The Journey Ep. 1 - The Journey Begins

blog the journey Dec 03, 2020
 

It all started when Ryan Laplante had an idea.

“Recently I have given some thought to what is possible as a poker player in today’s industry. I wanted to make sure people knew that the poker dream was still very much alive, and that we at LearnProPoker can help make it into a reality. That’s what inspired my idea for The Journey.”

I started to look for the right kind of player to demonstrate this. They would need to be someone with the type of passion and dedication to the game that would be willing to put in the needed work, but might have struggled previously to have the kind of breakthrough necessary to achieve their goals and dreams.”

It took a bit of searching but Ryan eventually did find the right player. For the next year, Rob Gardner will be partnering with LearnProPoker in a new style of content for everyone to follow along with called The Journey.

Asked about the format, Ryan outlined, “We are starting with putting in volume at...

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LearnProPoker Concepts 1 - “The Online Grind”

2020 blog Oct 26, 2020

 

LearnProPoker Concepts #1 - “The Online Grind”
By: Ryan Laplante


This is the first article in my series on how to approach playing online poker in terms of:

Why?
What?
How?
Where?

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WHY!?

The main reasons people play online are:
For fun, to improve, to grind out a side income, and to make a living.

For Fun
If you are playing online for fun and don’t take it very seriously, then you are essentially gambling and should treat it as such.

To Improve
This is by far the most common reason people play online. The main reason this works so well is the number of hands you can play, and the relative difficulty is much higher and thus provides good and cheaper practice compared to live tournaments. As an example, the difficulty of an $11 buy-in on ACR is likely equivalent to a $600 buy-in in Las Vegas.

If your goal is to improve, you are going to want to learn how to use the basic study tools like RangeTrainerPro, GTOTrainer, PokerTracker, ICMizer,...

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