Red Rock, then I try some 5-10 at Bellagio. Seeing a 4-bet when you have AA and the beautiful all-in.....until the other guy flips over AA as well. Flopping top two with A5 of clubs in the big game @ The Bellagio.
Poker Madness @ the 5-10 cash game (NLH) @ The Bellagio. Pocket 6's turn into middle set and facing a raise by the opponent on the flop. Trying to pile the money in and it does on the turn. Another big pot with the turned nut straight.
2-5 NLH cash game with Aces @ Red Rock Casino. Then hitting up the Bellagio and playing some 5-10 cash. How to locate a good game and avoid the bad games in a casino. Starting the Bellagio session off with top two pair.