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Sticky Thread Sticky: [Freerolls] Want to Maximize Your Chances of Winning That Freeroll?

Hey guys, We know a lot of you are here because you love the freerolls and money-added tournaments that FlopTurnRiver has to offer. Not only do we...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-11-2014 02:12 PM
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10-12-2014 10:12 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: The Beginners Circle Digest

Welcome to the Beginners Circle! This forum is designed to help you to learn the basics of becoming a winning poker player. This thread is the...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-28-2014 11:38 AM
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09-28-2014 11:38 AM

Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Post Hands Directly From Hold'em Manager 2

Thanks to Keith for these instructions. I'll be including this thread in a soon-to-come BC digest sticky.

Started by spoonitnow, 09-24-2014 11:07 PM
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09-25-2014 04:30 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: Don't Forget About the SSNL Forum!

Hey guys, Previously on FTR, the Beginners Circle was the place for all micro-stakes discussion. However, because of the nature of today's games...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-11-2014 02:04 PM
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09-11-2014 02:04 PM

Live vs. Online Poker Play, thoughts?

Personally, I think that online poker is not real poker. It annoys the hell out of me. All these players that sit at their computer clicking a mouse...

Started by mariyapoula, 07-17-2014 03:50 PM
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12-03-2014 07:45 AM

Poker Advice

what is the best poker advice you received and/or best poker advice you have given? here's my share:

Started by jmchezka, 07-21-2014 04:40 AM
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12-01-2014 08:56 AM

Good Bonus Codes to start

Is it not recommended to start the bakroll with bonus codes?

Started by Julian, 11-12-2014 07:18 PM
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12-01-2014 08:12 AM

Lightbulb Do people play poker everywhere else in the world or is it strictly a Western game?

I don’t want to sound ignorant, but I want to expand my overall poker knowledge. Do people play poker in other parts of the world like South America...

Started by hwang, 08-29-2014 05:21 PM
american, asian, game, poker
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11-30-2014 02:49 PM

Event How to Play AK When You Miss the Flop in a 3-Bet Pot

I made this week's strategy column especially for you newbies. Get to Reading: How to Play AK When You Miss the Flop

Started by spoonitnow, 10-23-2014 11:33 PM
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11-24-2014 10:09 PM

Hi all

Hey guys, I'm not new to poker and have been playing a few years on and off but have just recently started taking it really serious :) But I am new...

Started by MrFerguson91, 11-20-2014 08:09 PM
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11-22-2014 06:51 AM

Unhappy Microstakes question

Hello everyone, it's my first time on a poker forum so im sorry if i do something wrong, i play on stars on microlimit and i have a hand that i can't...

Started by aqtor, 10-30-2014 02:07 AM
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11-13-2014 08:10 AM

WSOP Hand with screenshot question

Smith's outs in the screenshot are shown as 9 outs, but why would he have 9? What good would any of the extra three 9's benefit his hand?

Started by GreatLeslie, 11-07-2014 03:16 PM
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11-07-2014 06:45 PM

multi table play

I know i am thick, But how do you set up the cash games on Poker stars to play more than one table at once plz cheers

Started by Fatboy, 10-27-2014 03:36 PM
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11-06-2014 08:03 AM

Event Beginners Circle Halloween Contest

Happy Halloween everybody! We're having a contest here in the Beginners Circle for Halloween. What you'll need to do to enter is write a 500 word...

Started by spoonitnow, 10-30-2014 01:04 AM
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11-05-2014 09:07 PM

What's the most important thing that poker takes you?

For me,it's patience and luck.What about yours?I would like hear from you.

Started by jayjoe, 10-13-2014 10:58 PM
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11-05-2014 07:59 PM

Describe poker in one word

In one word, describe poker as a whole.

Started by jmchezka, 09-04-2014 02:23 AM
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11-04-2014 05:33 PM

Video Bluff or Check? I missed the flop....

People ask about what to do when they miss the flop a lot. I decided to make an entire strategy series based around it. Bluff or Check? Missing...

Started by spoonitnow, 11-01-2014 11:25 PM
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11-01-2014 11:25 PM

Bluffing players with low VPIP and PFR stats?

How does this work for you? I have learned over the past couple of days how important these two stats are, and when playing against someone with...

Started by GreatLeslie, 11-01-2014 08:24 AM
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11-01-2014 12:53 PM

I struggle to make sensible pre-flop decisions

First off, I'm new here and look forward to spending more time on this forum as my poker skills increase. I have played poker for many years, but...

Started by GreatLeslie, 10-29-2014 08:25 AM
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10-31-2014 10:49 AM

Hands or pot odds

I know how to work out the odds of my hands what odds do i fold or what odds do i need to call please also do i need both of my hole cards or just...

Started by Fatboy, 10-20-2014 06:53 AM
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10-22-2014 01:41 AM

Is it me... or is there a new trend??

Okay... so for the past few months I have started to see this trend more and more. Whether it be live or online.... cash or tourney.... It seems...

Started by 2311jondoe, 08-02-2014 11:15 PM
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10-18-2014 05:42 PM

Statistic Tracker !!!!

Why do players need to see the way others play or what are they're stats is....Coz for me i believe in myself on how i play and not depending on...

Started by leosam18, 10-15-2014 09:31 AM
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10-16-2014 07:00 AM

The Primary Players’ Strategies

As a primary player, we can only play these cards: AA, KK, QQ, JJ, TT, 99, 88, 77, AK, AQ! First of all, we need to know that play cards do not...

Started by jayjoe, 10-14-2014 11:39 PM
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10-15-2014 04:50 AM

Hud for micros

whats is the best hud for micro stakes in your opinion? (nl2-10). i trying to make an optimal hud, something not to complex but i want it to also...

Started by Xander, 09-21-2014 05:21 AM
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10-14-2014 08:10 PM

[**** Poker] All-in Exclusive Strategy

Firstly, don't just get the all-in when you get nuts. A nut is the card type can combine the community cards into the biggest type, if the community...

Started by jayjoe, 10-13-2014 03:46 AM
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10-13-2014 08:23 AM

Question NEEDED: Post Nominations for a New BC Sticky

Hey guys, I'm looking to make a new Beginners Circle digest sticky. While the SSNL digest sticky is pretty good in terms of depth, I think it's a...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-12-2014 02:41 PM
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10-10-2014 05:03 PM

Hello FTR

I wanted to say Hello to FTR. I have peeked in here I do not know how many times in the last few years and never even noticed a forum. Let's just...

Started by Breezy, 09-27-2014 08:20 PM
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10-09-2014 05:05 AM

Video Free eBook Download: How to Really Suck at Poker

According to this thread, I've recently been tricked into taking over as the moderator for some of the micro stakes/small stakes/new people. Along...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-09-2014 05:49 PM
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10-06-2014 12:13 PM

new

Hello all, my name is Seth and I live in FLorida, I am new to the whole forum concept. looking to meet new people. Good luck all... Today is football...

Started by nygmen2007, 09-21-2014 12:55 PM
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10-06-2014 09:59 AM

Video [BC Exclusive] A Beginners Guide to Adjusting to Multiway Pots

My strategy column for this week covers a handful of spots that come up in multiway pots and what to think about when you're playing them. We put so...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-27-2014 10:23 PM
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09-28-2014 11:06 AM

Question Your Competition Hopes That You Don't Know These Six Poker Tricks

Your Competition Hopes That You Don't Know These Six Poker Tricks Summary: The six most common things that we see people do wrong in poker when...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-20-2014 09:52 PM
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09-27-2014 12:25 PM

Event [Free] Beginners Circle Coaching Competition

You can get two hours of free coaching with an FTR Pro just by posting here on FTR. Here's what you need to do to enter: 1. Be a newcomer to FTR...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-14-2014 06:28 PM
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09-20-2014 08:51 PM

Event The Playability of No-Limit Hold'em Hands

We don't really seem to have a basic post anywhere about starting hand playability, so I'm going to cover the basics. Playability helps us to...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-16-2014 01:50 PM
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09-18-2014 08:46 PM

10k Hands Update

Sorta.... While I have 10,100 hands played, I have played them at several different stakes with varying numbers of players. Here's the overall...

Started by ledfut, 09-07-2014 09:16 PM
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09-18-2014 03:28 PM

small blind raise attempt denied

I was playing $1/$2 nl at Stones today and the small blind tossed in a $5 chip to raise to $6 after a limper had joined the pot. The dealer said...

Started by Eric, 09-12-2014 04:44 PM
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09-17-2014 02:13 AM

new limit ev chart

We added a new limit ev chart. Here is the chart itself: http://www.flopturnriver.com/poker-charts/button-limit-holdem-ev.jpg The chart is also...

Started by Eric, 09-09-2014 05:40 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 1,529
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09-15-2014 05:22 PM

Thumbs up [Help Me Test This] Hand History Review Script

Hey guys and girls. I'd like to have the ability to do hand history analysis sessions where everybody contributes their thoughts on a hand history...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-11-2014 10:41 AM
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09-12-2014 12:30 AM

Looking for Active Poker Strategy Forum Moderators

Hello everyone, I am currently in the process of assigning new moderators to our various poker forums. These positions are reserved for those...

Started by dhubermex, 09-08-2014 03:47 PM
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09-12-2014 12:20 AM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw Strategy (Part 4): Pre-Draw Overview

Continue Reading: http://www.flopturnriver.com/poker-strategy/limit-2-7-single-draw-strategy-part-4-pre-draw-overview-22126

Started by spoonitnow, 09-06-2014 11:17 AM
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09-11-2014 02:50 AM

How Should I Approach This? (BR management and game type)

As a New Jersey resident, I play on a regulated site. The disadvantage of this is the lack of action. I'm currently playing $2NL and my roll is large...

Started by ledfut, 08-21-2014 10:46 PM
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09-04-2014 09:26 AM

what is the best hand you have fold?

four-of-a-kind aces i got two aces and checked. i really don't raise during pre-flop. one A shows up during flop so i raised. another A shows up...

Started by jmchezka, 07-18-2014 04:10 AM
Replies: 23 Views: 3,106
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09-02-2014 11:40 AM

FTP Jackpot SNG: Go on or not ?

Hi everyone, I've been playing poker for a while, not so long with the firm intention of getting better and being a winning player (2-3 weeks). I...

Started by Arksos, 08-09-2014 08:22 PM
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08-30-2014 06:01 AM

Back after a bit

It's been quite a while... and I've discovered finding places to play in NA now sucks b-lls.:shock: Prolly nobody here remember me, but lookin...

Started by sarbox68, 08-11-2014 02:24 AM
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08-29-2014 04:01 PM

stars ftr250$ added is today

as title ftr250$ added is on today and not on the 30th . tourney is in the lobby and password works as i have registered.

Started by Keith, 08-28-2014 10:46 AM
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08-28-2014 03:46 PM

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