Fooling A Pro
by Ed Miller | Published: Sep 05, 2012
It used to be that you could sit in any $2-$5 or $5-$10 no-limit game in Vegas and expect a good game well worth playing. Nowadays, there are still plenty of good games, but it’s a little more hit-or-miss. Sometimes now when I sit in a game, there’s really only a single soft spot at a nine-handed table. If you’re playing live poker at the $2-$5 or $5-$10 level to make a living for yourself, these tables simply aren’t good enough. Fortunately, if you change tables or cardrooms, you will find greener pastures. Recently I was playing in a bad $2-$5 game. Sometimes I table change away from these games, but this day I decided to play on. I personally place more emphasis on my writing and coaching than I do on maximizing my playing winrate (I would barely play $2-$5 at all if winrate were my top goal), so ...
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