Phil Gordon's "The Script"
One of those Full Tilt strategy e-mails...
Anyway, Phil runs through a little check-list before each action. First he asks himself:
Are my opponents playing conservatively? Aggressively? Tentatively?
What are some of the hands my opponents are likely to hold?
What do my opponents think I have?
Should I bet or raise?
Should I check (or fold)?
I just found it interesting because I'd been considering coming up with one on my own. I used a similar thought process when teaching people how to play chess. Rookie chess players often get overwhelmed by all the possible moves but you can narrow down options by asking certain questions like, "Can my opponent check-mate on his next move?". If so, then your goals are pretty clear.
Anyway, does anybody have a checklist they go through during a hand? What do you think of Phil's? Does anyone have a donut? Who is going to win the Super-Bowl?