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Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - January 2015 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
January 2015 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Small Blind versus Big Blind Ranges, Part 3 - by Matthew Janda
In part two, Matthew Janda continues his discussions of small blind and big blind ranges -- two items missing from his Applications of No-Limit Hold'em.
Tonking versus Newhouse, Part 1 - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses the contraversial hand against William Tonking that caused Mark Newhouse to exit the final table of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event in ninth place.
Using the Scientific Method in Poker - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses the applicability of the scientific method to poker.
Omaha 8 or Better: The Two Card Solution - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome discusses how he got obsessed with learning the probability of being dealt an A-2 in a two card version of Omaha/8 or Better and how he calculated the solution.
Risk-free Bets - by Jacob Danbolt Ajer
Jacob Danbolt Ajer discusses how to bet and how much to bet on a risk free bet.
PPA January Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of US lawmakers who oppose online poker and other items of interest to the community.
Two Book Reviews - by Mason Malmuth
Mason Malmuth reviews two books: The Mental Game of Poker; Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control, Confidence, Motivation, Coping with Variance, and More by Jared Tendler, M.S. with Barry Carter and Jonathan Little on Live No-Limit Cash Games; 1 The Theory by Jonathan Little.
Are There Any Super Investors Today? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd analyze ten mutual funds that tbey believe would qualify for residency in Warren Buffet's philosophical town of Graham-and-Doddsville.
Tony Robbins Tackles Finance - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet looks reviews Money (Master the Game), Tony Robbins first written foray in the personal finance genre. Backed by interviews with some of the most respected names in business he outlines a plan for wealth building.
Classic Article: How I Invented Caribbean Stud - by David Sklansky
David Sklansky describes how he invented Caribbean Stud Poker for Bob Stupak of Vegas World.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - December 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
December 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Lessons from the WSOP Main Event: Marginal Hands in Heads-up Play - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses lessons to be learned from the historic confrontation between Martin Jacobson and Felix Stephensen at the final table of the 2014 World Series of Poker.
Understanding Stack and Skill Distribution in Poker Tournaments - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses things to watch carefully for in live tournament play.
Tells and Reads in a 1-2 No-limit Hand - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark discusses tells he observed and reads he made at a hand played in a Caesars Palace no-limit hold'em game.
Paired Flops in Five Card Omaha 8 or Better - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome discusses how often an opponent will have flopped three of a kind or better when the flop has a pair and when we have no cards matching the ranks of the flop cards.
PPA December Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of US lawmakers who oppose online poker and other items of interest to the community.
GTO and Collusion in a Three-handed Toy Game, Part Two - by David Sklansky
David Sklansky continues his discussion of game theory optimized poker strategy.
Super Investors - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Using Warren Buffet as an example, Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss the usefulness of the ideas in the book Security Analysis, and its basic premise that each investment has a certain intrinsic value, based on its assets, liabilities, profits, growth characteristics, and competitive position.
Going Smaller To Find an Advantage - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet looks at different strategies for small cap investing, an area which has historically offered additional returns for investors at the cost of a bumpier ride.
Classic Article: The Different Stages in a Player’s Life - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee discusses the different stages in a poker player's life as he or she moves from a rank beginner to an experience player.
Classic Article: The Different Stages of a Player’s Life Revisited - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee re-introduces his classic article from 2001.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - November 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
October 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Lessons from the Felt - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos draws from his poker study and professional poker experience when forced to make a high-stakes decision quickly, under pressure, and with incomplete information in leasing a San Fransisco appartment.
Teachable Moments from TV Coverage of the 2014 WSOP Main Event, Episode 1 - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch reviews the television coverage of the 2014 World Sesries of Poker to learn from several examples of effective exploitive play displayed by the poker professionals.
Paired Flops in Omaha 8 or Better - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome discusses paired flops in Omaha 8 or better poker games.
Two Book Reviews - by Nick Christenson
Nick Christenson reviews the books Live No-Limit Cash Games: The Theory (Volume 1) by Jonathan Little as well as Poker Tilt by Dutch Boyd and Laurence Samuels.
The Changing Face of Online Gambling - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall observes the new tendency of online gambling sites to include casino games and sports betting into their platforms and at times push poker players in this new direction, changing the face of online gambling from the poker player's perspective.
Learn, Chat, and Go Away with the Pros - by Marco Valerio
Marco Valerio considers how the changing online poker landscape has diminished the number of professional poker player site brand representatives and the future for their presence.
PPA November Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of US lawmakers who oppose online poker and other items of interest to the community.
Status of Las Vegas Poker, Autumn 2014 - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark surveys Las Vegas poker rooms both on and off the strip.
There's Scary Money in the Candy Business - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Using the case study of See's Candy, Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss the aspect of pricing power in evaluating a business.
Racing Gets a Run for the Money from Daily Fantasy - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet looks at the relationship between Daily Fantasy Sports and Horse Racing in the changing online gambling environment.
How to Make Butter - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee compares making butter to playing Limit Hol'em Poker.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - October 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
October 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Reg Wars - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses how being an unknown player at a table with aggressive players can give you opportunities to exploit them.
The Matrix - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch uses the Matrix to help him beat weaker players in small stakes games.
Haste may have Sealed Ultimate Gaming’s Fate Twice - by Marco Valerio
Marco Valerio discusses how its haste to be first may have cost Ultiamte Gaming in the long term.
PPA October Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of Full-Tilt Poker Remission and other items of interest to the community.
Stud 8 or Better 'Teddy Ballgame' at the 2+2 Party - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark discusses this summer's Two Plus Two Party with an emphasis on one of the crazy games played.
Small Tournaments in Small Card Rooms - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee discusses some the profitability of small tournaments in small cardrooms.
Seven-Card Stud versus Texas Hold ’em - by Mason Malmuth
Mason Malmuth discusses the differences and similarities between seven card stud and texas hold'em and suggests that seven card stud is well worth playing.
Doubling Your Money in the Stock Market - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss financial investing and how to have a good chance of doubling your money in the stock market.
Exactas Still Offer Options for the Price Conscious Bettor - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet examined the exacta as an alternative for the price conscious bettor.
Classic Article: A Few More Reviews - by Mason Malmuth
In a classic article Mason Malmuth reviews Winning Texas Hold ’em; Cash Game Poker Strategies for Players of All Skill Levels (4) by Matt Maroon, In the Money; Strategies for Winning Texas Hold ’em Cash Games (4) by Antonio 'The Magician' Esfandiari and The Poker Tournament Formula; New Strategies to Beat No-Limit Hold ’em Poker (8) by Arnold Snyder.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - September 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
August 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Expectation and Thin Value in No-limit Hold ‘em: Profit comes with Variance - by Brian Space
Brian Space analyzes a no limit holdem poker hand to discuss thin value betting.
The Worst Seat at the Table should be the One on your Right - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos describes how to put the poker player seated to your right at a disadvantage.
Rock, Paper, or Scissors? - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch uses the game rock paper or scissors to illustrate how game theory optimal poker strategy can be useful.
Fresh Money Odds in Split Pot Games - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome discusses fresh money odds in split pot poker games.
Looking forward to the 2014-2015 iGaming Season - by Marco Valerio
Marco Valerio sheds optimistic light on online poker in the United States.
GTO and Collusion in a Three-handed Toy Game - by David Sklansky
David Sklansky discusses game theory optimized poker strategy.
How Active Is Your Portfolio? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss financial investing in mutual funds and taking into account active share.
Book Review: Why Moats Matter - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet examined the new book Why Moats Matter which presents the theories behind the economic moat concept that pervades the Morningstar approach to financial investing.
Classic Article: A Few More Book Reviews - by Mason Malmuth
Full Tilt Poker Strategy Guide: Tournament Edition, the terrible Dirty Poker, the Poker Underworld Exposed, and three others which rate between these two.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - August 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
August 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Book Excerpt: The Modern Loose-Aggressive Style - by Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie
In this excerpt from Dan Harrington's new book: Modern Tournament Poker, Dan discusses playing no limit holdem tournament poker with a loose-aggressive style.
Small Blind versus Big Blind Ranges, Part 2 - by Matthew Janda
In part two, Matthew Janda continues his discussions of small blind and big blind ranges -- two items missing from his Applications of No-Limit Hold'em.
A Wide Range Situation from the Main Event - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos describes a situation from the 2014 WSOP where players were calling the flop with a wide range of hands.
Five Lessons Learned from the Movie Semi-Pro - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses five lessons he learned from Jackie Moon in his attempt to become a semi-professional basketball player and applies them to poker.
Counting Outs in Razz, Part 2 - by Dan Abrams
Dan Abrams discussed game theoretic optimal play in razz.
Two Book Reviews - by Nick Christenson
Nick Christenson reviews the books the Noble Hustle by Colson Whitehead, and Poker, Life, and Other Confusing Things by Arthur Reber.
Daily Double Wagering Strategy on Jeopardy! - by Devin Shelly
Devin Shelly discusses optimal wagering strategies for the daily double on the television game show Jeopardy!
Should You Add Some Gluten to Your Portfolio? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss that evaluating individual companies as potential investments should be an arduous and time-consuming task.
Reading the Man behind the Beyer Speed Figures - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the Andrew Breyer, the man behind the well-known speed ratings, and the various books that he has written..
Classic Article: A Couple of Blah Hands from a Recent Trip - by Ray Zee
In this classic article Ray Zee discusses some unexciting, yet instructive hands.

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