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 – Strategic Bet Sizing
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Aug 13, 2017
  • A lot of people don’t think about their bet sizing much. They have a “standard” bet size they use in nearly all situations, in hopes of not giving away further information as well as not wanting to make a mistake by betting too much or too little. However, some go…
  • ISF – Adjusting
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Aug 8, 2017
  • When I interviewed Kingsofcards for my weekly interview, one comment he made about heads up changing his game rung a bell with me. Until after playing HU, when playing 6 max I never really took into account bet sizing, timing tells or things like that nearly as much so I…
  • ISF – There’s No Such Thing As a Made Hand: Part 2
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Aug 7, 2017
  • In an article from a few months ago, I explained the real differences between draws and made hands. In summary, draws and made hands weren’t simply names for hands, but actually each of them have certain equity qualities versus different ranges. Made hands were then renamed as a hand that…
  • ISF – Manipulation 202 and Questions
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Aug 3, 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’s Heads Up Cash Game Strategies
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jul 30, 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.
  • Poker Aggression Guide
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jul 28, 2017
  • Gah, I got this idea in my head and thought I’d write it down. A month ago I essentially explained to my AIM buddies something I was thinking about in a lot of depth, as it was a concept that was integral in killing tight passive games. Pretty much everything…
  • ISF – Beginners Guide To Equity and Fold Equity
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jul 27, 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 Jul 25, 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 – General Hand Reading
  • Posted by IowaSkinsFan on Jul 20, 2017
  • When it comes to getting better in an early stage of your career, hand reading is a premium. You can understand poker as much as you’d like, but it’s not going to help if you can’t read hands well. It’s hard to know what to do when you have no…
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