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Richard Gryko takes a crack at monotone boards as the preflop 3bettor utilizing Monker to help guide his approach on various boards. He prefaces the video some rules for studying with the most important being to always try to prove yourself wrong and test your conclusions.

June 10, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Richard Gryko aka raconteur discusses how to get started with MonkerSolver in this video sharing the fundamentals of handling the software and useful tips and tricks to avoid common pitfalls.

May 27, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Richard Gryko aka raconteur continues with his breakdown of this star studded final table featuring LuckyGump and Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz. The action starts with Richard holding a middling stack and a keen awareness of ICM implications of his difficult decisions.

May 22, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Richard Gryko explores the question "Why lead at all?" and falls back on solver suggestions, nomenclature of the terms themselves, and empirical evidence to reach his conclusions.

May 8, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Richard Gryko aka raconteur is sitting on a squarely middling stack with six players remaining and he discusses everything from ICM and PLO MTT considerations to range vs range analysis.

April 29, 2019 | 5 p.m.

We find ourselves at the final table where Richard Gryko aka raconteur is looking to climb the ladder from 6th place of $30k, to a first place of $170k against a difficult final table including Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz and LuckyGump.

April 15, 2019 | 5 p.m.

Richard Gryko aka raconteur fires up three tables of $500 zoom moving through the footage to the difficult hands before using Monker to explore the solvers recommendations.

March 29, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: Low Boards as the OOP 3 Bettor

Richard Gryko aka raconteur grabs a question from the forums in digs into the theory about how to play 3 bet pots on those tricky low boards when out of position.

March 20, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: Winning a Scoop (part 3)

Richard Gryko aka raconteur finds himself holding the chip lead at his table which is chalk full of regulars including Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz, LuckyGump, and Run It Once's own xPastorcitox.

Feb. 27, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: Forum Q & A (Part 2)

Richard Gryko aka Raconteur takes a look at a concept that was explored by Run It Once coach Durian a number of years ago with regard to play on the button and in the blinds with a focus on how the games have changed since this video was released. He incorporates the solver approach as well as factors like increased rake environments and a general increase in skill level across the board.

Feb. 6, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: Winning a SCOOP (part 2)

Richard Gryko aka raconteur soldiers on in his SCOOP breakdown touching on a number of key topics including differences in tournament PLO vs cash PLO, solver outputs vs real life play, and perhaps finds himself a bit too critical of his past self.

Jan. 18, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: Facing River Aggression

Richard Gryko aka raconteur turns on the filter for facing river aggression in this installment and rips through a bunch of hands. The discussion touches on a number of interesting concepts including the strength of a flush when holding two higher cards vs a higher card with a low kicker.

Jan. 7, 2019 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: Winning a SCOOP (part 1)

Richard Gryko picks up the action with 5 or 6 tables remaining deep in a $2k PLO SCOOP event and discusses leading ranges and tournament specific considerations as he reviews hands in the replayer.

Dec. 26, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: High Stakes WCOOP/Powerfest MTT Hands

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.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: $500 Zoom PLO: Monker Analysis

Richard Gryko grabs a selection of hands from his $500 zoom games and uses Monker to take a deep dive into hand class analysis and the impact that bet sizing can have on your opponents strategy.

Nov. 14, 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.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: $25,000 PLO Final Table (part 3)

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.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: $25,000 PLO Final Table (part 2)

In the second installment, Richard Gryko continues examining the final table of this high buy-in event touching on everything from sizing to the difference in approach between cash and MTT PLO.

Sept. 5, 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 takes a break from his deep PLO studies and let's you in on his WSOP experience gained during his two deep runs in the Main Event 2006 (50th) and 2017 (18th).

June 27, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: Forum Q&A (Part 1)

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.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: $5k 6-Max PLO MTT (part 3): ICM in PLO

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.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: $5k 6-Max PLO MTT (part 2)

Richard Gryko resumes the action sitting top 10 in chips with a 100bb stack and looking to mount a charge towards the final table.

May 7, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in MTT, PLO: $5k 6-Max PLO MTT (part 1)

With WSOP almost around the corner Richard Gryko aka raconteur enters the $5,200 high roller PLO field discussing his play against tough MTT competition and fires up MonkerSolver in selected spots.

April 27, 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!

April 11, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: I Led the Flop, Now What?

Having covered leading the flop in 3-bet pots, Richard Gryko takes the next logical step and examines the turn.

March 21, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: Pleasing the Community

Richard Gryko aka raconteur finds 3 interesting ideas from the discussion below his first video “Flop Leading in 3 Bet Pots” and discusses his approach to these situations.

March 7, 2018 | 5 p.m.

ProVideo | Richard Gryko posted in PLO: Leading Flops In 3-Bet Pots

In his first video for Run It Once, Richard Gryko aka raconteur gives a brief introduction and outlines his approach to video making before diving into today's topic of playing out of position in 3b pots.

Feb. 21, 2018 | 5 p.m.

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