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Forum: Books and Publications 11-18-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By George Rice
Re: Those Extra 100 Pages In My Tournament Book

His cousin, I believe.



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I just got this email from Amazon:
"Dear Amazon.com Customer,

As someone who has purchased or rated books by David Sklansky, you might like to know that...
Forum: Books and Publications 05-19-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13
Posted By George Rice
Re: Big Problems with Ed Miller

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We have dozens of players contacting us weekly for advice because they are consistently losing in these games with the principles in Miller's book. There are good reasons why these...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-18-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 47
Posted By George Rice
Re: men vs. women

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They can play a perfect hand, lose, and continue to play correctly and intelligently.

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Really? You never saw a man go on tilt?

That aside, how many men do you see...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-18-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 184
Posted By George Rice
Re: Serious Discussion about Poker Bots, PokerTracker, HUDs, etc.

I've played online poker from the beginning and these tools didn't exist. I was never able to get the free version of PT to work and didn't want to put the effort in to learn how--too much work. I...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-18-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 47
Posted By George Rice
Re: men vs. women

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men are generally more intelligent - but i think theres more - men have balls and our balls make us not want to lose to other people. men can also drink more and can stay up later for...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-17-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 45
Posted By George Rice
Re: Dave is scheduled to be on the air tonight with DR Al.

Thanks for posting that. Got to listen to it.

Much (just about all) of what he said he's said, written or posted here before. But if you missed it, you had another chance.

I'd love to hear more...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-17-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 76
Posted By George Rice
Re: No Limit Format That Would Help Most Better Players

Some random thoughts on this.

When I first started playing holdem tournaments about 15 years ago I quickly learned how to survive. But I would run into problems when the tournament got to the ante...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-16-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 189
Posted By George Rice
Re: Sklansky Hand Rankings Destroyed! >=)

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I knocked out 40-50 of the players in the tournament in situations where I was significantly dominated (by Sklansky's system that is).

The underlying philosophy of my post is what...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-14-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 83
Posted By George Rice
Re: is a check out of turn binding???

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I would imagine the check is binding, but if you bet he could either call or fold, not re-raise.

This is just my opinion, and how I would rule it.

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So I can't check...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-14-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By George Rice
Re: David, do you advocate exploitive strategies?

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The real money in poker comes from exploiting weaker players.

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Why would anyone think otherwise?

Poker is about seperating the other guy from his money (A fact that is...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-14-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 101
Posted By George Rice
Re: Russian Roulette

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There's no value in risking death. Life has value, death does not.

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Death is inevitable. A decent quality of life is not. It's a matter of personal choice where someone...
Forum: Bin 04-14-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 99
Posted By George Rice
Re: The Dude Converts

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It reminds me of the quote by JFK: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

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You should fear misquoting people.

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Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 04-14-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 113
Posted By George Rice
Re: Rectifying Inefficiencies Caused By \"Fairness\" #1

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A better solution, I think, would be to designate about half of these spots as available to patrons who are willing to pay a lot of money to use them. Perhaps a dollar a minute with a...
Forum: Bin 04-14-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 99
Posted By George Rice
Re: The Dude Converts

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BTW, my wife just left me.

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See, there is a God.
Forum: Internet Gambling 04-11-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16
Posted By George Rice
Re: Where have all the mid-limit limit hold\'em games gone?

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Online limit started dying even before UIGEA. When Party brought in 12-tabling 1 1/2 years ago, things got tougher- it's like the good players multiplied. Then they brought in resizable...
Forum: Internet Gambling 04-11-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16
Posted By George Rice
Re: Where have all the mid-limit limit hold\'em games gone?

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Besides, I suppose there aren't that many no-limit games with 5/10 blinds or higher, which plays about as high at the 20/40 limit games.

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Have you ever...
Forum: Internet Gambling 04-10-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16
Posted By George Rice
Re: Where have all the mid-limit limit hold\'em games gone?

Thanks for the responses.

I guess there are no sites with a lot of mid-limit hold'em games. Shame. I guess the days of getting 300+ plus hands per hour playing four tables is over, at least for...
Forum: Internet Gambling 04-10-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16
Posted By George Rice
Where have all the mid-limit limit hold\'em games gone?

There were a lot of 10/20 and 20/40 games on Paradise, and a ton of 10/20, 20/40 and 30/60 games on Party. Where are all these players playing now?

Stars, Tilt and Doyle's picked up a bit, and...
Forum: Internet Gambling 04-10-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By George Rice
Re: taxes and \'passive income\'

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ok the details so for 2006, the net amount actually entering my bank account was about $30k. about 35k going in and about 5k going out to set up various accounts. poker was my only...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 03-31-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 78
Posted By George Rice
Re: Identifying Beatable Games

What do you consider a fair rake for 3/6? Let's say $1 per hand.

My experience is that I need to win one hand per half hour to keep up with the blinds and rake/time is a typical loose holdem game....
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 03-31-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By George Rice
Re: New here. Questions.

Yes, wrong place for this post, should have used small stakes limit holdem fourm.

You played the hand okay and got unlucky.

I don't have a problem with you betting the flop. One of the reasons...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 03-31-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 78
Posted By George Rice
Re: Identifying Beatable Games

There is not enough information to determine whether or not the house is greedy, as one poster put it. It depends on their overhead, and whether or not it is a legal room.

It's a four-dollar rake,...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 03-23-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 220
Posted By George Rice
Re: Are There Any Atheists Who Believe in Rushes?

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Even better question: Is God an atheist?

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I don't know. But I'm pretty sure he's an optimist.
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 03-23-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 220
Posted By George Rice
Re: Are There Any Atheists Who Believe in Rushes?

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It doesn't matter if you never heard of a green light. We do the damndest things at the oddest times, 1000's of them a day. Some other unexpected event has to occur with some of them or...
Forum: Special Sklansky Forum 03-21-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 220
Posted By George Rice
Re: Are There Any Atheists Who Believe in Rushes?

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I'm more agnostic than atheist, but I've personally have had experiences with precognition.


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LOL confimation bias FTW...
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