Posted by Dr Fro 12:41 PM
Just a week ago, the Astros were nipping on the heals of the Cubs - about 1/2 game out of first. Crap it's been a bad week since then. We've only won one game, and the Cubs look better than ever. So, I have stayed away from betting on Houston, which led me to Cleveland last night. It isn't often you give up 9 runs and still win, but it seems to happen a lot against Texas. Easy money.
I'll tell you what isnt easy money - online poker. I told you that I am in a rut of getting 3rd and 4th place all the time, never winning, much less showing. Yesterday, I had >90% of the chips when it was heads up. I lost 8 straight hands and was down to even with the dude. Man, what the hell? After an eterenity, I maanged to win all the chips back and got 1st place for the first time in a long time. Felt good, too.
My man, Beau is winning, too. Here is an update from him from the Rio:
-------------------------- From: Beau To: Phreau Date: 06/05/2008 11:49 AM
Played in two satellites last night, a $175 and $125, started out absolutely dominating in both, but coincidentally ended up in a 3-way chop both times getting a 1/4 of each pot, netting $415 between the two. I also chopped a 5-way $500 last longer bet at the second table to net another $150 ... Total $565 and now I'm playing in todays tourney at a discount $1500-565 = $935... Sweet!
Finally, I watched erick lindgren win a bracelet late last night ... Can anyone confirm that that is his first? I wasn't sure. More to come....