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December, 2011

Killer Poker Analysis: 12/4/2011

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

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.

Know Stack Depths When Playing Live

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Lesson from a hand I played in a recent WSOP single table satellite.

Exploiting Players Who Shove too Wide Preflop

Monday, May 30th, 2011

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…

Killer Poker Analysis: 1/28/2011

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Topics covered:

1.) Hands to get all-in with early in 50/30/20 payout single table tournaments.

2.) Are there no-limit hold’em (NLHE) hands that are only worth playing in a raised pot? Also covered in this discussion is the value of suited connectors in NLHE.

3.) Dealing with tight-aggressive players (TAGs) in NLHE.

Killer Poker Analysis: 1/21/2011

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Topics covered:

1.) When to play jam/fold preflop in no-limit hold’em (NLHE); when to deviate from jam/fold preflop in NLHE

2.) Playing made hands in NLHE when your opponent’s range includes some drawing hands

3.) Bet sizing and mathematical pressure

Killer Poker Analysis: 1/7/2011

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Topics covered:

1.) Being process oriented rather than results oriented
2.) Heads-up no-limit hold’em: jam/fold play
3.) Heads-up no-limit hold’em: deeper stacks

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3 Tips for Reviewing Your Play with Poker Tracker 3

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Here are three tips that will help you get the most out of Poker Tracker 3 when reviewing your own play.

Killer Poker Analysis: 12/10/2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) Position in no-limit hold’em: when it’s an advantage; when it isn’t

2.) Defending against 3-bet shoves preflop in no-limit hold’em

3.) Is grinding 50+ hours per week for $10/hr really worth it?

Killer Poker Analysis: 11/5/2010

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) Playing from the big blind in no-limit hold’em in pots with limpers

2.) Playing from the small blind in no-limit hold’em in pots with limpers

3.) Responding preflop when a loose-aggressive player is to your right and you’re both in early position

Killer Poker Analysis: 10/29/2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) Basics of jam/fold play in SNGs and at MTT final tables

2.) Raise -> 3-bet jam equilibrium

3.) Why blind structure shouldn’t factor into your tournament decisions

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