March 2019 Recap

March was a rather short month pokerwise, as I was sick at the beginning and started the grind super late. Still I had set a few competetive goals which I mostly managed to achieve, even though alot of changes happened during the month in my current stable Smart Spin which took alot of attention away … More March 2019 Recap

February 2019 Recap

Welcome to my delayed February Recap. Sadly the flu caught up on me and bound me to bed for the last 9 days. But let’s not get distracted and talk some poker! This month taught me how incredible cruel streaks in Spin & Goes can be. All February was just about damagecontrolling and learning how … More February 2019 Recap

January 2019 Recap

In January I had to change my goal for the month rather soon, as Pokerstars started a promotion which added $5 and $25 Spin & Goes. As you can hunt for a million Dollars there, for sure plenty of the recreational players, that would usually play a limit around them (i.e. $3 to $30), got … More January 2019 Recap

November 2018 Recap

Winter is coming! But we are prepared Pokerwise November actually was a decent month considering the goals I set beforehanded. The Volume was super low as expected, but I got in a lot of high quality hours especially on the study part. My partice partner excluded himself from playing to prepare better for his exams, … More November 2018 Recap

October 2018 Recap

October was a single big struggle again. I had to change the goal from moving up, towards fighting to not go down a limit rather early in the month. That, including the facts that I had to attend something similar to a 9 to 5 job again, looking for a new car and being sick … More October 2018 Recap

September 2018 Recap

September was the last month I planned to get used to everything that is different between my old stable and Smart Spin. I had a high Learn-to-Grind ratio in order to learn everything the right way. Basically everything I did in September only was done to be able to grind comfortably in Oktober, so I … More September 2018 Recap

August 2018 Recap

Welcome to my August Recap. As announced last month already, August was the first month I played Spin & Goes under the banner of Smart Spin. After some struggles early on, where I played a hybride mix of old and new stables strategies, and therefor got poor results, I by now feel more confident than … More August 2018 Recap

July 2018 Recap

Next awkward month! But last one for now, promised! First and only time you won’t see any numbers in here. I did play 500 Spin and Goals on 5$ limit quite successfully, but they aren’t on any Tracker so I just won’t talk about them. If you are just here for the numbers, you can … More July 2018 Recap

June 2018 Recap

June was an awkward month. Really awkward. I spent the last 3 hours thinking about how to approach this monthly recap, as things are different than usual. In the beginning of June, Alvaro, the co-founder of the stable I was part in, was found cheating and therefor banned with immediate effect on PokerStars. As the … More June 2018 Recap

May 2018 Recap

Thanks for dropping by and welcome to my May Recap! As you may already have read in my April Recap, I finally got in a healthstate that allows me to go back to work. I still have to use crunches from time to time, but I’m improving slowly but steady! I wanned to go back … More May 2018 Recap

April 2018 Recap

April came to an end and so comes my free time from work soon. Beginning next week I have to go to my dayjob again, finally! Pokerwise April was very challenging as I made myself alot of pressure with my ambition to go up a limit again! My database got destroyed twice over the month, … More April 2018 Recap

March 2018 Recap

Happy chaotic Eastern! And welcome to my March 2018 Recap As I caught the flue in the beginning of March I had to cancel the “4000 Spins in 31 days challenge”. Therefor I changed my approach to Spins a little. I only 2 tabled most of March and focused more on making the correct plays. … More March 2018 Recap

January 2018 Recap

First off I’m sorry for the delayed recap, but until yesterday evening I was still in the hospital recovering from a planned surgery. Gladly all went well so all it takes is a few weeks of time now for me to be completely recovered, hopefully fitter than I’ve been in a long time! Only bad … More January 2018 Recap

December 2017 Recap

Happy new Year! December finally went as planned. I’m German, and we Germans are not really know for being the most spontanious guys! Having a strict plan without unforseen stuff happening is exactly what we need to perform well! In December I had 21 days of grinding as we had alot of family birthdays and … More December 2017 Recap

November 2017 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

October 2017 Recap

Happy Halloween! The second month of Spin & Goes comes to an end. As already mentioned in my September Recap I had send in my first 1000 Spins on 3$ limit and was waiting for an answer wether I can go up to the 7$ Spins or wether I have another 3$ Block to grind. … More October 2017 Recap

September 2017 Recap

My first month of Spin & Goes is over now, and let me tell you: Spins blow my mind! Having played Cashgames in the past and therefor knowing how tough the playerpool even at the lowest stakes can be, I expected to meet alot of competent grinders at the Spintables aswell. I knew that Spin … More September 2017 Recap

August 2017 Recap

Stats for August Winnings: 680.24$ Tournaments total: 305 Avg. Buy-In: 2.08$ ITM: 17.4% Tournaments won: 2 Top 3 finishes: 3 Bankroll: 1,072.90$         In the beginning of August, I was fortuned to win the 2.20$ Bounty Builder for close to 1k$ score. Moving forward from there I had a few discussions with … More August 2017 Recap

July 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

June 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 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

March 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

February 2017 Recap

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

Simple Auto-Profit Spots to boost your Winrate

“Know your oponnent and you don’t need cards” Habit – 2020 WSOP Main-Event Champion, 2nd Poker-Boom Initiator and 47th President of the United States Todays Poker Situation As Poker is getting tougher and tougher, even in the Microstakes, it’s getting more important to stop missing spots where alot of money can be made. The Micro-Stakes-Cashgame … More Simple Auto-Profit Spots to boost your Winrate

Differences between NL4/NL5 and NL10 Fast Forward/Zoom/Snap and how to take a shot!

In late January I sucessfully made the progression from NL4/NL5 to NL10 (finally! I failed 3 times in 2016 for different reasons). In this post I’m going to write down what I noticed is different in both limits. I only have 35k hands on NL10 until today, so I talked to other players who recently … More Differences between NL4/NL5 and NL10 Fast Forward/Zoom/Snap and how to take a shot!