Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 64 - You've Been Timed!

WIth discussion ranging from the World Cup in Russia to the World Series in Vegas, the team are back with another timely episode. Tackling a poser on timed tournaments, we discovered that time is relative and that Einstein failed to take into account ICM implications. The stratchat hand (28:26) highlights the issues of playing suited connectors in low SPR pots. In other news, Ben has released Vol 3 of Your Poker Mastermind, available at Amazon.

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Hand: $88 MTT 

888 Poker, $88 Buy-in, 8-max (300/600 blinds, 70 ante)

SB: 18,746 (31.2 bb)

HERO (BB): 33,629 (56 bb)

UTG+2: 10,853 (18.1 bb)

MP1: 15,616 (26 bb)

MP2: 62,840 (104.7 bb)

MP3: 10,341 (17.2 bb)

CO: 4,363 (7.3 bb)

VILLAIN (BTN): 23,468 (39.1 bb)

Preflop: Villain is BTN with 5c 4c

5 folds, Villain raises to 1,255, SB folds, Paul 3-bet raises to 3,600, Villain calls 2,345

Flop: (8,060) Js 6c 4h (2 players)

Paul bets 4,030, Villain calls 4,030

Turn: (16,120) 8c (2 players)

Paul bets 16,120, Villain calls 15,768 and is all-in

River: (47,656) 7c (2 players, 1 is all-in)

Reslts: 47,656 pot

Final Board: Js 6c 4h 8c 7c

BB Paul showed Tc Ac and lost (-23,468 net)

BTN Villain showed 5c 4c and won 47,656 (24,188 net)

Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 62 - GTO v Exploitative

Ben launches his new book Your Poker Mastermind Vol 1: General FAQs, Merv gets some prime time and Mike likes bikes. Patron Grant Thomas poses one of the most demanding posers to date, then the stratchat hand is one featured in Vol 9 of Your Poker Mastermind, which will be available in the weeks to come. For a free copy of the book, email Ben either via the contact page or at benssun2@hotmail.com

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 61 - Limping with Reason

Ben Reason is our special guest as we answer a poser question on open limping. Then, with arguably our most synergized thematic continuation to date, we discuss an open limped strat chat hand (33:25) from our first gold patron. Brannen receives no special treatment though, as the team get tough with Hough, or if we run with last episode's pronunciation, we certainly do "hassle the Hoff".

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 60 - Fold Equity

From Disneyland to Dutch tongue-twisters, the team are back with a fun-packed episode focused on fold equity. Check out the Fold Equity Calculator from Red Chip Poker here. New patron Brannen Hough becomes our first gold patron scooping all sorts of goodies. The live strat-chat hand (17:45) this week is sent in by patron Grant Thomas and features an interesting river bluff.

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 51 - Calling the Clock

We kick of 2018 by welcoming to the show tournament director of the upcoming Aussie Millions, Joel Williams. Appropriately we chose a poser this week for live players. We discuss the modern issue of calling the clock and get the fresh perspective of the casino staff, who play a vital role in protecting all of the players. At 29:16 our strat chat hand features a huge river bet from the one and only Phil Ivey.

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 49 - Moving on up ft Nathan Williams

Ben, Mike & Merv are joined this week by prolific micro stakes grinder Nathan "blackrain79" Williams, who boasts more all-time profit at the micros than anyone else on the planet. Hear his phenomenal story and all our answers to the PPP Poser about moving up in stakes. The strat-chat (43:20) features one of Merv's hands from a live MTT. 

Check out Nathan's website here: http://www.blackrain79.com/ or get in touch with him on twitter @BlackRainPoker.

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 48 - Practical Range Building ft Andrew Brokos

Special guest Andrew Brokos from the Thinking Poker Podcast joins Mike and Merv for an interesting discussion, whilst Ben promises to be back next time. Andrew discusses his poker journey, before they tackle the Poser, which asks what is really meant in practical terms by "building a range". Finally, the strat-chat hand (28:30) is a hand sent in to Ben. You too could have your hand featured on the show - get in touch! For more on range building, check out the free video by signing up to my website.

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 47 - First Major Live MTT

Merv gets a Dutch lesson, Ben is quarantined and Mike recalls a painful moment from his past: "You broke my will, but what a thrill, Goodness gracious great balls of fire! " For the PPP Poser, the team offer advice to a listener on how to cope playing in a large event having qualified through a satellite. Then the stratchat (17:02) features a micro stakes cash game hand from a listener.

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 46 - Time Management

In our special Halloween episode, the team announce our new Patreon page. Check out what's on offer there, as we welcome you to become a patron of the podcast. For the poser this week, we discuss time management for those with busy lives (apparently there's more to life than poker?) At 30:08 the stratchat starts and we tackle an Aussie Millions hand featuring some Haunted Aces.

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Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 45 - Profiling with Limited Data

After the recent star-studded episodes, the trusty trio return for a fun installment featuring Mike's speed-dating blind poker tournament with doggy action under the table. We also cover a PPP Poser about profiling opponents with fewer than 50 hands of data. Finally we tackle not one, but two hands this week in an extra-long episode (22:50 and 46:30).

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