Author Archives: Gordon

Typology of poker players: Models and reality

Religions, concepts, thoughts, ideas, poems, art, fiction, theories in general – I like to think of them as models to describe reality. An even better word in my opinion would be to use the word “approach”. In this article I … Continue reading

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Poker Mindset #2 – Nobody owes you anything

Poker Mindset Series Overview Nobody owes you anything & the flaws of the entitlement mentality Do you think that… – It’s the job of your country to provide everybody with a job – The rich should pay more in taxes … Continue reading

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Poker Mindset #1 – Stoicism

Poker Mindset Series Overview In the mindset series I will be addressing some ways of thinking about the world & poker that helped me to improve my game and overall life. If you are struggling in the way that you … Continue reading

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Mindset Series – Overview

Will be starting a series called “mindset”. In this series I will be introducing concepts, theories and worldviews and how they were helpful in shaping me as a person and – since this blog is about poker – as a … Continue reading

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When is the right time to turn poker pro?

In the beginning of this article I’d like to point out a few aspects in the thinking of many people that I have found to be flawed. In the end I will come up with some practical advice with a … Continue reading

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How the illegal Rakeback system works

In this post I want to explain how “under the hand Rakeback (RB) ” works. I chose the title illegal, but I hope it is not misleading . Coining it “illegal” with all the bad connotations is not doing it … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about Affiliates & Affiliating

Finding the right affiliate is very important. It will save you lots of time, money and hassle. After that,  I’ll also cover the topic of affiliating with friends and which guidelines I have found to be very important. How poker … Continue reading

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Training site review: DEUCESCRACKED

(Please keep in mind the date when this post was written) In many forums you can find countless threads about “which training site should I join?” Forums have been a very helpful tool in the beginning, especially the 2+2 forums … Continue reading

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10 easy steps to increase your cash game hourly with tournies

In a previous article I have stated my opinion on why I think playing MTTs for a living basically sucks. However, this doesn´t mean that playing MTTs has to all be negative. There are several situations where it can be … Continue reading

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Philosophy about recommending books & products via this blog

Hey, There are a lot of useful poker books & products that I will recommend throughout this blog-journey. I know people can react as if they were very allergic when they feel something is being “sold” to them. Nobody likes … Continue reading

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