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

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Hand: Online Cash


96BB Effective Stack
Hero (BB) with Qs 9d

1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.02, 5 folds, SB calls $0.01, Hero checks

Flop: ($0.06) As Qc 4d (3 players)

SB checks, Hero bets $0.04, UTG+1 calls $0.04, SB folds

Turn: ($0.14) 5s {As Qc 4d} (2 players)

Hero checks, UTG+1 bets $0.02, Hero calls $0.02

River: ($0.18) Jh {As Qc 4d 5s} (2 players)

Hero checks, UTG+1 bets $0.02, Hero calls $0.02

Final Pot: $0.22

Hero shows 9d Qs (a pair of Queens - Ace+Jack+Nine kicker)

UTG+1 shows 3h Qh (a pair of Queens)

Hero wins $0.21