Archive for July, 2009

How to Play 4Bet Pots

Posted on26. Jul, 2009 by Gugel.


In this post, well talk about what you should do when you are on the button, you raise, villain 3bets, you 4bet and villain just smooth calls.  Heres an example of what Im talking about
Preflop: Hero is SB with Kh, As
Hero bets $3, BB raises to $10, Hero raises to $25, BB calls $15
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Posted on22. Jul, 2009 by Gugel.


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So PokerTableRatings sent me an email today and asked me to fill out a survey.  Im a fan of the site and theyre giving away $30,476 worth of free stuff, so I figured [...]

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Playing Good When Youre Running Bad

Posted on21. Jul, 2009 by Gugel.


Seth Godin had a great post on his blog today.  Even though hes talking about marketing and customer service, his advice applies really well to poker.  Lets say you have a bike race coming up and you obviously want to have the best time you possibly can.  The thing is,  everyone goes super fast on [...]

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Problems with HoldEm Manager After Full Tilts Update

Posted on08. Jul, 2009 by Gugel.


It looks like the new version of FTP made the HEM HUD stop working.  It wouldnt even display the mucked hole cards of your opponent
HEM support was on it pretty quick and came out with a beta version that should address most of the issues.  It looks like one of the lasting consequences of this [...]

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Posted on07. Jul, 2009 by Gugel.


About a week ago, I made a mistake at $200NL HU vs. Smokin Mokin (a breakeven reg).  Heres the hand in question.
Hero (BB) ($200)
Button ($245)
Preflop: Hero is BB with 8♦, 6♦
Button bets $6, Hero calls $4
Flop: ($12) Q♦, 6♠, 9♦ (2 players)
Hero checks, Button bets $8, Hero raises to $30, Button calls
Turn: ($72) J♠ (2 [...]

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