It was always going to be a tough challenge and unfortunately history did not repeat itself – the youngest member of Team PokerSnowie, Zeljko, lost all his chips to be the first player of the team out today on day 1b of the battle of Malta.
Inside PokerSnowie's brain reveals the work of Johannes Levermann, the head of research of Snowie Games. As the PokerSnowie "master trainer", Johannes explores first hand how the brain of PokerSnowie evolves and learns advanced strategic concepts, on its own.
PokerSnowie's ultimate aim is to produce the perfectly balanced game, find the ultimate un-exploitable equilibrium for all No Limit Hold'em configurations. Join us on this fascinating journey, which is just starting, into the future of poker.
Day1B started on a fast and furious rhythm here in Malta. 7 members of Team PokerSnowie took their seat today; amongst them Zeljko, very eager to try and repeat last year’s final table performance. Olivier, the co-founder and original creator of PokerSnowie is amongst them, in what is probably his biggest live tournament entry to date.
Chipcount of Team PokerSnowie at Dinner break:
The battle is raging at the Battle of Malta event, but meanwhile another PokerSnowie team is quietly making its mark at the Mega Poker Series event at the Maestral resort and Casino on the Montenegrin coast.
Luka, Drasko, Bojan, Nikola and Nebojsa entered the €770, 77000 deep stack event on the 25th September and have all successfully progressed to day 2, which started today at 16:00 CET.
The Battle of Malta participants have been pitting their talents against PokerSnowie at our tournament stand, where we've made PokerTrainer available on a couple of iPads to dozens of eager challengers. Our Heads Up, best of 3 challenge has proved quite popular, with about 35 taking it up.
The second edition of the Battle of Malta tournament will be starting in about an hour, at the Casino Portomaso.
PokerSnowie is all set and ready to take on any challengers.
Tune back in here from 2:30 pm CET for a live broadcast of the PokerSnowie challenge.
We will also update regularly on the results of the 5 members of Team PokerSnowie playing in the tournament today.
Is Zeljko about to rewrite history?
September 2012: 19 year old Zeljko lands in Malta for the first time. This is the start of many firsts for this young aspiring poker player from Montenegro.
The easiest decision in Poker is about opening the pot. Nobody has shown aggression yet, the pot size is as small as it can be, so no costly error can be made.
On the other hand, you better get this part right! There are several reasons why opening the pot correctly is so important:
1) This situation happens all the time. In a big portion of your hands you will face this decision. Even if you only make small errors, they'll add up quickly.
Among the many questions we receive about the inner workings of PokerSnowie, how PokerSnowie handles bet sizes must be one of the most common.
In this article, we explain how bet sizes works for PokerSnowie and what it means when you analyse your results with PokerCoach.