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AA vs an 8x open

villain is shaping up 18-13 over just under 100 hands. There is a bit of preflop station going on at this table. This is his first non-standard ...

Started by daven, 03-27-2014 04:44 PM
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Today 11:40 AM

Event Gauging Interest for a Q&A With Me

Hey you newbies. Who would be interested in a Q&A session with me? I don't really like the forum format for it, so I would do it using a simple...

Started by spoonitnow, 04-15-2014 09:31 AM
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Yesterday 06:08 PM

newbie to poker

Hello everyone... I am newbie to learn poker. I am too much interested to play this and win a lot by applying proper strategy. I'm looking for some...

Started by galendencklau, 04-11-2014 06:56 PM
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Yesterday 01:15 PM

Hi all - I'm a poker writer - glad to join your community

Hi All, Had heard of this forum a long time ago - sorry I've never signed up to participate until just now (life is busy :-)) I LOVE POKER. ...

Started by Robbie Strazynski, Yesterday 04:38 AM
cardplayer lifestyle, poker notes live
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Yesterday 04:38 AM

How do I qualifiy for the freerolls ?

Hi all I am just curious about these freerolls that are on stars, how do I get into these are there any specific requirements that I need to have...

Started by SinkieCon, 04-14-2014 12:30 PM
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04-14-2014 09:55 PM

Home game question

Me and a few mates will be having our usual home game this weekend. Its normally just the same 5 or 6 people every game, but this game has 2 new...

Started by MIKEovMANTON, 03-26-2014 08:53 AM
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04-14-2014 12:08 PM

Best way to grind a BR on Bovada starting with Under $100?

I have always played MTT's. I havn't played much since BF, just not sure how to go about grinding up a roll on bovada. I have a full time job but...

Started by AlaskanShark, 04-06-2014 01:38 AM
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04-13-2014 11:24 AM

**Free Kindle book Promo**

FTR is giving away a free Kindle book by the author of "The Poker Mindset", Matthew Hilger. The Kindle book titled "Texas Hold'em Odds and...

Started by jyms, 04-10-2014 09:11 AM
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04-13-2014 07:54 AM

Few hands at $2NL 9Max shallow

Right so I am trying to play 10,000 hands at $2NL 9Max shallow and here are a few hands from the session I just 1 tabled for about an hour and a half...

Started by tripaces, 03-19-2014 01:13 PM
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04-08-2014 01:20 PM

Beginners questions

New here. Been playing online for a little bit and had a few questions. First, I struggle playing multiple tables, but would like to start playing...

Started by greentea, 01-26-2014 06:25 PM
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04-07-2014 10:54 AM

Moved: [spoonitnow strategy] Checking to Induce in NLHE

Started by spoonitnow, 04-05-2014 11:57 AM
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04-05-2014 11:57 AM

2 nl KK in MP totally by this hand ... your thoughts please?

888 Poker - $0.02 NL - Holdem - 8 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 BTN: $2.35 (VPIP: 20.79, PFR: 11.88, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 103)...

Started by DJAbacus, 03-22-2014 01:51 PM
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03-23-2014 09:09 AM

Howdy from Phila

Hi everyone I'm new here glad to part of your forum and wishing you all luck on the felts from Philly. Pots ;)

Started by Potstealer, 03-20-2014 02:14 PM
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03-20-2014 05:16 PM

Hello everyone

Hello all! First time poster here so first off I should say that I'm very new to the game. I dabbled a bit online a few years ago and really didn't...

Started by Sneaky Feet, 02-25-2014 06:39 PM
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03-18-2014 04:22 PM


Having a conversation in irc w/Sah <Savy> really struggling to get in time today <Savy> had about 3 sessions and only done 20mins <Savy> in...

Started by ImSavy, 03-15-2014 03:18 PM
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03-18-2014 03:27 AM

Exclamation spoonitnow's Awesome FTR Chat Room Log of Awesomeness

This is my thread for everything having to do with the FTR Chat Room and all of the great things that we're doing in there. If you want to get...

Started by spoonitnow, 01-30-2014 10:27 AM
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03-16-2014 10:04 AM

Ideas for session focus?

So I’ve been trying to get out of my comfort zone a lot this month, with the intention of accelerating my understanding of the game and improving my...

Started by The Bean Counter, 03-06-2014 05:25 PM
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03-10-2014 01:42 PM

Poker Podcasts

Does anybody have any recommendations for free poker podcasts please? I'm looking for something to listen to at work and on my walk home each day.

Started by The Bean Counter, 03-06-2014 05:17 PM
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03-10-2014 10:09 AM

2014 Poker goals??

Ok so some of us are rebuilding and some have been grinding up the micro/small stakes for some time. We've all been guilty of something or another...

Started by jyms, 12-11-2013 09:56 AM
Replies: 69 Views: 17,808
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03-08-2014 09:33 PM

stars 8m$ satty freeroll

Any long term members wanting to play in this freeroll who is currently unable to see the password in the qualified members forum please post in this...

Started by Keith, 02-28-2014 07:13 PM
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03-01-2014 10:04 PM

Anyone grinding Merge @ .05/.10... or bovado same stakes

sup fellas, just curious if anyone is playing on merge micro's? or bovado? I'm getting ready to put in work again and my roll is on lock. Which...

Started by WeldPhaser, 02-04-2014 01:17 PM
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02-28-2014 09:21 PM

FTR HU POFC Master League

FTR HU POFC Master League! Here's how Pineapple Open Face Chinese Poker (POFC) works: Each player is dealt and plays their first 5 cards, just...

Started by MadMojoMonkey, 02-27-2014 08:30 PM
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02-27-2014 08:30 PM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] How to Decide Which Hands to 3-Bet for Value Pre-Flop

One simple step to form an extremely strong 3-betting value range. Four simple steps to forming extremely strong pre-flop ranges for everything...

Started by spoonitnow, 02-18-2014 10:08 PM
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02-19-2014 11:03 AM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] Simple 3-Bet Bluffing for Not-So-Advanced Players

Get in on the action and ramp up your game one step at a time: ...

Started by spoonitnow, 02-15-2014 12:31 PM
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02-15-2014 02:02 PM


You can reinstall from here:

Started by norman, 02-14-2014 12:32 PM
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02-14-2014 12:32 PM

Places to play online

Hope this is the right place to ask tis, but i live in Maryland and every site i try and join that accepts American players now says my state is not...

Started by greentea, 02-08-2014 07:20 PM
Replies: 1 Views: 258
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02-09-2014 02:30 AM

[spoonitnow strategy] Intuition: Semi-Bluffing With Non-Nut Outs

The Intuition series is a series of articles that shows how to use the study of instructive examples to systematically build your feel for the game....

Started by spoonitnow, 02-07-2014 11:40 AM
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02-07-2014 11:40 AM

[spoonitnow strategy] Semi-Bluffing Examples to Build Your Intuition

Keep reading:

Started by spoonitnow, 02-01-2014 03:13 PM
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02-01-2014 06:07 PM

ftr250 tonight

password will soon be visible in the qualified members forum . tourney starts in an hour on stars .

Started by Keith, 01-30-2014 02:58 PM
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01-30-2014 02:58 PM

Thumbs up New FTR Chat Room

A group of players, both new and experienced, chat in the FTR Poker Chat Room regularly during the day. We would love to have you there! Here's a...

Started by spoonitnow, 01-20-2014 01:43 PM
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01-26-2014 04:02 PM

10nl aqo otb.tptk v donk bets

First session i have played in a while. No hud. Sb has been quite and haven't seen him donk at all Call it off? Flop is wetish but doesnt...

Started by WeldPhaser, 01-18-2014 06:06 AM
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01-23-2014 08:48 PM

Kings multiway vs donking tag

utg limper is 80-20 over 15, mp1 limper is 18-9-5 wannabe, mp2 limper is 13-9-4 solid. Cutoff (villain) is 19-13-4 no solid reads. He's got some...

Started by daven, 01-22-2014 04:14 PM
Replies: 6 Views: 452
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01-23-2014 08:45 PM

FR. call or ship ott?

PokerStars - $0.25 NL FAST - Holdem - 9 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 BTN: 102.36 BB (VPIP: 22.12, PFR: 16.35, 3Bet Preflop: 6.82,...

Started by TheLongGrind, 01-22-2014 06:46 PM
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01-23-2014 07:31 PM

Connection problems with Stars

Since I moved house, around 2 months ago now, I got a new 'SuperHub' with my ISP. My ISP hasn't changed, I just got a new hub. When I'm playing...

Started by Cobra_1878, 01-13-2014 04:21 AM
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01-23-2014 10:36 AM

Thumbs up [spoonitnow strategy] Advanced Value Betting in Simple Scenarios With Game Theory

Continue reading:

Started by spoonitnow, 01-14-2014 10:15 AM
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01-22-2014 11:23 PM

Need help setting up multiple tables.

I'm trying to set up 4 tables, using the tile method, but it just doesn't look right. The tables form in the middle of the screen, filling it...

Started by Cobra_1878, 01-21-2014 05:22 PM
Replies: 6 Views: 288
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01-22-2014 04:38 PM

[spoonitnow strategy] Making Game Theory Easy With Simple Shortcuts

This week's column also includes a handy graphic: Continue Reading:...

Started by spoonitnow, 01-22-2014 08:22 AM
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01-22-2014 08:22 AM

Skype / Aim discussion / sweat group ?

Hello All , I have done things like this a couple times before maybe even on here , I can't really remember . But I have always felt that I...

Started by sah_24, 01-04-2014 08:53 PM
Replies: 19 Views: 1,679
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01-18-2014 03:08 PM

Very nasty WTSD% Need Help Please!

Ok guys I desperately need some help here. I have been reading around the web, and have noticed that most people believe that a good WTSD% is around...

Started by sourdesil, 01-17-2014 12:10 AM
Replies: 5 Views: 417
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01-17-2014 09:24 AM

Why I'm afraid of the Pokerstars Mobile app

Started by jyms, 01-07-2014 10:19 PM
Replies: 10 Views: 919
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01-15-2014 10:20 PM

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