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Podcast Episode 15 Co-Hosted by Gareth Chantler

by Andrew Brokos |  Published: Jan 14, '13

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Gareth Chantler fills in for Andrew while your regular host is busy nitting it up at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Nate and Gareth catch up on Gareth’s travels in Colombia and Peru, discuss three no-limit hold ‘em hands in depth, and then zoom out to talk game selection and big-picture thinking.

Timestamps

0:23–Hello from Nate and Gareth; Where in the World is Gareth Chantler This Week?
7:27–A 2-5 NL hand from a listener.
36:36–Two Zoom NL hands from Gareth.
1:18:17–Actual and counterfactual game selection. Gareth’s career as a case study in macro-level poker decisions.
1:33:32–Good-bye and thank you.
Hand 1

Preflop: Hero limps As 5s UTG+1, two more limps, villain makes it $20 in the CO, button calls, SB calls, Hero calls, and one limper calls.

Flop ($108): Ac 4d Tc. Checks around

Turn ($108) Ac 4d Tc 6s. Hero bets $60, only Villain calls.

River ($228) Ac 4d Tc 6s 4h. Hero bets $20, Villain raises to $100, Hero shoves for $420

Hand 2

Poker Stars $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold’em – 6 players
Hero (BTN): $100.38
SB: $48.00
BB: $24.06
UTG: $122.77
MP: $55.85
CO: $206.27

Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero is BTN with 6s Qs
2 folds, CO raises to $1.50, Hero raises to $4.50, 2 folds, CO calls $3

Flop: ($9.75) 8c Kd 4s (2 players)
CO checks, Hero bets $6, CO calls $6

Turn: ($21.75) Ac (2 players)
CO checks, Hero checks

River: ($21.75) 7d (2 players)
CO checks, Hero bets $11.50, CO raises to $35, Hero raises to $89.88 all in

Hand 3

Poker Stars $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold’em – 6 players
BTN: $52.72
SB: $65.12
Hero (BB): $92.22
UTG: $36.84
MP: $50.00
CO: $261.15

Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero is BB with 6h 6d
2 folds, CO raises to $1.50, 2 folds, Hero calls $1

Flop: ($3.25) 6s Ah Jh (2 players)
Hero checks, CO bets $2.50, Hero calls $2.50

Turn: ($8.25) 2d (2 players)
Hero checks, CO bets $6, Hero calls $6

River: ($20.25) Qd (2 players)
Hero checks, CO bets $14.50, Hero calls $14.50

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