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On Monday I'll be starting a massive Instagram give-away marathon in the spirit of the Night Vision pack release, set for February 5. I'll be giving away free packs, free lessons, and just spending some good quality time interacting with you guys through that platform. If you don't have Instagram, this is the perfect time to make an account and get involved. All you have to do is engage in the comments section of my posts and you'll qualify for that day's giveaway prize. Follow me at "nickwillmadeit" and get ready for Christmas in January :)

Jan. 21, 2017 | 3:59 a.m.

All CFP finalists for this fleet have been chosen and contacted. I ended up taking 8 instead of 6 because the applications were just that good. I'm planning on opening up for another fleet in early March, will give details when I have them. Now we can get back to focusing on Night Vision!

Jan. 13, 2017 | 6 p.m.

Big Night Vision post coming by ZenFish. This guy has been a pleasure to work with over the last month and has offered us tremendous value to our team. He's been the beta tester for the pack, and we've been able to optimize a lot of things for our users with his feedback.

Jan. 13, 2017 | 5:57 p.m.

Humbled to be in this position. These guys are full of heart and I can't wait to watch them grow. Deeply connected to the struggle. 2nd Student Call

Jan. 9, 2017 | 6:14 p.m.

This is a screenshot of the Night Vision leak I gave during the last stream of December. What you're looking at is the Hand2Note software, being leveraged to it's full potential. My team has added red indicators to this shot, to denote major hotspots (7% deviations or > from Piosolver subset reports). We went with 7% because it was a range that still gave us a lot of spots to recommend vacuum exploits, while still providing a high confidence that our margin for error was very low from the solves. These are 10 different major pools, listed for all major SB v BB srp postflop lines:

The last two columns are a little off center because this is a cut and paste

Check out the universality of the major hotspots, indicated by the numbers in the red boxes. These pools play very similar. The beauty of Hand2Note is that once you set up these filters to your preference, you can swap in a database for any environment and you get the new numbers instantly. The pack will contain full tutorials for both Hand2Note and HM2.

If you still don't have Hand2Note Edge, you can get it through my affiliate link below with a 10% promo code:

Jan. 8, 2017 | 9:45 p.m.

Hey guys. I've been without internet moving into a new place in Vegas, shit's been crazy.

Some updates:

January streams, not sure yet. Might just do spontaneous stuff and record it so you guys can catch it whenever. Twitch will definitely continue but I'm focusing on the Night Vision launch this month because it's just that important.

Night Vision official release date is now Februay 5th. Pack will be on a 48 hour launch sale for $1250. After that it will settle at $1450. Pleased to announce we will have a complimentary Skype group as well as free monthly video addons to this pack. My goal is to make Night Vision a fully functional community of independent learners, focused on on the most cutting edge mass database analysis in the industry.

Vlog 2017, coming in February. Got love for you.

Jan. 8, 2017 | 7:26 a.m.

Finding your talent doesn't take skill, it just requires exploration. Skill comes after you figure out where you belong in the first place.

*CFP final selections will be made by Jan 8.

Jan. 5, 2017 | 4:46 a.m.

I'm starting a VLog. What do you guys want to see?

Jan. 3, 2017 | 5:54 a.m.

For this round yes, I plan to do several waves of applications this year though. Thanks for the support.

Jan. 3, 2017 | 5:52 a.m.

Comment | Nick Howard commented on Poker Life of Flow

Love you bro, great year.

Jan. 3, 2017 | 3:26 a.m.

Over the last 3 months of 2016 I uploaded over 50 hours of Twitch streams to my YouTube channel, completely free. If your New Year's resolution is to climb the ranks in 2017, it would be very smart of you to start here.

Jan. 1, 2017 | 9:31 p.m.

Surprise-called a week early to tell one of the CFP applicants that he made the team. Here's the phone call :D

1 down, 5 to go! Happy New Year.

Dec. 31, 2016 | 9:05 p.m.

I've met very few people who are open to the hypothetical that literally everything they know could be wrong. That type of availability leads to bold exploration. That leads to discovery, which leads to refined preference. If you want greater freedom, prioritize the ability to trust in the potential of the unknown.

Dec. 29, 2016 | 6:04 p.m.

The Pio Unlocked course is now on sale, the 2 packs have been combined. $800 off the original price until Jan 5. Happy holidays and let's all turn the 2017 corner with ambition.

Dec. 28, 2016 | 6:06 p.m.


Hit me with a DMT train meme

Dec. 25, 2016 | 11:11 p.m.

Having time available is the only way you can even have perspective.

This is assumptive, time is is not structurally real. We could debate that for years, or you could take one hit of D-M-T. No one's ever died from it. Paradigms just get crushed.

As an alternative to learning through direct experience, you can join the official Piosolver Skype Group! ;)

Dec. 25, 2016 | 10:27 p.m.

I'm not good at much. I can't wrap your Christmas present, and I still tie my shoes the bunny-ears way. But I have other traits. I can teach a loser to win. I can show a boy how to trust himself. I can check-mate the mind until it wants to change. I can love a stranger.

My whole life I had the people closest to me say that I would never amount to much if I didn't become better at more. They said my limited skills would prevent me from becoming a man.

I punted that model on faith. On logic. A man plays his strengths and accepts his weaknesses. He channels his passion in the midst of adversity. He effects real change. Life offers you the choice to polarize into love or fear. A man is brave enough to love.

Christmas is my favorite day.

Dec. 25, 2016 | 2:08 p.m.

@Sigmund, you said:

But perspective can only come about as a consequence of searching for value at the cost of time.

Is it possible that the assumption that one needs time to gain perspective is itself just a limitation in perspective? In other words, if we stopped believing we needed more time, would we not immediately gain perspective?

Dec. 25, 2016 | 1:28 p.m.

CFP applicants, check your emails. I may have left a present underneath your tree. Congratulations to all the finalists, there are 17 of you left, 6 will make the team. Please follow the instructions in the email for your final submission.

Dec. 25, 2016 | 3:39 a.m.

A couple guys said "time" was the most important commodity of the future when I asked that question the other day. I said perspective. I'd like to open this up again:

How we define "value" is the decider. So, what is your definition of value? If it's happiness, how does time secure your happiness? (post!)

Dec. 25, 2016 | 3:27 a.m.

oh really

Dec. 24, 2016 | 5:57 p.m.

As a coach, I spend a lot of time figuring out how to contextualize my content in a way that will translate to a wider audience. In my personal life, I care much less about that. To me, it just makes more sense to spend time with people that already understand you.

Dec. 24, 2016 | 2:21 p.m.

I don't feel as great about the A7 analysis as I did in lesson, the QTs/T9s thing is what needs more attention, you're right. We are functioning with an assumption that the pool would fail to v-bet thinly enough otr for large sizings. Generally I think that trend holds true even at HSNL, but there are players who are obviously still capable of it. At the end of the day it's a confidence interval thing , how well do you know the player or the pool.

The rest of your points are also good regarding bluffing frequency, I just have doubts that the profile of player you outlined makes up a very high percentage of the pools. Maybe 1knl is more aggro of a game than I think, I haven't done enough database analysis of the pool to know. I just think it's kind of a hard situation for a theory-oriented player to bluff pairs on the fly. It seems like a great spot to refer to metagame/villain notes/turn+river timing to help our river read.

Dec. 24, 2016 | 2:03 p.m.


Basically I'm saying that if there are 10 banana peels on the race-track instead of 3, it's easier to slip on a banana peel. (Unless you have some perfect system for randomizing your bluffs).

Dec. 24, 2016 | 1:47 p.m.

Gave the first visual leaks of the upcoming Night Vision pack on the stream today, 10 different major pools, all major SBvBB srp decision points are plotted Pool vs Pio subsets. Find it here 11 minutes into the video.

If you want to purchase Hand2Note, hit the link below and use that code for 10% off. You need the edge version for the best functionality.

Hand2Note Code: H2N10EP

Dec. 23, 2016 | 10:40 p.m.

Perspective. Because it's a gateway to reinventing the reality toward greater happiness. I win ;)

Now you're talking my language.

Dec. 23, 2016 | 8:34 p.m.

In one word, what do you think the most valuable commodity of the future is? 3 people need to answer before me.

Dec. 23, 2016 | 3:30 p.m.

All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

-Blaise Pascal

Dec. 23, 2016 | 10:53 a.m.

People don't experience "you". They experience what you represent to them. If you see that, you can choose to demonstrate more confidence without confusing it as arrogance. Real confidence is actually humility, and it is truly in service to others.

Dec. 23, 2016 | 12:18 a.m.

Yea we will do weekly roll calls of stakes/sites so guys can match up and branch off together. Main group will remain open for general discussion.

Dec. 22, 2016 | 8:41 p.m.

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