My name is Dutch Boyd. I am a professional poker player, writer, developer, and the greatest Photohunt player to have ever lived. I lived every poker player’s dream by winning my World Series of Poker bracelet in 2006, going headsup against then reigning world champion Joe Hachem, all in front of the ESPN cameras. Then I did it again in 2010. Then again in 2014.
I have a perfect girlfriend, Michele. We live in Vegas with our dog, June. Basically, I'm just like you. Another player in life, moving forward, trying to make the right moves.
Welcome to my site.
Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.
For more than a year, I worked on Poker Tilt, a book about my journey through the last decade as a poker player. The poker book was funded with a Kickstarter campaign. I'm now happy to report that the book has been received with overwhelmingly positive reviews. You definitely want a copy, so visit our website at PokerTilt.com and click the order button!
@SeattlePro7 Good luck, man!2 days ago
I bet 4k on the turn, villain checkraises to 8k. .. I'm allin for 2k more into a 24k pot. He tanks. Gotta love those spots! #drawingdead2 days ago
@MattClarkPoker Wanna help? Make change, yes. Push em forward, yes. But combine? Hell no!2 days ago
@MattClarkPoker Way more hands? It just doesn't take a lot of time to sweep antes. It takes way more time to argue about who owes what.2 days ago
I hate hearing "This is for all of us." There should be a rule against combining antes at the table. Never speeds it up as much as it slows.2 days ago
Small UX suggestion for the MyStack app: Have the Table field THEN the Seat field. Feels unnatural the way it is. @PokerNews3 days ago
RT @krissyb24poker : 6th for $96,823! Not my best showing, but a fun run. So exhausted! Will get back to messages asap, so grateful for kind…4 days ago
@jeremyausmus Poker is pain management. 🙂4 days ago
@msalsberg The older the bustout gets, the more I like your reply!4 days ago
RT @berkey11 : Always one of my favorite people to talk with about life far beyond the scope of poker. https://t.co/RqkZoqL4144 days ago
Brutal KO in the $5k. With 20 BBs, opened to 2200 with 66. LAG 3-bets to 6k. I call. Flop is 974. I shove for 14k. He calls with AJ, River J4 days ago
Jason Koon's empty seat just got filled with Tom Marchese... Threat level rising. #poker4 days ago
I think saying "You're good." with anything stronger than Queen-high should just auto-kill the hand. Can we make th… https://t.co/XQ2Ry64rLe4 days ago
36,400 in the $5k after winning a "flip" vs Jason with TT vs his AJs and a dead utg AQs opener. Table threat lowered and equity rising.4 days ago
@XairulSC Doing my best, bro!4 days ago
Just north of a starting stack in this $5k. Jason Koon, Joey Weissman and Anatoly Filatov among the heroes at my table.4 days ago
The good: Got it in as a 3:1 favorite against a WPT champion for 140k. The bad: Lost said pot. The ugly: That musta… https://t.co/llg12ANYjG6 days ago
Congrats to @dude904 on another bracelet win! Good luck for the rest of the Series. Still a lot of summer left.… https://t.co/WQOUFMX0VE6 days ago
Someone spilt water on the marble at the Venetian entrance and my cat-like reflexes just saved me from the slip-n-fall case of my dreams.6 days ago
Just lost a 60k "flip" with JJ < AK. Could have been worse... I could have had HIS stack. Back to average of ~ 50 BBs.6 days ago
My view from the table... https://t.co/aUlTDt5Wpk6 days ago
@TheDalain I'm pretty sure he follows my Twitter. Hopefully changes will be made.6 days ago
Dear Sheldon, When building your bathrooms, please install the same number of sinks as you have urinals. Because germs. Your Friend, Dutch6 days ago
Feels kind of funny for a dealer to step in there and prevent a player from making a mistake... Dealer for the assist! @VenetianPoker6 days ago
Weird hand. I raise to 1800. Player goes allin, and dealer announces it. BB doesnt notice, starts calling my bet, and the dealer stops him.6 days ago
There is always more to learn about this game. Sometimes I give poker lessons. Even though my poker clinic is under development right now, you can still contact me if you are interested in seeing how I can help improve your poker game.
Every session is custom-tailored for you. We can’t know what we can’t know, which is why a poker mentor can make a huge difference in your game. I can work with you to eliminate leaks and improve on your strengths.
Every poker lesson is given as one-on-one video instruction in realtime between me and you over Skype. For as long as you want, my single goal will be to help you improve.
It is a small group of players who have taken down multiple World Series of Poker bracelets.
Other pros have charged thousands per hour for one-on-one lessons, if they offer them at all. But my philosophy is that I am getting something out of the process as well, and I price your lessons accordingly.
The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.
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The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I'd love to hear from you. Why not drop me an email?