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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.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Microstakes Grinding

Nick Johnson fields the multiple requests for microstakes play and reviews a session played in these games.

June 15, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Nick Johnson reviews a session that he played at the micro stakes and discusses spots where he would make adjustments due to the player pool.

June 8, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Tricky Turn Spots

Nick Johnson grabs a couple of hands from his database featuring difficult turn spots and discusses his in-game thoughts before turning to the solver for additional help.

June 1, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Nick Johnson takes a look at footage submitted by MikeMcD20 at the PLO $50 tables occasionally jumping to Monker to test the solver approved lines vs the in-game action.

May 25, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Nick Johnson loads up two tables and comments on his real-time thoughts before jumping into monker solutions for some of the more difficult hands.

May 18, 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.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: 3 Bet or Call on the Button

Nick Johnson examines the always tough decision of whether to 3 bet or call on the button first discussing actual HH's and then firing up the solvers to check for GTO approved lines.

April 20, 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 across two tables of $.05/$.10 PLO, while also taking some time at the end to examine two close spots using PLO Calc

April 6, 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.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Basic 4-Betting Strategy

Nick Johnson reviews some spots where it makes sense to 4-bet non-AA hands in PLO.

Feb. 16, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Nick Johnson loosens up his game, trying to emulate a maniac's playing style, to illustrate how many tricky postflop spots you get into and what a maniac might be thinking.

Jan. 24, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Flatting From The Small Blind

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.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Exploring Short Stacking

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 goes over some hand histories in the replayer and PIOViewer Omaha to illustrate the importance of continuation betting for equity denial and the importance of blockers when doing so.

Sept. 8, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Let's Do Some Leading

Nick Johnson uses PIO Solver's PLOCalc and PokerJuice to look at spots where you should consider leading on flops, turns and rivers.

Aug. 25, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Are You Afraid to Squeeze?

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.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: Cold Calling From MP and the CO

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.

July 28, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: 2 Table $.10/$.25 6-Max PLO

Nick Johnson pours over a recent session of low stakes PLO, sharing his thoughts along the way.

July 8, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: $.05/$.10 Micro Session

Nick Johnson fires up two tables of micro stakes and discusses how to progress out of these games and into the next levels.

June 23, 2018 | 5 p.m.

Nick Johnson examines range constructions in the most frequent PLO spots for transitioning players to better understand flop strategies and postflop lines as a whole. He takes a look at range advantages on different boards when:
1) UTG opens and BB flats
2) CO opens and BTN flats
3) SB plays a mixed raise/limp strategy

June 9, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Nick Johnson posted in PLO: 3 Bet Pots Facing a Check IP

Nick Johnson continues his exploration of flop play in 3bet pots where we act as the IP defender. In part two, Nick uses PokerJuice to help discuss ranges and strategies where the aggressor elects to check to us on different boards and finds some strong exploitative opportunities that should work especially well in weaker pools.

May 26, 2018 | 5 p.m.

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