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.) 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
1.) Shifting from cEV mode to “ICM mode”
2.) Session management
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.) 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…
1.) When to take rebuys and add-ons
3.) Dealing with opponents who expose their cards to their neighbors