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November, 2011

$EV vs. Utility

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Whether it’s poker playing, business, or personal finances, it’s easy to be seduced into thinking that the goal is mere maximization of $EV. After all, money buys everything from fancy electronics to the time of others. However, other considerations exist. It’s important to realize that utility is more than simply $EV…

Killer Poker Analysis: 7/27/2011

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

1.) The impact that rake can have on game selection and in-game strategy

2.) Clumping

Killer Poker Analysis: 6/22/2011

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

1.) Shifting from cEV mode to “ICM mode”

2.) Session management

Killer Poker Analysis: 5/17/2011

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

1.) Avoid making unqualified predictions about how good or bad a certain game will be

2.) Balance and deception

3.) Protecting hands vs. maximizing value

Killer Poker Analysis: 3/11/2011

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Topics covered: 1.) Double barreling in no-limit hold’em, 2.) Cash game selection, and 3.) Strategy for pots involving main pots and side pots

Killer Poker Analysis: 4/30/2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) How to choose which tournaments to play
2.) Comparing weak players of the past to weak players of the present
3.) The hypocrisy of US government: rant about how (the official betting site of the so-called most exciting 2 minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby) can operate while the freedom to play online poker [...]

Killer Poker Analysis (1/29/2010)

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) Basic badugi math
2.) The squeeze play in no-limit hold’em
3.) Table selection

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