Week 1 of My Trip Out West

Although Vegas didn’t go so well results-wise, I very much enjoyed the experience and am psyched to make my return in about a week. We stayed at the Rio, which was nice as it made it possible to get away from all of the chaos on the strip. I played 2-5 exclusively at a variety of casinos, and just about every game I played in was softer than the games I’ve grown accustom to at the Jack. Overall, I felt like the games were softest at the Bellagio. The buy-in for 2-5 is capped at 500 while everywhere else I played was $1k+, so it would make sense for the games to be softest at the Bellagio as the smaller buy-in detracts some of the better regs from playing there. It’s also possible that I just ran best in terms of table quality while at the Bellagio.

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Podcast Breakdown: Episode 53

This is probably the most interesting street of the hand. It improves Joshua's hand by giving him an open ender to go along with his flush draw. But with just one card to come, and how Peter has a lot of nines in his cbetting range on the flop, this card actually greatly improves Peter's range's equity in the hand from about 47% to 60%.

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Jack's Vegas Trip Report Part 2

At this point in the session, we were 7-handed and the action was going really slowly. I was opening up quite a bit trying to build pots to take down on the turn and had been quite successful in the 5-10 hand stretch that I was doing this. I was waiting to see what kind of player sat down on my right before deciding whether or not to move on to a different table.

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