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Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-30-2005, 02:51 PM
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Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-30-2005, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By KenProspero
Re: Typical rule for dealer double-burn mistake?

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CALL THE DAMN FLOOR ALREADY, LET THEM HANDLE IT.


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Al, you're right, of course. To leave it alone unless a player makes a stink about it leaves the door wide open for...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-30-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 61
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Typical rule for dealer double-burn mistake?

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This is a stupid rule.

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No it isn't.

Mistakes happen, often they change the result of the hand. There is often more than one way to correct a mistake. What's...
Forum: Home Poker 12-30-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 26
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Poker chips

I bought these Faux Clay (http://www.5stardeal.com/expand.asp?pid=9094&subcat=116) 6 cents a chip, good feel, good stackability, though a little plain jane.

However my recommendation would to buy...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-30-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Need Help! 1 year wedding Anniv. in vegas where to stay

studly --

You're going to have to do a little research here.

As you probably know, hotel rates sometimes change daily, and the hotel that's cheapest one week may not be cheapest the next. ...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-30-2005, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 61
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Typical rule for dealer double-burn mistake?

Robert's Rules of Poker -- Section 5 Hold 'em -- Rules 4 and 5.

"4. If before dealing the flop, the dealer failed to burn a card, or burned two cards, the error should be rectified if no cards...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7
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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-29-2005, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Lying about your hand

If I'm asked what I had, I almost always say "Jacks". I think I got that idea from someone in these forums.

It gets interesting, when my play was totally inconsistent with this holding. But --...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-29-2005, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7
Posted By KenProspero
Chopping and Taxes

I was playing in a $100-20 game today at Taj in Atlantic City.

The game, for any who don't know is a winner-take-all. But when it gets down to two or three players, chopping is common. Anyway,...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-28-2005, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Thursday at AC

I'll look for you both.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-27-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 32
Posted By KenProspero
Re: You make the call

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So, first two players act very fast, call, call. Just as the dealer gives the Button two cards stuck together. Hand instantly dead?

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Yeah, I hear you, but that's not...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-27-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 32
Posted By KenProspero
Re: You make the call

The floor was correct.

Roberts Rules of Poker Section 3 Misdeals Rule 1(e)

"1. The following circumstances cause a misdeal, provided attention is called to the error before two players have...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-27-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 38
Posted By KenProspero
Re: To tip or not to tip

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I tip, but not often. And theres always lots of bad dealers wherever I seem to play, and whenever they f something up I stop tipping. Has to be good service.

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Do you tip...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-27-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13
Posted By KenProspero
Thursday at AC

Am heading down to AC Thursday with my brother.

He plays a lot of home games, has played once in a casino (Foxwoods 4/8 game) and has enough card sense that he should be fine at that level, but...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-25-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Live Tourneys paying back < 90%

Oh boy!! another "Tip the Dealer" thread.

Just what we need on Christmas.

Humbug I say!! Humbug!!!!
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-24-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Poll: would you sit at an electronic table at a B&M room?

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how much faster was it? if at all

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It took the players a bit longer than average to futz with the betting options on the machine, but the dealing was a bit faster, so...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-23-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Poll: would you sit at an electronic table at a B&M room?

I played a SnG on one, once at Hard Rock in Hollywood Fla.

Overall experience -- the machine is a bit of a PITA. Give me a flesh and blood dealer please. That being said, if I was desparate for...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Martingale for SNGs

What's the difference between using the Martingale System and Card Counting in Black Jack -- I'll tell you

If they catch you counting cards, they'll kick you out of the casino. If they catch you...
Forum: Psychology 12-23-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 54
Posted By KenProspero
Re: This is a very important post for me...

Short answer -- get your degree first. You'll never be sorry you did, and you'll always have something to fall back on.
Forum: Psychology 12-23-2005, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 31
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Berating Weak Players At The Poker Table

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LOL...you dented his stack by taking an extra $12 bucks from him?

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No, we were heads up, so the three-bet cap was off. I think grabbed an extra $28 from him on the...
Forum: Psychology 12-23-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 21
Posted By KenProspero
Re: The Psychology of Poker By: Alan Shoomaker

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Perhaps I am obtuse and analytical, but whatever.

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I doubt that you're being either. If you play well enough to derive most of your income from playing poker, you...
Forum: Psychology 12-23-2005, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 21
Posted By KenProspero
Re: The Psychology of Poker By: Alan Shoomaker

If I were to rank all he poker books as far as usefulness to a new-intermediate player, Theory of Poker would be first, and Psychology of Poker would be second.

First of all, it gives you the...
Forum: Psychology 12-23-2005, 01:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 31
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Berating Weak Players At The Poker Table

I had a similar situation in a $2-4 B&amp;M game. There was a know-it-all, who was analyzing everyone's moves.

After an hour or so, I got him in a pretty big pot (maybe 12 BB on the turn) He bet, and...
Forum: Home Poker 12-23-2005, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 51
Posted By KenProspero
Re: Unethical?

It's definately legal, but that kind of player often leads to the break up of a home game.

Mr. K-J was a fool to believe him, btw.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-22-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14
Posted By KenProspero
Re: The end of an era.

Any idea what they're going to do with all the old old chips (or for that matter the new old chips?)
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