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accepted Simplest Way to Explain EV to Beginners
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answered How do you bet pre-flop when there's no action, you're on the button, and you have pocket rockets?
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answered What are the measures you should useto tell how well you're doing in a tournament?
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answered Dealing with final table shovers
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comment KQo on wet board
I think you've focused too much on trying to make a bona fide hand, instead of trying to work out if the villain will fold, and how much it'll cost to make them do so. You missed a key opportunity on the turn and another less promising opportunity on the river as Brent Morrow has explained well. The take away: focus more on sniffing out when your opponent is weak, and less on making strong hands.
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comment What kind of plays could I make to convince my opponents that I have a polarised hand range?
@ValentinGrégoire I like that kind of style as well but it can often make opponents play tighter. I prefer confusion to fear as it leads to my opponents making more mistakes.
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revised What kind of plays could I make to convince my opponents that I have a polarised hand range?
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asked What kind of plays could I make to convince my opponents that I have a polarised hand range?
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answered Shuffle in middle of hand
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comment Moving from online to live games
Great answer! It informed me a lot, especially about the straddle (always forgotten to look that up). +1
Jan
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comment Simplest Way to Explain EV to Beginners
This explanation actually clears up some of my own misconceptions. This is certainly a great way to explain to amateur poker players who already have a basic understanding. I'd like to find a way to combine this answer with one of the practical demonstrations that others have suggested. Also, I'd like to know more about reverse-implied odds, re-draws and anticipating future bets, have you got an online resource you could point me to or do you learn from books and other resources?
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comment Simplest Way to Explain EV to Beginners
@mattatmusiclist I have filled them in on basics, and crude math (not technically correct rounding and approximations), such as how to figure out how many cards they can hit, how much each card is worth (2% for simplicity and ease of understanding) and how to figure out their chance of hitting it (basically double your odds if there are two cards to come etc). I don't expect them to grasp advanced poker concepts overnight, so I'm just trying to inform them sufficiently and send them off on the right path to becoming a decent poker player.
Jan
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answered Final Table of Tournament - Hand History Example
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comment Simplest Way to Explain EV to Beginners
I like it, it's concise and senseful.. ;) thanks.
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comment What Is The Rationale Behind A Check-Raise?
@JohnDibling thanks for the advice, though I'm well aware of that and in fact I also use it for extracting value and shutting down risky hands.
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comment What Is The Rationale Behind A Check-Raise?
Real nice opening sentence. I enjoy punishing aggro-donks with the check raise. :)