On 12th February I was able to start the grind again. Since then I am investing more than ever to improve as a player. Every day, I grinded 5-6 hours at least and studied 2 additional hours. As I’m in the middle of a “4k Spins in 31 days challenge” it often occured that I … More February 2018 Recap
November was a very challenging month with very ambitious goals set beforehand. But there are always things that can’t be taken under consideration when setting goals. That’s what happened in November. Right in the beginning of the month my girlfriend had to stay in hospital and get surgery. While I do not want to get … More November 2017 Recap
July began painfully! Very painful! My knee started to hurt. Apparently I had an inflamed Corpus adiposum infrapatellare without having noticed any external forces. This basiclly means I won’t be able to perform heavy squats or deadlifts anymore which really saddens me, but I guess I have to deal with it. For poker, this was … More July 2017 Recap
In June a lot of stuff changed. In the beginning of the month I was a few days abroad to visit family. During that time I had alot of time to think about Poker and how approach the problems I had with the game in the past. The more I thought about it the more … More June 2017 Recap
April was largly determined by us moving. So first let me tell you how sorry I am for not writing the promised strategical article during April. But I barly found time to grind nor for learning. It was just more important to keep grinding as much as possible. But good news is the stressful time … More April 2017 Recap
And welcome to my March 2017 Recap! First quarter of the year is done and dusted. The summer breeze smells great already! It’s getting warmer outside every single day. Good times ahead! March was really really stressful for me. (in a positive way) My girlfriend and I decided to move to a new flat not … More March 2017 Recap
“Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach” – Aristoteles So this seems to be the best chance for me to find out if I truly understand what I’m trying to refelect at the poker tables! Dry stuff ahead! Ranges in Poker A Range in Poker simply is a Group of Hole-Cards, a specific player … More Useful Things To Know About Ranges
Not to long ago I went over to the iPoker Network. This is great! Many fishes, I’ve been told! It turned out to be true! Whenever I opened a random 6-max Table on NL4 there would be at least 2 terrible Players at the table (mostly Callingstations). So how could it be possible that … More Different Playertypes in the Micros
February 2017 is history! And what a month it was! It had his great Moments but also timeframes where nothing at all seemed to work (started by an encounter with Darth Vader)! I had to fight tilt and motivation problems and mess with a new Playerpool. Let’s Sum it up with a few graphs and … More February 2017 Recap
Efforts in Poker At the tables for at least 30 hours a week During breaks, in between two Session, posting difficult Spots in Practise-Group-Chat/Forum/Coach Posting opinions on Situations others had to face Read specific Articles to improve for another 5 to 10 hours every single week Receive coaching for one Hour per week which targets … More The Dark Sides of Poker, Tilt & Demotivation! Another attempt to fix the bad_habits!
Today was the last Day of 888Poker’s very interesting Treasure Quest. On a field of 5×5 (so 25 days for the complete field) all you had to do was to finish one small quest per day to win a small prize every day. If you finished a horizontal or vertical row you got a cash-prize … More 888Poker’s Treasure Quest Explained, Guide to solve it and my Personal Opinion
Since I am almost through NL4, mainly thanks to great promotions and not because of a good winrate, I am going to write about 5 common mistakes Bad Regs do I personally noticed in the Partypoker/bwin Fast Forward NL4 6-max Playerpool. You will not read stuff here everyone else praises like “Don’t Limp!”, “Play in … More 5 Common Mistakes Bad Regs do. Partypoker’s / Bwin’s FastFoward NL4 6-max Playerpool.
Yesterday in the evening I was about to start a smallish session review. This year I played around 50k hands until now. I looked at my graph and noticed 2 spots where i lost 10+ buyins already. Just take a look yourself. I should mention, that the 14 buyin downswing was within 1 day. The … More Demotivated because of Variance? Never again! Call me G-Bucks Millionair!
Who am I? Some Background Informations Hi, I’m Michael, 27 from Germany! May it have been Soccer in my very early childhood, Basketball + Gaming (AOE2, WC3, SC2 mainly) in my late teens, or recently Weightlifting/Bodybuilding. I always had a strong mindset and put in the hours required to achieve “something”. I tend to get … More WHO AM I? What is this? And what is to be expected? Pokerblog 2k17! NL5 to riches!