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Hand Analysis How To

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  • Hand Analysis How To

    In order get more interaction from our members in this forum we have created a group of hand evaluators to provide analysis of the hands that are posted. They are:

    The Langolier

    This is not just about this group giving their thoughts and opinions we really welcome the input and thoughts from you too. There are many different ways to play hands and everyone has their own opinions, so let’s hear them.

    Here are a few pointers get the most out of your posts in this forum:
    1. One hand per thread – attempting to analyze multiple hands in one thread can be confusing. Please post multiple threads unless you have a valid reason (like showing a set-up hand or previous action of a villain).
    2 Proper thread name – Make the thread title relevant. "PSO league tough multiway turn spot", "nl25 AKs facing 4-bet pre from nit" are examples of good titles.
    3 Cover your hand and hide the results – refrain from posting the results as they can influence how people approach to the hand which is counterproductive. Remember that when playing poker you should never be result oriented.
    4 Make sure to post your reads/stats on villains and your table image - .convey as much information as you can about the villain(s).
    5 Post your thought-train and don't be afraid to be wrong. - Try to post every thought you had that affected your decision so anyone evaluating the hand can see it from your perspective. Taking criticism, even when constructive, can be difficult. This process will test you, but “No pain. No gain.” applies here just as it does in exercise.

    To make it more exciting for your hand to be analyzed we would prefer hands to be posted using the new hand analysis tool.

    The new tool is easy to use and you can find the instructions here

    If you are having issues understanding how to use the PSO Hand Replayer and Odds Calculator, Dave (The Langolier) conducted a live training session to help everyone. Post your hand using the hand replayer and get your hand being analyzed in the hand analysis forum.

    Check out the Hand Replayer and Odds Calculator Instructional training session video.
    Last edited by royalraise85; Fri Mar 08, 2013, 04:47 PM.

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    I approve. umbup: Thanks Joe!
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