This is the last edition of Killer Poker Analysis – at least for the foreseeable future. In this show, I wrap things up by addressing seven important themes that relate to everything I’ve talked about over the past few years.
1.) Possible merits of buying into no-limit hold’em cash games with stacks shorter than 100bbs
2.) Suited connectors in no-limit hold’em
3.) cEV Mode: What it means to be in chip accumulation mode in tournaments
1.) The impact that rake can have on game selection and in-game strategy
I alluded to this hand on a recent edition of Killer Poker Analysis. It’s been awhile since I played this hand, so I’m hoping I get all the details correct. In the worst-case scenario, my memory of the hand is incorrect but I still discuss an interesting line of play. This is a prime example of taking a medium pocket pair and turning it into a bluff when it appears to have little-to-no showdown value…
1.) Thinking of terms of strategy versus strategy
2.) Strategies involving multiple bet sizes
Lesson from a hand I played in a recent WSOP single table satellite.
1.) What happened to poker?
2.) Short-stacked NLHE: don’t be scared of being 3-bet
1.) Managing your chip stacks at the table
2.) When (if ever) you should show hands
3.) The cardinal rule: “Always leave yourself outs”
1.) Playing in Straddled Pots
2.) Sklansky’s Fundamental Theorem of Poker
3.) A Recent PLOsaster
When action is jam/fold preflop in no-limit hold’em, I’m very cautious about playing exploitatively. With my knowledge of non-exploitable jam/fold play, it’s just very difficult for me to justify playing guessing games regarding opponents’ preflop ranges. However, I recently played a hand in a live cash game where I called an all-in a tad lighter than the equilibrium calling range…