Fresh off a trip to Las Vegas, Nick Johnson reviews hands from live action at the Aria. He uses PokerJuice to input the hands and discusses his thought process from the hand and how the live dynamic differs from online play.
July 6, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson breaks down the action at the microstakes and discusses the key concepts when playing these games including rake structure, pool tendencies, and the critical deviations from solver play required to succeed at these levels.
June 29, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson tries something new by sharing his thoughts on the mental side of poker including both on and off table advice before loading up PokerJuice to analyze some hands from recently played live poker sessions.
June 22, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johsnon shares his thoughts of a session at one $0.10/$0.25 and one $0.25/$0.50 PLO table and concludes the video with a tricky two pair turn decision in MonkerSolver.
May 4, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson continues his series efficient c-betting on paired boards inspecting how to follow up on different turn cards in MonkerSolver. During the video he deploys self-made visual representations of the solver results to allow for an efficient learning proces.
April 13, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson reviews his play at two $200 tables on Ignition discussing how taking a couple extra seconds for decisions helps to recognize the nuance of the spot both regarding the board and your exact holding.
March 16, 2019 | 5 p.m.
In the second and final part of this series, Nick Johnson continues to play as if he were a maniac, in order to point out the various errors being made, and difficult spots that playing style will lead to.
March 2, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson jumps into the replayer to go over hands that he played where he flatted from the SB. During the hand review he goes over what hands can be dangerous in these spots, how to proceed postflop, and player pool considerations.
Jan. 12, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson comments on a 2-tabling PLO50 session played on Ignition making sure to outline the theoretical characteristics of spots before discussing how to effectively exploit typical low stakes tendencies.
Dec. 29, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson explores the topic of flop c-betting on paired boards BTN vs BB. Weighing the pros and cons of betting different kinds of hands in PLOCalc, Nick gives you a number of different factors to think about in these spots.
Dec. 8, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick johnson takes a look at a session on ignition. He prefaces the review with some ideas he’s had about his recent approach to the games and then jumps right into it before concluding with a dive into the solver.
Nov. 28, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson continues with his deep dive into short-stacking, this time through 6 hands that he played while on the short stack. The discussion focuses on range vs range analysis and controlling the SPR for your benefit.
Nov. 17, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson observed a specific weakness in PLO player pools and decided to explore short stacking to punish villains' mistakes. In this video, Nick discusses why this often disparaged strategy might yield good money versus currently prevailing low and mid-stakes pool tendencies.
Nov. 8, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson looks at some multiway 3-bet pots in the replayer and PIO Viewer Omaha while paying special attention to how our equity changes based on villains' betting ranges, when to try to shut the third player out of the pot, and exploits that you can make in lower stakes games.
Oct. 13, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson wades through footage of a recent session of $0.50/$1 and $1/$2 PLO to find hands of interest and discusses preflop hand selection, playing versus short stacks, and bluff raising in 3-bet pots before finishing off with some PLOCalc analysis.
Sept. 29, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson presents his studies on facing two strong early position ranges and having to decide whether to fold, call or squeeze in the blinds. He goes through different subsets of possible squeezing ranges explaining why many players tend to be too tight in these spots before concluding with some flop decisions when getting called by at least one of the players.
Aug. 11, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Nick Johnson has noticed how frequently PLO players in the Run It Once forums are struggling with finding correct ranges for cold calling in position. In this video, he provides his thoughts on hand requirements and analyzes the postflop action after a cold call has occurred.