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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.

The Breaks: Bad Beat Psychology

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Not much remains to be said about bad beats in poker. Investing emotional capital in results outside one’s control is illogical. ‘Nuff said – I’m not going to waste hundreds of words flogging that dead horse. However, as one who likes to theorize and generalize, I think it’s important to understand bad beat psychology (and the converse, which I creatively call reverse bad beat psychology)…

Killer Poker Analysis: 9/10/2010

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) Being indifferent towards events whose outcomes you can’t control
2.) Why it’s important to precisely identify what your edge is
3.) The basics of final table strategy in multitable tournaments

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Check Your Ego at the Door

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Poker can be an ego-driven enterprise, as will any setting involving competition, money, glitz, glamor, and the chance to eviscerate and crush one’s foes. Our egos swell when we bluff successfully, and they shrink when our opponents bluff successfully. We feel like kings of the world when opponents make losing calls [...]

My Non-Exploitable Shove Cheat Sheets are Now Publicly Available!

Friday, July 30th, 2010

The past week has been extremely eventful. The biggest news of all is that I made my non-exploitable shove cheat sheets available to PokerPwnage members. My non-exploitable shove cheat sheets give approximate non-exploitable jamming ranges (with respect to cEV) for stacks ranging from .5 big blinds to 27 big blinds…both without antes in play and [...]

Killer Poker Analysis: 7/23/2010

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Topics covered:

1.) Should you be concerned about executing the same line of play 3 consecutive hands?
2.) Why it’s important to be emotionally detached from outcomes
3.) How to take care of yourself away from poker and work

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ATVing with Team Moshman

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

I finally had a chance to catch up with Collin Moshman and some members of Team Moshman over the weekend. If you don’t know who Collin is, you probably live in a deeper cave than the one I live in. Okay, I’ll admit that was a tad harsh. However, Collin has written some great poker [...]

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