I’m back in Mexico after the annual Vegas trip. Despite several unrequited tweets to the Iceman, it was still an epic trip. The highlight for me was playing pool. I’m not a good player. But while everyone was playing seriously, Kidkash and I engaged in high-stakes and highly skilled prop bets. Namely we kept on betting $5 that the other couldn’t knock the cue ball off the table. It’s the simple pleasures in life. I played two prelims and bricked both. Here are several hands from a Saturday $1500. Blinds: $75-$150 Pre-flop: MP1 raises to $350, MP2 and lojack both call. I raise to $1350 in the cutoff with J7o. Only the lojack calls. We’re $8k effective. Flop: 3d 4h 5s (Pot: $3850) Action: Lojack checks, I bet $2150, he folds. Analysis: Everyone in the pot was loose. I thought my image then was ridiculously tight (what's new) and I'd be put on a range of JJ/AK or so squeezing there pre. … [Read More...]
Collin Moshman graduated from Caltech in 2003 with a degree in theoretical math prior to becoming a professional online sit 'n go player. He is the author of best-selling poker strategy books Sit 'n Go Strategy,
Heads-Up No-Limit Hold 'em, and The Math of Hold'em. Collin is also the lead SNG coach for Cardrunners and Pokerstrategy. He lives in Mexico with his wife Katie and dog Wilbur, playing on Pokerstars as tfnc314.