First, I'm happy to announce that fixed-rate coaching packages are now available on Team Moshman. We have some great players coaching at rates friendly to a variety of different budgets, check them out here. After saying that I was pleased with how everything was going results-wise since getting back on Stars, and posting a decent-looking graph (obv the kiss of death), I immediately went on a $5k downswing. I wasn't running the best, but my games also seemed to be drying up. 9-mans were taking longer and longer to fill (this was at nights pacific time), with more and more regs in them and 18mans. So I switched to playing earlier in the day, focusing on games where I had an edge that was very clear due to the ratio of recreational players to regs. Jorj95 has an interesting interview up where he points out that the label “breakeven rakeback grinder” is, in a sense, kinda dumb. If you're making $50/hour, it doesn't matter for … [Read More...]
Helo Team This month i played a live mtt in Thesaloniki, the CYPT 550euros buyin. Heres a fast update. Day1 started with 20k chips in 1 hour blind levels. The bigest pot i played was with AA i raised 4x the button with 1 limper small blind and limper calls. Checked to me 3 way J83 rainbow cbet 70% and get min chk raised from sb which was prety fishy so far, the limper folds and i decide to play a mid size pot and call so i can re evaluate in pos the turn... turn is a 3 no flush which is a good card for me, sb bets about 60% i decide to call one more. River is the 2d and completes the flush. Sb bets to me again oop 20% of the pot. Looked to me like a block bet but i didnt like to raise more for value there and play a huge pot with 1 pair, so i called and won the pot, he ... [Read More...]
Collin Moshman graduated from Caltech in 2003 with a degree in theoretical math prior to becoming a professional online sit 'n go player. He is the author of best-selling poker strategy books Sit 'n Go Strategy,
Heads-Up No-Limit Hold 'em, and The Math of Hold'em. Collin is also the lead SNG coach for CardRunners. He lives in Las Vegas with his wife Katie and dog Wilbur.