DeathDonkey begins a fresh session four tabling 10/20 6 max on PokerStars. He discusses metagame and adjustments between regular TAG opponents, board textures and even a pet play!
Watch as DeathDonkey speeds up and slows down the action as he replays hands from recent midstakes limit hold'em sessions, pausing to discuss unorthodox spots and giving a little insight into the "Blink" moments that put the Death in DeathDonkey.
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Good video, best of the series so far. I particularly enjoyed the fact that you focused less on how to play fish, although you did demonstrate excellent hand reading and played very well against the fish. I liked your discussion on the dynamic that results from playing lots of hands with regulars and how regulars play each other.
This is a great video! I learned so much, thanks!
I have a question about the A Q hand. When the river comes the 8 making the board 7 J 5 6 8 you bet out, get called by his 76 for two pair and say that this is a bad call, but one you can expect 100% of the time. The problem from his perspective though is that you might be bluffing this uberscarecard with unimproved "whatever" you might have taken to the river in this situation. If you are bluffing there at least 12% of the time he's got a profitable call, and although you might not bluff that much, you are an unknown to him and he's probably learned to be showdownbound against players who will bluff 100% of the time this card hits. I am not folding in this spot (although I wouldn't be in this spot) or do I miss something and this call is really bad?
I know I am improving,cause I am close to being able to keep up and understand your analysis/comments.
Man, are you good.
The 66 hand on the Qd9d7d, I think is a c/f on flop. you did mention that.
Thank you for the move, its your play, so you do get to name it.....so what is it called?
Btw. your move at the end, when you checkraise the field on the TT5 flop, does already have a name. Sklansky describes these situations as protected pots, and your play took advantage of its protected nature. From the BU's point of view, the loose passive SB isn't going anywhere, and he has to realize that you know it too, so he can't expect you to bluff here, because the SB should slow you down too. The SB protects the pot by keeping both of you honest, but by realizing all of this you can make this move and get away with it.
1. Since you asked, you are a 52.1% favorite on flop against Villian at 54 minutes (you QdJd, villian JcTc, board 8cTsQc). I think you estimated being a 55% favorite - good one.
2. At 14 minutes on top right table, you have A8o in the CO with a BTN poster. It's checked to you and you fold. Can you walk through your reasoning? Do you expect him to call with almost any 2, which then might create additional callers preflop, further weakening your hand? If the poster was in the HJ or UTG does it make it more likely you raise from CO w/A8o? I know it's marginal, but seems like a raise preflop to me.
IMO, best series yet, but your first series is a close second.
Hi golden dorado,
Yes you pretty much got it - I am going to be OOP to the poster and probably in a multiway pot with a very weak multiway hand. Switch our positions and have him check his option and I'm raising on the button every time!