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Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - June 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
June 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Book Excerpt: Statements about an Opponent’s Call - by Zachary Elwood
In this book excerpt from Verbal Poker Tells, Zachary Elwood discusses tells rising from frustration.
Counting Outs in Razz - by Dan Abrams
Dan Abrams discussed counting outs in razz.
Where do the Weak Hands Go? - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos suggests a new way of conceptualizing the ranges of hands that a player will play, one that will be especially useful when dealing with situations where one or more players sees the flop with a very wide range..
Small Stakes Shell Games during the WSOP - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses how to go about picking which small stakes tournament to play in during the WSOP.
Forgetting to Learn - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses the problem of forgetting to learn and thus going on tilt.
Can Outs in Omaha 8 or Better be Related to Pot Equity - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of Omaha 8 or Better, this month focusing on outs vs. pot equity.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part One - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky explains Norman Zadeh's simple GTO game.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part Two - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky continues his discussion of Norman Zadeh's GTO game.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part Three - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky ends his discussion of Norman Zadeh's GTO game.
The Stock Market is Hitting Record Highs- Now What? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss, given that the stock market has reached record highs recently, is it time to abandon ship?
Tracking Results Using Databases - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the importance accurately tracking results and how to minimize the distortion caused by the passage of time.
Classic Article: Poker Claims - by Mason Malmuth
In a classic article Mason Malmuth discusses some misconceptions in poker involving slowplaying and folding in certain situations.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - April 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
April 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
When to Raise the Turn - by Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie
In this excerpt from Dan Harrington's new book: Modern Tournament Poker, Dan discusses the when to raise on the turn.
Learning to Forget: A Tilt Management Technique - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses the importance of forgetting the past to, for instance, ensure tilt-free poker.
Hero Folding - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses hero folds and hero bluffs.
The Ten Commandments of Online Poker - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses the importance of math, and the faith in math in online poker tournaments.
Two Book Reviews - by Nick Christenson
Nick Christenson reviews the books Positive Poker by Patricia Cardner with Jonathan Little, and The Blackjack Life by Nathaniel Tilton .
Some Pair Possibilities in Courchevel 8 or Better - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of a new form of poker, Courchevel-8, a variant on 5-card Omaha.
Status of Las Vegas Poker, Spring 2014 - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark surveys Las Vegas poker rooms both on and off the strip.
If You Can't Beat 'em, Join 'em: But Which One of Them Should You Join? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss the excellent advice of putting your money into an index fund, but then go deeply into how you should go about picking exactly which fund out of the many.
Keeping Costs Low is an Easy Way to avoid Underperforming - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the importance of keeping expenses low when investing. The difference between high and low expenses for a fund can make a huge difference in outcome..
Classic Article: My Early Poker Days at the Stardust - by Ray Zee
In this classic article, Ray Zee discusses his arrival in Las Vegas and playing at the long gone Stardust.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - March 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
March 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Bet Sizing Preflop - by Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie
In this excerpt from Dan Harrington's new book: Modern Tournament Poker, Dan discusses pre-flop bet sizing.
Dealing with Aggression in Tournaments - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses how do deal with an aggressive player in a tournament.
Defensible Poker - by Nate Solon
Nate Solon discusses playing poker defensibly, meaning avoiding clear cut mistakes.
How to Bluff an “Idiot” - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses how if you never bluff someone you consider to be an idiot, then you are not playing your best game of poker, and the need to pick your spots.
Some Low Possibilities in Courchevel 8 or Better - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome discusses poker strategy discussion of Courchevel 8 or Better, this month focusing on low possibilities.
- by Mason Malmuth
Fixing the Leaks in your Game - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee discusses how to identify and fix leaks in your game.
Big Brother is Nudging You - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses nudge theory and the way that how information is presented can cause differences in behavior.
Hop On the Buffett Train - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd sing the praises of Warren Buffet and his Berkshire Hathaway.
Examining Bridge Jumper Bets from Both Sides - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses a unique situation in horse racing where show pools are distorted by extremely large bets on extreme favorites.
Classic Article: Chips Changing Value in Tournaments - by David Sklansky
In this classic article written at the time of publication of the Mathematics of Poker to provide a simple explanation of game theory as applied to two person poker.
- by Mason Malmuth
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - March 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
March 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Self Control, Part 2 - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall continues a discussion started two years ago in this forum regarding self control in poker.
Can Your Opponents Change Their Stripes? - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses image and the possiblity that even the most naive player will change his playing style given sufficient provocation.
Small Stakes Staking - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses staking and how appropriate it is even at the smaller stakes. He includes general rules for how to go about soliciting staking.
Variable-Value Fantasyland in Pineapple OFC - by Ben McClelland
Ben McClelland discusses a variation of open-faced Chinese poker including 'Pineapple' and the further variation known as variable-value fantasyland.
Split Pot Considerations in Omaha 8 or Better - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of Omaha 8 or Better, this month focusing on split pot considerations.
PPA MArch Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of poker-related hearings in Congress and a visit to Two Plus Two.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part Two - by David Sklansky
In this classic article written at the time of publication of the Mathematics of Poker to provide a simple explanation of game theory as applied to two person poker.
Optimal Wagering in Final Jeopardy! - by Devin Shelly
Devin Shelly discusses optimal wagering strategies for Final Jeopardy on the television game show Jeopardy!
How to Live Forever - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss the secret to living forever and how it applies to your investment strategy.
Handicapping Contests Take Focus in New Book - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses thoroughbred handicapping contests in the context af a new book and a new television show.
Classic Article: High Card Errors - by Mason Malmuth
In a classic article Mason Malmuth discusses how many misplay high cards in no-limit hold'em.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - February 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
February 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Zero-Sum - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses the ethical implications of devoting your life to beating a zero-sum game such as poker.
Book Excerpt: Harrington on Modern Tournament Poker - by Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie
In this excerpt from Dan Harrington's new book: Modern Tournament Poker, Dan discusses the Independent Chip Model, a model that allows you to make equity decisions when only a small number of people remain in a tournament.
Trying New Things - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses how to improve your game by considering new ideas, and where to find those ideas.
Did William Shakespeare have any Poker Buddies? - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses how poker has brought him together with people he would not have met otherwise, and how they have enriched his poker-life...especially lending support when bad things have happened.
Flops in Omaha 8 or Better, Part 17 - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of flops in Omaha 8 or Better, this month focusing on flops with three-of-a-kind.
Status of Las Vegas Poker, Winter, 2014 - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark surveys Las Vegas poker rooms both on and off the strip.
PPA February Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of poker-related hearings in Congress and a visit to Two Plus Two.
Book Review: Stocks for the Long Run, 5th edition - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses investment books that have held up for a long time.
Buffett’s Adventures in Oil - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss Warren Buffet's quick flip of an investment in ExxonMobile and whether selling when he did was a good decision.
Classic Article: Why it Happens to You - by Ray Zee
In this classic article, Ray Zee discusses losing players of both kinds...tight and loose.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - January 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
January 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.

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