Six months after initially applying, being interviewed, passed over and with multiple follow-ups, I received a brief email that began "I appreciate your tenacity regarding the job at XXXX."
She paid me a high compliment considering for many years of my life I really had no idea what tenacity was.
1. the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip. 2. the quality or fact of being very determined; determination. 3. the quality or fact of continuing to exist, persistence....
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Rake is the term for what poker players pay to play poker on a poker site. Rake is how poker rooms make money. The poker sites deducts a certain amount from every cash game pot, or have the player pay an extra fee on top of the buy in for every tournament and Sit and Go. The poker sites average a 5% rake across all their games. With the volume of players and hands, that accumulates into a tremendous amount of money. Rakeback is simply a discount you receive back from the rake you pay in.
When you're playing in deep-stack games, learn to play A-K cautiously. The pros don't like to go broke with this hand and you'd do well to follow their example. - Paul Wolfe
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