This week Jim Reid and the panel interview Matt Berkey, the founder of Solve For Why and a longtime friend of the show. Matt starts by talking about the goals of Solve For Why Academy and how they approach learning. We then get into common misconceptions that recreational players have about the game. We discuss fold equity as it relates to the strength of your hand, Matt analyzes different hands equities on a common flop texture, and we learn how to play a nut flush draw in various situations. This episode is jam packed with strategic goodness, so open up your ears and enjoy!
Links to learn more: solveforwhy.io & youtube.com/solveforwhy and for social media @berkey11 on all social @solveforwhytv on twitter
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|Welcome & Introduction
|Introduction to Matt Berkey
|What is Matt up to now in the poker world?
|Matt shares how “Solve For Why” started
|The best approach to learning poker
|Recreational players’ misconceptions
|Opponents Folding vs. Folding Equity
|How Matt reads his opponents at the table
|Cognitive Skills and Discipline: are they teachable?
|The cheapest way to study GTO
|Matt talks about how the “Friends Only” podcast got started
|John: Home Game Result updates