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Jan 19 2022

CRUSHING Medium-Sized Pots At $1/$2 ⋅ SplitSuit Poker VLOG 006

Jan 19 2022 Published at The Poker Bank

This $1/$2 #poker session is filled with medium-sized pots that can crush your winrate. So let's #VLOG through 9 hands that cover everything from draws, to single pairs, to some 3bet pots. Remember that mistakes in these pots can be difficult to find, since they aren't the kind of pots that our brains tend to recall. Also, be sure to note the bet...

ABC Poker: The Pros & Cons Of This Playstyle

Jan 19 2022 Published at The Poker Bank

An ABC poker playstyle is very common, but is it actually the strategy YOU should use? In this video, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney goes through the pros and cons of this approach, comparing it to other #poker styles (like nit and TAG), and shows you the good, bad, and ugly. We also use a hand from a recent VLOG episode to show how various...

Jan 13 2022

2 Live TAG LEAKS In 1 Hand (Stop Doing This!)

Jan 13 2022 Published at The Poker Bank

Every TAG has leaks in their strategy, but these two specific #poker mistakes can cost you thousands of dollars per year. In this video, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney breaks down a hand from $1/$2 and shows the preflop and postflop leaks that miss heaps of value. Make sure YOU aren't making these mistakes, and be on the lookout for other regs in your game...

Jan 10 2022

3BET RANGES: Hand Reading & Beating Them

Jan 10 2022 Published at The Poker Bank

Learn all about 3 bet ranges in this video and how #poker players construct these ranges in today's games. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney explains what polarized 3betting ranges are, the difference between merged ranges, and how to put these concepts together with some math to find +EV 4bets. As poker continues to mature, understanding what a typical 3bet range is and what hands it...

Jan 04 2022

[Updated] I FINALLY WIN A $500 POKER HIGH HAND BONUS! ⋅ VLOG 005

Jan 04 2022 Published at The Poker Bank

I finally win a $500 #poker high hand #bonus playing $1/$2 at Orange City. This promotion runs every time I'm in the poker room, and this is the first time I've gotten a share. Let's review the "big hand" that won the bonus along with a bunch of others (including a pretty fun call-down with 3rd pair against an all-in). 00:00 Good morning...

Dec 30 2021

I FINALLY WIN A $500 POKER HIGH HAND BONUS! ⋅ VLOG 005

Dec 30 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

I finally win a $500 #poker high-hand #bonus playing $1/$2 at Orange City. This promotion runs every time I'm in the poker room, and this is the first time I've gotten a share. Let's review the "big hand" that won the bonus along with a bunch of others (including a pretty fun call-down with 3rd pair against an all-in). 00:00 Good morning 00:28...

Dec 27 2021

$1/$2 vs. $1/$3 - Live Poker Differences?

Dec 27 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

What's the difference between $1/$2 and $1/$3 live poker cash games? And what if a poker room spreads both games at the same time? In this video, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney explains the similarities and differences between these two stakes, so you know what to expect and which game to play. 00:00 Good Morning 00:09 $1/$2 vs. $1/$3 Differences 00:46 The Smallest Game In...

Dec 21 2021

[Updated] Losing ALL MY DOLLARS At $2/$5 ⋅ SplitSuit Live Poker VLOG 004

Dec 21 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

I head down to Seminole Hard Rock Tampa in Florida and get crushed in a short losing poker session. Playing $2/$5 at a very soft table, things go poorly when I lose a $1,650 pot right away with top two pair. Let's break down the key #poker hands from this session to see if any mistakes were made. 00:00 Playing $2/$5 00:58 Q9...

Dec 19 2021

Losing ALL MY DOLLARS At $2/$5 ⋅ SplitSuit Live Poker VLOG 004

Dec 19 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

I head down to Seminole Hard Rock Tampa in Florida and get crushed in a short losing poker session. Playing $2/$5 at a very soft table, things go poorly when I lose a $1,650 pot right away with top two pair. Let's break down the key #poker hands from this session to see if any mistakes were made. 00:00 Playing $2/$5 00:58 Q9...

Dec 14 2021

How To Play WEAK STRAIGHT DRAWS | SplitSuit Poker

Dec 14 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

Playing weak straight draws can be tricky, especially when OOP in a multiway pot. And one of the most important decisions you can make is whether to lead or check on the flop. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney breaks down an online 6max cash game hand where hero checks their BB option with T4o. But on a flop of 765, hero must decide whether to...

Dec 13 2021

POCKET TENS On The WORST River Card! #Shorts

Dec 13 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

We have TT and flop bottom set in a multiway pot. But how do things pan out on the WORST possible river card? Watch the complete episode here: https://youtu.be/-t5r3y3hmhk

Dec 09 2021

[Updated] SMASHING SETS at $1/$2 ⋅ SplitSuit Live Poker VLOG 003

Dec 09 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

We flop some #sets early on (yes, I'm running good in this #VLOG!) and get involved in some big pots. But after building up a nice stack, things start tumbling in the latter half of the #poker session. Hands include everything from AK on A54 to an open-ended straight-flush draw with Q♦J♦. And don't bother commenting on the bet sizing in that JJ...

Dec 06 2021

SMASHING SETS at $1/$2 ⋅ SplitSuit Live Poker VLOG 003

Dec 06 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

We flop some sets early on (yes, I'm running good!) and get involved in some big pots. But after building up a nice stack, things start tumbling in the latter half of the session. Hands include everything from AK on A54 to an open-ended straight-flush draw with Q♦J♦. And don't bother commenting on the bet sizing in that JJ hand...I already know 😜...

Dec 01 2021

LEADING vs. CHECK-RAISING Flops With Two Pair | SplitSuit Poker

Dec 01 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

You find yourself with two pair on a three-way flop. Do you lead or check- raise? Most players opt to "check to the raiser," but leading into the preflop aggressor is an option that's 100% worth exploring. In this video, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney breaks down a 6max hand shared on the RCP Discord. Hero defends their big blind with 74s and ends up flopping...

Nov 23 2021

[Updated] Building Some BIG POTS At $1/$2 ⋅ SplitSuit Live Poker VLOG 002

Nov 23 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

The VLOG train continues (*choo choo*) with another session at $1/$2 at the Orange City Poker Room. There are some #big #pots including preflop all-ins (including one with KTo, lol), 3bet pots, and some draws that never quite hit. Plus, I rant about #poker players that hate vloggers - so it's non-stop action in this episode! 00:00 Good morning 00:21 AQo UTG vs....

Nov 21 2021

Building Some BIG POTS At $1/$2 ⋅ SplitSuit Live Poker VLOG 002

Nov 21 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

The VLOG train continues (*choo choo*) with another session at $1/$2 at the Orange City Poker Room. There are some #big #pots including preflop all-ins (including one with KTo, lol), 3bet pots, and some draws that never quite hit. Plus, I rant about #poker players that hate vloggers - so it's non-stop action in this episode! 00:00 Good morning 00:21 AQo UTG vs....

Nov 17 2021

Squeezing ACE KING vs. MANIACS | SplitSuit Poker

Nov 17 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

While squeezing with Ace King against a maniac is a no-brainer, the details are crucial to ensure you set yourself up for success. In this video, we review a hand posted on the Red Chip Poker Discord and analyze a squeeze situation from the big blind with AKs. Hero makes two sizing mistakes that can make a HUGE difference between winning and losing...

Nov 09 2021

[Updated] Playing $1/$2 Live Poker At Orange City · SplitSuit VLOG 001

Nov 09 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

It's time to *finally* jump onto this poker vlog trend (sort of) and review a bunch of hands from a $1/$2 live cash game session at Orange City Poker Room in Florida. These hands include 3 QQ (oddly enough, the same exact suits each time), playing multiple top sets, and some small-medium sized pots that most players miss value on. Enjoy my first...

Nov 07 2021

Playing $1/$2 Live Poker At Orange City · SplitSuit VLOG 001

Nov 07 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

It's time to *finally* jump onto this poker vlog trend (sort of) and review a bunch of hands from a $1/$2 live cash game session at Orange City Poker Room in Florida. These hands include 3 QQ (oddly enough, the same exact suits each time), playing multiple top sets, and some small-medium sized pots that most players miss value on. Enjoy my first...

Oct 07 2021

Using Flopzilla Pro To STUDY Your Poker Hands

Oct 07 2021 Published at The Poker Bank

Flopzilla Pro is one the best tools to study your poker hands between sessions. In this video I'll show you how to analyze your hand, explore various lines, and get more value from this software. This is an intermediate- level video, and there is even more line exploration you can do for advanced work using this tool! *GET FLOPZILLA PRO NOW* https://www.splitsuit.com/shop/flopzilla-splitsuit-edition *RELATED LINKS*...

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