April 3, 2010 – 10:41 am | 7 Comments

I’ve compiled a short (just 7-pages) e-book, an introduction to the mathematics of poker. It’s basically covers how to calculate your expected value in a certain spot – starting with explaining what EV is, all …

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Pre-flop Raise, then C-bet Strategy
March 29, 2010 – 12:28 am | 16 Comments
Pre-flop Raise, then C-bet Strategy

I was playing a live game on Friday night, and someone commented that I rely too much on the “preflop raise, then c-bet flop” strategy. It’s a strategy that I picked up from Daniel Negreanu’s …

Get My Free Pocket Guide to Poker Odds
March 15, 2010 – 7:59 pm | 4 Comments
Get My Free Pocket Guide to Poker Odds

Have you ever wondered how well a suited connector does against a pocket pair? Or how likely a set on the flop is likely to hold up against an open ended straight flush draw? Or …

Win a Free Poker Book of Your Choice
March 12, 2010 – 2:25 pm | 12 Comments
Win a Free Poker Book of Your Choice

I’m sure that all of you have poker books that you want to read. I mean, no matter how good we are, we can always improve, right?
So, in 2 week’s time, I’m giving away a …

A Closer Look at the AQo Hand
March 8, 2010 – 11:32 pm | 7 Comments
A Closer Look at the AQo Hand

Since my last post, I’ve had some discussions on the 2+2 forums about that hand. And so I thought I’d take a closer look at the hand. I realized I should be considering the odds …

Folding AQ offsuit Preflop
March 7, 2010 – 8:30 pm | 5 Comments

[update: After some discussions on the forum, I realized I was missing something, and so I've taken a closer look at the hand. You can read the new analysis here.]
I was playing in a live …