Francesco Lacriola discusses the importance of maintaining a long view in poker, a game notorious for churning people out of it in relatively short order and offers tips for maintaining your place in the game as a winning player.
Sept. 11, 2022 | 5 p.m.
In today's video, Francesco Lacriola records a themed hand history review evolving around the topic of threshold hands. He applies the concept to a variety of situations (SRP, 3Bet pot, 4bet pot) and encourages you to think about thresholds while playing.
Aug. 13, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola continues his database review of a fellow Run It Once member who struggles at NL200. In this second installment, he turns the page to detect specific leaks by position and will find some important adjustments that our hero should implement.
July 16, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola launches a new series titled Database Review 101. He kicks off the topic with advice on how to go about database reviews to improve your play and which pitfalls to avoid. In the second half of the video, he reviews the database of a fellow Run It Once member who competes at NL200.
July 3, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Francesco Lacriola continues his series on understanding EV postflop by turning his focus towards the solver to explore where your EV comes from when facing different player types: loose-passive, weak-tight and loose-aggressive.
June 12, 2022 | 5 p.m.
In the follow up to the first installment, Francesco Lacriola recaps some of the key concepts from the preflop discussion on EV and proceeds forward to postflop with theory content on this essential concept.
June 5, 2022 | 5 p.m.
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.