Revised 4-2 Rule, Flop Value Raises and Oversized Bets | Q&A Podcast #111

4-2 Rule

I answer 3 listener Q’s about my changing view on the 4-2 Rule, making unsure value raises on the flop and dealing with oversized bets. In episode #110, I began MED #4 on Blind Play with the most important concepts to understand when playing in the blinds.  And I discussed 4 pre-flop blind leaks. Question #1 […]

ICM & Sit N Go Tournaments


ICM (Independent Chip Model) is a formula we use to determine the dollar value of our stack (tournament equity) at a given moment in a tournament.  Knowing this value can help us determine what hands to play when it comes to push/fold strategy later in the tourney when we’re near or on the bubble (OTB). […]

Poker Math – Break-even %


Poker math can be daunting for some people, but with practice it will become second nature even to the ultra math-impaired.  A very beneficial poker math calculation is the Break-even %. The Break-even % (BE%) gives you mathematical proof of how often your bet, call or raise has to succeed in order to break-even; or […]

Poker Math – Outs and Odds

There are many aspects to poker that you learn as you play and study over time.  For example: Knowing when it’s optimal to use ICM in your decisions or not Spotting great opportunities to pull off big bluffs Committing to double or triple-barrel based on your opponent’s post flop stats But, there are some things […]