Phil Galfond takes one of the key principals in poker, the Minimum Defense Frequency (aka 1-alpha), and sheds light on various scenarios where it is theoretically okey to deviate from the mathematically derived defense frequency.
Dec. 11, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond continues his grind in the $2k PowerFest against a tough table that includes Run It Once's own Joni Jouhkimainen as well as a three handed $5/$10 game on Run It Once poker.
Oct. 26, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond boots up one table of $5/$10 PLO while continuing his grind in a $25K MTT finding himself short again and forced into tough decisions where the SPR and ICM become important factors. The dichotomy between cash and MTT PLO is on full display and makes for a unique video comparing the two.
Oct. 19, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond loads up a mixture of MTT's and cash games finding himself short in the high stakes tournament and looking to make something happen all while battling against a seemingly tough opponent in a HU cash match.
Sept. 21, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond continues to battle it out at the high stakes MTT tables discussing his approach as stacks are now substantially shorter than part 1 and boots up a table of HU to mix in with the action.
Sept. 16, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond fires up two high stakes real name MTTs sharing his analysis live at the tables. He tries to balance his attempt to exploit the general cautiousness of the players in this high pressure setting and the risk of becoming overly spewy.
Sept. 7, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond boots up two tables of Vision in an effort to explore the differences between dry and wet boards and the strategy approaches required to approach both profitably.
Aug. 31, 2020 | 5 p.m.
We rarely do this but this time we insist that you watch the previous installment where Phil Galfond introduces our hero and breaks down a handful or potential issues that are holding this player back from climbing the stakes. Phil finds a few hands that go to later streets and illustrate some more complex findings in this players game.
Aug. 1, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond explores turn Cbets in 3B pots, a situation he deems as the most difficult in the game tree and utilizes Vision to help guide him in his study.
July 27, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond grabs some footage from a long-time Run It Once member and discusses some of the things that might be holding back people from climbing the stakes and leaks that may be hiding in plain sight.
July 17, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond continues his examination from a recent session at 5/10 against some relatively stiff competition and finds himself touching on the current state of the games during some lulls in the action.
June 15, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond walks us through a practice session against the Vision trainer for turn C-bets which he describes as potentially more important than flop C-bets and shows that even one of the best in the business doesn't score 100%!
May 18, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond fresh off his HUPLO challenge dives head first into the 6max games and tries to get his mind in the 6-handed groove.
April 18, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil finds himself with two tables of HU and looks to sharpen game before his upcoming challenge battles while continuing to fight the good fight at a full-ring PLO table which admittedly he is shooting from the hip on many of his decisions.
Jan. 20, 2020 | 5 p.m.
Phil Galfond continues his battle at high stakes in games ranging from heads up to a full-ring table which admittedly Phil is flying by the seat of his pants and finds himself questioning his seemingly loose opens.