Poker Articles


What If You Could Fast-Forward Through the Folding?

How I Stay Steady by Playing Three Stakes at Once


Auto-Fold Ranges: A Tool for Finding and Plugging Leaks

My Auto-Fold Ranges

When and Why to Fold the Small Blind in Limped Pots

I Freeze My Opponents By Playing POOP

Three Poker Experiments

LMIP means Last Money In Pot

How to Make Yourself Less Squeezable

Forecasting Tilt

Folding to 3-Bets from Behind

Demoralize Your Opponents with a High ALP

I Am Exploitable, But That’s Not a Problem

How to Play “Hole Card River”

My Love Relationship With Tightness

Thank You Everyone For Balancing Your Ranges So That I Don’t Have To

Checking Behind on the Flop with a Straight Draw at NLHE


Waiting for Straighters

On the Origin of Tightness

Intimidate and Confuse Your Opponents by Folding Fast

Driver’s Choice (<− not about poker)

Bad Beats Be Gone!

A Short Essay On How to Play the Small Blind


The Live Poker Rulebook

Running Bad Can Be Cured

Raise Your Score By Folding More Blinds

The Happy Loser (about trading and poker)

A Tipping Story (featuring Babs McDerty)


The Cause Of All Your Problems

Practice Makes Perfect


Poker Nicknames Extravaganza!

The View From Inside the Aquarium

My Name is Freddy the Floater and I Am a Flop Addict

But It’s Not Gambling!

Miffed in Montreal

The World Series of Pain

Please Don’t Feed the Grinders

You Might Be Tilting If… (Part 1)

You Might Be Tilting If… (Part 2)

Writhing Over Rules


The Cinderella Syndrome

From Teenage Poker Degenerate to PokerNews Columnist in Only 42 Years


Assume the Position

The Second Worst Play Ever


On the EV of Mouse Smashing

Data Minding

Three Smooth Calls, Two Check-Raises, and a Delayed Raise – All On One Street

Breath Taking

How to Tilt


Would You Take This Bet?

The Butoff

A Process of Illumination

2006 – 2007

Reciprocality: The Cause of Profit at Poker

Mucka Hi


What Goes Up Might Come Down

Enough is Not Enough

Betcha Can’t

Zero Sum Minus Some


Kay Knows Poker

The Universal Starting-Hand Chart (from Elements of Poker)

2004 – 2005

Pro for an Hour

The Ogre and Me

The Poker Zoo

Episode 3: Enter the Yak

Episode 6: The Quitter

Episode 8: The Blue Chips

Hooked on Writing

2003 – 2002

A Rubber Band Story

From Ray to Zee

The Blue Marble

Tough Choice in Blackbark

Living on Olives at the World Series

Bargain Hunting

Around Robin

Poker Parallels Parking

If Only I Could Bottle This

Peer Pressure

On the Importance of Paying Attention

The Worst Play Ever

2001 – 1999

Buy the Button: A Perfect Rule

It’s All Well and Good

The Worst Beat Ever

How to Win a Big Pot at No-Limit

Good for the Game

Playing with the Field at the World Series

A Reason for Every Reason

The First Time I Played Poker in a Casino

Broken Down English

Sympathetic Vibrations

So Close But Yet So What

Famous Card-Ripping Hand from 1958

I Want to See That Hand

Tells From the Beyond

Perpetual Commotion

Time Is On My Side