In this episode James “SplitSuit” Sweeney sits down with Red Chipper Matt Greco to chat about hand reading and other fun topics. Matt recently started studying The Hand Reading Lab and has been using it not only in his $1/$2 and $2/$5 cash games – but also in his transition to playing some online poker. The two discuss moving from full ring to 6max online, using HUD stats, and which player types to focus on when hand reading in live games.
How many streets of value is your top pair worth? What about your medium strength hands? Ed Miller and Doug Hull sit down to discuss this topic to help you understand this crucial concept. If you are interested in more material like this, check out Ed's book "The Course" which you can find on Red Chip Poker.
Poker is a game that requires balance. Not only in your ranges, but also in how poker fits between your family, work, and life. James “SplitSuit” Sweeney sits down with Red Chipper Steve “ChipXtractor” Catterson to discuss how he fits poker into his life between a job, wife, and a 3 hour commute to his closest poker room. Steve explains what poker is for him, how he structures his poker sessions, and what his plans are going forward.
Is it about time for you to take a shot at the next higher stake? Or maybe it’s time to move up altogether? James “SplitSuit” Sweeney breaks down 4 crucial considerations to keep in mind before you move up. This includes bankroll considerations, whether you should adjust your strategy before moving up, mental pitfalls, and why taking shots and being fluid between stakes is a good idea. If you’re ready to start moving up, make sure to give this episode a listen first.
How do you spot the live poker pros in your game? When you do spot them, should you even play against them? Doug Hull and Ed Miller sit down and discuss this topic in the context of the Las Vegas poker scene - but the tips are universal to any and all poker rooms where pros may play.