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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.

ProVideo | Steve Paul posted in NLHE: Testing My Heuristics in 3-Bet Pots

Steve Paul runs through his heuristics in 3-bet pots. Then he jumps into the solver to put them to the test. Steve concludes his study session by running a fun hand from a recent session where he shot took 500NL.

Feb. 14, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul received a message from a user that has progressed from $2NL to $25NL and breaks down the session discussing our hero's results along with his play and areas of his game that he's mastered and allowed him to climb stakes.

Jan. 20, 2022 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul utilizes GTO Wizard and PIO solver to examine the very common situation of playing a 3Bet pot from the blinds and touches on the theory behind this scenario.

Dec. 29, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul concludes his three part review of RIO member RunItTw1ce in this mix of $200 and $50 games having firmly established some reads in the previous installments and looking to capitalize on these.

Dec. 8, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul continues his leakfinder series with fellow Run It Once member RunItTw1ce reviewing four tables of Zone action on Ignition. Part two features a juicy selection of tough decisions in big pots which sees Paul confirming his intuiton with the solver.

Nov. 15, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul digs into some footage submitted by RIO member RunItTw1ce who finds himself on a 20BI downswings and seeks to help him dig his way out.

Oct. 14, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul follows up with the second installment of mastering turn play in 3-bet pots where the SB acted as the preflop aggressor. This time we switch positions and try to find out how to select our double barrell hands after getting called on the flop.

Sept. 20, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul filters his database for a specific spot that has been giving him trouble and takes a deep dive on each hand to see exactly what is going wrong.

Aug. 30, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Steve Paul starts off in the SB and 3B the button open and looks to become an expert at this situation utilizing solver outputs and general theories to make the best decisions.

July 31, 2021 | 5 p.m.

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