Tag: poker

Jan 20 2021

Episode 344: The Game Theory of Political Violence with Matt Glassman

Card player, political scientist, and fan favorite Matt Glassman returns to the show to discuss the assault on the US Capitol Building and the game theory of political violence: what drives it, why does it happen, and how do we ... Read more...

Jan 14 2021

What should you do after you fold?

Jan 14 2021 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

It seems like some players never fold. They always pick up a hand with possibilities and get to the showdown. Their poker sessions are full of excitement because they are involved so much of the time. For mere mortals who look down at uninspiring off-suit four-gappers as often as not, what can we do to fruitfully pass the time between hands?...

Dec 17 2020

“The Reason Stud Games Take Longer to Play” by Alan25main

Dec 17 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics player stories poker stud

Are you new to Seven Card Stud, and curious about why it can last longer than your typical Hold'em games? Alan25main shares his thoughts on the key difference-maker: limits. -- Playing Seven Card Stud feels natural to me, just as if I’d been playing it almost all my life. Hey! Wait a minute! I HAVE been playing it almost all of my life....

Dec 08 2020

Doug Polk Vs Daniel Negreanu grudge match: Polk takes a massive lead

Doug Polk extends lead to 600k The poker community is currently buzzing with excitement over the Doug Polk Vs Daniel Negreanu grudge match. From the start of the grudge match, it has been a roller-coaster. On the first day, Negreanu was firing on all cylinders and closed with a 116k lead. However, on the second day, Doug Polk managed to cut the lead...

Nov 25 2020

Limping and passive play: why it happens, and how you should respond

Nov 25 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  poker strategy

Recreational poker sites that are free-to-play like Replay attract many more casual players than real cash sites, and the level of play is noticeably different. One of the obvious traits of an inexperienced player is their tendency to "limp" before the flop and to call bets thereafter, rarely folding and never raising. Why?...

Nov 23 2020

Episode 340: Farid Jattin

Nov 23 2020 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  athlete farid jattin gpi nlhe podcast

Farid Jattin moved from Colombia to Miami to play baseball when he was 10 years old. Following an injury in college, he took his athlete's mindset to poker, where he has become one of the most successful players on the ... Read more...

Nov 20 2020

134 – Melissa Burr – Mental Health in Poker

Check Out The Run It Once Black Friday Sale And Save Big On Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: Despite making poker history by becoming the first woman to final table the Poker Players Championship in 2014, Melissa struggled with the pressure and expectations from the sudden notoriety. After hitting rock bottom in her personal […] The post 134 - Melissa Burr -...

Nov 18 2020

“Ace in the Hole, All-a Time Broke” (Part 2) by Alan25main

What are premium starting hands in Seven Card Stud? They're different than what you may be used to in Hold'em. Alan25main shares his top selections below, along with hands you should be wary of. -- So, what constitutes a “good” starting hand to continue with at Seven Card Stud High only? Cards that work together. Ideally, look for “rolled up” trips in...

Nov 16 2020

Episode 339: A Few of Our Favorite Things

Nov 16 2020 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  books movies non-poker podcast poker

In this special, listener-requested episode, Nate and Andrew discuss their favorite books, movies, shows, music, and podcasts (not necessarily poker related).

Nov 10 2020

“Ace in the Hole, All-a Time Broke” (Part 1) by Alan25main

If you're a fan of Texas Hold'em, but you're looking to try your hand at Seven Card Stud, take caution. Don't go in expecting to play the same way you do in Hold'em. Alan25main shares some key differences between these games. -- “Ace in the hole, all-a time broke,” said no Hold’em player, ever. That came from a stud player. Seven Card...

Nov 05 2020

133 – Michael Acevedo – Humanizing GTO

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: Think GTO is about playing like a robot? Michael Acevedo wants you to reconsider… Yes, solvers have had a controversial place in poker history, but the application of them in gameplay has evolved since they […] The post 133 - Michael Acevedo -...

Oct 28 2020

132 – Incze Zoltan – The Poker Mindset

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: At 21 years old, Incze Zoltan walked into the hospital for a quick surgery to remove a swollen node from his face and walked out with a dreaded diagnosis: cancer. But he decided right then […] The post 132 - Incze Zoltan -...

A beginner’s strategy guide to Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo

Oct 28 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

Replay Poker recently launched two new poker variants: Seven Card Stud and Hi/Lo. Ready to dip your toes in the water? We have a guide for you to get started with Hi/Lo. Starting hands Until you get experienced, fold hands that aren't connected. Start with three low cards, three running cards, three suited cards, or pairs for the initial bet....

Oct 14 2020

131 – Marle Cordeiro – Poker Punchlines and Playing for Houses

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: When Marle Cordeiro was invited to sit down at one of the most elite cash games in Vegas, she decided to take her big shot and play for mortgage-sized pots. Marle also happens to be […] The post 131 - Marle Cordeiro -...

Oct 12 2020

Episode 336: Exploiting Small Stakes Tournaments

Carlos Welch and Andrew have a new strategy video available in the Nitcast store, based on Carlos's specialty: exploiting small stakes tournaments. The two discuss Carlos's poker and romantic history, the basic principles of exploitative play, and some listener questions. ... Read more...

Oct 08 2020

When and why you should move out of freerolls

Oct 08 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

Replay Poker's freerolls are a great, risk free way to learn the games. You can also gain experience with how to handle playing in tournaments with large numbers of players. But how do you know when the time has come to spread your wings and start spending chips to buy in to tournaments or ring games? Why is it a good thing to...

Oct 04 2020

130 – Adam Neal – The Pressures of Becoming a Poker Personality

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: Poker and rap? You’d better believe it. In fact, Adam “IT5PAYDAY” Neal scored himself not just one but TWO huge poker opportunities with his music. After winning a contest with his rap video, Adam put […] The post 130 - Adam Neal -...

Sep 23 2020

“Grokking With Your Mark” by Alan25main

You may know your opponents, but do you KNOW your opponents? Alan25main writes about the importance of identifying with other players in order to better understand their game. -- In a novel called Stranger in a Strange Land, science fiction author Robert Heinlein coined the verb “to grok.” He called it a Martian concept and...

Sep 17 2020

129 – Kristen Bicknell – Expectations VS. Reality of Winning Big

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: What’s it REALLY like to win big in poker? The excitement, the thrill, the sleepless nights… Is it all it’s cracked up to be? With three bracelets under her belt, Kristen Bicknell certainly knows a […] The post 129 - Kristen Bicknell -...

Sep 16 2020

Bad advice and poker conspiracy theories

Sep 16 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

Be careful: seemingly sensible players may lead you astray with misguided advice. We have a few examples of things you could hear from players who likely thought through a situation, but came to the wrong conclusion. You can't beat bad players. It's better to play against skilled opponents. Bad players are unpredictable. It can be difficult to find meaning behind plays in which...

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