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Playing as a Team

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Posted by Fox – www.foxpoker.com – Aug. 30, 2013 If you are a Minnesota poker player, you probably know about the team battles at Running Aces. The idea was inspired by the never ending twitter battles between Poker Joker and Rooster, and Running Aces tournament director Tristan Willberg decided to make a legitimate team battle happen. The schedule […]

Team Tournaments Bring Fun Back to Poker

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By John Sosky – August 19, 2013 – pokergeekmn.blogspot.com Running Aces just had its first of three team tournaments.  It was the most fun I’ve had playing a poker tournament in a long time. The atmosphere in the poker room was jubilant and laughter and shouts could be heard that are normally reserved for the pit games. 

Top Five Misplayed Hands in Limit Hold’em

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Greetings, everybody! First of all, I’d like to say that I acknowledge my recent lack of blog-producing productivity.  My apologies.  Getting married, buying a home and beginning a new job has occupied large chunks of my time.  This has left me with little time for poker and even less time for writing.  I’d like, however, […]

A Kinder and Gentler Poker Nation

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Tales from the Poker Geek – John Somsky – July 18, 2013 While most poker players (especially players in Minnesota) are pleasant company at the poker table, we all have been around players who seem like they would rather be having a root canal. 

Player of the Week Race at Running Aces

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By Chris “Fox” Wallace – May 30 – www.foxpoker.com I’ve been very frustrated with online poker lately, so I’ve given it up almost completely. I’m also trying to cut down a little on the amount of time I’m spending on the road and make a little more money, so local live poker games are the […]

Take It Down Johnny!

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By Chris “Fox” Wallace – May 24 – www.foxpoker.com Huge congratulations to my friend John ‘GStacks’ Hayes on his MSPT bracelet! He won the Northern Lights events on Sunday, crushing the table and setting a record for the fastest final table ever. Johnny has won more money online than any player in Minnesota, and has been crushing live tournaments for […]

The bad run is over, ready for Walker!

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By Chris “Fox” Wallace – May 16, 2013 – www.foxpoker.com After one of the longest bad runs of my life, I chopped the Wednesday $235 last night for $3,600. Not a big score, but anything that breaks the bad run of the last month or two feels like a huge victory. Even though I’m a […]

Vegas Summer Schedule

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By Chris “Fox” Wallace – May 7 – www.foxpoker.com While I’m not selling any action, a few people have asked about my summer schedule and asked advice about what they should be playing when they go out to the World Series of Poker. I set my own schedule a few weeks ago, covering as many […]

Why Raise?

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I sat down at my computer today with the intention of writing a new piece.  I had a specific topic in mind about which I wanted to discuss and as I mentally reviewed what I wanted to say, I realized that the transformation from my brain to a structured piece of writing was proving difficult. […]