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Sep 29 2020

The Power of Preflop Blockers in Poker

Sep 29 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

I go over how to build #preflop combinations while taking into account #blockers. *MY WORKBOOK ON POKER MATH* 0:00 What Are Blockers? 1:37 Blockers Exercises 13:37 Leveraging Flopzilla *RELATED LINKS* · · *FOLLOW ME ON SOCIAL* · Twitter: · Facebook: · Instagram:...

Sep 17 2020

MASTER Postflop Range Analysis with SplitSuit

Sep 17 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

If you’re ready to study my best courses at your own pace, join today and use the code COINFLIP to save $50 off your first month. Just visit: Enter the code COINFLIP at checkout. Question: I’ve heard you and many others talking about players being at the top or bottom of their range when doing hand analysis. I understand what the terminology...

Sep 04 2020

Building Preflop Ranges With Hand Combinations | SplitSuit

Sep 04 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

I go over how to build #preflop #ranges with #combinations so that you can start understanding the underlying math behind preflop play. *MY WORKBOOK ON POKER MATH* Combos are incredibly important when it comes to breaking down preflop ranges at a more technical level. Especially when ranges, either current ranges or ranges your opponent might give action with, get narrow - having...

Aug 26 2020

Are You Calculating Poker Equity WRONG?

Aug 26 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

0:00 Equity Question 0:57 The 4-2 Rule 3:53 Should I Just Fold? 6:25 Work On Your Math Skills With My Workbook Joe asks: Let's say I am holding QJo in position heads up in a 3-bet pot and the flop comes 2h 5c 9s. Opponent bets 1/2 pot, giving me 3:1 odds. With 2 overcards, I have 24% equity to make top pair...

The Poker MATH Quiz: Explained | SplitSuit

Aug 26 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

The poker math quiz tests your maths skills across 20 questions covering everything from pot odds to combos to expected value. SplitSuit reviews every question, shows you the correct answers and process, and shares what 1,000+ other poker players answered. Given the average score was just 55%, a video explaining this entire #poker quiz seemed important. So either start by taking the quiz:...

Pot Control & The Betting Lead In Poker | SplitSuit

Aug 26 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

When should you control the pot vs. continue betting? How does pot control relate to the betting lead in general? This video explains the main leak that 92% of regs have - a misunderstanding and misapplication of pot control. A big thank you to Andy for asking this question. As a reminder, every poker player is going to lose tons of pots. The...

MASSIVE Leak, Folding Too Much In Poker | SplitSuit

Aug 26 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

While fishy poker players fold too rarely, many regs are folding too often in today's games. Folding may seem harmless since you avoid losing big pots, but losing heaps of small-medium pots is a massive leak. This video looks at #folding from a 10,000-foot view and gives you some simple ways to improving your continuance frequencies ASAP. The 1% Course: Podcast on...

Aug 25 2020

What Are AUTO-PROFIT Bets In Poker? (+Examples) | SplitSuit

Aug 25 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Auto-profit bets are the cornerstone of finding easy bluffs in every session you play. Whether a bluff is auto-profitable or not depends on two key factors: the breakeven percentage and your opponent's folding frequency. This video shows you how to do the key calculations and correctly eyeball if a bet would net you outright profits. SplitSuit breaks down the formulas, shares some simple...

Preflop SQUEEZES: The Math Behind These Bluff 3Bets | SplitSuit

Aug 25 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Squeezing is a key part of every aggressive player's preflop playbook. But a good #squeeze requires some simple math so you can bluff more often. Learn the formulas and practice analyzing these special 3bets. In this video, SplitSuit walks you through a complete squeezing exercise from his Preflop & Math Workbook (Page #206). He shows you how the ranges and frequencies are composed,...

What Is The CORE 2.0 Poker Course? | SplitSuit

Aug 25 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

CORE is the most comprehensive A-Z poker course ever created. The new 2.0 update doubles the number of lessons, adds two stand-alone courses, and refreshes the original content too. In this video, SplitSuit shows you around CORE to give you a feel for the lessons, structure, and overall value this course provides. Sign up for CORE and get instant 24/7 access today:

Aug 24 2020

The Math Behind Calling Preflop All-Ins | SplitSuit

Aug 24 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Whenever you face a preflop all-in, there is some simple math you need to know to figure out if you should be calling or folding. This video shows you how to calculate the EV of these calls so you can feel confident making big calls (and big laydowns with deceptively strong hands). Keep in mind that you have two options when facing preflop...

Aug 22 2020

Going ALL-IN Preflop In Poker (The EV Of Shoving AIPF) | SplitSuit

Aug 22 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Every preflop all-in at the poker table can be solved with simple math. In real-time you aren't able to use software and calculators, but with enough off-table practice, you can begin to estimate the EV of your shoves & jams with more accuracy. This video reviews two AIPF (all-in preflop) situations presented in the Preflop & Math Workbook. Both spots analyze a hand...

Flopzilla Pro: The Top 7 Features | SplitSuit Poker Software

Aug 22 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

The new Flopzilla Pro update brings in some impressive features. Especially if you are upgrading from the original version of Flopzilla, the new additions baked directly into the UI of the software will make your poker workflow more effective and efficient. If you are looking to learn how to use Flopzilla, start with this ~15 minute video: And here is the table...

Aug 18 2020

Playing 2NL With $50,000? Should You Beat Every Limit? | SplitSuit Poker

Aug 18 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

If you had a $50,000 bankroll, which limit would you start at? Would you start at 2NL, 50NL, 200NL, or even higher? This video breaks down the answer while addressing some other concerns like study time, tilting, valuing your time, and more. A special thank you to Frenchy for sending this question in. If you have your own poker question you'd like answered...

Are You Running BAD? Are You Sure??

Aug 18 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Michael asks: Hi James, my question is how do you know how well you are running in #livepoker? I have played about 500 hours live at 1/2 and am up about $7,000. Despite being up this amount of money, I honestly feel as though I am running a lot below EV. 0:00 How Are You Running? 0:59 Real Sample Sizes 1:39 Review Your...

Aug 13 2020

CRAZY Gambling? Or Just Good Poker? | SplitSuit

Aug 13 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Check out my free, choose your own price spreadsheets: Answering bad poker questions, is going all in preflop like Russian roulette? We go over how to manage yourself when dealing with losses and #risk. Losing shouldn't be the end of the world or even an unexpected event. 0:00 Should You Fold AK Preflop? 1:24 Don't Be Irrational About Losing 2:07 Know Your...

Jun 09 2020

Should You Run It Twice In Poker? Or Just Once? | SplitSuit

Jun 09 2020 Published at The Poker Bank

Have you heard about running it twice in poker, but aren't 100% sure what that means? Or maybe you know about running it twice vs. once, but aren't sure which you should do? Find out the pros and cons of running it multiple times to see which option works best. In this video, SplitSuit expands upon chapter 7 from his book Unfolding Poker...

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