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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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 …

Pre-Flop Odds Charts
December 27, 2009 – 8:43 pm | One Comment
Pre-Flop Odds Charts

This post has been in the works for a while now, it’s just taken me longer than I expected to run the calculations on PokerStove. What is it I’ve done? A preflop odds chart.
WestonPoker has …

Small Ball Strategy – Pre Flop
December 12, 2009 – 3:00 am | 4 Comments
Small Ball Strategy – Pre Flop

I just came across a post from the folks at True Gamble, saying the the “Small Ball” strategy (hugely publicized by Daniel Negreanu), is not good for beginners.
Personally, I like the idea of the Small …

Pre-Flop Shoves: Opponent’s Range
November 28, 2009 – 9:52 am | 2 Comments

In the last post, we took an initial look at pre-flop shoves, and came to the rough conclusion that if you’re short-stacked (with less than 10 big blinds), you should go all in with the …

Pre-Flop Shoves
November 23, 2009 – 10:09 am | 3 Comments

I thought the first thing I should look at are pre-flop shoves, purely for ease of calculation. There seems to be a common idea that when you’re short stacked, you should shove with any two …