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Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Texas Poker Wisdom, a novel, by Johnny Hughes

The Two Plus Two Internet Magazine has an excerpt in the December issue. I want to thank Mr. Malmuth, Mr. Sklansky, and Dynasty for the honor of being included with all the great writers in the...
Forum: MOD DISCUSSION 11-30-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 56
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Cops bust Brandi Hawbaker driving drunk with 13 grams of

Y'all lost me slicker than greased owl [censored]. Was Brandi busted? I hope not.
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-15-2007, 07:58 AM
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Views: 105
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Forum: Books and Publications 11-14-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 26
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Texas Poker Wisdom, a novel, by Johnny Hughes

In this novel, my characters post on TwoPlusTwo. In my next novel, several of the characters meet through TwoPlusTwo. I wonder, is this the first novel to mention TwoPlusTwo???

Here is a brief...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-10-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 26
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Texas Poker Wisdom, a novel, by Johnny Hughes

Texas Poker Wisdom, a novel, by Johnny Hughes

Matthew "Slick" O'Malley has been a Texas road gambler for fifty years. He wants to teach his nephew, Dylan, everything about poker: its strategy,...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-08-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Poker and Free Time

One of the most dramatic differences I noticed between professional gamblers and the businessmen players was their attitude toward time. That is a major theme of my novel, Texas Poker Wisdom, just...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-07-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Poker and Free Time

Thanks to all.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-06-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Poker and Free Time

To me, being a poker player has always been about free time more than money. In poker, you can come and go as you please and set your own schedule. I have always played poker to keep from working. ...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-02-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: What are the best poker history book(s)/site(s)?

Wikipedia is pretty good on individuals like Johnny Moss and Titanic Thompson.
Forum: Politics 11-02-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Stephen Colbert, Ralph Nader

I hate self-centered, history making, third-party candidates. Colbert is in it for the publicity. Nader got Bush elected. Now this creep is thinking about running again. A vote for either is a...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-02-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: What are the best poker history book(s)/site(s)?

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'Roll the Bones' by David Schwartz

Mostly about gambling in general with a little bit about poker. Forward by James McManus, who is writing 'The History of Poker' due out in late...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-29-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Poker Players Improving the World

If they send you money over the Internet, call me, we will shoot dice over the phone. Poker players improve each other's worlds.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-28-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 89
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Recent Amarillo Slim news?

I have known Slim for many decades, but have no opinion as to his guilt or innocence. However, taking a plea bargain in West Texas happens all the time to the guilty and the innocent. Slim could...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-28-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Poker, Scandal, and Certain Reform

The recent poker scandals about cheating online and in tourneys will create new controls to regain the confidence of the public. Scandals, including this one, always follow a simple four stage...
Forum: Beginners Questions 10-27-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Any suggestions on how I played this hand?

Here is a pot you should count how much you have in the pot in relation to what it will cost you. He can see that board. He can't be bluffing considering your show of strength. You got caught with...
Forum: Beginners Questions 10-27-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: terminology

I think he is insulting you by calling you a Donkey who sucked out, a Donout, should have at least been Donkout.
Forum: Politics 10-26-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5
Posted By Johnny Hughes
FEMA: What\'s Its Image Now???

FEMA, the silly and fouled-up agency had a fake news conference. Do you think that they thought it would go without anyone noticing? Do you feel a little sorry for FEMA?
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Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-25-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Prayer Chain

Randy, your post is ruined because we have seen you on TV. If God got involved with poker, you couldn't rub a nickel to a dime and make noise.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-22-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: I need my Brandi Hawbacker fix

In my autumn years, I find I live a more intellectual life, reading contemporary history, some good fiction, and all I can find about Brandi. I am outlining a novel based on a character like her,...
Forum: Beginners Questions 10-21-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 20
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Which game fits which type of people?

Focus on no-limit Texas Hold 'em. That is what you will find mostly in cash games and tourneys. It is, by far, the best poker game. It is like an optical illusion, it looks easy but as the hand...
Forum: Beginners Questions 10-21-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Top poker pros make big buck, but how much are they realy worth?

Some are worth tens of millions. Some are broke.

Johnny Hughes
Forum: Beginners Questions 10-21-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 61
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Pot Limit Betting Preflop

I play 2,5. You must raise at least 5, you can raise 15. We up the first two to a five. Therefore, you call 5 and raise the 12, 15 max. If five call, then you are the sixth to call making 32 in...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-20-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Poker, Tolerance, Forgiveness, and Diversity

Some like it, some don't. Thanks to one and all. TwoPlusTwo is always a learning experience. Hooray for TwoPlusTwo!
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-18-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Poker, Tolerance, Forgiveness, and Diversity

When I used to lecture about 400 modern college students at a pop, I would often use poker examples, always casting poker in a favorable light. Poker is one of the best examples of how diversity...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-17-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9
Posted By Johnny Hughes
Re: Big home game robbed, player dead.

In Texas, we have the castle law which says you can shoot anyone that threatens your home or car.
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