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Congrats to Mike Kelly and Belle on chopping the Wednesday deepstack, the clubs oldest and storied event. I wasn’t there on Wednesday but knowing both players I can only assume that for them to have won the deck hit them both in the face so hard their own families no longer recognise them. But as … Read more

First 2 IPC tickets in the bag

Congrats to Katie Harrington and Ken Murray on winning their €550 tickets to the €250,000 Guaranteed Irish Poker Championship (IPC) this past Thursday, in what was the first in a series of weekly Thursday night satellites The Eglinton will be running. Myself and Patrick McGinley finished 3rd and 4th, picking up €160 and €100. Which … Read more

Self-awareness at the table

Sometimes it can be truly staggering how little self-awareness some players have at the poker table. We all like to think of ourselves as cool and calculated, truly brilliant poker strategists, and God knows, maybe there are one or two among us that actually lives up to their own internal hype, but I would argue … Read more

Timing and Communication

Bluffing is all about timing and last night I had the pleasure of witnessing some of the worst timing possible. The bold Ian Hamchops decided to make a move on Bell in last night Wednesday Freezeout, kicking of the hand by calling a raise out of position. Then Ian decided to call Bell after the … Read more