Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Back to "Start-Up"

Last year I made a decision that I was tired of working for start up companies and the long hours that entailed. Thought decision to go to services company would free me up. Then they pimped me out into my old industry.

Even at the biggest companies apparently they will request that you put in some extra hours to reach project milestones. I am probably stuck working 60 hour weeks for most of February.

Poker will probably limited this month, I may even have to use medals to maintain my IronMan streak unless RushPoker can get me some points. There is no reason to give former blogger RecessRampage an opening to a longer streak just in case he drops pathetic claim that Platinum Star status on PokerStars is worth more than rakeback on FullTilt.

I hate that Gold Star status on Pokerstars may slip away from me as well, I like to maintain that so if double status tournies return I can sneak my way to SuperNova, came close last time they ran promotion but settled for bump to Platinum.

Next Post will probably be my NCAA tourney preview.

At least the long hours this time mean the sure thing of overtime rather than the speculative payout of IPO. It's like I switched from playing tournies to grinding cash.


Alan aka RecessRampage said...

Welcome to my world. 60hr work wk sucks (just got home from a 14 hr day). Platinum star rocks.

Fred aka TwoBlackAces said...

Just curious, but how many months in a row have you achieved iron man status?

Bayne_S said...

Your Iron Man Status

Your Current Iron Man Level
As of: Feb 3 2010 03:15AM
Today's Points 196.11
Level Not qualified
Medals 210
Consecutive Months 46

You are currently in your 47th month of the Iron Man Challenge.

Drizztdj said...

The ONLY reason I'll try for IronMan is because of Rush Poker. Playing one table for hour during "happy hour" nets the 200 points needed.

Since that's usually all I have, it fits.

Fred aka TwoBlackAces said...

Nice...you have me soundly beaten. I'm at 41.

Sean D said...

46 Wow!

Poker Stud!

Rush poker is intriguing!

But take the overtime, you'll never know when it will come again!

fyi : Word verification bytes

The Poker Meister said...

Yes; Rush poker can get you easy points for the day; I've been averaging 500 / day lately in about 2 hours of 3 tabling.

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