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Phil Galfond takes a stab at breaking down footage submitted by a RIO member in an effort to plug some of the leaks and help give our hero the push he needs to increase his win rate and potentially climb the stakes.

April 7, 2022 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Phil Galfond posted in PLO: $25PLO: Phil Reviews our Hero

Phil Galfond returns with a review of a fellow RIO member during a $25PLO session. The previous installment saw Phil touching on some general ideas for improvement while this part 2 is a deeper dive having received some notes on the hero between recordings.

March 9, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil continues reviewing his play on paired boards by running through his river decisions against Venividi.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil transitions to hands against ActionFreak and analyzes the river play after facing a turn probe.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Now it's Venividi who didn't continue with aggression on the turn and Phil analyzes the strategic river choices that we have as OOP being up against a somewhat capped range.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil returns to his challenge against Venividi to review spots where he check-raised a turn Cbet, and found himself attacking a lot of 1/2 pot Cbets.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Now, Phil digs into spots where he check-raised Venividi's turn Cbet. Right away, Phil is hit with a hand class that he didn't explore in Vision, so he jumps back into Vision for further investigation.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Schools in session with another trip into Vision to examine turn check-raising on paired boards.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil heads into Vision to examine the types of hands we choose to check-raise turn Cbets on dynamic boards.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

We're going to focus on hand histories from the Venividi challenge, where Phil had a Cbet opportunity on a paired board.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil dives deep into a specific board and examines how our strategies change when the turn hits on the turn opposed to the river.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

It's time to get into Cbet opportunities on monotone boards as Phil examines more hand histories from his challenge against Venividi1993.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Back to Vision to polish up on our strategy versus turn probes on dynamic boards. With Vision recommending a very low 1/3 pot betting frequency, Phil ignores this sizing and focuses his efforts on our defense strategy versus pot size bets.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

We head back into Vision to sharpen up on our check-raising strategy on straight boards. One key takeaway we discover is that we don't raise with non-nut straights.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

After brushing up on his defending ranges in Vision, Phil examines his play vs. Venividi when facing a Cbet on a straight board. Phil discovers a few spots that he felt were extremely close, so he jumps back into Vision to find the correct play.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil has already slightly touched on how to defend against delayed Cbets in the turn probe section but now it's time to drill more deeply into this branch of the game tree. We start out with dynamic boards vs ActionFreak.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil puts his Vision work to the test by reviewing his Cbet defense strategy versus Venividi. Venividi used a 1/4 pot betting strategy, so Phil touches on his range versus this size and what he'd do versus a 1/2 pot sizing.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil jumps into Monker to examine IP and OOP strategies on the river in single-raised pots that were checked down to the river.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

In this video, Phil reviews some delay Cbet spots on straight boards vs Venividi and explains how using multiple turn sizings affects your decisions with different hand classes.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

In this video, Phil gets into Vision to explore our check-raising strategy on dynamic boards when facing a Cbet. Phil utilizes the Analyze section of Vision to examine our strategy with varying hand classes.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil examines spots where he faced a turn Cbet against Venividi and utilizes Vision to review a few specific spots, where he thought he may have blundered.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil uses Vision to look at delay Cbetting spots on straight boards and explains how OOP's leading strategy should affect our turn value betting thresholds.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil reviews some delay Cbetting opportunities vs Venividi on paired boards and keeps an eye out for flop plays that he no longer agrees with.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil heads back into the lab to explore our check-raising strategy on monotone boards. As one might expect, our raising frequency is quite low, but that doesn't stop Phil from exploring the hand classes that we choose to raise.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil switches over to hand histories from his match against ActionFreak and takes his review a step further by examining the decisions he faced on the turn.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

More Vision work with Phil focused on defending versus a Cbet on paired boards. Phil tests out what our defending strategy should look like with variable hand classes.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

In the final installment of the facing delayed Cbets section, Phil reviews the turn and river action on paired boards. All hands featured in this video go to the river so buckle up for some fun decisions.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Phil reviews turn and river play vs Venividi in situations where he delayed Cbet on paired boards. He pays particular attention to how his turn sizings affect his river decisions.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Using Vision, Phil discusses delayed Cbet opportunities on paired boards and brings up some shortcuts for keeping your frequencies in check.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

If you haven't noticed yet, Vision is Phil's best friend. In this video, Phil examines our check-raising strategy on paired boards.

Jan. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

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