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  1. Where has time gone?

    I can't believe two years have passed since my last blog. How have I let this happen? A better question is what has happened? Why have I ignored writing and my first love Poker?

    The simple answer is despair. Poker has given me and taught me so much but at the end of the day all the money that I have won hasn't given me the ability to accept the losing. The best tournament players are cashing about 33% of the time that means about 66% of the time there losing. On top of that even if ...

    Updated 05-05-2019 at 10:13 AM by jacosta24

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  2. Just WIN (With a quote from Scott Davies 2014 WSOP APAC Main Event champion)

    Big or small, tournament victories are hard to come by. Winning makes all the difference. Long hours at the computer screen or at the felt can seem pointless without the victory. Being the last player left in a tournament is the best feeling ever, it means no ones skill or luck could overcome you that day.

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    These two weeks back at the grind have pretty tough but I have shown some profit. I played 15 tournaments, made 6 final tables, I got a 5th, ...

    Updated 11-05-2014 at 06:24 PM by jacosta24

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  3. Running HOT

    Iím having a great week playing tournaments, Iím so close to getting even online I can taste it. Playing my aggressive, raise with anything in position style has proven to be much more valuable than my prior tight ABC approach. I canít picture myself ever getting away from this style. Raise after, raise makes your opponents easy to manipulate and easier to read. At the same time itís easier for them to play back at you so at times I use ďcontrolled aggressionĒ and it shows with my multiple cashes ...