October 30, 2012 | 4:35 am | Derk

I have been working with Russell Thomas the past couple of months on short stack play and ICM issues. I am doing an entire series of videos about my work with him over on PokerVT.com where I make poker training videos. You can also check out more of his training he did with Jason [...]

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July 4, 2012 | 3:55 pm | Derk

While watching and listening to the broadcast for the Big One for One Drop there was a lot of interesting analysis from very high level pros, but there was a pretty big mistake that several of them made. I heard them say a couple of times that once it got to the final table and [...]

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May 30, 2011 | 11:49 am | Derk

It’s been a few days since I first posted my puzzle. If you missed it, you can find it here. Aside from the comments there, there is also some discussion about it going on over at Poker VT which you can see here (no account needed). People have also talked to me [...]

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May 23, 2011 | 11:29 am | Derk

So, one of the cooler videos I did for Poker VT a while back was on variance. I don’t think most people truly appreciate how crazy variance can get. In one of my earliest videos I showed off a program written by RVG (who later went on to create HEM) that was an ROI simulator. [...]

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April 11, 2011 | 1:26 am | Derk

I’ve cleared a lot of old posts and I’m going to be making this a SNG strategy blog in the future. I’ll be going over a lot of stuff related to SNGs, ICM, and plenty of theory. A lot of it will probably be the same type of stuff I go over on my “Strategy [...]

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