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Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-02-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 94
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: If you ran the poker room...

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If I ran a poker room I'd bump up the rake to 7 or 8 dollars a hand an have a bunch more promotions targeted at weak, gambly players. Something like win a hand with 72 get...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 122
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: How about a sticky for Mason\'s reviews?

It sounds like Mason is afraid of getting criticized for his reviews. I don't know why he would publish something that he doesn't want to defend.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-01-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 94
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: If you ran the poker room...

No, you have to offer what the customer wants. There are a lot of -EV games elsewhere in the casino such as Let it Ride, but the house doesn't worry about busting those gamblers.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-01-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 36
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Complaining about the rake and getting told on by dealers......

2-4 is not unbeatable with a 4$ rake. If it is, find another game.

bring ins, antees? Is this a 2-4 stud?

Time to look for another job. I don't see the wisdom in playing at the place you...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-30-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Detroit players...any limit hold em downtown???

Yeah, the Gtown limit scene was dead. 10/20 still exists at MC.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-30-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 31
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Foxwoods PLO

The Machine's post reminds me of my favorite PLO story at Foxwoods, or rather a NON-plo story. In September the board announced "we are starting a list of interest for pot-limit omaha." But it just...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 43
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Poker is a necessary annoyance for casino executives.

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Try having a paper check mailed to your home from your employer, instead of Direct Deposit, you run into roadblocks, such as banks charging you fees to have an account UNLESS you...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 37
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Changes to Bay Area NL games?

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DMW's mini Bay Area Trip Report. C notes at bottom.

I was at artechoke Joe's this weekend. blinds 1-2-2 but first opener must make it at least 5 to go.

When I first...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-29-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 45
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Best book on Limit Hold em

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Small Stakes Hold'em is the best book for...small stakes hold'em.

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We need a permanant advisory: the book is about live games.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-29-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 82
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: jerry yang hit n run america...

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I heard from a radio that Jerry Yang has been inducted by his Church to Minister now, so that's why he's so busy, he however plays bingo regularly with Nuns and church cleaners.

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Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 31
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Foxwoods PLO

I think you can call ahead for the big games, 20/40 and up.
Forum: Books and Publications 11-28-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 45
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Best book on Limit Hold em

I think Professional Poker has the best section on bankroll management. He is probably more likely to believe it if he reads it in print than if you just tell him. People are strange in that...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-28-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 157
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Stox is doing a NL book!

Winning in No Limit Hold'em Games? Tough.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-28-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 28
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: UPDATE on MGM vs MCC PLEASE

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I live in Chicago, but family is from Michigan, and I will be visiting Detroit over the holidays. I must get away and play some poker to save my sanity during my visit. Now that MCC has...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-28-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 43
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Poker is a necessary annoyance for casino executives.

Speaking at last week's Global Gaming Expo, the industry's premier trade show, Bellagio poker room director Doug Dalton called the games "the next future of poker."

Good to know card room...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-27-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 37
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Changes to Bay Area NL games?

DMW's mini Bay Area Trip Report. C notes at bottom.

I was at artechoke Joe's this weekend. blinds 1-2-2 but first opener must make it at least 5 to go.

When I first came in they made do a...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-27-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 107
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: psychology of poker

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Your post reads like you had an assumed idea of what the book should be about before you read it. Then you read it and found out that it was not about what you thought it should be. Then...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-27-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 30
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Black Friday @ Foxwoods....

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I suggest that you guys wait till you hear somebody get called that doesn't take their seat and pretend to be them.

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I've done this before - my...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-27-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 88
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: Soft Play (Collusion) in Tournaments

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Don't dance around the issue, don't give them a chance to "change a little" to avoid embarasing the card room manager with their more obvious moves. That's silly. You have to take...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-21-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: What is a Fair Rake?

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Considering minimum wage is like $6.50 an hour, i think $3 per hour per person is fair.

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I think the casino has quite a few more costs than...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-21-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: New Mike Caro book?

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Caro supposedly has another book, Caro's Secrets Of Winning Poker, coming out in July of 2008. I wonder if it is a reprinting of an earlier book, but with a new title.

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Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-21-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: What is a Fair Rake?

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Considering minimum wage is like $6.50 an hour, i think $3 per hour per person is fair.

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I think the casino has quite a few more costs than just the dealer's...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-21-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 25
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: What is a Fair Rake?

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Why should a fair rake necessarily be a beatable rake? I sometimes play in a room which spreads 2/4 LHE. For people playing at those stakes, I don't really care if they are playing at an...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-21-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 25
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: What is a Fair Rake?

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Clearly, in the west, whatever the market will bear is "fair". That will always be the best (if not most helpful) answer.

I think it's an interesting question for the Vegas market in...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-20-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25
Posted By DeadMoneyWalking
Re: What is a Fair Rake?

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Also along these lines, I have always wondered how much more rake I should be willing to pay if the room is underground. I think it is fair for them to charge more since they are taking a...
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