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Old 02-10-2017, 05:33 PM   #1
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I might as well blog

Hi I'm Baudib1.

I don't know how often I'll be updating this but I figure this is as good a place as any to chronicle my weird life. Maybe it'll be a cautionary tale for wannabe grinders!

My story AORN: I'm a middle-age dude who's never really grown up, despite working a respectable high-paying job for many years. Some of you may know that I worked as a high-level editor at the New York Daily News. I was able to reach this level despite never graduating from college and never really having a full time job until I was 28.

After 11 often frustrating years, I decided to take a voluntary buyout from the News. Things have been going downhill at work in many ways, and frankly the future of the industry isn't great. It seemed like the right time to go.

Right now, I'm considering myself retired. I'm still collecting severance checks and will be for several months, and I'm grinding live cash and tournaments pretty hard in Atlantic City and in Brooklyn.

I suspect I'll have to find a real job at some point, but we'll see how that goes.

Right now, I'm living the dream/nightmare.
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Old 02-10-2017, 06:27 PM   #2
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Sup!
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Old 02-11-2017, 09:23 AM   #3
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What's up, Bigger?

Next week I'll be in Vegas for the Rio Circuit, hope to ship lots of monies. It'll be the first time I'm in Vegas outside of the WSOP, should be interesting -- I'd like to move out there eventually.
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Old 02-15-2017, 12:51 PM   #4
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I finally got back to playing online, it had been a while. I grinded Full Tilt pretty hard back in the day, but after the Lock fiasco I had been mostly concentrating on live, just dabbling here and there on WSOP.com

I started with $0 and ran it up to $620 in four days on BorgataPoker.com, so that's cool. It's mostly something to do while sitting in my hotel room.
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:35 AM   #5
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I made the $325 Ace-high river call in a live 2/5 game today, which is probably the most I've called correctly without a pair.

3 limps and I make it $35 on BTN with AdJc, limpets call.

Flop is QsTh6d, checks around and I check.

Turn is 8s, 2 checks and CO is this crazy old Armenian guy who I've been bluffcatching all night. (I doubled him up with AJ when he jammed 55 on A64 flop - turn and river are 8 7. I called him successfully with Q7dd on river on Ad5dJs 2s Qc board for $250 and T9o on QT8cc 5d 2h for $200.)

He bets $145 I call and 2 folds.

River is Qh he bets $325, I check to make sure I don't have the Js (i might have folded if I did), I call and he shows 43o.

He accuses me of cheating and looking at his cards.
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Old 02-19-2017, 04:56 AM   #6
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Good luck on your journey baudi.. I think I might start blogging my own personal life/experience.. might be good idea to get ideas and frustrations etc written down..
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