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The Weekly PokerNews Strategy Quiz: “Snowing” in the Summer

07-25-2015 30402 responses Top results

Welcome to another installment of “The Weekly PokerNews Strategy Quiz,” featuring 10 questions derived from the past week’s worth of articles appearing in the Strategy section here at PokerNews.

Answering seven or more out of 10 earns a passing grade, and any wrong answers will get you an explanation for which one is correct. Take a shot:

Question 1

In "Three Triple Draw Tips from Stephen 'stevie444' Chidwick," the British pro explains that 2-7 triple draw is often simply referred to as "deuce." What piece of strategy advice does he connect to that shorthand name for the game?

Question 2

Chidwick also recommends "snowing" as an underrated move in 2-7 triple draw, referring to

Question 3

In "Should You Play Poker with Maniacs or Find Another Game?" Robert Woolley weighs the pros and cons of playing such games, noting in particular that such games can be profitable if

Question 4

As a low-stakes player playing in the WSOP Main Event for the first time, Carlos Welch was in a unique situation with a below average stack and the money bubble approaching. As someone for whom cashing was a high priority, which of these strategies did he employ on the bubble?

Question 5

In "Sizing Bets Wisely with Cash Game Pro Sangni Zhao," Zhao explains that his postflop bet-sizing helps him narrow opponents' "ranges," referring to

Question 6

If playing dealer's choice in a home game and a hi-low "declare" game is called, that means

Question 7

While playing hold'em at the Casino Montreal, Tommy Angelo was surprised to be dealt "R-V." He eventually learned he had

Question 8

In “Responding to the Surprising Postflop Shove in No-Limit Hold’em,” a key hand from the LAPT Peru Main Event is described in which the board shows Jc-Qs-Td-Ts, a player shoves with 9d-8h, and another calls with Ac-Ad. How many outs did the player with aces have with one card to come?

Question 9

“Alec Torelli’s ‘Hand of the Day’: Would You Call This All In vs. Daniel Negreanu?” finds him contemplating whether or not to call a river shove from Negreanu. Torelli notes “For me to correctly call the river, Daniel has to be bluffing 25% of the time.” From where does he derive that statistic?

Question 10

Which of these "Three Ways to Respond When Making Mistakes" is most preferable?

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