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The Problem with The Math of Holdem

By on Aug 11, 2011 in Featured, Poker, Team Moshman | 0 comments

I really do like Collin and Doug’s book The Math of Holdem.   I still haven’t finished it, but  that’s mostly cause I’m trying to read like 17 books at once and keep getting distracted.   But I do think it overlooked a very important, albeit recent, contribution to the world of mathematics and how it affects the poker world.   How can we poker players reasonably be expected to delve into the mysteries of the poker world without a thorough understanding of this equation?     I expect to see an addendum in the second printing.   *********   Feel free to bounce over to teammoshman.com to leave comments on the cross...

Game Over People

By on Mar 16, 2011 in Featured, Poker, Team Moshman | 0 comments

I didn’t have much luck last time Collin ran a competition.  It was back in the Stox days and the person that could best describe what was going on in the SNGWiz chart below won a video analysis from the man himself.     I, of course, knew exactly what the situation was and posted my response.   “Thank you for finding the pictures of the first time someone tried to teach me to snowboard.”     After a few other people attempted to answer Collin posted:  “Haha I’m tempted to end the contest today and give it to the snowboarding guy.”   He wasn’t tempted enough.       But this time I have done it.  I’ve got this one in the bag.   I did make a slight change to the title, but only because I feel that this helps open up the book to a demographic that wouldn’t normally be inclined to pick up a math book.   And, of course, once my submission is declared victorious, I will be adding the...