Poker Theory and Analysis
By Kevin Desmond
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This course takes a broad-based look at poker theory and applications of poker analytics to investment management and trading. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://ocw.mit.edu/terms More courses at http://ocw.mit.edu
|1||VideoLecture 1: Introduction to Poker Theory||An overview of the course requirements, expectations, software used for tournaments, advanced techniques, and some basics tools and concepts for the class are discussed in this lecture.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoLecture 2: Analytical Techniques||Guest Joel Fried demonstrates the tools of the PokerTracker software in this lecture.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoLecture 3: Basic Strategy||Position, pot odds, implied odd, fold equity, and semi-bluffing strategies are discussed in this lecture, and several examples are analyzed.||6/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoLecture 4: Preflop Analysis||This lecture focuses on how to play the pre-flop as close to optimally as possible by analyzing several scenarios.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoLecture 5: Tournament Play||In this session Kevin Desmond discusses the tournament life cycle, flop-turn-river play, poker psychology, bankroll management, and the class league results.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoLecture 6: Poker Economics||Guest Aaron Brown discusses the history of poker, its influence on futures trading in nineteenth century United States.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoLecture 7: Game Theory||Guest Bill Chen discusses Cepheus, explains regret minimization, Counterfactual Regret, and improvements, and the extension of computer solutions to other games including big bet and multi-player games.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoLecture 8: Decision Making||In this session, guest Matt Hawrilenko discusses game theory, value betting and bluffing, how to maximize the value of the entire set of hands, and exploitive strategies.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Not Up to Date
Not bad information, however, this information is 3 - 5 years old, and Holdem is different currently. For example, a pre-flop raise is rarely 3x anymore. You'll never (or rarely) see a pro do this today.
Will write another once applied
- Category: Education
- Language: English
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