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And There Goes The Hype

And There Goes The Hype

I remembered when gambling stocks in Macau were all the rage back in 2012 and especially in 2013.  Sure, I agreed that the Macau casino stocks haven't accounted for the massive influx of Mainlanders incoming to Macau, but then hype and "recent industry growth and company earnings" drove the stock…
It’s Not The Blackjack Third Base’s Fault

It’s Not The Blackjack Third Base’s Fault

I'm an avid player of Blackjack.  Unfortunately it pisses me off when people tell you to do a move you shouldn't be doing, or when people blame you for their loss because you've made the dealer get certain cards.  This is especially true when you are sitting at the third…

Poker Tells Part II

Some other tells that you should look out for: Often, we are adept at disguising our faces, because we know that most people look at our faces.  The higher the body part, the more we are aware of it.  According to this logic, our feet are usually the truest indicator of…
Poker Analysis 1

Poker Analysis 1

Here's a situation that happened to me: I was holding JQ diamonds, under the gun.  Wanted to get some action, so I bet 3 BB (Big Blinds).  Everyone folds to the guy before dealer, who raises to 9 BB's.  Everyone folds, I call. Flop - A, 8, 3; A and the…

Poker Tells Part I

Ever wanted to accurately read what your opponent was holding?  Was he bluffing, or did he get the nuts? Poker tells are gestures and body language your opponent makes that gives you hints of what they hold.  Now I'll be honest; poker tells won't tell you exactly what cards they are…