Hero Bluff Week #2: The Phil Ivey Special
Bluffing Strategy for No Limit Texas Holdem
Today’s episode features two pots from the greatest player to ever sit down at the green felt.
Hand 1 is a classic pitting Phil Ivey against Tom “Durrr” Dwan on High Stakes Poker where a pot BALLOONS to over $600,000.
Hand 2 is just Phil Ivey doing Phil Ivey things in a classic hand you genuinely do not want to miss.
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On this week’s episode, Coach Brad and Jon break down two 4-bet pots where Jon decided to run bluffs once as the preflop caller and once as the preflop 4-bettor.
On this week’s episode, Coach Brad and Jon dive into two hands where Jon decided to check raise the flop.
Last week Coach Brad and Jon analyzed a couple hands where Jon had river sizing decisions with clear cut value hands. This week they will be doing the same thing, except this time with bluffs.
On this week’s episode of Tactical Tuesday, Coach Brad and Jon decide to switch up the format. Jon presents two hands where he fired a river bluff and Coach Brad has to guess which bluff got through and which one didn’t. If Brad guesses correctly, Jon pays $100 and vice versa if Brad guesses incorrectly. See if you can figure out which bluff got through
Jon takes a break from the online tables to play the juicy live cash games that always pop up during LAPC. Hand #1 is Coach Brad’s favorite: Jon attempting to turn a pair into a bluff. And hand #2 sees Jon’s trips with an ace kicker reduced to an unexciting bluff catcher. Tune in to catch the results of both hands!
On this week’s episode, Coach Brad and Jon analyze two hands that Jon played during a recent 2kNL shot take.
In this week’s episode, Coach Brad and Jon take a look at two hands where Jon check raises the flop as a bluff and then makes a pair on the turn. Jon explains why he chose to play the two spots so differently.
Coach Brad and Jon break down a couple hands where Jon decided to bluff a 4-flush river. Tune in to find out what Coach Brad thinks about Jon’s decision to bluff and his bluff sizings.
Coach Brad reviews two 3bet pots Jon played during a recent session where Jon ended up 3betting two hands on opposite ends of the spectrum. In the first hand, Jon 3bets AK and in the second hand he 3bets J4 suited. Find out how he fared with the premium and the napkins.
On today’s episode, Coach Brad and Jon analyze a 3bet pot and a 4bet pot that Jon recently played. Jon has a decision about whether to bluff the river in one hand and a decision about whether to go for thin value in another. Find out how these two river spots played out.
On this week’s episode Coach Brad and Jon break down two hands from $5/$10 online where Jon decided to turn a pair (or pairs) into bluffs. Is it ever good to turn pairs into bluffs? If yes, what would be an appropriate situation? Press play to find out Coach Brad’s thoughts on these questions!
Unlike last week’s episode of Tactical Tuesday, on this week’s episode Jon finds himself all-in on the river twice, but this time praying for a fold. Will Jon’s opponents find the fold button or will they send him packing?
You’ve gotten to the river with a hand that has to bluff in order to win the pot.
How do you go about deciding the best size with which to bluff? Should you go big, medium, or small? Should you use the same size in every situation?
Find out how Coach Brad thinks through river bluff sizing on today’s episode!
A few episodes ago I (Coach Brad) told Jon that I wasn’t a fan of some of his hands where he decided to turn pairs into bluffs (see the Tactical Tuesday that aired on August 10, 2021). Jon, as he usually does, took my advice to heart and has now decided to start bluffing with hands that make me EVEN MORE uncomfortable. Find out how
Coach Brad and his student Jon return for a second episode of “Finding Unnatural Bluffing Opportunities.” Coach Brad kicks us off with a hand from $500NL Zone where he finds himself on the river with 9-high in a 3bet pot and only 15 seconds to make a decision. In the second half of the episode Jon shares a hand where he misclicks the turn and
Tactical Tuesday Free Poker Training Podcast: Finding Unnatural Bluffing Opportunities At Online $1K No Limit
On today’s show, Coach Brad and his student Jon will take a look at two hands that Jon recently played at $5/$10 6-max cash on Ignition. Jon tries to take advantage of a pair of spots on the turn that he believes are underbluffed by his player pool and more importantly are spots Jon believes his player pool perceives as underbluffed. Identifying and exploiting spots
Today’s episode features three epic hands from my favorite poker show of all-time, High Stakes Poker.
Tom Dwan pulls off one of the best bluffs of all time, Phil Galfond gets GOT by a recreational player, and Brad Booth pounds stacks of cash on the felt with four high vs. the GOAT Phil Ivey.
Today’s episode of Chasing Poker Greatness features one of the greatest to ever sit down at the green felt, Ike Haxton, getting a disgusting bluff through vs. Ryan Daut.
Hand #2 happened right before the COVID-19 pandemic at WPT Thunder Valley and involves Jake Schwartz and Tony Tran.
Today on Hero Bluff Week Thomas and I break down probably the most important bluff in poker’s history involving Chris Moneymaker and Sam Farha.
The other bluff we chose was a little bit more recent (it happened back in 2018) and involved a former WSOP champion trying to bully his way into another WSOP Main Event final table.
I’m convinced Live at the Bike was created just as a battleground for Andy and Garrett Adelstein to wage war against one another.
Kicking off “Hero Bluff Week” are two hands played by two of the best regulars in the nosiest of nose bleed cash games in the world.
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