Automated Poker

Automated Poker

the transformative impact of automated shufflers and electronic poker tables, such as PokerPro, on the live poker experience, emphasizing their ability to speed up the game, enhance player experience, and merge the benefits of online and live poker
Raising Draws for Value in Limit Holdem

Raising Draws for Value in Limit Holdem

the strategic nuances of when to raise or call with drawing hands in limit hold'em, emphasizing that players often undervalue their big draws on the flop and that understanding the best hand isn't always about having a made hand, but rather the hand with the highest probability of winning by the river
Mixed Hold’em

Mixed Hold’em

introduces a new form of poker that combines elements of limit, pot-limit, and no-limit hold'em, aiming to create more post-flop action and excitement for both players and viewers, with the game transitioning from limit play pre-flop, to pot-limit on the flop, and finally to no-limit on the turn and river, thus emphasizing post-flop skills and offering a dynamic playing experience
Some Mistakes Down Under

Some Mistakes Down Under

author's experiences and strategic errors during poker tournaments in Melbourne, particularly during the Aussie Millions event, emphasizing the importance of decision-making, pot odds, and risk assessment, while also highlighting the vibrant poker scene and unique personalities in the Australian and New Zealand poker community
Playing Trash Hands in Limit Hold’em

Playing Trash Hands in Limit Hold’em

strategies for playing weak hands in limit hold'em, emphasizing that while playing strong hands is straightforward, there are situations where players might have no significant hand post-flop but can still leverage opportunities to bluff or steal pots, especially when considering pot odds, opponent tendencies, and the number of players in the hand
Are Satellite Tournaments a Good or Bad Value?

Are Satellite Tournaments a Good or Bad Value?

the value and strategy of playing in satellite poker tournaments, cautioning players against entering satellites where they'd be outmatched in the main event, and emphasizing that while satellites offer a chance to play in bigger tournaments, they often lead to suboptimal play due to the high stakes and unfamiliarity with deep-stack dynamics
Why Do Players Go on Tilt?

Why Do Players Go on Tilt?

the psychological and emotional reasons behind poker players going on tilt, emphasizing that while bad beats and losses can trigger tilt, other factors like emotions, fatigue, boredom, and even alcohol can also contribute
When to Raise Draws for Value

When to Raise Draws for Value

strategic considerations of when to raise or call with drawing hands in poker, emphasizing the importance of understanding the value of one's draw in relation to the number of opponents and pot dynamics, while also touching on concepts like semibluffing and seeking free cards
Am I Delusional?

Am I Delusional?

author's poker strategy after bluffing off 125 big blinds, analyzing the hand in detail, and seeking feedback from the poker community to determine if the play was justified or a result of delusional thinking