great video. at 17min, why are the qj blockers good to raise? cause unblock folds?
and at 37min, why is blocker effects of 4c4x good on j99ccT to bluff? doesnt 44 with club block folds like 64cc 43cc 54cc etc?
Aug. 14, 2019 | 7:21 a.m.
at 18min, about the turn barrel with clubs like 98cc 87cc rather than hearts, does it come down to the fact that yes 98cc blocks some folds like 98cc 86cc of opponent but its okay bc of the positive effects of also just blocking 84cc 75cc that can x jam and thats the worst option?
July 31, 2019 | 8:50 p.m.
at 15min, about the turn chk with 42, issue is on river, why jam? if following ur logic, it seems like if hes thinking he will value jam most ax or maybe even thinner and adds bluffs putting on a 5? why not continue to slowplay?
June 29, 2019 | 10:06 p.m.
great video again.
This kind of relates to my last question on your other video, but do you ever worry about some of the calls at 12min in the sim on a735 wont be winning if people arent finding the ts8x jx9s ks8x qs8x etc bluffs that are shown to be used for the ip player? Like many calls are prob close to zero ev and people not barreling these must put it over the edge to make them losing (since these combos have such poor equity like the 9s8x.. only valuable in blocker effects).
June 17, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Great video. Always been a fan of ur vids but see a massive difference in past months. Thanks a lot!
Just general Q, do you ever deviate in smaller buyin events (ie. wsop 1500s,3ks,5ks.. non HR tourneys) and overfold turns given many will not find the no equity bluffs? I notice you always find the proper no equity bluffs in ur vids but do you ever lock for opponent not doing that and be concerned that many 0ev calls that make up ur turn call range (middle pairs etc) are quickly pretty negative?... issue is if you do that, ur turn fold freq starts to become very high since many calls on turns versus large polar bets are 0ev and if you fold a lot of them, its super exploitable.
May 28, 2019 | 11:05 p.m.
I'm a bit confused at 38min. You would bluff with 9x on the river at 38min? I would think a lot of qx+ of his would go into a larger size ott however he can easily have tt/jj and bigger 9x but it feels kind of odd to bluff 98s etc
May 7, 2019 | 9:38 p.m.
at 6:30, what hand otr do you call that you dont just bet yourself? Not sure he has the incentive to bet much as like ak aq prob doesnt call a bet and all ur overpairs are bet x betting and u presumably balance some bluffs
Feb. 5, 2019 | 6:36 p.m.
Dude first off, terrible way of voicing your concerns. Second, stop calling him baby, it is weird. Third, who tf are you to give him a grade? "I have to give you a D- , and that’s not good."... yeah thanks for clarifying a D- is not good buddy...
I really like chris's content and i appreciate the number of tables we get to see so there is constantly action. And shut up about the way he talks, I think he articulates well and what he says is good and helpful. I have no idea how old you are but you sound very immature ("I wanted to throw my phone and never play poker again"?)
Sept. 18, 2018 | 5:22 a.m.
You mention a few spots where you dont have great immediate fold equity and therefore why you arent too agressive on flop (like JT3dd ep v bb). but i notice pio be aggresive in spots where sure we dont have great fold equity but potentially are turn spots where we do which makes up for that... Like pio chooses to raise weaker draws in spots where fold could be 10-20%.. so what are your thoughts on correlation of immediate fold equity and profitability?
Sept. 9, 2018 | 8:48 a.m.
at 26min with jtdd versus a2hh, you say we need to have some nut flushes on our checking range. is this a spot where need to develop a balanced chk/call range on river?
How do we know this is a spot where we do that rather than mostly have give ups on the river when check? Is it because turn he isnt super polar?
Sept. 5, 2018 | 4:37 a.m.
what do you expect his betting range to be on the j97cc flop for half pot? when he bet called, it felt pretty strong to me and not sure about turn shove... think JTs bets and QTs KTs ATs all have incentive to bet to fold you off aq ak and pocket pairs 76s etc... equity denial is valid but it felt thin to me given AJ KJ QJ probably fold
July 19, 2018 | 12:38 a.m.
great reply juan! on j9hh hand, dont we not need to chk nutted hands to protect cuz we dont rly need to worry too much about defending enough bc we follow through the river a lot and him floating wide to get himself in this scenario where we chk riv and overfold, just would just not be profitable?