The fastest growing format in online poker is without doubt Progressive Knockout tournaments. Online poker rooms like them, recreational poker players love them, yet a lot of serious poker players struggle to get to grips with the way the strategy changes compared to regular MTTs.
In PKO Poker Strategy professional poker player Dara O’Kearney has done rigorous study using the latest solver technology to show you the biggest adjustments you need to beat these tournaments. This book fixes your biggest leaks and takes the uncertainty out of PKOs.
You will learn:
•How to adjust your ranges in a PKO
•When to gamble for a big bounty
•How to adjust when the payouts and final table are a factor
•When you should stick to a more standard strategy
•Quick PKO math you can do at the tables
Dara O’Kearney is a professional poker player from Ireland, specialising in online tournaments and with a reputation as one of the great teachers of the game. He is the co-author of the best-selling Poker Satellite Strategy, the co-host of the award-winning Chip Race Poker Podcast and is sponsored by Unibet Poker.
"Dara's outlook on PKO tournaments is expectedly methodical. Knowing how wide to chase bounties is one of the most important adjustments and this book will equip you with the knowledge to work it out on the fly." - Adam Owen, professional poker player
This book uses the most up-to-date poker ICM solvers, however it has been written in a way to make the poker math you need to do at the tables very simple. Every chapter starts from a poker GTO framework but then explains how you should deviate when the players or table dynamics change.
It covers major adjustment in PKO play, including a short hand way to decide on calling ranges, the poker game theory behind why you should never late register, post flop play, poker mindset issues unique to PKOs and much more. It has everything a texas hold'em player needs to crush knockout tournaments.