Monday, April 25, 2016

overdue update

it's hard work to update this blog regularly, and im not going to include the sheer number of hand histories Rob always does, because thats too boring. plus i was hoping cdizzy11 would do the work for me, but i guess shes not interested. i will say im happy to still be a small amount over $16,000, as i now approach 198 logged hours. it wont mean anything til it hits 1000 hours, but pokerdogg did once tell me i would have a general idea at 200 hours. it slightly went up $1 to $41 per hour. (after 3 straight losing sessions which dropped it down from $49). the reason i do worse in good games than bad ones is people are harder to read who arent regulars.

i've got to lower my sights. 2000 hours per year, $25 per hour would be $50k per year, and as far as i know, im pretty sure ive never had a $50k plus year in my life. i dont know if ive ever had a $40k year either.

after my last $25 deposit on bovada (the 1 made since the withdrawal in NJ) im now back to $94. and holding about $30 worth of bitcoin on bitzino.com too. neither of which count in the roll, so this is extra.

i got the host to give me a free room fri and sat in the eldorado hotel, (and this morning when i didnt wish to leave the BJ table to pack my laptop, etc at 10.55am i got the floor to extend it 1 more night). so im good a few more hours til monday checkout, then ill return to the other place further out paid up thru the 7th. this saved me a few cab fees and let me play more sessions over the weekend. i'm surprised its still simple enough to find $5 BJ shoe games here during those hours which pay 3-2. u wouldnt in vegas, as most readers know. i will let u know that even though theres no wifi in the poker room, the wifi works good in the hotel rooms. no resort fees either.

Proof that i've recovered my discipline in BJ (after the bad session earlier in the month where i lost $5400) --which is how i got the weekend free when theyre like $200+ instead of $80 per night--is the fact that even when down to less than $200 of the $700 i was in the BJ game for, and on a good count too, i still never bet more than the 1% rule. which happens to be 2 hands of $80 each. in fact i only bet that much once. i got lucky to get a very good shoe after id been playing over 3 hours, in which the running count went up rapidly to between plus 10 to plus 20 in the first few hands, and stayed quite good the entire shoe. i managed to win several hands of like 2 spots of $20-45 each and this consisted of lots of hands since only 2 of us were playing then.

i did manage to finally meet cdizzy but as u can see from her inability to write up a trip report or comment, theres not much of a story. she has a guy whose deeply commited to her she brngs with her. he's more of a threat on the tables (plays more aggro) than her, yet they both won big. she succeeded in livening up the game by using her tongue. in fact the day after she was gone, one of the old men were still talking about her to the dealer as to how flirty she was.

still worry about my teeth, its been feeling odd lately.  would like as many teeth as possible done at one time instead of just the one removed. lots of small cracks need repaired too. while knocked out with IV, best to do it all in one sitting. been doing research for lower priced  IV sedation dentist than the $2500 one near atlantic city, or the $800 one near MD live. i havent found out the price of the one in town because they dont list it online to look it up. but here is what i found from google search of the words $300 iv sedation or $400 iv sedation.

http://www.burbankdentalimplants.com/oral-vs-iv-sedation/

http://www.samedaydental.net/Wasilla-Dentist-Sedation.asp

http://www.drarocha.com/sedation-dentists-fort-lauderdale.html

the middle one looks like the best for fast emergency service. id got this done in toledo were it not for the 2 month wait which was in reno too. its why u need the dentist trained, so u dont need to wait for the oral surgeon.


23 comments:

  1. Sounds like you're mind is working well for you this month. I'm having a good week at beau rivage +2000 ish, and one +750 in nawlins. I feel like I have crossed the threshold into poker nirvana finally and no craps even though the tables are right outside the room like at horshoe cincinati where I lost my roll one night when they put the cooler guy next to me, weird energy and he touched my chips. I lost every roll after killing them and their fucking weighted dice on the dont. A white cat crossed my path last night after trying that 5 guys burger not worth the money when the Asian buffet places are less.

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  2. How dare cdizzy11 not write up hand histories for you! She will certainly bask in the eternal fires of hell for that slight! That whole dentist thing is cagey. The price ranges that you presented make me suspect that the lowest prices are due to what could be poorer service in the end? There's that whole you get what you pay for paradigm. I read somewhere that teeth are highly overrated anyhow...

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  3. $5 min blackjack in Vegas? It's called Casino Royale right in the center of the strip. You make the south sound like a paradise but isn't the rake terrible?

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    1. u only found 1 example. proves my point, and the difference between urs and mine, my example has open seating with 2 spots together.

      rake here is better than the $6+2 so common in the midwest or the $6+1 upfront in cali. i think its comparable to vegas, except not being reduced shorthanded. at least its not like winstars rake.

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    2. wtf???? Winstars rake is a pretty standard $5max+1 for all stakes and they reduce it at 5 handed.

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  4. Tony Said:

    "Proof that i've recovered my discipline in BJ (after the bad session earlier in the month where i lost $5400) --which is how i got the weekend free when theyre like $200+ instead of $80 per night--is the fact that even when down to less than $200 of the $700 i was in the BJ game for, and on a good count too, i still never bet more than the 1% rule. which happens to be 2 hands of $80 each. in fact i only bet that much once. i got lucky to get a very good shoe after id been playing over 3 hours, in which the running count went up rapidly to between plus 10 to plus 20 in the first few hands, and stayed quite good the entire shoe. i managed to win several hands of like 2 spots of $20-45 each and this consisted of lots of hands since only 2 of us were playing then."

    I think what you really mean is that you got lucky and did not have to martingale yourself back up to $500 bets again, before getting yourself out of a jam.

    Real proof of you having recovered your discipline would be if you did not ever again play machines or table games and continued to play only poker. That way you might actually achieve your target of $50,000 in a year. But then you would have to hide from yourself, so that you didn't kill yourself for being one of us rich people who have assets of over $50,000.

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  5. Why do you keep approving comments from Jim Beam? He's a brain dead troll who never says anything interesting. Found a great dentist who can take care of you for practically no cost.

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    1. im only interested if he offers iv sedation

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    2. kiss my ass benny. i haven't trolled tony once.

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    3. Yes, of course he does. That's why I brought it up.

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    4. Would you like me to tell you more about this dentist?

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  6. So be honest - are you too lazy to post hand histories? You said it was "boring" then you said you wished someone else did it.
    Be honest and tell everyone that you are lazy as the reason why.
    Stop talking about your teeth becasue nobody cares anymore. Tooth problems effect everything - not kidding - good luck with the non-stop neglect. Keep gambling though because that is what is important.

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  7. left earlier today than usual to go home since i hadnt been there in a few days, plus i wanted to stop in walmart on the way home. reached the 204 hour mark today, with a rate of $41 per hour still. still would like to relocate to a place with a better fridge/freezer/kitchen. i keep trying to buy healthier food since i still cannot see a doctor yet.

    the final hand i gave back over $300 of a $600+ win and it disgusted me, which is why i left. i had aa preflop, limped, the old man in late position makes it $31 after many limpers. i made it $113, with $200 behind, and he comes over the top with QQ putting me allin. he rivers a straight. i left because i didnt want it effecting my ability to play well. i was still up, so might as well. not like if im stuck.

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    1. Tony:

      Any way you could simply make the decision to let it NOT effect you? It is a choice, after all. YOU are in control of your response, right?

      s.i.

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    2. This may be a first, but leaving if you think it will affect you (bad beats do that) then Tony was correct to just leave. If he goes on monkey tilt he will donk it off in the pit.

      Fix your nasty mouth Tony. Man up.

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    3. Didn't you just go qq > kk recently? Did that disgust you?

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    4. I agree with s.i. How long have you been playing poker? How do you still get upset when you take a beat? You will never be a good player until you can take the emotion out of the game. Over time, the math works itself out. Just focus on that. Results of individual hands do not matter.

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    5. Are you flossing and brushing your teeth twice a day since you have yet to see a dentist? I mean the healthy food is only part of the equation. And are you bitter because cdizzy's man is not you?

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  8. yes Benny give me info on this dentist.

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    1. You apparently approved another comment from Jim Beam in which he has insulted me. My feelings are hurt, so because of that, I will not tell you unless he apologizes.

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    2. Tony takes an insult like a man. Be more like TBC!

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    3. Tony handles insults like an Aikido Black Belt

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  9. Congrats on your Bovada poker win. Anytime you can take down a tourny, that is an achievement. Take out $1000 of it, if you are worried about Bovada. Well done.

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