Archive for September, 2009

Win $25 Worth of Free Coaching

Posted on28. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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Want to win $25 (1/2 an hour) of free coaching from me?  All you have to do is post a hand or ask a question on the AnskyPoker.com Heads Up Forums.  Ill select one lucky winner out of everyone that makes a post in the next 2 weeks.
Update: In 3 days, 5 people have already [...]

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My Bad River Bluff at $200 NL

Posted on27. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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Im playing $200 NL against Cricket Scores, a somewhat decent regular. We stacked off preflop when my AKs ran into his pocket queens. At this point, weve only played like 20 hands or so.
BB ($395.50)
Hero (SB) ($205.50)
Preflop: Hero is SB with Js, 2c
Hero bets $6, BB calls $4
Flop: ($12) 5c, 7h, 10d (2 [...]

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Introducing the AnskyPoker.com Heads Up Forums

Posted on24. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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Check out the new AnskyPoker.com Heads Up Forums!
Youll be able to personally ask me questions about hands youve played, heads up NL strategy, hand reading and mental toughness.  Ill post hands from my HU sessions too.  Its gonna be almost like getting free coaching from meALMOST
If you have questions about HU SNGs, 6max or full ring [...]

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Should You Play on PokerStars or FullTilt? Average Pot Sizes

Posted on22. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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Im really excited about this post.  This data has never been released and its practical, objective advice that can increase your winrate.
Heres how I got my hands on this juicy data:
Dameon of PokerTableRatings saw my last post on trying to objectively measure how hard it is to move up in stakes and asked me if I wanted any [...]

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How Hard is it to Move Up in Stakes?

Posted on14. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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So as a follow-up to my previous post about data analysis, I decided to find out how hard it is to move up in stakes.  Lets say youre playing $100NL and want to move up to $200NL.  Just how much tougher is the competition?
Up to now, its been all hearsay.  One guy says its easy. [...]

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Beating Sit-N-Gos in 2004: A Data-Analysis Lesson from ShoeMoney

Posted on09. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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Jeremy Schoemaker, aka ShoeMoney, is a brilliant marketer and comes up with some really great out-of-the-box ideas.  He wrote a post yesterday about how he was part of the 2004 poker craze and had decided to find a way to beat the system.  Now ShoeMoney is a really smart dude, but poker isnt something you master [...]

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Pot Entitlement Its Not Over Till Its Over

Posted on08. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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In NL holdem, a very strong hand on the flop can become a marginal hand on the turn or river. But people have a very hard time letting go of a flopped monster. I call this phenomenon, pot entitlement. Simply put, they feel they are entitled to win the pot, even when [...]

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What Ayn Rand Can Teach You About Making Your Opponent Tilt

Posted on01. Sep, 2009 by Gugel.

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Im almost done with Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.  Shes a really good writer, though the story can get a bit frustrating at times.  Anyway, one of the key points in her philosophy is that guilt is a powerful way of controlling people.  Make them feel guilty and theyll do almost anything you want.  It works [...]

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