Ahead of the biggest tournament of his life, Platinum Pass winner Nikhil Segel hired poker pro Jonathan Little for help in improving his game. What resulted from this is the over 6-hour-long “25K Platinum Coaching Sessions” series.
In this article, Mike Patrick thoroughly reviews the video series, during which he was reminded of numerous important concepts as well as introduced to a number of intriguing new ones that have helped him up his poker game. Above all, witnessing Nikhil Segel’s progression throughout these lessons makes for a tremendous training tool for poker players of all skill levels.
Playing in your first ever World Series of Poker event is a memory that players typically treasure forever. There’s no feeling like getting ready to take your seat in one of the Rio’s cavernous ballrooms among thousands of other poker players.
But what happens when you forget your ID?
Mike Patrick has one hell of a story for you, as he had to race around Las Vegas for his tournament life. Buckle up!
Mike Patrick has been a Phil Hellmuth fan ever since the Poker Boom days and has the many pictures and Hellmuthian baubles to prove it. This article pays tribute to the legendary Poker Brat as Mike describe how he — like his poker idol — found himself in a situation where he managed to dodge bullets, baby.
Be sure to check out this enjoyable poker story.
All Mike Patrick wanted to do was head out to play some poker. A series of events leading up to the beginning of his session induced tilt before he even sat down to play a hand.
This is the (hilariously heartbreaking) story of what went down before and during that poker session, as well as the lessons other players can learn with regard to how to potentially avoid making stupid mistakes.
Poker has gotten tougher to win at than ever before, which makes it that much more difficult for newer players to build up the courage to take a seat at the felt. Ridiculing such inexperienced players is literally the worst course of action for veteran players to take.
In this op-ed, Mike Patrick recounts a scene he witnessed at the table that quite frankly made him sick, where one of the regs decided to “shatter the tank.” The lessons should be obvious to anyone reading this article.