do you have a simple rule/shortcut against nitty regs that almost have no bluffrange on turn and river in postflop spots?
Seriously I play some games at the moment and alot of the guys are super capped towards value if they bet Turn and River. What would be your best exploitative approach if the Villains wouldn't adapt.
instead of 1-alpha we defend 0.75-alpha for example :D :D
Aug. 12, 2017 | 7:16 p.m.
For very very many situations in the video/in your play you say "mixing it up here" or "sometimes betting sometimes checking " or "we should have X sizes here, im gonna go with the big one for now" etc... is there any merit to how exactly you mix in those kinda situations? are you using an RNG offscreen? or are you just this perfectly familiar with it that you just believe you are close to correct freqs with random decisions made in your head?
May 26, 2017 | 5:04 p.m.
LOVED this video! definitely one of my new favorites, learned a ton and you seem to be really fluent in PIO and know what to look out for. Thanks heaps for your insight, very informative! would love more videos of these types, especially including turn strategies on various rivers, aka overbetting on non-connecting cards vs. a more "oldschool" strat.
May 17, 2017 | 12:01 p.m.
nice video <3 could you make a 6max video every day?
this might be trivial but i just had this thought... :)
at this specific spot wouldn't it be better to not overbet the Flop with AT on KQ8r against BB's range. 'Cause he has mostly 12 combos of T9o in his BB defending range and every J would give Villain a gutshot straight and Hero the nutstraight. With a Flop overbet we force Villain to often fold T9.
same spot if Hero holding AJ and Villain J9.
May 1, 2017 | 4:39 a.m.
great video I like Your thought process and explaining,
15:00, the 3betPot with A2ss on a Q66ss5xKs runout,Villain will have all fh's and quads in his range for some frequency and u block AK/AQ I dont think its a good spot to shove 100bbs for 3 times pot, also in terms of extracting value with your range.
41:45 I would never 3bet AJo MP vs UTG if Villain is as nitty as 17/14 after 200 hands.
April 14, 2017 | 2:19 p.m.
enjoy your videos alot,
There was also a video of Ben Sulsky a couple of days ago when he was playing nl50 zoom on stars talking about his adjustments to the high rake. Thanks alot for those kind of videos.
I liked your preflop approach by having a mostly 3bet strategy facing an openraise.
I played in highly raked casino live games with 5% rake and 7bbs cap.
I would says it's around 12bb/100 rake. Most online lowstakes or microstakes have similar rake structures between 7-12bb/100.
I have following assumption:
If we play games with 12bb/100 rake and the regulars don't have a significant edge over each other. We need at least 1 recreational player with a losingrate of -72bb/100 to make all the regs break even from the rake in a 6max game?
6 players rake 12bb*6 = 72bb/100 rake per table.
In theory there must be a big difference by approaching these games, cause 5% (cap 7bbs) is 10% of the winnings up to a 140bb pot.
Is my approach correct? we want to win as many unraked preflop pots as possible and we want to play more pots that exceed 140bbs because thats where the rake is capped and minimize the pots between 5-140bbs.
I'm not sure... maybe it's a mistake by 3betting more hands and getting involved in too many pots with hands that don't have enough equity vs. villains range for ending up with profit after taking away 10% of the winnings.
A theory video about preflop/postflop adjustments in highly raked games would be awesome.
keep up the great work, and have a nice day <3
March 29, 2017 | 6:32 p.m.
I liked the video alot! Was very entertaining seeing a nosebleed crusher playing the micros :)
How to adjust preflop ranges and the overall gameplan in highly raked games?! You mentioned because of rake you defend less against 3bets and less against steals out of the blinds. So my guess is to adapt by having a low VPIP/PFR gap, construct preflop ranges a bit tighter and 3bet a range of hands that would be slightly profitable by flatting but create more EV by 3betting 'cause of rake.
For example: Hands like, Q9s, J9s, T8s, even ATo, KQo on the Button versus CO openings.
Generalized maybe something like 22/18 - 20/16 vpip/pfr , 3bet 8-12% ?
What do you think about a only 3betting strategy MP-SB without having a flatting range, except in some multiway spots and out of the big blind and also some exceptions with hands like 88-99.
Rake on nl50 stars should be around 7bb/100 on normal tables and about 5bb/100 at zoom, slight deviations based on the preflop style.
You dont have to go big into detail, a generalized answer would be nice. <3
March 20, 2017 | 3:51 a.m.
we are all proven grinders and know the process but thx for the reminder =)
a friend of our house that is incredibly successfull irl gave us a quote that we all really like: success is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration
I think we have what it takes =)
Feb. 12, 2017 | 9:35 a.m.
March 30, 2016 | 11:07 p.m.
fiiiiirst + like in the dark :)
March 6, 2016 | 5:20 p.m.
you are 3betting really large the entire video
would be nice to hear some of your thoughts about why you think this is superior to the more commonly used smaller sizing.
Feb. 19, 2016 | 9:33 p.m.
Thanks for the awesome response man even tho i think it will take me a few more reads to understand everything :D
Jan. 20, 2016 | 2:30 p.m.
I'm an absolute computer noob and have no idea which laptop to buy.
I need it for playing when I'm on vacation (so screen should be big enough to pull up a couple tables and still be able to read some stats) and running PioSolver while I'm bumhunting since u can't have the program open with poker softwares, as you know.
Are most laptops strong enough for that or will i need some extra pieces of hardware?
Can any of you grinders recommend a good one?
thanks already =)
Jan. 19, 2016 | 3:27 a.m.
omg I'd deeeffo bet on lefort 2 years ago vs sean paul now
watch joeingram podcast with sean, they made a couple and are all like reaaaally awesome, u'll understand what i mean by saying he's an endboss then ;)
Jan. 9, 2016 | 6:35 p.m.
wtfffff gauc, u srs??
lefort is absolute boss. In poker and life.
Steve is breakeven lowstakes player. No offense to him, but I don't think we have a competition here xP
ur trying to compare Ino to Jiraiya bro
Jan. 9, 2016 | 4:29 p.m.
I don't think he's the type for coke and hookers :/
Jan. 5, 2016 | 3:49 p.m.
Ok just to chime into this one aswell in order to discuss the different formats:
Kinda liked this one even tho i think you could have done a better job in some spots to make it awesome. Will try to verbalize what i mean:
the big benefit of this format i thought was for the people to stop thinking about single hands and start thinking more about ranges since you are not gonna be able to comment on how to play certain hand in every spot which tbh is what most coaches naturally do reviewing footage with holecards. So now not having holecards we will have to talk way more about ranges instead of hands which i think would be great for most of the ppl watching those vids. Don't get me wrong, I always thought your videos are really awesome because you talk about your entire ranges way more than the other coaches (or at least the limited content i saw of them, tbh I mostly have rio bc of u and maybe sauce and a few theory vids of phil lol fanboy alert xP)
But back to the point, going into detail about what ur bottom percentile value hand or "closest" bluff would be (like in the spot where u say K5 is a good no bluff by danmer, which hands are u bluffing there OTR? still not bluffing Q or J high? how thin do you go for value? what hands would you put into your c/r range and do u think different probe sizes are good?)
I remember a spot where it was a simple ckd down spot and you kinda went into detail about how thin both players should be value betting - That was great - I think into dept analyzes like this would be super valueable for most players.
Yes it would be slow pace and pretty intense but i think thats the way to go!
It would be almost like a theory video.... which is the next point
PLEAAAASE DO SOME THEORY VIDEOS :) (about range construction, betsizing, maybe combined with different board textures etc, just stuff like that u know. I have insider info that u can make some veeery good theory presentations ;P)
I know for sure that i would learn way more from a vid like that than from your "usual" live footage vids and i think most of your "viewers" would.
Because let's be honest. I think they are GREAT. They taught me a LOT. Especially the earlier ones. But the later ones are just as good. They are just not much different. After having watched all your live footage videos watching another one where you play standart spots most of the time will just not have as much additional benefit. I think u kinda made enough liveplay vids and the community would profit way more from more in depth theory oriented videos that explain more advanced concepts. The newer players for whom those concepts might be a bit too advanced already have a ton of content to go thru, and after they studied it all they are advanced enough for some high level shit :P
(oh and u going into detail about how you construct your ranges in common spots such as the checked down spot will be great great great for somewhat less experienced players)
hope it wasn't too confusing and i could get my points across well, if u didnt understand my thinking in a certain spot feel free to enquire. Aslo I might add something i forgot next days.
xx your fanboy :)
Jan. 4, 2016 | 4:37 a.m.
Noooooo please don't
Noone really wants to see you play 6m
Whoever thinks he does is wrong