Brian Hastings looks back at a deep run in a $88 event on ACR. This first part focuses on our preflop decisions during the early stages and Brian backs up his intuition with deeper dives into Preflop Academy.
May 25, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings takes a look at the final table of a PKO that he made recently first explaining the structure of the tournament before diving into the hands. The review includes a selection of interesting shoving and reshoving decision that he analyzes in HRC.
May 9, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings explores the mechanics of BTN vs BB play in single-raised pots with the help of an aggregate report that he ran across 100 boards. He explains how to set up these reports in PIO before diving into the strategy with a focus on continuation bets and BB's response vs various sizings.
May 6, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings takes a look at the most difficult hands from the previous session with the aid of hindsight and the solver to see if and where he went wrong.
April 15, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings hops into a live session spread across four tables and offers his thoughts in real time as he navigates a number of tricky situations.
April 1, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings reviews four recently played hands at $500NL that jumped out to him for a variety of reasons and offers his in-game thoughts as well as taking a look at what the solver has to say.
March 15, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings offers his background on the beautiful game of stud 8 before diving into some of the key principles required for success.
March 3, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings continues the analysis of his victory run in the $215 ACR event picking up the action quite deep in the tournament backing up his analysis with a handful of ICM sims.
Feb. 7, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings starts a new series reviewing his most recent victory in a $215 event on ACR that he late-regged. He backs up his analysis with a mix of software tools to provide more insight into tough decisions.
Jan. 27, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings reviews five hands from his recent battle in the Wynn series utilizing the solver to see where he went wrong and the other options that he would prefer to have taken given the benefit of hindsight.
Jan. 12, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings discusses his run at the $1,700 Hard Rock PKO event that saw him clash with Alex Foxen in some of the key hands. He pulls up PIO in ICM mode and HRC to back up his analysis throughout the video.
Jan. 4, 2023 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings loads up the key hands of his recent deep run in the $5,000 Hard Rock Turbo live event in Florida for a deeper review referring to Simple 3-Way, PIO and HRC where he sees fit.
Dec. 27, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings grabs four recently played hands and breaks them down offering his thoughts from in-game as well as a postmortem analysis utilizing the solver.
Dec. 15, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings concludes his deep run at the $215 event on ACR picking up the action with two tables left. He loads up PIO, Simple3Way and HRC in ICM mode to provide an interesting mix of analysis for the upcoming action.
Nov. 28, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings comes back down to earth in this installment and finds himself on a middling stack with play becoming generally shallower and he looks to chip up during his march towards the final table.
Nov. 17, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings picks up where he left off as the overwhelming chip leader and discusses how he adjusts this strategy to maintain his position and hopefully go wire to wire.
Nov. 4, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings holds a substantial stack and seeks to keep the train rolling as he continues to steamroll opponents on his march towards the final table. This second installment includes more deep dives with simple 3-way to discuss multiway pots.
Oct. 21, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings reviews a deep run in the $215 ACR $100,000 guaranteed event. The first part starts with deep stacks and lots of postflop play, including a multiway simulation in Simple 3-Way.
Oct. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.
For anyone looking to get into mixed games, Brian Hastings offers his thoughts on 2-7 triple draw which is routinely featured in many mixes and offers quite a bit of nuance that amateurs are likely unaware of.
Sept. 23, 2022 | 5 p.m.
With 10 minutes left in day 2, Brian Hastings finds himself in a big hand that sees him firing all three bullets with two napkins for cards and talks about how he arrived at this decision and how to take general principles from this hand and apply them to your own game.
Sept. 6, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings grabs some hands from the previous few videos the saw him with difficult preflop decisions especially where ICM became a factor and analyzes them with more detail.
Aug. 19, 2022 | 5 p.m.
The final installment of Brian Hastings' $55 ACR series has arrived, and it doesn't disappoint as Brian finds himself playing the short, medium, and big stack on the final table.
Aug. 10, 2022 | 5 p.m.
It’s the late stages of the tournament and Brian Hastings finds himself holding a middling stack making each decision difficult and putting his tournament life at risk.
July 26, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brain Hastings soldiers on with the third installment of his $55 ACR series picking up the action in the money. Throughout the video he finds himself in tricky short-stacked decisions several times and closes out the video with a PIO sim of a single-raised pot.
July 8, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings grabs three hands from recently played ACR events and analyzes them from all angles in an effort to find any mistakes that can translate to lessons for future application.
July 1, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings picks up the action with a ~20BB stack and oscillates between 20 and 50BB's making for some interesting push/fold and calling shove decisions.
June 21, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings registers for this one a bit late with a 23BB stack but manages to make a deep run and recounts the action from the very first hand.
May 31, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings recounts the action from hands that he played in various tournaments over the course of the last week and discusses how he traditionally analyzes these hands and how to glean specific nuggets that can be applied to his game in future similar situations.
May 10, 2022 | 5 p.m.
It's the final two tables and Brian Hastings breaks down the shorthanded action prior to the tables being combined and keeps the theme of ICM importance throughout.
April 12, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Brian Hastings returns with the third installment of his deep run in the $215 on ACR. Throughout the review Brian's chip count jumps up and down making for an interesting mix of short and deeper stacked strategic adjustments.