Francesco Lacriola discusses the relationship between tactics and strategies and the advantages that we can gain from thinking about poker in this dualism instead of always using the distinction between GTO vs exploitative plays.
April 24, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola jumps into a themed hand history review. The topic of today is facing triple barrels which guarantees for plenty of big pots and tough decisions. He teaches you how imporant it is to pay close attention on how turn play affects the resulting ranges to come to the right decision on the river.
April 9, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola explores hands that saw him either continuing play as games died or starting tables and battling it out HU occasionally turning to PIO to determine the best course of action in these difficult spots.
Feb. 13, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola utilizes two different boards to illustrate global frequencies and how to combat the different player types that take these lines.
Feb. 5, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola explores how to maximize EV against bad players which typically involves deviating substantially from solver-approved plays in an effort to go for the maximally exploitative play.
Jan. 18, 2022 | 5 p.m.
School is back in session with Francesco Lacriola, as he jumps back into his Multiway Pot Theory: Positions & Range Interaction series. In this video, Francesco highlights the core concepts each position (original raiser, cold caller, and big blind) needs to consider.
Jan. 9, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola reviews a series of recently played hands from $200NL & $500NL that are focused on bluffing and bluffcatching in uncommon situations and provides his in-depth analysis on each spot.
Dec. 27, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola presents the second installment of his poker methodology series. In this episode he discusses the benefits and threats of implementing a block bet sizing on the river as the OOP player.
Oct. 24, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola discusses how language has the power to impact our decisions. After explaining the main idea of this concept he explores why it is relevant for poker players and even links this philosophical topic to an exemplary poker hand.
If you're interested to learn more on this topic make sure to check out Fraancesco's previous video Disrespecting Other Players.
Sept. 3, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola discusses the topic of extracting maximum value when hitting big hands and all the nuanced thought process that is required in these situations where many players just default to lazy decisions based on the pure strength of their hand.
Aug. 29, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola selects a frequent but at the same time tough to play scenario to study in the GTO Trainer: blind vs blind play in single raised pots. He starts the video with a quick discussion of the goals of the video before jumping into the action.
Aug. 17, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola selects five hands for deep analysis first presenting his initial impressions of the hand before turning to details that the solver can provide and if there is room for deviations.
July 24, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola loads up the replayer and filters for hands where he is the preflop 4bettor and breaks down the action touching on important factors to be aware of in these tricky, narrow range spots.
July 8, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola discusses how to deal with situations that might only come up once or twice in your session but have the potential to considerably impact your results. He selects five hands played between 2.50€/5€ and 10€/20€ to showcase the thought process in these tough spots.
May 29, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola filters for the biggest pots from his recent session and breaks down the action with his thoughts from the time he played the hand and follows it up with a deeper examination and a touch of PIO.
May 9, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola uses one hand to show how to break it down every step of the way including taking important notes on the information and lessons to be learned and then how to implement these lessons into your game to actually improve from the study.
April 24, 2021 | 5 p.m.
In today's video Francesco Lacriola sensibilizes your bluffcatching skills on the river through six practical hand examples where players are unlikely to find a balanced bluffing frequency.