IowaSkinsFan's Biography

I'm currently a 2/4 and 3/6 nl grinder, I made 20k in July and am hoping to hit it big in 5/10 or higher in the upcoming months.

Most Recent Articles by IowaSkinsFan

  • ISF – Manipulation 202 and Questions
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 16, 2017
  • If you read my posts in the forums, you’ll notice I’ll throw around this word manipulation without too much explanation. In my earlier blog, I did write an article about manipulation where I talked about it in terms of bet sizing. Well, my old blog is gone now, and as…
  • ISF – Pocket Pairs
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 16, 2017
  • From now on every Friday I will be taking some of the strategy discussion from the forums, sum up some of the cool content in case you missed it, and make my own comments on the issues discussed. In the high stakes forum this week, there was a hand posted…
  • ISF – Forming Ranges
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 13, 2017
  • Something I like to do, and what I always advocate people who seek poker help from me, is to break down the elements of poker so we can understand concepts behind them and further apply them. I feel like most of the problems with people stuck at low and midstakes…
  • Reverse ISF theorem and Manipulation
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 8, 2017
  • These thoughts about manipulation keep running through my mind and it’s keeping me awake, so I decided I’d write them down. A few months ago I got really into manipulation and made some pretty good blog posts about it. Eventually, I got more into exploring ranges and I came up…
  • ISF – Forming Ranges: Part 2
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 8, 2017
  • In my first strategy post on forming ranges, I mostly touched on preflop. But postflop, as we all know, is where the big money is at. And it’s postflop where forming ranges is the most important, it’s just a whole lot harder! The basic premise of forming ranges is very…
  • ISF – Beginners Guide To Equity and Fold Equity
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 8, 2017
  • There has been a request for a beginners guide to equity so that’s going to be the article for this week. Equity is our mathematical chance of our hand or hand range winning the hand against our opponents hand or hand range. For example, the hand AA has 80% equity…
  • Theory Read – River Check/Raise
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 7, 2017
  • Below you will see an interesting discussion on river check/raises which took place in the High Stakes forum.  It started with ISF showing hands and posters such as Sauce123, Massimo, Toadstool, and gabe adding their replies.  View the check raise theory thread here.  I’ll start off with noting basic factors…
  • ISF’s Heads Up Cash Game Strategies
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 6, 2017
  • When playing heads-up No Limit Hold'em poker, you need to modify the strategies that you would use at larger tables. Remember to focus on every hand and adjust to the specific player you're up against, because every hand you play will be against him or her.
  • ISF – Revision Of ISF Theorem
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jun 4, 2017
  • For the original ISF theorem post go here: ISF Theorem When I wrote ISF Theorem a half year ago, I was at a very frustrating point in my game. I was a very marginal winner at 200nl and was going on two straight losing months, which was absolutely devastating to…
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