Episode 245: Carlooser

Carlos Welch is back to talk about his decision to get coaching from Ryan “Protential” LaPlante and the new, looser style of play with which he’s been experimenting as a result. Timestamps 0:30 – hello 34:19 – strat Strategy Hand 1 Hand 2 Hero opens to $35 with 8d 7d UTG, called by MP and … Read moreEpisode 245: Carlooser

Free Video: Bet Sizing on the River

Thanks to everyone who’s contributed so far to my Bay Area Urban Debate League campaign. Here’s the first of your free videos. It’s a one-hour look at river bet sizing in PioSolver. Not only will you learn the basics of under- and over-betting, but you’ll also get a glimpse at how to translate a solver … Read moreFree Video: Bet Sizing on the River

Episode 240: Jordan Young

Jordan Young has been a professional poker player for well over a decade, but only somewhat recently has he hit a stride that seems attainable. We talk about bankroll management, painkiller addiction, the Solve for Why Academy, and how to get under your opponents’ skin without ever saying a word. Timestamps 0:30 Hello & Welcome … Read moreEpisode 240: Jordan Young

Episode 230: Christian Soto Live!

Christian Soto and Andrew meet in-person in Baltimore, hours after playing together in the World Poker Tour main event at Maryland Live!, to commiserate and talk about some key hands. This interview was tremendous fun to record and hopefully will be tremendous fun to listen to as well. To learn more from Christian you can … Read moreEpisode 230: Christian Soto Live!

Hand of the Week: 666 (Flop Results)

Thanks to everyone who participated in the first part of our Hand of the Week. Assessing Range Advantage The only information I gave about the SB was that he’s “capable and experienced” and probably has “a similar opinion of me”. This really isn’t enough to make aggressively exploitive assumptions about what his bet “means” (if … Read moreHand of the Week: 666 (Flop Results)

SCOOP Day 10: Super Tuesday

I got off to a bad start in this tournament and didn’t recover in time to survive a lost coin flip, but there was at least one interesting pot.┬áMy river bet here is about 1.5x pot. This is a somewhat “experimental” line, but I think there’s a fair chance Villain will (correctly) expect me to … Read moreSCOOP Day 10: Super Tuesday

Episode 89: Fumbling in the Dark with Gareth Chantler

There’s no Andrew this week, but Gareth Chantler catches Nate up on his “new job” (it’s one all poker players hope for and also one that many struggle with when they’re lucky enough to get it) and his recent travels. Then the two talk strategy, including a hand where Gareth balances his checking range against … Read moreEpisode 89: Fumbling in the Dark with Gareth Chantler

What’s Your Play? Bad Runout for an Overpair Results

I’m really impressed by the comments on What’s Your Play? Bad Runout for an Overpair. I was actually reluctant to post it so soon after begging for more comments, because it seems like the biggest reason people have for not commenting is a concern that they don’t have a feel for how higher-stakes games play. … Read moreWhat’s Your Play? Bad Runout for an Overpair Results