Tag: poker hud

Oct 01 2022

Khale Burns Earns Career-Best Figure in Triton Mediterranean Poker Party $75,000 Buy-in Event

The Triton Series is currently underway at the Merit Royal Diamond in North Cyprus and will continue till September 18th. This series has 13 high-stakes events, attracting elite players from all over the globe. Khale Burns defeated 88 entries to win the 2022 Triton Mediterranean Poker Party $75,000 buy-in no- limit hold 'em event. The Australian pro cashed his career best of...

Sep 05 2022

HUD Reliability: Number of Hands and Sample Sizes

Let's discuss the number of hands it takes for HUD reliability, as well as individual HUD statistic sample sizes for trusting the percentages. Listen to episode #407 as you follow along below:...

Aug 10 2022

Use These HUD Stats When Facing 3bets BEFORE Calling

Nobody likes facing 3bets. However, in today's aggressive games, you're going to face a lot of them. I share the most important HUD statistics I use to help me make reads on my opponent when I'm facing 3bets. These statistics tell me how often they 3bet from each position, and very importantly, the position they 3bet against. This is going to help you...

Jun 24 2022

How to Exploit with the PokerTracker 4 Default HUD

The Default HUD for PokerTracker 4 has minimal statistics, but still very useful to understand player tendencies so you can develop a plan to exploit 'em. Listen to this podcast as you follow along below: Episode coming soon! You can also watch this podcast episode on my YouTube channel:...

May 25 2022

Make These Two Profitable Exploits with HUD Statistics

I'm going to help you use a few HUD statistics the make two profitable exploits. My Smart HUD for PokerTracker 4 is the most valuable tool in my poker arsenal. It helps me make +EV decisions every time I play. And, I don't play on sites that do not allow for a HUD. I like to have every advantage possible over my opponents,...

Nov 02 2021

3 Favorite Exploits Using the Smart HUD – also for LIVE players!

I share my 3 favorite Smart HUD exploits by telling you exactly what to look for with 3 perfect example hands. And, I break it down so non-HUD and LIVE players will also be able to use these exploits. Let's get you more profitable with the Smart HUD for PokerTracker 4. Listen to the podcast as you follow along below:...

Jul 27 2021

The Numbers Behind 7 Critical HUD Statistics

I've always been a "numbers guy". I love math; majored in math in university, taught SAT math and I use it everyday in my poker and coaching. The HUD statistic math I'm about to share with you will help you analyze your stats and win rates as well as exploit your opponents based on their stats. Listen to this podcast episode:...

Jul 10 2021

Are Poker HUDs Worth It? (It Might Surprise You)

People often ask me these days if it is worth it to use a poker HUD. Or do you really need to use a poker HUD in order to win at online poker? And my answer is pretty much always the same. If you are serious about online poker, then yes, using a HUD is definitely worth it. As an online poker pro,...

May 26 2021

The Bare Bones HUD for Tourneys and Anonymous Sites

The Bare Bones HUD is exactly what tournament and anonymous site players need to exploit your ever-changing opponents. As online players, we love using a HUD to give us more info to exploit players. But anonymous sites like Ignition and the ever-changing table dynamics of tournaments mean that some HUD stats just don't accumulate fast enough. These 7 essential "bare bones" elements are...

Mar 31 2021

Sky Is Wrong: HUDs Are Bad For You. Kinda.

Mar 31 2021 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts poker hud

"Occasionally, you need to just turn off all the technology and GTO and HUDs and software and all the other damn crap, and just play some real poker." -Dave "Memphis Mojo" Smith TL;DR Executive Summary: Using a Head-up Display (HUD) can have harmful effects on your poker game in the long-run. Players who multi-table online with HUDs typically can...

Sep 04 2020

Correctly Interpreting Major HUD Stats to Adjust Your Play

Using a Heads Up Display (HUD) has become the norm in modern online poker. You’ll struggle to find a serious player who plays without a HUD as the advantages of using HUD are just too big to pass on. But just having a bunch of stats on your screen won’t really make you a better player. Understanding what all these different numbers stand...

Aug 13 2020

VPIP & PFR: Two Crucial HUD Stats to Learn

Using the assistance of a Heads Up Display, or simply HUD, has almost become the norm in today’s online poker environment. Once you move up the stakes and especially if you’re playing cash games, you’ll be at a serious disadvantage if you aren’t using a HUD of some sort. A HUD basically provides you with the breakdown of the statistical information you...

Aug 06 2020

Three Steps to Boost Your Winnings with a Poker HUD

If you like to play online poker, you’ve probably heard of or tried out different tracking tools. Many players struggle with learning how to get the most out of their tracking software. This is true for both winning and recreational players. There are endless tools to aid a modern poker player in making decisions at the tables....

May 31 2020

How to Setup Your Poker Hud - Part 2

[Note: I now have a much more comprehensive and up to date blog post on how to set up your HUD which you can find here.] Assigning colors to your HUD stats can help you quickly sort through information. As mentioned in the comments in Part 1 of this post, it is probably best to use the familiar green (go), yellow (yield) and...

Can You Win at Online Poker Without Using a HUD? [2020]

A lot of people want to know if you can win at online poker without using a HUD. I see this question on forums all the time and I get emails about it as well. Here is the short answer: Yes, you can win at online poker without using a HUD. However, you are putting yourself at a big disadvantage by not using...

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