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    where to start...

    to relearn some hold em. Do you have any tips, strategies, resources, push sheets creative ideas for someone who wants to improve? Especially low stakes mtt poker
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    Gripsed videos on youtube are the best place to start IMO. It has over 100 hours of mtt reviews and it is free. That is where i started.

    Although his analysis doesn't have detailed explanations nor advanced strategy but builds a solid fundamentals on stack sizes, 3 bet jams, open in LP and calling ranges.
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    Does he get into math much? That's another direction I'm looking to take pretty heavily
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    He uses ranges through a program -can't remember it's name- like equilab and pot odds mostly.
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    I usually take an hour before playing for studying so I'll check him out
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    Good poker books have always had the highest ROI for me. I watch a lot of Twitch and videos, but profitably executing strategies you see on a screen that you don't really understand is very difficult. For my nephew who aspires to become a pro, I bought him Harrington's last tournament book and Matthew Janda's GTO book.
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    Especially low stakes mtt poker
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    What are the titles called, sounds worth a read
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    - Harrington on Modern Tournament Poker
    - Applications of No-Limit Hold'em: A Guide to Understanding Theoretically Sound Poker
    - One of my favourite poker trainers: Jonathan Little's Excelling at No-Limit Hold'em, or Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker (3 volumes)

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    What are the titles called, sounds worth a read
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    Book are being outdated really fast and most of the content is the same.

    A small example is that most book tell you not to bluff in multiway pots because its harder to get folds, while the norm today is to take a stab when you are first to act in multi-way flops because it looks stronger... Also bet sizes differ entirely than what books tell.
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    Lets just say we don't have to worry about the number of funky plays in my arsenal
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    Reading the third book, it's so interesting how much my subconcious strategies are getting annoyed by conflicting information backed up by facts, I'm really not a guy to ever pass up 0.25 BB edges naturally ^^'

    Lets see what we can learn from this

    Edit: he's telling me to shy away from thin valuebets deep in tournaments, I pretty much make a living from making thin valuebets deep in tournaments , my heart can only take so much
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    Are you talking about Jonathan Little's Excelling at No-Limit Hold'em?
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    Reading the third book, it's so interesting how much my subconcious strategies are getting annoyed by conflicting information backed up by facts, I'm really not a guy to ever pass up 0.25 BB edges naturally ^^'
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    Yeah, he's still going over basics, it's pretty interesting
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    Also I have a very mediocre first impression of gripsed now, he just tried to convince me in his videos that sitting dead last 6 handed at a final table A4 was a bad (-EV) shove utg with 6.5 BBs

    He also missed an A9 shove and explained it in his comments as him being "too emotional after losing a chunk of his stack to a beat"

    Will probably watch at bit more tho, don't think that final table was him at his best so
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    I know gripsed and after DirtArse's flopped set got rivered, I was rooting for him and goleafsgoeh in the WPT Fallsview final table (3-way chop). I think he is one of the better strategy-oriented streamers, along with DutchBoyd, upswingpoker, and XuanLiu.


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