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GTO Preflop Trends In 2022 · S5E11

What kind of GTO preflop trends exist in 2022? We break it down and explore concepts like open-raising sizing from early vs. late position, 3-betting correctly, and even SB play. Improvements in these areas can drastically improve your winrate and make both your preflop AND postflop decisions more profitable. Learn how the player pool is “GTO-ifying” their preflop strategy while making some +EV tweaks to your own overall gameplan. Upgrade your GTO strategy with a solver PLUS complete course showing ...

Optimizing Between Poker Sessions · S5E10

Your performance at the poker table is tied to the work you do between sessions. Everything from study, to planning, and bankroll management is going to impact your winrate. So this episode goes through a few questions related to these items and gives you actionable answers to ensure you don’t make the same mistakes 98% of other poker players are making. Enjoy! Enroll in CORE today and jump into the most comprehensive poker course ever created: https://redchippoker.com/launch-core How To Study ...

C-Betting Advice In 2022 · S5E9

Flop c-betting has modulated wildly over the years, but what does good c-betting look like in 2022? In this episode we discuss flop c-bets with total air, sizing strategies with strong hands, developing balance with a multi-size strategy, and even share our c-bet aim points when IP vs. OOP. Even if you feel your flop c-betting strategy is pretty good right now, give this a listen! Enroll in CORE today and start the most comprehensive poker course ever created: https://redchippoker.com/launch-core ...

Motivation In Poker · S5E8

What happens when you lose your motivation as a poker player? Should you continue grinding, increase your studying, or take a long break from playing? In this episode, we discuss how to keep your motivation through long breakeven stretches, explain how your winrate (bb/100) can massively impact your variance, and how to protect yourself from “burnout”. Become A PRO Member Today: https://redchippoker.com/membership The Poker Variance Calculator: https://www.primedope.com/poker-variance-calculator/ Be sure to join our free Discord as well to post hands, ask ...

The Red Line & Poker Graphs · S5E7

Not totally sure what those poker graphs with red, blue, and green lines mean? In this episode, we explain everything you need to know about the red line, the blue line, stats like “My C all-in adj”, and more. Concepts include understanding graphs with higher red lines, “normal results”, and why the EV line should just be ignored. Take A Free Trial Of PokerTracker 4: https://www.splitsuit.com/visit/pokertracker 4 Question To Ask Before C-Betting: https://redchippoker.com/4-questions-before-c-betting/ Start The CORE Poker Course: https://redchippoker.com/launch-core/ Be ...

EXPLOITATIVE Poker Q&A · S5E5

In a world full of GTO strategies and solvers, exploitative poker is still where the big winrates come from. James “SplitSuit” Sweeney answers some recent questions about exploitative strategies, including preflop vs. postflop approaches, focal points, moving up, and player pool analysis. Exploitative Poker 101: https://redchippoker.com/exploitative-poker-101/ Black Friday Special: https://redchippoker.com/blackfriday My New Live Poker VLOG: https://youtu.be/dPWfSFc5YRg Be sure to join our free Discord as well to post hands, ask questions, and join a community of players who love poker as ...

Going DEEP With Your Poker DATABASE · S5E5

Your poker database is full of useful information - but are you using your stats and reports to get the most from your collection of hands? This episode delves into questions related to “vs. hero” stats, creating custom hud and report stats, and player pool analysis. Take a free trial of PokerTracker 4 PT4 Custom Stats Guide PT4 Stats Warehouse Red Chip Poker PRO Membership Be sure to join our free Discord as well to post hands, ask questions, and ...

Defending Rivers CORRECTLY · S5E4

Do you know when and how to properly defend against river bets? Folding too often can massively drag your winrate, and folding too rarely can make you a huge fish. So let’s discuss correct folding frequency, how things compare between GTO and exploitative approaches, and give some specific advice to online players with databases to pull from. For more postflop exploration, including river-specific situations, check out The Postflop Poker Workbook and start seeing the game from a more technical point ...

GTO vs. Exploitative Poker Strategy · S5E3

What is GTO poker, what is exploitative poker, and when should you use each? This episode answers all of those questions and gives you the most well-rounded answer to this crucial topic. Seriously, even if you hate poker math, this episode will make sense! This episode features Ed Miller (yes, that Ed MIller) and one of his most popular PRO videos from Red Chip Poker. Ed breaks down when and where GTO styles work, when exploitative strategies perform better, and ...

Big Bets & Wet Flops?

What should you do when facing pot-sized c-bets on the flop? What line is best when you flop top pair on a wet flop? James answers some flop play questions recently asked on the Red Chip Poker Discord. There is also a quick blitz of Q&A related to the new GTO+ Bundle at the end. If you’re interested in getting your solver, you can grab it here today: https://redchippoker.com/gto-solver-bundle/

The Most Common Questions About GTO Solvers

Get answers to some of the most common questions that poker players have about GTO solvers. James “SplitSuit” Sweeney kicks off season 5 of the podcast with our new Q&A format to answer questions related to GTO, solvers, memorizing complex solutions, and getting started with game theory optimal play. This episode answers questions like “Is GTO useful for me if I play in games where my opponents aren’t even close to GTO?” and “how am I supposed to memorize such ...

LAG Plays You MUST Be Making

Chris and James continue the series on loose aggressive (LAG) play, they cover the plays you need to have in your repertoire. Everything from 3-betting light, isolation raises, squeezing, 4-betting light and more. Join the Red Chip Poker Discord: https://redchippoker.com/discord

How to Actually Play LAG

James and Chris discuss talk about one of James' favorites, how to play loose aggressive poker (LAG). They go over the reasons you might want to play LAG, how and when to implement it and most importantly how to avoid going too far... Join the Red Chip Poker Discord: https://redchippoker.com/discord

Getting Started 3-Betting Out of Position

James and Chris discuss one of the most common questions beginning poker players have when starting to 3-bet more, how do I handle being out of position with weaker hands than I'm used to? Chris goes over his more advanced techniques for visualizing how to balance your play from OOP in general. Join the Red Chip Poker Discord: https://redchippoker.com/discord

EVERYONE Tilts, How to Get Ahead

James and Chris talk about their own journeys with tilt and the tactics they’ve used over the years to ensure they can maximize their winrate. Join The Red Chip Poker Discord today: https://redchippoker.com/discord

William Hung Talks Winning $100K In Poker

William Hung joins James and Chris to break down his results, mindset, and strategy around poker. William, best known for his rendition of "She Bangs" on American Idol, has put a ton of time into poker over the years, and he has some excellent results to show for his efforts. Talking points include his start with poker, playing live poker in Florida, developing a solid TAG strategy, and making six figures on the felt. Join The Red Chip Poker Discord ...

You're A FISH - Get Over It!

James and Chris discuss the concept of being "a fish" in poker. Poker players tend to use this phrase A LOT, but having a clear definition and path for getting out of "fish status" is necessary. Discussion points include when and where to use this terminology, growing the game, creating the correct atmosphere, and breaking down the notion of "doing your best" in 2021. **RELATED LINKS** Exploiting Poker Fish Join Our Free Poker Discord

How to Handle a CRAZY Bet | Red Chip Poker Podcast

Chris talks about how methodically breakdown an unexpected play by your opponent. Using concepts like Bayes theorem, board texture and weighting we can figure out how to balance our decisions. Join The Red Chip Poker Discord: https://redchippoker.com/discord

Is Your Diet Your Biggest Poker Leak?

James and Chris discuss the impact of nutrition and diet on your poker play. They share some of the food experiments they've done over the years (including Keto), why they've made these changes, and why your overall health is so important on and off the poker table. General disclaimer: we are not doctors, and this is just our personal experience and opinion on food and health. We advise listeners to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified ...

There Is A 99.9% Chance You Call Too Much (Preflop)

The first thing many players notice when exploring the Red Chip Poker preflop ranges is how rarely we suggest calling preflop. But honestly, most players leak consistently by calling with too many hands and passing up on (more) profitable 3bets. James and Chris discuss this leak, explain how it compares to the solver data, and exactly which factors go into preflop calls that are more +EV than just 3betting instead. **RELATED LINKS** Grab Our FREE Open-Raising Ranges Why Are Poker ...

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