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Tony's May 2011 Blog Entries

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...

Why I’m Now Even Less Inclined to Put Money into Online Poker

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
The second wave of poker site seizures by the US DoJ makes me even less inclined to put money in an online poker site since I have access to juicy live poker action in Vegas. The decision is tougher for those without access to live poker and for those who enjoyed being able to play for stakes smaller than what live games can reasonably accommodate...

The Difference Between +cEV and Optimal cEV

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
When playing poker, your goal shouldnt be merely to profit. Instead, your goal should be to maximize your profits...

The Kentucky Derby: A Day of Reflection for US Online Poker Players

Saturday, May 7th, 2011
Why the Kentucky Derby should anger online poker players in the US.

US Players Can Exchange PokerStars FPP for Cash

Friday, May 6th, 2011
I know some people who had $1,000s worth of FPP in their accounts. Fortunately for them - and for you - PokerStars is allowing players to exchange their FPPs for cash...

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