Tactical Tuesday Free Poker Training Video: Bluff Catching In Cash Game Poker: When Is Ace High Better Than An Overpair?
Tactical Tuesday Episode 109
Our newest installment in the Tactical Tuesday free poker training series features CPG Founder and Coach Brad Wilson with co-host Jon Chai as they dive into yet another pair of online cash game poker hand breakdowns focusing this time on bluff catching spots against the all-too-common all in jam by adventurous villains. With upper range hands in both situations, should Jon ever find a fold? And what about the properties of blockers when facing large river bets?
Our first poker hand up for review is from 1000NL where Jon finds himself holding Ace Ten suited in the small blind and decides to flat a reg’s open from the cutoff so as to keep the whale in the big blind in the hand. It doesn’t work, so we’re in for some reg on reg crime as we see a favorable flop.
The second poker hand up for analysis is Pocket Tens. Other than flopping a set, how are mere mortals supposed to play this hand? Just make sure all 5 cards come out lower than that — you’re welcome. If only it were that simple all the time, but in this instance, eyebrows are raised when the 3-Betting big blind triple barrel jams on the same board that favors hero. Is Jon about to get coolered by a higher overpair, which are all within villain’s range? An interesting case study in bluff catching and blockers / unblockers transpires in this hand as Jon plays for stacks yet again.
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As for this week’s free poker training video, Coach Brad Wilson and co-host Jon Chai are back for 2023 with more online cash game poker hand breakdown content for your enjoyment and high level poker learning. Poker pro Jon Chai rings in the new year with two hands for review this week; each with unconventional action and of course inflated pots (it is Jon, after
Today’s episode features two hands where Jon was put to a decision for his entire stack on the river. Tune in to hear Jon’s thought process and whether Coach Brad agrees with Jon’s decisions.
Coach Brad and Jon review a couple hands from a recent high-stakes live stream that Brad played for PokerCoaching.com.
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!
This week’s theme is bet calling bluffcatchers on the river. On today’s episode you’ll hear Coach Brad and Jon verbalize their thoughts after betting a marginal hand for value on the river and getting put to the test for rest of their chips. Will Coach Brad and Jon be able to make the correct call or fold? Find out now on Tactical Tuesday!
On today’s episode, Coach Brad and Jon review two 3bet pots from Jon’s recent 2kNL shot take where Jon arrives at the river with bluff catchers and has to decide whether to call off the rest of his stack.
Tactical Tuesday returns this week with a pair of hand breakdowns by Coach Brad and Jon. Our heroes both face overbets and find themselves with tricky river decisions despite having very strong hands. Find out what our heroes ended up doing in-game and whether their decisions are CPG approved.
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