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Forum: High Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 156
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: How is the 100-200 game in Bellagio?

The often overlooked element that you have to keep in mind when playing pretty high live limit holdem (Commerce/Bellag.) is the general chaotic atmosphere of these poker rooms. If you have not...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 11-27-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 125
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: in over my head

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Just trying to understand things better:

Is the reason for c/f the flop because he most likely has you dominated w/Ax (x>7) or he hit the flop and you are drawing to 3 outs?

Also I'm...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 11-04-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 29
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: November General Thread

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Is it me or has their been a slight resurgence in LHE lately?

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I think its because some folks have figured out I'm back at a little-known online site givin' low-limit...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 10-13-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: Cut-Off vs Tough button 3-bettor

This seems like a flop check-raise or a check-fold. If I am playing well and getting respect (which is rare), this is always a check-raise and lead the turn. I'd fire the river unless a A or K,...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 09-20-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 37
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: CrossBooking

When I'm done with my homocide trial, I will come to CA and give you all plenny of action.

TSP
Forum: High Stakes Limit 08-07-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
This sucks.

I remember when I at least could talk a halfway decent game of limit Hold'Em.

These days, my mind has become so lazy and flabby from lack of play and competition that I read a decent thread like...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 07-11-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 1
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: What\'s the funniest 1-liner you\'ve heard after a hand?

My old italian buddy Don, from a game we used to have in the basement of a pizza place, in response to raising a strong hand early in a 7-stud game and driving everyone out . . .

"a c**k in the...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 07-11-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 44
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: dear pokerstars

Some day, all will see that ole TSP had it right . . .

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/showth...rue#Post8090226...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 07-04-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 28
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: I was told I played it really well 1/2 commerce 4 handed

This is not a flop check-raise turn-lead situation? Seems rather routine to me.

TSP
Forum: High Stakes Limit 07-02-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Ok.

Sounds fun. I'll play you a few, but not online. If you are going to be in the Western NY/T-stone area anytime soon, let me know.

TSP

p.s. I assume you are talkin' LHE.
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 06-25-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Lame Vegas Report 6/18 thru 6/24

Beat: Came in 37 out of 296 in the 3000 LHE event, 10 off the $. Closest I got to any cash was sharing a cab with Shawn Keller.

Brag: Knocked Sklansky out of the tourney, with my A8o against...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-09-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Sklansky/Brandi stuff . . . Am I just an old fuddy-duddy?

I realize that I haven't been playing/posting much as of recently, but I have to say that all this Brandi/Sklansky drame has gotten a bit out of hand.

There is no question that this site over...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 05-25-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Hey mods . . new locked forum idea for 2+2 . . .

I think the time has come for a 2+2 post Hall of Fame, with perhaps the 10-20 best posts of all time. This would have to be in there.

TSP
Forum: High Stakes Limit 05-21-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: largest win

Small beer compared to the top-tier guys, but $27,000 in a couple hours playing 1-2 shorthanded. Also, made over 10k on 3 successive nights playing shorthanded 30-60, one table.

TSP
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 05-14-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Results.

I raise the river, and UTG mucks his 44 face up. I overplayed my hand on the turn, but I think this gave me the only chance I had to win. Made the wrong move at the right time.

TSP

p.s. ...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 05-13-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: the river donk

I make the call and see what he has.

TSP
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 05-13-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
T-stone 20-40, interesting AKo hand.

This hand came up last nite at the Stone. I'm up a rack or so and showing some decent hands, and having made a few moves which folks suspect but didnt result in showndown. Kinda my usual LAG style,...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-11-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: Chat between Schneids and Tongni

in my utopia, we would have PP 100-200 prvt tables for real 2+2 grudge matches, to effectively settle all family business. . .

TSP
Forum: Internet Gambling 05-09-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 60
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: NL Bots on Full Tilt

I'm glad I got out when the gettin' was good. I have lost total faith in the online poker world. I'll gladly go back to my nickel dime 20-40 live game, where it all began.

As the Legion of Doom...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 05-09-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: 40/80 Trips meets the ugly river

This would be a better post if you didnt include the info about villian raising the river.

While it is tough to imagine what the villian could have where that river card wouldn't improve him, in...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-08-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: Mini-trip report, the new poker room at T-Stone . . . .

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I was playing 3 handed with you for a while. I managed to keep paying you off weak and not folding. You played really good i dont think i was a favorite when we were 3 handed. Anyways nice...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-07-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: Mini-trip report, the new poker room at T-Stone . . . .

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You won either $2500 or $5000 in a 20/40 game in one night? Yeah, it must be nice to finish up four buy-ins the first time playing poker in a year.

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2.5k. What can I...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-07-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Mini-trip report, the new poker room at T-Stone . . . .

After taking about a 8 month break from serious poker, I took a drive down the NYS Thruway to the Stone. They have a new poker room, which I guess has been up and running for about a year or so,...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-06-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
Re: Why does this guy even play poker?

While I have my doubts, I once was told that this is a free country. Why can't he play the way he wants?

TSP
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-03-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6
Posted By Turning Stone Pro
If 6 Was 9.

George: You know, this used to be a helluva good country. I can't understand what's gone wrong with it.
Billy: Huh. Man, everybody got chicken, that's what happened, man. Hey, we can't even get into...
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