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Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-06-2005, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Atlantic City Trip Report (09/27-09/30)

Hi Chicago Troy,

My experience is very long wait times at Harrah's, even when I have called ahead. At most they only have two $10-20 games going. I have not been to Resorts, what type of action...
Forum: The Stock Market 10-05-2005, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Stocks up/down short term

Ray,

I agree with what you say. The only exception is if you have insider information.
Forum: Psychology 10-05-2005, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 22
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Does Poker Room Seats Affect How Players Play?

Hi Mr. Curious,

I agree with what you say. But, consider does uncomfortable seating make a bad player play worse?

Good Luck

Mark
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-05-2005, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 26
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Atlantic City Trip Report (09/27-09/30)

Hi surfinillini,

I did go by myself. The only poker room I know of nearby is at Harrah's in East Chicago, IN (1.5 hour drive). But, the choice of games are not always good, except for Saturdays...
Forum: Psychology 10-03-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 22
Posted By Mark Heide
Does Poker Room Seats Affect How Players Play?

I'm curious has anyone thought about if a poker player will play worse or better depending on how comforable the seats are in the poker room. I was thinking it was quite possible for a stuck player...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-03-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 26
Posted By Mark Heide
Atlantic City Trip Report (09/27-09/30)

I took a driving trip from Illinois to New Jersey for the poker tournament at the Taj Mahal. It took me about 14 hours to make the trip. I stayed at the Hampton Inn on the bay side to save some...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 09-18-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 27
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Televised poker will never become a major sport

I agree with your statement because poker is not a sport it is a game. There is no physical aspect to poker. Lets face it we have people of all ages playing poker fat, old, young, and fit. But,...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 09-18-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 27
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Should i continue with online poker career or return to 9-5 job?

PokerPaul,

I've been through this phase and the way I solved it was by showing my family my daily records that I keep. I use a speadsheet to calculate my daily hours playing poker and limits. ...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-14-2005, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Las Vegas Trip Report During The First Week Of The WSOP

I didn't mention it, but I did go back to my room inbetween trips to clean up and change my sweaty t-shirt.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-14-2005, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 20
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Bad (B)eats at the WSOP

Rick,

If they decided to move the WSOP to your casino, you would be probably paying $6 for a cup of coffee and your comp would only pay the tax on your meal. Both the Rio and Harrah's are taking...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-13-2005, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21
Posted By Mark Heide
Las Vegas Trip Report During The First Week Of The WSOP

Don't worry, there are no bad beat stories in this post. I had so many of them it would take me weeks to write about them.

I Left for Vegas on Thursday from Chicago. During my flight, I...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-01-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 35
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: a thought on tipping dealers

Pokerbabe,

If everyone tipped like you, and the house was dealing 90 hands an hour, I'd give up playing poker and become a dealer.

Good Luck

Mark
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-01-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 21
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: On My Way To Vegas

I'll count how many steps I have to take up and down the escalators and put it in my trip report when I get back.

Good Luck

Mark
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-01-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 35
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: a thought on tipping dealers

Ray,

The shuffling machines are for the house to make more money. So, the players should expect a drop in rake, but this is not likely since the casino is trying to increase it's take on the...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-01-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 21
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: On My Way To Vegas

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Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-01-2005, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 21
Posted By Mark Heide
On My Way To Vegas

It's that time again, the beginning of the WSOP this week. I booked a room at the Barbary Coast so I could be within walking distance of the Bellagio and Mirage. I'm looking forward to seeing...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-30-2005, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 20
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Will Dynasty Play A WSOP Event This Time?

Bill,

I hope all you guys and girls play this year. But, do me a favor and knock out Fossilman, Sklansky, and Harrington before they have a chance to get to my table.

One last thing, I...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-23-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 17
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Golf Good; Poker Bad; As horrible Vegas Trip Report

Nice report Barry. I'm going to have to try that Mirage 2/5 NL game when I am there in a couple of weeks. That sounds like one of the best games from your trip.

Good Luck

Mark
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 05-21-2005, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 16
Posted By Mark Heide
Has Poker Tournaments Increased The Popularity of Poker In Vegas

Now, that I see major network TV covering poker tournaments, including recently the Heads Up Poker Championship on NBC, I was wondering what the popularity of the regular games are like in Vegas. I...
Forum: The Stock Market 03-30-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 15
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Non self weighting stock market strategies

Hi,

I don't know the name of the author, but he was featured on PBS Nightly Business Report recently, where he just invested in undervalued stocks of the S&P 500 and beat the S&P 500 index over...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 03-30-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 24
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Question For Pro Poker Players That Rent Apts.

scalf,

My plans are to rent for a year and if I like living there, I'll buy a house.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 03-30-2005, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 24
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Question For Pro Poker Players That Rent Apts.

I was thinking of getting the apartment before I quit my job, and after they approve it, I'll move and then quit my job.
Forum: Mid- and High-Stakes Hold'em 03-29-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Playing under mind altering substances

Back when I went to college, I knew someone that was a straight A student. When he studied, he would always smoke pot, watch tv, and listen to the stereo. I can't do any of these things, or I would...
Forum: Mid- and High-Stakes Hold'em 03-29-2005, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: To check raise...

I believe you can make more money on this hand by calling the UTG on the flop. Checked and call on the turn. Bet out on the river because UTG may not bet the river and you would lose a bet. With...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 03-29-2005, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 24
Posted By Mark Heide
Re: Question For Pro Poker Players That Rent Apts.

TimTimSalabim,

Thanks for your reply. Every place that I have rented from has asked me for paycheck stubs. It would be hard to show that once I quit my job and move to Vegas. But, on my next...
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