Your correspondent ruminates on the way poker is used for dramatic purposes in books and movies, and contrasts that with the reality of winning in cash-game poker, which, if you're doing it right, isn't terribly dramatic. He then reviews an interesting but sometimes frustrating 5/10 session.
0:20 Your correspondent appears in a poker scene in a music video
3:25 Where does drama in poker come from, and how does the reality of poker conflict with traditional fictional narratives?
4:45 The plot arc of "Rounders," and some speculation about Mike McDermott's life since the end of the movie
7:54 Parallels between Mike McDermott's life and Daniel Negreanu's
12:15 Session review: 5/10 NLHE
14:30 A9ss on K52sss5x
17:40 44 on Q84dxd5xTx
22:25 AQo on 962rQdd2ddd
25:18 33 on 932hxh
27:03 ATdd 852xddTx
28:20 AA on A32ddxJx
Dec 21, 2022
Host of Third Man Walking Podcast
Charlie Wilmoth is the creator of the Third Man Walking poker podcast which goes well beyond strategy covering poker culture and lifestyle topics. He's a 5/10+ NL crusher who plays mostly in the Los Angeles area.
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