A smart friend once suggested to me that perhaps poker would be better if every time players were all-in, the dealer split the pot according to their equity, instead of running it out and pushing everything to the winner of the hand. For instance, if Alice had AA and Bob had KK … [Read more...]
Duncan is a math professor from UCLA who specializes in the mathematics of poker, as well as in poker education. He currently teaches poker classes at UCLA extension that always fill up early and have long waitlists. He also authored a poker book – contracted to be published by 2020 – where he uses simple language to scientifically explain how and why money flows from poker amateurs to professionals.
If you want to be a successful poker player in 2019, you need to prioritize your fundamentals. (That's what I explained in part 1 of this article series. If you missed it, you may want to check it out before reading on -- click here to read part 1 now.) In this article, we … [Read more...]
Q: What is more important than hard work? A: Harder work! Malcolm Gladwell made that very clear in his 2011 bestseller “Outliers,” where he popularized the concept that is now known as the 10,000-hour rule. The idea is that in order for someone to achieve mastery in any … [Read more...]
What's going on, Upswing fam? Today we're mixing things up with a guest post that aims to help you with your mental game. Konstantinos "Duncan" Palamourdas is an award-winning math professor from UCLA who specializes in the mathematics of poker, as well as in poker education. He … [Read more...]