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I've been playing about 12,000 cash hands a month consistently for the last year if that's enough volume.
 
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I've been playing about 12,000 cash hands a month consistently for the last year if that's enough volume.

Yeah, that's plenty... can you skype me your regular e-mail and I'll send you some info. Ty!
 
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Hi, John! I see in your book you suggest to 3-bet poor hands like A8o, K6s, etc when BB against BTU steal. My question is how do we proceed when we hit a middle pair post flop. For example, A8o on J82. What size should we c-bet? If they call, do we just give up?
 
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Hi, John! I see in your book you suggest to 3-bet poor hands like A8o, K6s, etc when BB against BTU steal. My question is how do we proceed when we hit a middle pair post flop. For example, A8o on J82. What size should we c-bet? If they call, do we just give up?


Like everything in poker, it depends. But in a toy game you'd be x/cing w/ A8 on a J82 flop most of the time (about 80/20). In general you're looking to play a medium size or under pot w/ those hands, so you need to have some action that has x/x in it.
 
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Our CC study group is quiet at the moment.
I've had three trying weeks at work as well as moving house and divorce papers arriving. So a bit distracted at the moment. When i have logged on 50nl i've run into whales making boats with J6 and 94 in 3 bet pots and got stacked twice... Sigh.
My temp driveHud2 licence has expired and because I was testing it I need a reference number I don't have, in order to renew.
 
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Our CC study group is quiet at the moment.
I've had three trying weeks at work as well as moving house and divorce papers arriving. So a bit distracted at the moment. When i have logged on 50nl i've run into whales making boats with J6 and 94 in 3 bet pots and got stacked twice... Sigh.
My temp driveHud2 licence has expired and because I was testing it I need a reference number I don't have, in order to renew.

Yeah, you have a lot going on. Just curious to see if sweats are happening sine I haven't been able to participate.

As far as Drivehud 2, just contact support or skype me and we can extend your trial.
 
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After a break

Hand History driven straight to this forum with DriveHUD Poker HUD and Database Software

NL Holdem 0.25(BB)
EP ($25)
MP1 ($33.66) reg
MP2 ($7.70) Fish
HJ ($25)
CO ($16.58)
BTN ($39.59)
SB ($29.41)
BB ($19.29)
HERO ($28.56)

Dealt to Hero: J J

HERO Raises To $0.75, EP Folds, MP1 Calls $0.75, MP2 Calls $0.75, HJ Folds, CO Folds, BTN Folds, SB Folds, BB Calls $0.50

Hero SPR on Flop: [2.24 effective]
Flop ($3.10): T J Q
BB Checks, HERO Bets $1.25 (Rem. Stack: $26.56), MP1 Calls $1.25 (Rem. Stack: $31.66), MP2 Raises To $6.95 (allin), BB Folds, HERO Calls $5.70 (Rem. Stack: $20.86), MP1 Raises To $32.91 (allin), HERO Calls $20.86 (allin)
I take it as read we are never folding here as AK prob raises pre so its only really 89s to worry about

Turn ($70.77): T J Q 4

River ($70.77): T J Q 4 K

MP1 shows: K 9
MP2 shows: 4 A

MP2 wins: $22.87
MP1 cashes out: $38.45
 
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There's not much else you can do in this hand. I'd probably bet a bit larger on the flop w/ the fish in the pot. Other than that, the rest of the hand plays itself. NH.
 
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Let's so this!!! I'll get the book ASAP I have a few places I can post the link hopefully I'll be one of the 3 selected. God knows I could use some coaching haha.
 
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Let's so this!!! I'll get the book ASAP I have a few places I can post the link hopefully I'll be one of the 3 selected. God knows I could use some coaching haha.

Book is free, so just download and you can join. The group isn't as active as it used to be, but it's always here as a resource.
 
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For those who are using DH2, you'll want to check this out. It covers a good explanation of the new R&D section in Drivehud 2:


And if you're not, it's still a completely free trial until release.
 
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For those who are using DH2, you'll want to check this out. It covers a good explanation of the new R&D section in Drivehud 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajL0GE-KTVI

And if you're not, it's still a completely free trial until release.

If anyone is using Drivehud 2, and creates an R&D with it, I'll go over their data with them. Just export your R&D and post it, and I'll import it and talk about some data points you'll want to look at.

Again, DH2 is free right now, so it's a good opportunity to analyze some of your existing hand data in a unique way.
 
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poker stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players

SB: $7.45 (74.5 bb)
BB: $9 (90 bb)
UTG+1: $10 (100 bb)24/22 (45% fro. EP) in 45 hands
UTG+2: $3.73 (37.3 bb)
MP1: $8.95 (89.5 bb)
MP2: $10.12 (101.2 bb)
MP3: $13.41 (134.1 bb)
CO: $10.52 (105.2 bb) 91/23 in 22 hands
Hero (BTN): $10.85 (108.5 bb)

Preflop: Hero is BTN with T 9
UTG+1 raises to $0.30, 4 folds, CO calls $0.30, Hero calls $0.30, 2 folds

Flop: ($1.05) 2 8 7 (3 players)
UTG+1 bets $0.50, CO folds, Hero calls $0.50

Turn: ($2.05) 8 (2 players)
UTG+1 bets $0.65, Hero raises to $1.79, UTG+1 calls $1.14

River: ($5.63) Q (2 players)
UTG+1 bets $1.20, Hero?
shove here?
 
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Poker Stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players

SB: $7.45 (74.5 bb)
BB: $9 (90 bb)
UTG+1: $10 (100 bb)24/22 (45% fro. EP) in 45 hands
UTG+2: $3.73 (37.3 bb)
MP1: $8.95 (89.5 bb)
MP2: $10.12 (101.2 bb)
MP3: $13.41 (134.1 bb)
CO: $10.52 (105.2 bb) 91/23 in 22 hands
Hero (BTN): $10.85 (108.5 bb)

Preflop: Hero is BTN with T 9
UTG+1 raises to $0.30, 4 folds, CO calls $0.30, Hero calls $0.30, 2 folds

Flop: ($1.05) 2 8 7 (3 players)
UTG+1 bets $0.50, CO folds, Hero calls $0.50

Turn: ($2.05) 8 (2 players)
UTG+1 bets $0.65, Hero raises to $1.79, UTG+1 calls $1.14

River: ($5.63) Q (2 players)
UTG+1 bets $1.20, Hero?
shove here?




Completely standard preflop, given the dynamics of this long table. On the flop I like your call on this spot. Despite folding V2 we still have some values ​​in our range that could be behind a closed open of UTG + 1 if we decide to raise here. So when we call our range seems wider and the opener can continue the aggression with all his hands.
On the turn I agree to raise here. Villain made a second barrel with a smaller bet than on the flop. This move has different interpretations, but the important thing is that the villain is showing defensive behavior given his turn bet. At this point, when we are raising we do it fundamentally with our blocking range. It includes hands like: ATs/o; KTs/o; A9s; K9s; TT; 99 and 9Ts. Because in this way we are denying equity to our V, when we represent values ​​in our range.
On the river V's bet looks weak. It would seem that you are looking to get to a showdown in the cheapest way possible. Here when we push we have to target a specific range of V. We have to think that this player is capable of folding a hand like AK of spades; AJ of spades and 76 of spades when we represent 99; TT and 9Ts. Otherwise it is better to fold and look for a better place, since this V seems to have a less wide range.
Greetings.
 
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If anyone is using Drivehud 2, and creates an R&D with it, I'll go over their data with them. Just export your R&D and post it, and I'll import it and talk about some data points you'll want to look at.

Again, DH2 is free right now, so it's a good opportunity to analyze some of your existing hand data in a unique way.

Not sure I can attach the export file here I'll send you the file in skype. SRP
1 overall
2 BB
3 BTN
4 EP
5 SB
 

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Not sure I can attach the export file here I'll send you the file in skype. SRP
1 overall
2 BB
3 BTN
4 EP
5 SB

Nice... I wish CC would post in original size so you can easily enlarge. Not sure why they don't do that. Just curious what you think you can conclude from a few of those spots you setup in R&D?
 
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Nice... I wish CC would post in original size so you can easily enlarge. Not sure why they don't do that. Just curious what you think you can conclude from a few of those spots you setup in R&D?

Smaller continuation bets work fine from EP MP CO and Button.
Bigger bets seem to work better from the blinds.
 
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Smaller continuation bets work fine from EP MP CO and Button.
Bigger bets seem to work better from the blinds.

And something you probably suspected, but good to get confirmed, correct?
 
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Hi guys,
Wanted to know if you guys mix it up with some mixed games or are only revieuwing exclisively NLHE hands?

I play more plo and plo8 and mixed cash games, but i do play only micros right now.
 
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HAND DEVIATION

Anyone using DH2, you'll want to create some of these for post session reviews:

https://drivehud.com/aiovg_videos/hand-chart-deviation-report/

Hi John
Watched the video and followed faithfully creating a 9 max raise first in, as most of my volume is still full ring.

Went through each position in the hand selector with my standard opening ranges tagging the push/raise and saved and ran the chart against a 2 hour session of 600 or so hands.
It came back with 81 errors and on review it was faulting hands that were folded due to raises before the hand got to my postion.
For example the first hand flagged was A8os on the button, which of course is normally an open first in but a fold to any EP opens.

What am I doing wrong?
 

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Hi guys,
Wanted to know if you guys mix it up with some mixed games or are only revieuwing exclisively NLHE hands?

I play more plo and plo8 and mixed cash games, but i do play only micros right now.

Navin

I play a lot of PLO8 and 8 game and can help look at hands for you if you want to post here.
 
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I play a lot of PLO8 and 8 game and can help look at hands for you if you want to post here.


Hey thanks bro ( btw whats ur name?),
I will post hands that put me in tough spots or where i have made wrong decisions or played it wrong.

I must warn though that I don't have a hud so I plead you guys to bear with me whenever I do post:)
 
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