Before using Leak Buster, you must register the product. Failure to do so will restrict access that you will have, as registration provides full access.
To register Leak Buster, do the following:
In Holdem Manager, click on the Leak Buster tab.
At the top right of your screen, double click on Register Now, which appears in red text. You will be prompted with a dialog.
3. Once you have obtained your Serial Number and Registration Key, enter it in the field called Serial Number.
4. Enter your name, and organization (you can leave blank), and your e-mail address (important for looking up your code in case you lose it)
Click on Register.
Leak Buster should now be registered and you will have full access. If you have any problems registering, please contact us here: e-mail.
In Holdem Manager, navigate to Cash Games > Preflop Cards.
Under Quick Filters, click on 3bet.
You will now see your known cards that you 3bet with. You can click on a hand and your hand histories for that hand will appear in the bottom pane where you may review that hand. Play the embedded video in Step 5: 3-Bet for more information on how to examine your 3 betting habits.
In Holdem Manager, navigate to Cash Games > Hands.
Under the Player Name field, select All. All your hand histories will populate, be patient as this may take awhile.
Click on the dollar ($) column twice. Losing hands will now appear in pink and the amount lost will be preceded by a negative sign. You can right click a hand history to access certain hand functions such as replay hand, copy to clipboard to post to forums, etc.
Play the embedded video for detailed instructions on how to review your biggest losing hands.
Note: It is important to review your biggest loss after every session.
Play the embedded video to understand how to configure your HUD display, as well as use some of Leak Buster’s custom configured HUD layouts.
For information on how to import Poker Zion HUD layouts and use the stats for the Leak Buster HUD, in the right pane, click on the Read HUD module button. A PDF will pop up giving you detailed instructions and information.
In the bottom right pane, click on the Import Stats button. A dialog will pop up.
Select from one of the following options:
Stake Level - To select a specific stake level such as 100nl, 200nl etc
Overall Stats - To select a specific gametype such as 6max or Full Ring
All Hands - To select all hands or hands from a specific date range
Your Holdem Manager stats will now be imported into Leak Buster as shown below.
Note: It is recommended you have an ample sample size for leaks to be completely accurate. A 50k minimum hand sample is recommended.
How to Understand Leak Buster
The Leak Buster columns are of paramount importance in understanding your leaks.
The info below lists the columns’ definitions:
Stat - A stat as taken from Holdem Manager. See your Holdem Manager documentation for detailed definitions of each stat.
Value - Your stat value according to your hand histories you have imported into Holdem Manager.
Range - The optimal range your stat should be at in relation to your stat value.
Advice - If you have a leak or a potential leak, a leak logo will appear where you can click on it and advice will appear in the right pane.
Score - The lower your score, the more important the leak is. This means that you are completely outside of the optimal range. You can click on the score column to sort leaks in ascending or descending order.
How to Find Your Leaks
Your leaks are displayed in the left pane according to color. The color determines the severity of your leak.
The info below outlines the color definitions for your leaks:
Green - You are playing optimally for this stat.
Pink - A leak. This is denoted by a big leak logo.
Yellow - A potential leak. This is denoted by a smaller leak logo.
How to Understand Your Analysis
In the right pane is your Leak Buster Analysis which sums up all your stats from the left pane.
The info below defines each analytical field:
Number of leaks - Total number of leaks
Number of potential leaks - Total number of potential leaks
Total Score - Total score from all stats. Use this to track your progress.
Average Score - Average score. Use this to track your progress.
How to Plug Leaks
To plug your leaks, simply click on a leak in the Advice column and advice will populate in the right pane.
Leak Buster will offer advice along with material to help you plug this leak. Click on the button to access the material to plug your leak.
View all training material
To view all of the training material, regardless of whether it is a leak or not, click on the movie reel button located in between the import stats and leak history button. Clicking on this button will toggle showing all of the training advice, or just material that is needed for your specific leaks.
View a graph of your results
You can view a graph of your results by clicking on the leak history button, and then select View Graph.