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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.
Signing Up to Play for Real Money on a NJ Poker Site - by Robert DellaFave
Legally regulated online poker is now offered in states such as NJ, DE, and NV. Here we provide easy instructions to register at partypoker in New Jersey.
WSOP and Online Poker Become Perfect Match in Nevada - by John Mehaffey
Black Friday, the closure of small poker rooms, and the lower than expected gaming numbers out of DE, NV and NJ have left some to question if poker is dying.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - July 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
June 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Small Blind versus Big Blind Ranges - by Matthew Janda
Matthew Janda discusses small blind and big blind ranges -- two items missing from his Applications of No-Limit Hold'em.
Getting Value on the End in Razz - by Dan Abrams
Dan Abrams discussed game theoretic optimal play in razz.
A Badly Played Hand - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses concealing your hand from a thinking opponent and illustrates with a hand that was played badly.
Stereotyping in Poker - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses the use of stereotyping people in poker and how it can be useful when first sitting down at a table, but also when not to use it.
Flush Possibilities in Courchevel 8 or Better and Five Card Omaha-8 - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome discusses flush possibilities and play in five card Omaha 8 or Better and Courchevel 8.
PPA July Update - by Rich Muny
Rich Muny provides this timely update on the activities of the Poker Players Alliance along with a discussion of poker-related hearings in Congress and a visit to Two Plus Two.
Sometimes it is Just a Bad Beat - by Ray Zee
Ray Zee uses the WSOP 2014 to discuss some really bad beats that he has experienced in tournament play.
What Dilbert Can Teach Us about Investing - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss what investing lessons can be learned from Dilbert, particularly that just because an investment decision succeeds does not mean it was the right decision.
Revisiting Early Speed as a Handicapping Variable - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the importance of early speed in handicapping thoroughbred horse races.
Classic Article: Implication of the Modern Poker Tournament Prize Structure - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky ends his discussion of the implications of the prize structure in poker tournaments.
Classic Article: A Note on Badugi - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky ends his discussion of the implications of the prize structure in poker tournaments.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - June 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
June 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
Book Excerpt: Statements about an Opponent’s Call - by Zachary Elwood
In this book excerpt from Verbal Poker Tells, Zachary Elwood discusses tells rising from frustration.
Counting Outs in Razz - by Dan Abrams
Dan Abrams discussed counting outs in razz.
Where do the Weak Hands Go? - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos suggests a new way of conceptualizing the ranges of hands that a player will play, one that will be especially useful when dealing with situations where one or more players sees the flop with a very wide range..
Small Stakes Shell Games during the WSOP - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses how to go about picking which small stakes tournament to play in during the WSOP.
Forgetting to Learn - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses the problem of forgetting to learn and thus going on tilt.
Can Outs in Omaha 8 or Better be Related to Pot Equity - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of Omaha 8 or Better, this month focusing on outs vs. pot equity.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part One - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky explains Norman Zadeh's simple GTO game.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part Two - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky continues his discussion of Norman Zadeh's GTO game.
Norman Zadeh’s Simple GTO Game, Part Three - by David Sklansky
In this classic article David Sklansky ends his discussion of Norman Zadeh's GTO game.
The Stock Market is Hitting Record Highs- Now What? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss, given that the stock market has reached record highs recently, is it time to abandon ship?
Tracking Results Using Databases - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the importance accurately tracking results and how to minimize the distortion caused by the passage of time.
Classic Article: Poker Claims - by Mason Malmuth
In a classic article Mason Malmuth discusses some misconceptions in poker involving slowplaying and folding in certain situations.
Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine - April 2014 Publisher Note - by Mason Malmuth
April 2014 notes from Mason Malmuth.
When to Raise the Turn - by Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie
In this excerpt from Dan Harrington's new book: Modern Tournament Poker, Dan discusses the when to raise on the turn.
Learning to Forget: A Tilt Management Technique - by Phil Newall
Phil Newall discusses the importance of forgetting the past to, for instance, ensure tilt-free poker.
Hero Folding - by Andrew Brokos
Andrew Brokos discusses hero folds and hero bluffs.
The Ten Commandments of Online Poker - by Carlos Welch
Carlos Welch discusses the importance of math, and the faith in math in online poker tournaments.
Two Book Reviews - by Nick Christenson
Nick Christenson reviews the books Positive Poker by Patricia Cardner with Jonathan Little, and The Blackjack Life by Nathaniel Tilton .
Some Pair Possibilities in Courchevel 8 or Better - by Frank Jerome
Frank Jerome continues his poker strategy discussion of a new form of poker, Courchevel-8, a variant on 5-card Omaha.
Status of Las Vegas Poker, Spring 2014 - by Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark surveys Las Vegas poker rooms both on and off the strip.
If You Can't Beat 'em, Join 'em: But Which One of Them Should You Join? - by Felipe Garcia, CFA and Aaron Byrd, CFA
Felipe Garcia and Aaron Byrd discuss the excellent advice of putting your money into an index fund, but then go deeply into how you should go about picking exactly which fund out of the many.
Keeping Costs Low is an Easy Way to avoid Underperforming - by Nick Willet
Nick Willet discusses the importance of keeping expenses low when investing. The difference between high and low expenses for a fund can make a huge difference in outcome..
Classic Article: My Early Poker Days at the Stardust - by Ray Zee
In this classic article, Ray Zee discusses his arrival in Las Vegas and playing at the long gone Stardust.

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