• Run It Twice

To Run it Twice, or Not

On live streams you often see players “running it twice”, or maybe even three times, when there’s an all-in. If the all-in occurs on the turn, and the players agree to run it twice, two river cards will be dealt, and half the pot will be awarded to the winner of the hand using each […]

By |January 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|3 Comments

2023 WSOP Schedule Highlights

This week, the WSOP released a first look at the 2023 WSOP Schedule in Las Vegas. A high point of every poker player’s year is that day when they can start to plan their next trip to the WSOP. The WSOP itself helpfully points out that they have published the preliminary schedule this year in […]

By |December 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Pay Attention!

Always Pay Attention

It’s always wise to pay attention when you play poker. Obviously, you need to pay attention when you are in a hand. But even when you are not in a hand, seemingly innocuous comments made by your opponents or others in the area may turn out to be useful later.

Recently, I played in a $400 […]

By |October 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • poker is a fist fight

Poker is a Fist Fight

“I raise, and, of course, three people call.”

“I was in a multiway pot and sure enough some donkey sucked out and beat my aces.”

“If I bet this river and he raises I’ll just be so pissed.”

Entitlement

This is entitlement.

Every statement you just read? Those are entitled statements.

Don’t feel bad if you have ever uttered them. I’ve […]

By |October 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • PokerfaceAsh PLO Hand

When You’re Playing PLO, Always Have a Backup

This is an instructive hand from the ladies’ live stream at Texas card house, shared by our friend PokerfaceAsh. Let’s watch the hand play out (an over $2000 pot!).

If you like that video, please visit PokerfaceAsh on Youtube and Subscribe […]

By |September 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coming Soon: GTO bots and Advanced Advisors

I wanted to follow up on my last blog post and share with you a few screenshots showing how powerful our new “GTO-style” bots will be.

We’ve been working on these GTO bots for years now and are working toward a launch date of October 1st. The new bots will be included with your paid Advanced […]

By |September 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|8 Comments
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Two Major APT Announcements

It has been a while since we have made any major structural changes at APT. While we had a number of exciting changes in 2021, the early months of 2022 have been relatively quiet. It is true that we have had a number of great webinars and training packages to share with you in […]

By |September 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|9 Comments

Down Betting in Poker

Today I want to talk to you about down betting. First of all a brief definition: down betting is when you bet a smaller amount on a later street than you did on an earlier one. For example, if you’re in a $2/$5 game and you raised $20 preflop and then you bet $15 on […]

By |August 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|4 Comments

What to Wear When Playing Poker

I want you to imagine you are me.

You are six feet tall and are a white male, clearly American. You have played poker professionally your entire adult life. The vast majority of your training has come from the online world.

You are about to go play an Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) event in Black Hawk, Colorado. […]

By |August 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|4 Comments
  • Straight Flush All-In Rule

Five Times the Pot All-In Rule

I wanted to give a quick report on a hand that I played at the Daytona Beach Racing and Card Club $200K guarantee event last weekend. The event featured six starting flights and a $365 buy in. Over 1,300 people showed up and they totally smashed the guarantee; the prize pool was nearly $400,000. I […]

By |July 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|2 Comments