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 | 19 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 …

Small Ball Strategy – Flop Bet Sizing
January 17, 2010 – 10:58 pm | 5 Comments

In a previous post, I looked at this example from TrueGamble, and studied the preflop action; concluding that the ideal raise would have been between 2.5x to 3x the big blind, and that the 2x …

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 …