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Smart Poker Study Podcast

Sky discusses poker play and study strategies for a variety of No Limit Holdem (NLHE) poker games: LIVE and online cash games, MTT’s and SNG’s for all poker stakes. Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker author, coach & player Please visit and learn more at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com
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Feb 22, 2019

Challenge (2:25)

The Check-raise Must Be in Your Arsenal (4:30)

The Check-raise Statistic (6:30)

Profitable check-raising (11:50)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod223

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

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Feb 15, 2019

Challenge (2:55)

Why increase our double-barrel frequency? (5:05)

How to find more double-barrel opportunities (9:00)

What to do versus a double-barrel cbet raise (15:35)

Improving your double-barrels off-the-felt (17:20)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod222

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

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Jan 11, 2019

Challenge (2:00)

Question: Why do we target the Fish? (3:55)

What Marks a Fish in My Games? (5:45)

Tagging Fish (9:50)

Fish are Friends (10:30)

Don't Be a Fish (11:50)

Exploit the Fish (12:40)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod217

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Nov 30, 2018

14th Annual Turkey Shoot Recap (2:45)

Total Online Tournament Practice Results (13:50)

Hands to Discuss (16:45)

2 Lessons Learned (21:00)

Challenge (23:10)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod213

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Nov 23, 2018

MTT Preparation: The 14th Annual Turkey Shoot (3:45)

1. Location of the Tournament (6:15)

2. Tournament Structure (7:50)

3. The Players (9:40)

4. Practice (17:15)

5. Game Plan (24:10)

Challenge (28:55)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod212

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Nov 9, 2018

Improving Our Reaction to Tilting Situations (2:50)

1. Missing the flop over and over (4:55)

2. Overcards to your pair on the flop (7:40)

3. Loose aggressive players on your left constantly 3betting you (10:05)

4. Being targeted by strong players (12:00)

5. Suck-outs (15:20)

6. Fish building huge stacks (18:55)

7. The fish won't fold (20:10)

Challenge (21:30)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: 

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/math-7-tilting-situations-how-to-respond-210

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Oct 19, 2018

The 5 Essential Concepts of Playing Profitable Poker

1. EV Decision-making (2:55)

2. Play the Player (7:20)

3. Bankroll Management (12:05)

4. Table and Seat Selection (15:15)

5. The Mental Game (17:40)

Challenge (20:50)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod207

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

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Oct 5, 2018

5 Key Concepts for poker study noobies (2:25)

#1: Have a goal (3:20)

#2: Choose one game (4:35)

#3: Study one skill at a time and put it to use (6:50)

#4: Have a reason for every play you make (11:20)

#5: Put yourself in Bread & Butter spots (13:40)

Challenge (16:15)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod205

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 

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Jun 29, 2018

Sub-domino 4.3: Blind Versus Bind Situations (4:20)

The 3 Blind Versus Blind Considerations (4:20)

  1. Follow Your Ranges (5:40)
  2. Know the Opponent (9:35)
  3. Prepare for Villain's Reaction (13:30)

Statistics to Track This Week Segment (16:30)

Play with Purpose Segment (17:10)

Study with Purpose Segment (18:05)

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Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod192

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

Add my Alexa Skill to your Flash Briefing: http://amzn.to/2hRYj75 

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Feb 10, 2018

My HUSNG History (2:40)

HUSNG Challenge Results (5:00)

Lessons Learned (8:00)

Why take on this challenge? (16:30)

HUSNG Excel Tracker (18:30)

Re-doing the Challenge (19:05)

Challenge (21:25)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod175

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Jun 10, 2017

Visiting Las Vegas, Dates and Weather (1:30)

SPS Meet-up (2:20)

 

Cash Games (4:35)

Colossus III (9:10)

Lessons Learned (22:00)

Plan for Next Year (25:15)

Challenge (16:10)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod142

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Jun 2, 2017

LIVE Poker Tournament Evernote Document (3:00)

Challenge (16:10)

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod141

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Jan 18, 2017

What is the Rejam?

Bluff 3bets

The Perfect Rejamming Spot

When should we consider rejamming?

1. Consider the Opponents

Type, Stats, Stacks

2. Consider the Positions

3. Consider Your Hand

Break-even Math

How do we study our rejamming opportunities?

 

Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod116

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. 

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

Support my show on Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/smartpokerstudy

Check out my YouTube Poker Training Channel at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/youtube

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Jun 7, 2016

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod70

Today I discuss going to the WSOP, give you some LIVE tourney tips and discuss some of the lessons I learned from playing in this year’s Colossus II.

Heading to the WSOP (1:45)

LIVE Tourney Tips (10:40)

Lessons Learned (19:45)

Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

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Feb 16, 2016

Poker strategy this episode: I teach you why you should develop ways to tackle the regs in your games through skill #10 in Ed Miller’s book ‘The Course.’

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod35

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

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Feb 14, 2016

Poker strategy this episode: I dissect how to recognize when an opponent is likely making predictably aggressive plays and give you ways to exploit them through skill #8 in Ed Miller’s book ‘The Course.’  

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod33

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit our poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

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Feb 11, 2016

Poker strategy this episode: Poker strategy this episode: I show you how to look at your opp’s bet sizing for hand strength tells through skill #6 in Ed Miller’s book ‘The Course.’ 

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod30

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit our poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

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Feb 10, 2016

Poker strategy this episode: Poker strategy this episode: I show you how having equity when called with back door draws makes it easier to semi-bluff on the flop and barrel turns through skill #5 in Ed Miller’s book ‘The Course.’

http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod29

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

Please visit our poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

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Jan 21, 2016

Smart Poker Study Podcast #009 – Volume Sessions

 

This episode: Volume Sessions to put your skills to the test and to make your income/bankroll goals a reality.

 

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

 

Please visit our poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

 

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

 

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Jan 12, 2016

Smart Poker Study Podcast #005 – Poker Warm-ups and Cool-downs

 

This episode: Why you need to implement warm-ups and cool-downs in each poker session and I gave you a proven, simple, quick and effective way to do them

 

Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and author. 

 

Please visit our poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Smart Poker Study Newsletter for weekly strategy, study and poker play tips.

 

Discuss poker with like-minded players at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/discuss

 

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