• Wishful Thinking

The Danger of Wishful Thinking

Today I want to talk about the difference between positive thinking and wishful thinking.

Positive thinking is beneficial, in life and in poker, as it helps cultivate confidence. When you approach the game with a positive attitude, it can enhance your decision-making abilities and overall performance.

Confidence in poker is important because it allows you to make […]

By |June 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Memory of Doyle Brunson

I’m just getting word that the one and only “Godfather of Poker” passed away at 89 years old.  I don’t think there is anyone in the poker world who doesn’t owe a tremendous debt to this man. Whether you are in the poker business like I am, or just someone who enjoys the game, where […]

By |May 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Kenna’s Mystery Bounty Strategy Tips

Last month I successfully topped a 1,314 player field of a Wynn Las Vegas $600 Mystery Bounty Event, taking home the trophy, $51,566 in prize money, and $10,200 in bounties for a total of $61,766! APT founder Steve Blay asked me to share my thoughts about the Mystery Bounty format with our members. Below are […]

By |May 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Mike Wasserman

How I Won Big at the LAPC – Part 2

Lets jump into Day 2 of the tournament. If you missed my discussion of Day 1 of my recent big win at the LAPC, you can read it here.

LAPC Day 2

I came in to Day 2 of the LAPC with 33 big blinds.  I think I was 82nd out of 132 returning players. Again, I […]

By |April 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • Mike Wasserman

How I Won Big at the LAPC – Part 1

I recently topped a field of more than 1300 entries at Commerce Casino in Los Angeles to win their LAPC Classic Event for just over $241,000. This is now my biggest score in over a decade of playing professionally. When you see big wins like this, you think what it’s like to win that amount of money. The […]

By |March 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Spin-N-Go Training Has Arrived

The Spin-N-Go is a relatively recent phenomenon in the online poker world. Combining both the strategic elements of short-stack poker and the randomized luck of slot machines, Spin-N-Gos have many fans. However, there are very few players who actually have a handle on a good strategy for these games. Steve Blay, founder and designer […]

By |March 7th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • bad beat

You’re acting like a little entitled…

“You’re acting like a little entitled bitch right now.”

People ask me how to be mentally tough. People ask me how to keep sane while paying your bills from a gambling game.

But no one wants to hear the line I started this article with.

That is legitimately how I talk to myself when I’m getting heated. It’s […]

By |January 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • GTO range analysis

APT GTO-Style Bots are About to Get Even Better!

I knew when I took on the task of creating the Advanced Poker Training GTO-Style bots that this was going to be a unique and collaborative process. Our team was thrilled with how the bots turned out for our recent Beta release. They play tough and the advisors give you insight into how GTO-style decision-making […]

By |January 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|9 Comments
  • 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