Dario Minieri

Micro-stakes players: Believe in yourself

I wanted to share a story about when I first started to play poker. I had been playing online for a short while. I had deposited a couple of times and gone broke, then I found myself down again to just a few bucks in my PokerStars account. I was really ready to quit altogether -- it just didn't s...more

by Dario Minieri on December 12, 2013 7:34 AM

What we think about when we close our eyes

I was having dinner with some friends of mine in Las Vegas not too long ago and remembered a funny story from a previous visit to Las Vegas a few summers before. This was during the World Series of Poker. Some friends and I were trying to think of something different to do, and we decided to take ...more

by Dario Minieri on October 18, 2013 7:02 AM

Looking back to look forward

Like many others I'm just coming off of being in Las Vegas all summer for the World Series of Poker. I'm very happy about my time there this year. Things went well at the tables and the experience helped give me back some confidence in myself as far as live tournaments are concerned. I had a coup...more

by Dario Minieri on August 13, 2013 6:21 AM

WSOP: Eighth time's a charm

I am writing from Las Vegas. Like the much of the rest of the poker world, I'm here for the WSOP. I'm pretty happy how things have been going so far. In the second event I played, the $3,000 no-limit hold'em shootout, I won my first table which got me into the money, and then came close to winn...more

by Dario Minieri on July 2, 2013 6:44 AM

The grind to Supernova Elite

I've been continuing to grind a lot on my way to earning Supernova Elite, and so thought I'd write a little about what I've been learning along the way. In order to earn FPPs for Supernova Elite, I've been playing a lot of heads-up sit-n-gos and heads-up cash games, and in fact doing that has helpe...more

by Dario Minieri on April 30, 2013 6:59 AM

Racing to Supernova Elite in Italy

I have been playing a lot on PokerStars.it so far this year, where the games are good and the traffic is good as well. I actually have a goal this year of being the first to make Supernova Elite on PokerStars.it, and so it has been fun for me to pursue this challenge so far in 2013. I'm pretty con...more

by Dario Minieri on April 3, 2013 8:08 AM