What’s Your Range? Results

Sorry that I was slow in posting results and lax about responding to comments. Not only was I moving over the weekend (got a place in Boston for a few months- more on this soon), but I also took ill. In retrospect eating a pre-made tuna sandwich from a rest stop Starbucks may not have been a great idea. Anyway, I’ll go ahead and reveal my cards and the results, then I’ll get into my thoughts on what my range ought to be here: PokerStars No-Limit Hold’em, $6 BB (9 handed) Hand History converter Courtesy of PokerZion.com Button ($605.25) Hero … Read more…

What’s Your Range?

Today I’ve got another variation on the “What’s Your Play?” theme. I’m going to give you the play, and you have to give me the range with which you would make it. Of course for the sake of discussion, please give us your reasoning as well. Reads: MP2 I’ve never played with before but he’s at a couple of tables and is probably decent, just a little too loose and a little too passive to be considered Tight-Aggressive. BTN is a regular who often plays higher stakes than this. He plays a lot of tables at once and is smart … Read more…

What’s Your Play? Heads Up Edition: Results

Thanks to everyone who sounded off on the special HUD edition of “What’s Your Play?”. As always your comments were thought-provoking, and I was actually led to conclude that the answer isn’t as open-and-shut as I thought. I’ll start by giving you the results, and then I’ll let you know how and why I made the decision that I did and what my thinking is on the most relevant HUD statistics. UTG ($1570) MP ($1124) Button ($2200) Hero (SB) ($1000) BB ($1017) Preflop: Hero is SB with 7, K 3 folds, Hero bets $40, BB calls $30 Flop: ($80) 6, 8, 6 (2 players) … Read more…

I HAD Top Pair: Results

I recently asked for reader opinions regarding a hand where I had top pair until the river, which brought an Ace but also missed a possible flush draw. Here I’m posting the results and my thoughts. If you haven’t already offered your own thoughts, please follow the link above and leave a comment before reading any further. First, I’ll show you what happened: PokerStars No-Limit Hold’em, $20.00 BB (2 handed) – Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com Hero (BB) ($9526.50) SB ($3306) Preflop: Hero is BB with Q, K SB bets $60, Hero calls $40 Flop: ($120) 3, 10, K (2 players) Hero checks, SB … Read more…