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Steve Paul continues to examine hands from a session by TRUEPOWER looking for themes of leaks to plug and heuristics to establish for success especially at lower stakes.

June 27, 2024 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul breaks down a session submitted by user TRUEPOWER at 50NL in an attempt to recognize any globally evident leaks while commenting on some of the specific lines from high leverage hands.

June 10, 2024 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul previously discussed isolating bad players and playing in position against them but this time focuses on being out of position against them in flatted pots which can actually prove to be quite tricky if you don't know the specific type of rec you're playing.

May 23, 2024 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: Leakfinder: Reviewing a Bad Session

Steve Paul reviews the hands from a friend's session that didn't go his way to see if it was luck of the draw and running bad or if he contributed to his own demise.

April 10, 2024 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul uses GTOW AI to attempt to replicate playing isoed pots against weak players and tries to gain insight into various exploits that can be considered.

March 11, 2024 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul follows up the previous installments with a look at his own in-game performance when it comes to defending the BB facing a flop cbet reviewing his database for this spot.

Feb. 15, 2024 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul continues to examine specific spots this time turning his focus to A high boards which can prove quite tricky with wide ranges battling.

Jan. 18, 2024 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul continues his examination as there were plenty of lessons that he wasn't able to get to in the first installment and offers more tips and tricks for this difficult spot.

Nov. 30, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul offers a guide on defending against Cbets focusing on low paired boards which can be quite tricky as it requires a very high check raise rate than you may be accustomed to.

Oct. 23, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul trains the common spot of SB v button in 3-bet pots with an emphasis on finding larger bets and constructing our range to accommodate this approach.

Sept. 13, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul continues to explore how to choose the best turn bet size, this time switching the focus to the preflop aggressor being the OOP player in single-raised pots.

Aug. 19, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul reviews some footage submitted by GMJunior and seeks to establish some of the general themes that prevent people from succeeding in the lower stakes games.

July 30, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul takes a deep dive on the process of determining your turn bet size in single-raised pots and backs up his findings with the solver to establish some heuristics for this crucial part of the game.

July 6, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul sets his filter for 3b pot, SBvBB, facing a flop Cbet and breaks down exactly how to approach this scenario with real hands to illustrate the various heuristics that he established in the previous installment.

June 4, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul starts a new installment of his Building Heuristics series this time focusing on how to defend vs a c-bet in 3-bet pots in blind vs blind battles. He also discusses preflop ranges and later street play but lays the focus on how wide we need to defend in this wide range scenario.

May 11, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Having dedicated his previous two videos on the turn overbet node in single-raised pots, Steve Paul dives into his own database to explore if today's player pool succeeds at finding a reasonable mix between value, semi-bluffs and unnatural bluffs.

March 30, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul utilizes the assistance of the solver to help him construct turn double barreling ranges.

Feb. 27, 2023 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul tests his heuristics for defending vs turn overbets in single-raised pots from the BB. He follows a threefold approach by applying a mix of study techniques: deep understanding, training vs the GTO trainer, as well as reviewing recent hands at NL200+.

Jan. 30, 2023 | 5 p.m.

It's Steve's belief that flop check raises are very telling and he breaks down exactly how the population plays these situations before using the solver to see what adjustments he should make.

Dec. 22, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve's rules of thumb are on full display and he seeks to test whether he's right or wrong and potentially needs to readjust his compass when it comes to barreling turns after having check-raised the flop.

Nov. 6, 2022 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: Warm Up Routine: Playing the Turn

Steve Paul continues his study routine series looking at some specific turn spots and creates a warm up drill that he finds useful prior to the start of a session.

Oct. 23, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul took a deep dive on RIO member IAmNeo’s journal and found himself impressed by the results and seeks to recreate some of his study efforts in the hopes of replicating his success!

Oct. 5, 2022 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: Drilling Defense in Heads Up

Steve Paul dives into a heads-up study session that is particularly valuable for all 6-max players looking to get more comfortable at starting tables. Today's video is all about defending the BB. Steve starts with the preflop range before drilling our defense thresholds when facing c-bets.

Sept. 15, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul departs from the theory and offers a practical review of fellow RIO member Emsterdad who is seeking to go from his current micro/low stakes up to the $100 or $200 NL level which Steve believes to be quite achievable based on the play in the footage.

Aug. 18, 2022 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: Spots That People Don't Study

Steve Paul attempts to have a look at spots that often go understudied by the general population (including himself!) and seeks to gain insight that will give you a leg up on your competition if mastered.

July 24, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul concludes his mini-series with the final installment running through real hands to illustrate some of the theory established in the previous couple of videos.

June 30, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul dives a step deeper into examining early position c-betting strategies against the big blind by limiting our flop bet-sizing to pot only.

May 30, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul takes a step back from his detailed heuristic videos with one where he explores a node that he is unfamiliar with and seeks to build a strategy from the ground up.

May 2, 2022 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: A Deeper Look at my $500NL Shot

Steve Paul breaks down his recent shot at $500NL that saw some ups and downs and seeks to establish where he went wrong in the latter half of the hand sample.

April 4, 2022 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: Testing My BB Defense Heuristics

Steve Paul continues his series focused on testing his heuristics. Steve inspects his BB defense strategy versus small bets on the flop in this edition.

March 6, 2022 | 5 p.m.

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