Owen Shiels takes a theoretical look at a situation where we open the button and find ourselves playing against a BB that is playing GTO and another BB that is playing too tight and the discussion focuses on how to play against these two types of players which can be extrapolated to other player types as well.
April 28, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen continues the review of this low stakes event which features quite a few hands and situations that generally only present themselves in these low stakes tournaments and discusses how to take advantage of clearly amateur play.
April 11, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen continues his leakfinder series reviewing Run It Once member NoTechniQ's play at the big $3.30. The hands featured in this second installment have a focus on stack depths between 40-60bb.
April 4, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen breaks down the action from a Run It Once member in the low stakes $3.30 beginning 166BB's deep and discussing how to succeed in tournaments at these stakes when playing quite deep.
March 24, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen discusses how to avoid making big mistakes when you find yourself in spots where you're unsure if you should proceed with a bet or check. He outlines the correct thought process to reach a decision that will often come fairly close to the GTO line.
March 7, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen brings you the final installment of his leakfinder series of RIO member Derpyderp reviewing some of the most crucial mistakes he observed throughout the tournament and discussing how to fix those leaks.
Jan. 27, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels reviews the footage from the battle of Malta and uses specific hand examples to illustrate exactly how many BB's certain plays are losing.
Jan. 10, 2021 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels breaks down the game film from one of our Essential members and attempts to plug the leaks in the game while pointing out some of the better plays that he makes throughout the tournament.
Dec. 20, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen is back with the second installment of how to become a winner at the micros this time focusing on preflop adjustments. The video covers open jamming, rejamming as well as calling with the proper adjustments to the weak opposition.
Nov. 18, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels continues to examine a tournament that is typically played live in the UK but has turned to the virtual felt in the Covid era and Owen frequently finds himself with marginal decisions opting for the less variance filled option with a relatively novice field.
Oct. 21, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Come along for the ride as Owen Shiels bounces around quite a bit during this $150 MTT that is typically played live in the UK but due to the pandemic has gone virtual. The play seems to resemble live tournaments with wild holdings and non-GTO approaches to say the least.
Oct. 4, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen reviews a recent $150 tournament with an interesting player pool dynamic. During his analysis he focuses on brushing up your understanding of fundamental skills you need to master to make money against weak competition.
Sept. 20, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen concludes his review of TheFatBanker in this final installment looking at each hand and commenting on the player pool tendencies along the way.
Sept. 7, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen continues his review of TheFatBanker in the $11 SCOOP this time noticing a few more mistakes than were seen in the early stages though still managing to build his stack despite these marginal plays.
Aug. 26, 2020 | 5 p.m.
With nearly 100BB's and 3x the next biggest stack at the table, our hero endeavors to use this to his advantage by really opening his range and Owen Shiels discusses the best way to manage situations when you hold a gigantic chip lead.
July 26, 2020 | 5 p.m.
No doubt the play in microstakes tournaments requires a different approach from mid/high stakes events and Owen Shiels discusses the differences between these tournaments and the player pool tendencies in tournaments with buy-ins under $5.
May 17, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Owen Shiels aka ozzieowen discusses the fundamentals of how to find the optimal bet sizing on the flop. He touches on why sizing strategies considerably change on different board textures, which fundamental heuristics can be applied to locate the appropriate strategy and how to select your value and bluffing range for different sizings.