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Dec 22 2022

Geometric Bet Sizing - What It Is And How To Use It

Dec 22 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

In this article, you will discover what "geometric bet sizing" is and how to use this concept to boost your winrate. Maybe you've already heard about geometric bet sizing before. In a poker video, the coach might have said something like: "This is a spot for Geometric Bet Sizing." ...

Dec 19 2022

The 6 Most Common Mindset Mistakes Holding The Majority Of Players Back (And How To Fix Them)

Dec 19 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

In this article, I will share the top 5 most common mindset mistakes that hold most players back from moving up in stakes and making money playing poker in the long run. Mistake #1: Not working on your game when running well Most players understand the need to work on their game and act accordingly. ...

Dec 15 2022

5 Quick Tips To Defend Your Big Blind And Improve Your Winrate

Dec 15 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

Defending your Big Blind is one of the most critical aspects of winning poker. Yet, most players get it completely wrong. In this article, you will get 5 quick Tips to defend your Big Blind. Furthermore, I will focus on pre,- and...

Dec 09 2022

How to manage your bankroll and take shots the right way

Dec 09 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

In this article, I will discuss the importance of good bankroll management. However, this will not be your average "Play with at least 40 buy-ins" article. I assume you already know that. That's why, after having a general look at bankroll management, I'm going to talk about how to...

Dec 03 2022

How To Effectively Take Notes And Exploit Your Opponents

Dec 03 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

In this article, you will discover how to effectively take notes on your opponents, so you can exploit them optimally and improve your winrate. Note- taking is something you should do every single time you sit down to play. But it becomes even more important if you are playing an exploitative approach, for example on lower stakes. These notes can help you...

Sep 08 2022

How Poker Solvers work, and what to consider in your studies

Sep 08 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

If you are serious about poker, you are either already working on your game with a solver or considering to start using one. However, do you ACTUALLY know what solvers do and how they work? This is important because it will help you understand why the solver wants you to play a certain way and ultimately...

Jun 21 2022

Downswing or simply playing badly? How to figure out the REAL reason you are losing

Jun 21 2022 Published at BluffTheSpot

If you have played poker for a while, I bet you know it as well… There are sessions where we run so hot that we wonder how it was ever possible to lose playing this game… And then there are sessions where things are just not going our way. We're either...

Jun 07 2021

Sky is the limit - Matija Blog

Jun 07 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

My careerI started playing NLHE live poker in 2017 and played for 1 year with mediocre results. beforeI decided to switch over to online poker understanding that, with a good schedule and a lot of studying, it will allow me to improve much more and give me more room for success, given that i put in the hard work. During 2019 I played...

Get Rich Or Die Tryin - Alexandra Blog

Jun 07 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

Hey all, I guess this is the part when I tell you who I am. My name is Alexandra, I'm 23, from Romania. I started playing poker as a pure hobby, and I quickly turned from total fish to making some side money while being in University. That was pretty fun for me, especially because I was living in a country where making...

Jun 03 2021

May update - MMAsherdog Blog

Jun 03 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

Last month, I was disappointed with my results and work ethic.My volume could still be a little better, but it doesn't matter if I keep running this hot. May I've decided to quit streaming, at least for a while, so I can put even more focus into poker.I...

May 02 2021

April update - MMAsherdog Blog

May 02 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

Travelling a bunch and being busy with Bluffthespot is one thing, but my volume and performance were definitely nowhere to be seen this month.It's difficult to work hard in Mexico. The weather is great, the food is good, and I know lots of people in Playa to spend time with. Before you know it, the month is over.Now that I've settled...

Mar 31 2021

March recap - MMAsherdog blog

Mar 31 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

Whenever I run good, I tend to have dips in motivation. My goal for March was to be more consistent with my volume. The quality of the games was up and down, but I managed to play daily and continue the crazy upswing.My goal for April is to do more of the same. Study a bit more this month, and keep it...

Feb 28 2021

February recap - MMAsherdog Blog

Feb 28 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

The curse of alternating awesome years and bad ones has not set in yet, as I continue to run good this year. I was very pleased with my performance in January, but not so much this month.I did a lot of travelling and had a bad setup and slow internet for a while, which doesn't allow me to play relaxed. I also...

Feb 08 2021

New Year, Same Results :D - MMAsherdog Blog

Feb 08 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

Maybe I'm about to jinx the rest of the year, but it seems like 2021 will be a good poker year for me.The games were quite polarizing. Often mediocre but sometimes amazing.I've put in okay volume, played pretty well and also run good.I will be travelling to Brazil next week to enjoy some time alone, and to focus on grinding...

Jan 01 2021

My Poker journey (From the student to the master) - bbissick Blog

Jan 01 2021 Published at BluffTheSpot

Before I get into the 2020 recap, I thought I'd recap my career for the casual reader; I was also feeling nostalgic as I just had my 5 year anniversary of pursuing poker full time.So let's go back to....2015It was May of 2015, I had just graduated from Salisbury University and was looking forward to moving on with my life....

Dec 31 2020

Poker recap of 2020 (with graph!!!) - MMAsherdog Blog

Dec 31 2020 Published at BluffTheSpot

2020 end of year updateIt was a long and hectic year, but we managed to get through it.After a somewhat disappointing 2019, I managed to bounce back with an excellent year.After a slow start without much action, the games became amazing for about 6 months straight, at the height of the pandemic.They have since died down quite a bit,...

Oct 31 2020

October update - MMAsherdog Blog

Oct 31 2020 Published at BluffTheSpot

The month started off pretty slowly, probably a delayed WSOP summer effect, but it eventually picked up.The month wasn't that swingy, which I really don't mind as a highstakes poker player who's seen variance take a year to outrun. Now, the games are juicy again, with some special VIPs...

Sep 30 2020

Playing 500/1k/2k - MMAsherdog Blog

Sep 30 2020 Published at BluffTheSpot

Last few months, graph now fully updated and accurateIt's been quite a while since I updated my graph, and it's about time.In the last few weeks, I have put in 20k+ hands after having gotten my GG account back and finally kicked the mediocre run I was on. I managed to import lots of 200/400 and 75/150 action on ACR as...

May 31 2020

Running hot - MMAsherdog Blog

May 31 2020 Published at BluffTheSpot

The game were definitely worse last month, but still far better than in May 2019. I made sure to make the most out of it but by playing a bunch, and by checking the run good box.I also did a ton of coaching for Bluffthespot and content creation for our new lab which was released yesterday, so I can relax a little...

Mar 24 2020

Poker Mindset: How to Warm Up Your Brain Before a Poker Session

Mar 24 2020 Published at BluffTheSpot

It's funny. When you think about professional sports, do you know an athlete that doesn't warm up before his work out? In sports, it's out of question whether you warm yourself up or not. Because if you don't, your risk of injuries increases drastically. Now, what's the funny thing? In poker, many players don't even think about warming up before a grind...

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