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May, 2011

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: 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

Don’t Be Timid in the Big Blind when Facing Late Position Shoves!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Suppose you’re in a multitable tournament (MTT), and action is nowhere close to being at the final table (in other words, you’re making decisions entirely with respect to maximizing the expected value of your stack). Blinds are T80-T160 with no antes. Action folds to the small blind, who shoves all-in to T1,545. You have 17 [...]

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