Tag: math

Jan 09 2021

Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2021

The concept of blockers in poker has been around for a while but, until recently, it’s one that has been far more stressed in Omaha games. Lately, however, we’re seeing the concept applied more in Texas Hold’em as well. While the value of blockers may not be as high in Hold’em as it is in […] The post Blockers In Poker: How They...

Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2021

The concept of blockers in poker has been around for a while but, until recently, it’s one that has been far more stressed in Omaha games. Lately, however, we’re seeing the concept applied more in Texas Hold’em as well. While the value of blockers may not be as high in Hold’em as it is in […] The post Blockers In Poker: How They...

Jan 08 2021

[Updated] Simple Poker Bluff Math

The honest truth is that poker bluffs are simple with a small amount of math. But in saying that, I also realize that many players are scared of poker math. It can look overwhelming at first, but with some basic knowledge it becomes very easy to do. And with a just little bit of extra […] The post Simple Poker Bluff Math first...

Jan 06 2021

Why A Poker Math Approach Is Best

Poker is a game of math. The math can range from simple things like figuring out the size of the pot to very complex things like calculating the EV of multi-street plays. But poker is also a social/psychological game where tells, psychology, and dynamics come into play (especially in live & casino poker). Players that approach […] The post Why A Poker Math Approach...

Nov 16 2020

Simple Poker Bluff Math

The honest truth is that poker bluffs are simple with a small amount of math. But in saying that, I also realize that many players are scared of poker math. It can look overwhelming at first, but with some basic knowledge it becomes very easy to do. And with a just little bit of extra […] The post Simple Poker Bluff Math first...

Oct 11 2020

Poker Combos & Blockers 101

One of the most important intermediate skills a player can have is the ability use combos and blockers at the poker table. These technical skills require nothing more than a little counting (if you can handle 4+12, you'll be fine!), but they can help you find so many extra bluffs and thinner value bets in […] The post Poker Combos & Blockers 101...

Aug 07 2020

Poker Preflop All-In Calls Explained

No matter if you are playing tournaments or cash games, it comes in handy to know the math behind preflop ranges and how much equity you need in order to make the call with a specific range of hands. Being able to estimate and correctly estimate poker hand ranges both play a major role in […] The post Poker Preflop All-In Calls Explained...

Sep 07 2018

Poker Math and Hand Reading | Q&A Podcast #202

Sep 07 2018 Published at Smart Poker Study Podcast under tags  and breakeven cash games hand

Q1: Poker Math (3:00) Q2: Poker Math and Hand Reading (8:40) Q3: Hand Reading LIVE Unknown Players (15:45) Challenge (20:05) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod202 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips....

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