Making mistakes is good for your game
Yesterday I final tabled both the Bigger $55 (4th) and the Bigger $27 (8th). This gave me an unbelievable number of hands to run over the next few days. I wanted to focus on the postflop play in the following hand (my bustout hand) from the Bigger $55, but first I needed to run the spot in HRC to get the right preflop ranges to put into PIOSolver. My bustout hand in the Bigger $55 on PokerStars Did you notice the first mistake in this hand? Was it check/jamming the flop? Was
Want to switch from cash games to MTTs? Start with preflop!
"Cash game players are better than tournament players." Now maybe I'm biased, but I think this is absolute nonsense. Sure, cash game players often play 100bb+ deep and the game tree has the opportunity to get pretty complex. But they're not having to play all the different stack sizes (e.g. 10bb, 12.5bb, 15bb, 20bb, 25bb, 30bb, 40bb, 50bb, 60bb, 80bb, 100bb). With much wider ranges. And while also factoring in ICM. And game-specific ideas like bounty powers (for PKOs) or COCs
Stop c-betting so much!
OK OK, in my last article I asked you if you were continuation betting enough. So you're probably thinking, "Now he wants me to STOP c-betting so much... wtf?" Quick question: What's your OOP c-betting %? If you don't have a database, what do you think it should be? While you should be c-betting a lot when in position against the big blind, the same cannot be said for when you're out of position as the preflop raiser. C-betting too frequently when out of position is one of th