Richard Gryko reviews a selection of hands from high stakes PLO tournaments that occurred in the last few months. He plugs them into solver tools to analyze bet sizes and optimal lines where he finds that the approach recommend by the solver isn’t one that the population seems to take.
Nov. 28, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Taking feedback from the members, Richard Gryko aka raconteur returns with a format featuring a review of his live play session where he can't seem to stop getting c/r on the river. Part 2 will feature a Monker Solver analysis of all the tough spots from this session.
Oct. 24, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Have you ever explored difficult spots for many hours just to be left with a feeling of ambiguity when inquiring what you've learned? Richard Gryko aka raconteur presents his way to assure that you take more concrete knowledge away from the next study session while handing you expert insights into check-raising strategies BB vs BTN on paired boards in SRP.
Oct. 4, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Richard Gryko cracks on with the footage from the $25k PLO final table and expands on the nuance of tournament PLO, the impact of open sizes that are generally taken as a given in cash games, and exploiting your opponents that are deviating immensely from the standard.
Sept. 12, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Richard Gryko aka raconteur takes a look at the $25k PLO final table sporting a wide variety of players including Ben Yu, Scotty Nguyen, Shaun Deeb, and Run it Once's own Jason Koon. Aside from an analysis of the hands, Richard offers his thoughts on PLO tournaments in general, ICM and managing SPR at these late stages of a high buy-in tournament.
Aug. 10, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Richard Gryko aka raconteur discusses the nuance of using a solver, the type of information that can be gleaned from running simulations and the need to establish a game plan as opposed to just running a sim and seeing what you get. This video is a must for those just getting started with solvers, especially monker solver.
July 31, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Richard Gryko aka raconteur collected your questions in the PLO Forums and has prepared a theoretical breakdown backed up with MonkerSolver for these three:
1) The use of blockers on flush run-outs (Kirill Shaman)
2) When should we deviate from MDF in range-challenging run-outs? (Girth21)
3) Differences between IP and OOP betting strategy (spassewr)
June 6, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Richard Gryko aka raconteur fast forwards to the last part of the footage discussing the vastly unexplored field of ICM in PLO. Amongst general ICM considerations, he explains how adding open limping to your arsenal can increase your $EV and presents a sheet to approximate all-in decisions.
May 22, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Richard Gryko aka raconteur blends the advantages of a PLO500 zoom session review and the deeper analysis of hands in MonkerSolver. Please let Richard know if you like the style of this video and provide suggestions on what you'd like to see in future videos to help guide Richard as he gets in the video making lab this coming week!