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Old 03-29-2018, 10:13 AM   #501
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Old 03-29-2018, 08:08 PM   #502
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Hello,

I received the book from mail this week, bought on book depository, and the first 2 chapters have the pages all wrong and upside down. I am sending an image as an example. Who should I contact about this? Really unacceptable and shows lack of professionalism, I blame the publisher obviously.
Whoa. Sorry you're having to deal with that.

I'm not sure. I would contact who you purchased it from, or even 2+2 directly.
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Its a limited edition!
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Old 03-30-2018, 11:04 AM   #504
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So sorry about the defect.

I've ordered a replacement copy of No-Limit Hold \'em for Advanced Players for you. This will be dispatched shortly. Please allow a few days for the items to ship and then 4-8 working days for delivery.

You don’t have to worry about returning the defected copy.

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Old 04-04-2018, 08:19 AM   #505
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Re: No-Limit Hold ’em For Advanced Players by Matthew Janda Reviews and discussion

Hey Matt part 8 in your book you said we should consider betting small 25-50% pot with AT, AQ and QJ on 6c8hTh Qh bu vs bb. Do you take that line in practice as a default? Do you know if pio or snowie suggests those lines? Thanks much
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Old 04-04-2018, 01:41 PM   #506
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Hey Matt part 8 in your book you said we should consider betting small 25-50% pot with AT, AQ and QJ on 6c8hTh Qh bu vs bb. Do you take that line in practice as a default? Do you know if pio or snowie suggests those lines? Thanks much
Poker is an extremely part time thing for me at this point, but yes last I was playing (over a year ago) I would take that line as default.

PokerSnowie was consulted very frequently when writing this book, so it was probably recommending a similar bet size at that time. Interestingly, about halfway through writing and editing the book PokerSnowie added in the 25% pot sized bet option, which actually required a lot more work on my part to incorporate it's advice but ultimately made the strategies in the book better.
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Old 04-04-2018, 01:41 PM   #507
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So sorry about the defect.

I've ordered a replacement copy of No-Limit Hold \'em for Advanced Players for you. This will be dispatched shortly. Please allow a few days for the items to ship and then 4-8 working days for delivery.

You don’t have to worry about returning the defected copy.

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Awesome, glad to hear it.
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Old 04-12-2018, 05:27 PM   #508
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Does anyone have any idea why a solver recommends on a Kc, 10d, 4d, Qh its better to fold QJs and call QJ of clubs on the turn?
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Old 04-13-2018, 03:52 AM   #509
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Does anyone have any idea why a solver recommends on a Kc, 10d, 4d, Qh its better to fold QJs and call QJ of clubs on the turn?
Not sure. Possibly because you are blocking some Kx (KcQc and KcJc)
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Old 04-14-2018, 01:13 PM   #510
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Not sure. Possibly because you are blocking some Kx (KcQc and KcJc)
Kc is already on the board so it doesn't matter about blocking that hand!
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Old 04-14-2018, 03:31 PM   #511
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The answer is basically always because one hand blocks more bluffs than the other. You can verify that by checking what hands villain bluffs the turn. Most likely you'll find that hands containing the Js are bet more often than hands containing the Jc.
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Old 04-14-2018, 10:42 PM   #512
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Kc is already on the board so it doesn't matter about blocking that hand!
You misunderstand. I'm saying if we have QcJc we're blocking KcQc and KcJc, i.e.the opponent can't have those hands.
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Old 04-15-2018, 07:08 AM   #513
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You misunderstand. I'm saying if we have QcJc we're blocking KcQc and KcJc, i.e.the opponent can't have those hands.
Actually ignore that, I mis-read the board
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Old 04-16-2018, 07:35 AM   #514
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Hi Matthew! I’m a fan of yours and read both of your books. I’m very satisfied with the contents and please keep doing what you do. Thank you!

I played in a hand recently and I want to know what would you do if you were me.

HERO (SB): AhJd
Villain (BB): 5s4s

Preflop:

4 players limped in, HERO raised to 11BB, Villain called. The rest folded. Pot was 26BB.

Flop:

Ad 5c 4c. The effective stack was about 80BB, HERO jammed TPTK and Villain snapped two pair. Villain held up.

My thought process:

Villain flatted so his range was capped (no AA, KK, QQ etc.) and linear. Given the low SPR, I jammed to deny equity and won bigger pot if he called with worse. Also, took away his positional advantage despite the effect was less significant in this SPR.

I wonder if smaller bets is a more +EV line because it can keep villain’s call range wide and gain value from his even weaker range.

How do you play this hand Matthew? Thank you.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:35 AM   #515
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4 players limped in
Forgive me for sounding like a troll in response to your first post, but wasn't the subtitle of the book "Emphasis on tough games"?
You didn't ask for my opinion (and I think that hand history would be better placed in the Beginner's Questions forum) but I wouldn't always raise pre, as limpers rarely fold, and the last thing you really want with AJo OOP is to be playing a bloated 6-way pot OOP.
As played, jamming 80bb into a 26bb pot when you shouldn't ever get called by worse seems somewhat sub-optimal. It only makes sense as a value-shove if villain is terrible enough to call with Ax or a random draw. If you want to get all in ASAP, a check-jam might be better, since that would give villain a chance to put money in the pot with air.
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Old 04-16-2018, 02:17 PM   #516
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Hi Matthew! I’m a fan of yours and read both of your books. I’m very satisfied with the contents and please keep doing what you do. Thank you!

I played in a hand recently and I want to know what would you do if you were me.

HERO (SB): AhJd
Villain (BB): 5s4s

Preflop:

4 players limped in, HERO raised to 11BB, Villain called. The rest folded. Pot was 26BB.

Flop:

Ad 5c 4c. The effective stack was about 80BB, HERO jammed TPTK and Villain snapped two pair. Villain held up.

My thought process:

Villain flatted so his range was capped (no AA, KK, QQ etc.) and linear. Given the low SPR, I jammed to deny equity and won bigger pot if he called with worse. Also, took away his positional advantage despite the effect was less significant in this SPR.

I wonder if smaller bets is a more +EV line because it can keep villain’s call range wide and gain value from his even weaker range.

How do you play this hand Matthew? Thank you.
I would definitely bet smaller without a very good reason not to. Gives you the potential to make more money from his weak hands as well as (possibly) get away if you're beat.

But it's hard to know the most +EV way to play against bad players/random limpers, as it's so player dependent.
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Old 04-16-2018, 02:20 PM   #517
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Does anyone have any idea why a solver recommends on a Kc, 10d, 4d, Qh its better to fold QJs and call QJ of clubs on the turn?
Agree with the guys below, it must be due to what you're blocking.
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