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Entries from October 2008

Tournament Resteals

October 29th, 2008 by Ansky · No Comments · Tournaments

Resteals are about a number of important factors, and very often the least of which is the quality of your hand. The thing with resteals, is that all they REALLY are about though, is risk-reward. If someone with 80bbs opens and you shove for 80 behind him, obviously this is a bad play.
Also, resteals are [...]

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9 Poker Tournament Lessons

October 19th, 2008 by Ansky · No Comments · Tournaments

Lesson 1
Like Amir Vahedi said about a million times at the 2003 WSOP, “In order to live, you have to be willing to die.” It sounds a little ridiculous, but I really believe in it. I am just as ready to go broke on the first hand, as I am on the bubble.
Lesson 2
Everything in [...]

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River Bet Timing Tells

October 11th, 2008 by Gugel · No Comments · Hand Reading and Tells

A brick comes on the river. I look down on my middle pair on an uncoordinated board as my opponent fires out a ½ pot sized bet. I can only beat a bluff. Whether you choose to call, raise or fold depends on your opponent and the action on previous streets. But how often do [...]

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Anskys Best 2+2 Posts

October 3rd, 2008 by Ansky · No Comments · General

I just came 4th in the Stars 300, for about 5400 dollars. Im pretty sure Im at the stage with my poker career and bankroll, that I could give 2 shits about coming in 4th. I mean, yeah, 5400, weeee, but I fucking hate losing at final tables. It was a fairly tough final table [...]

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