May 2019 Recap

“Hello! Congratulations on your promotion. It should be an important moment for you as playing these stakes allows you to consider starting a life as a professional poker player.” Those are the words I was waiting for so long! They stand for the biggest achievement in my pokercareer and mean the world to me! I … More May 2019 Recap

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

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

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

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

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

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

Demotivated because of Variance? Never again! Call me G-Bucks Millionair!

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!