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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.
Semi-Bluffing the River - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses situations where it makes sense to attempt a semi-bluff on the river.
A Cautionary Tale for Prospective Small Stakes Poker Professionals - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses his attempt to make a living at small-stakes poker and the lessons he learned.
Making Better Poker Decisions - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses some relevant research about making good decisions and its relevance to poker decisions.
Flops in Omaha 8 or Better, Part 16 - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of flops in Omaha 8 or Better
Open-Face Chinese: To Gamble or Not to Gamble - by Christopher George
Christopher George discusses open-face chinese poker and when to gamble and when not to..
PPA January 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.
Ten Reasons why you should Play Poker - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee gives six good reasons why you should play poker.
Choosing a Good Investment Advisor - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss factors to consider when choosing an investment advisor.
Examining Race Types - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses race classification as a factor in determining the way a race can be played.
Classic Article: Game Theory Solution - 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.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - December 2013 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
November 2013 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Analyzing Heads-Up Play at the 2013 WSOP Main Event Final Table - by Andrew Brokos
In fifth article covering the 2013 World Series of Poker, Andrew Brokos analyzes the heads-up play between Jay Farber and Ryan Reiss.
Three Losses - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses the feelings he has experienced losing various sums of money from small to large at various times in his poker career.
Flops in Omaha 8 or Better, Part 15 - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of flops in Omaha 8 or Better
Two Book Reviews - by Nick Christenson
Nick Christenson reviews the books The Education of a Modern Poker Player by John Billingham, Emanuel Cinca, and Thomas Tiroch, and The Shark and the Fish: Applying Poker Strategies to Business Leadership by Charley Swayne.
PPA December Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of the start of online poker in New Jersey, the campaign against online poker by Sheldon Adelson, and more.
Drawing to a Flush in Open-Face Chinese Poker - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark discusses the play of flushes (particularly 3-flushes) in open face chinese poker.
Norman Zadeh's Simple GTO Game, Part One - by David Sklansky
In part one of a two part series, David Sklansky begins a discussion of Norm Zadehs game theoretic optimal play for poker.
New Stock Market Highs ... Now What? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss how to cope with the new highs in the stock market. The do not recommend attempting to time the market.
Past Performances Continue to Evolve - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses changes to the analysis of past performances and tools for the computer and tablet.
Classic Article: A Few Misconceptions - 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 - November 2013 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
November 2013 notes from Mason Malmuth.
LiveAce - Competitive and Legal US Online Poker - by Adam Stein-Sapir
This sponsored article discusses LiveAce, legal US online poker.
Small Stakes Tournament Player’s Guide to the WSOP, Part 3: How to Win in Vegas - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch continues a series on the WSOP for small stakes tournament players. In this part of the series he discusses how to win these small-stakes tournaments.
He Has to Have Something - by Andrew Brokos
In this article Andrew Brokos discusses the problems that arise when a player uses his hand as a guide to what an opponent is holding.
Reference Groups - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses his subjective happiness throughout his poker career.
Flops in Omaha 8 or Better, Part 14 - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of flops in Omaha 8 or Better
Status of Las Vegas Poker, Autumn 2013 - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark surveys Las Vegas poker rooms both on and off the strip.
My Most Important Article Ever - by Mason Malmuth
Mason Malmuth discusses how an article he wrote applying statistics to poker led to his career as a publisher.
PPA November Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of the claim process for Full Tilt and the start of online poker in Delaware.
Risk Is a Four-Letter Word - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss risks and investment decisions.
The 'Warren Buffett Way' Twenty Years Later - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the third edition of the book the Warren Buffet Way.
Classic Article: No Limit Semi-Bluff - by David Sklansky
In this classic article, David Sklansky discusses the no-limit semi-bluff.

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