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The PokerSnowie Video Quiz series aims to answer the question: "what is the right play?" It is a set of poker coaching videos presented by French professional poker player Sharp. In each video, Sharp sets up an interesting hand in the "Scenarios" tool of PokerSnowie and explains how to analyse the situation and learn from PokerSnowie's advice, based on the Game Theory Optimal model.

Sharp Video Quiz

PokerSnowie quiz: continuation bet in heads-up matches

In this PokerSnowie Video Quiz, Sharp explores the continuation bet in heads-up matches. Following some general concepts, he presents a deep analysis on how to play with draws. In particular, Sharp analyses when to bet and when to check, in order to balance ranges.

This PokerSnowie Video Quiz includes several examples, including one where Hero opened Q3 of clubs on the button and the big blind defended. The flop presented Ac9C2d and Villain checked.

Should Hero bet to semi-bluff or rather check to take a free card?

What would you do?

 

GTO strategy on the flop: Probe betting

GTO strategy on the flop: Probe betting

Today's PokerSnowie Video Quiz completes the series on the Game Theory Optimal approach on the flop.

As per previous weeks, you hold AJs, but this time you're sitting in the hi-jack, UTG +1. Vilain has opened to $7 from UTG, and you called. The Flop comes AdTd5s and vilan checks. What do you do?

PokerSnowie Video Quiz: Continuation bet in position

Continuation bet in position

In this week's PokerSnowie Video Quiz, Sharp continues his series on GTO play on the flop.

The situation is the same as last week's quiz, but this time vilain is in the small blind.

Pre flop, Hero opens with AJs and vilain calls from the SB. On the AT5 flop vilain checks. What should hero do?

How big of a deal is it to play GTO preflop?

opening with 98s versus 98o

 

Sharp explores the importance of GTO play preflop in today's PokerSnowie Video Quiz.

The quiz question is as follows:

Why is it correct to open from the cut-off with 98 suited and not to do so with 98 off?

Is it:

  • because It is suited?
  • for its ability to flop big hands?
  • for its playability?
  • for its range?

 

Watch the Video to find out the correct answer

 

PokerSnowie Video Quiz: Bluff catching on the river

Bluff catching on the river

How wide should the defending range be from the big blind? When to be sticky post flop, when to give up and when to check raise? Which key factors should be taken into account when bluff catching?

In today's PokerSnowie Video Quiz the hero defended his BB with some suited connectors. After bluff catching on the flop and on the turn with a pair, he is facing a third barrel on the river. Should he rather:

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