Re: texas hold'em
I play a few small local tourneys, and I'm usually "a few" places out of the money. As for Cash games, I find that you need a different mindset, one which I have not mastered yet. When I do play a cash table, I lose.
I was in Vegas in November, and I played in a few tourneys at the Imperial Palace. I didn't find them intimidating, and I actually did pretty good.
Online, I've played some, and I can win slowly and steadily. I mostly play the very low limit tables, and you find a lot of total morons on there. People who just don't know what they are doing. Myself, I think I'd prefer to play against better skilled players, even if it means I'm not winning as much.
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