PLO: I worked a lot on my PLO game in July. I watched every video Roy made and it helped a lot. I've been playing deep stacked and really like it. You can really put pressure on players in position. You can do the same in holdem, but because equities run close it makes for different dynamics postflop. The variance is very high in PLO, but it's very high in CAP too so I'm used to that. The game has definitely not evolved as much as holdem. You still see regs playing a variety of styles. Sometimes people may tell you that having winners with a wide range of styles is inherit to that particular game, but it's not. It just means that the game isn't very evolved. Holdem used to be the same way many years ago. You'd see nits, super lags, tags and everything in between that could win. This was because there were many players making very significant mistakes so you had more room for smaller mistakes yourself. Anyways, this is a very fun game and I'm confident if I had to switch games for some reason I could transition pretty smoothly and make my living at PLO.
CAP: I did about a week worth of CAP grinding this month and put up about 65k VPPs. Some quick observations from my time off is that button limping is getting more popular and so is 3betting most but not all of your stack. The latter basically just skews your opponent's fold to 4bet stat. The former will be a little tougher to deal with and I might need to put some work in on what a few opponents are exactly trying to accomplish and see just how balanced they are. Speaking about games evolving ..... the CAP games are fairly evolved and most of the differences you'll see in the better regs will be more subtle. Things like do you have a limping game, do you have a donk bet strat, do you min 3bet, do you flat call, etc. You won't see two winning regs where one doubles the others VPIP. So what does an evolved game mean for a pro? Better game selection of course. You can get away with making tiny mistakes if one opponent will make big ones. This is why I'm hesistant to hope CAP moves to ZOOM. It would take away seat selection and water down game selection. In a tough field of opponents in a high raked game, that doesn't sound too good. On the other hand, I love PLO zoom.