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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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09-15-2014 02:29 AM

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

Event [spoonitnow strategy] Want to Learn Short Stack Poker? Start Here (SNG Series Part 2)

After I finished this, I realized that it was probably a good introduction to short-stack, heads-up play and short-stack play in general from a...

Started by spoonitnow, 07-23-2014 10:15 PM
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07-23-2014 10:15 PM

No Limit Poker Texas Holdem?

Can some good poker players give me some tips and advice for winning more on zynga poker?

Started by oliviaavaxj, 03-22-2014 10:45 AM
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07-18-2014 09:26 AM


It folds to a 22/19 with a 35% ats. Villain opens for 3bb, SB folds, and the action's on Heroin the BB. How would you play your range here? My...

Started by seven-deuce, 07-15-2014 05:38 PM
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07-18-2014 08:47 AM

[2NL-5NL] Playing mid pocket pairs out of position

Hey, I am wondering what the consensus is about playing hands like 77-99 UTG and UTG+1 at 2NL and 5NL, particularly in 6max. I hate opening (I will...

Started by B-squared, 07-15-2014 03:01 AM
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07-16-2014 04:06 PM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] Awesome Super Cool Kid SNG Series (Part 1)

I need some feedback for this one. Get to reading:...

Started by spoonitnow, 07-14-2014 09:52 PM
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07-16-2014 09:35 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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07-15-2014 03:11 PM

Does 2nl really matter?

Hello everyone, I have a question about limits and moving up in limits. I started with a small bankroll of 100$, played 5nl for few k hand and have a...

Started by FireAce51, 07-10-2014 09:33 PM
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07-12-2014 05:54 AM

Feedback on Who The Community Would Like to Interview...

Hi guys, I'd like to start uploading audio interviews (5-10 minute clips) of well-known poker pros in a format where we ask questions posted...

Started by dhubermex, 07-08-2014 02:22 PM
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07-11-2014 05:13 PM

New to online poker

Hi guys. I know it states there are no questions that are stupid on here however. I don't understand the plays I make sometimes that don't work for...

Started by Flopped71, 07-04-2014 11:46 PM
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07-10-2014 01:22 PM

12am-4am EST - - - AKA The OFC Thread

Hey. I'm around during this time 4-5 nights a week and games are pretty much dead. So I decided to make a thread (and a rhyme, a thank you) I will...

Started by Micro2Macro, 07-10-2014 12:30 AM
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07-10-2014 10:41 AM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] Practical Game Theory in Poker (Part 2): Pre-flop Ideas

Get to reading:

Started by spoonitnow, 07-08-2014 06:34 PM
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07-08-2014 06:34 PM

Canadian friendly e-wallet?

Friends. What are we hosers using after moneybookers cut us off?

Started by d0zer, 07-05-2014 06:15 PM
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07-05-2014 06:15 PM

Weak Tight won't convert my handsor ftr

so yesterday i was talking w/ renton about a hand i posted on weak tight with no probs, now when i try and do so through hem2 , i just says error(1),...

Started by WeldPhaser, 06-29-2014 10:53 AM
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07-05-2014 07:04 AM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] Practical Game Theory in Poker (Part 1): Attack and Defense

Find real weaknesses in your opponents* and learn to attack them without exposing yourself to counters. * Now with special sauce. Keep reading:...

Started by spoonitnow, 07-03-2014 04:53 PM
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07-04-2014 11:27 PM

KK oop v utg , my analysist

Table Dynamics read: The Btn liked to be in every pot and would see through to the river with 73 on a J7x flop against aggression, he was being...

Started by celtic123, 11-09-2012 07:31 AM
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07-01-2014 02:17 PM

Video It's Coming...

The Spirit of an Age "It is said that what is called the Spirit of an Age is something to which one cannot return. That this spirit gradually...

Started by spoonitnow, 05-08-2014 08:41 AM
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06-28-2014 12:35 AM

Video The [spoonitnow strategy] Back to Basics Series

I have a weekly strategy column here at FlopTurnRiver. It covers a wide range of topics, and you can check out the entire history of the series at...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-24-2014 06:03 PM
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06-26-2014 04:23 PM

Unhappy Full Tilt Deposit

Quick question.. I created a new account at Full Tilt tonight and deposited some $$. The deposit went through but security locked my account...

Started by wheelsrob, 06-19-2014 03:38 AM
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06-26-2014 07:05 AM

Lightbulb BC Exclusive (Volume 2): Blind Stealing

Hey everybody, The BC Exclusive series is here to give a quick-and-dirty introduction to some of the more aggressive tactics used in today's...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-13-2014 11:14 AM
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06-22-2014 04:24 PM

Arrow Beginner's Circle June General Chat Thread

What's up guys? :D I know a lot of you newer cats don't really know anybody here or aren't sure where to start, so I'm going to try to get you...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-04-2014 09:31 AM
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06-20-2014 05:51 PM

Check my math!

Hey, I was hoping some more experienced players could give me some feedback on this exercise spoony gave me: Here is the scenario: Hero raises...

Started by B-squared, 06-15-2014 10:56 PM
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06-18-2014 10:43 AM

To fold or not to fold

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.02 BB (5 handed) - Full Tilt Converter Tool from Literally...

Started by B-squared, 06-16-2014 02:13 AM
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06-16-2014 10:59 PM

Question 3 Easy Steps to Better Poker Results

I've been helping people with poker for several years, and after trying a lot of different things with hundreds of people, I've found that there are...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-15-2014 11:13 AM
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06-15-2014 11:13 AM

Lightbulb BC Exclusive: Continuation Betting Tutorial

Hey everybody, A lot of the newer people have been telling me about how they feel like they're just laying on the train tracks waiting for the...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-04-2014 10:18 AM
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06-11-2014 06:06 PM

I'm genuinly looking for help! does anyone out there can really help me out

dear friends this is not a "feel sorry" for Honey_Monster888 or trying to take advantage of the goodness on anyone but i do desperately need some...

Started by Honey_Monster888, 06-03-2014 05:12 AM
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06-04-2014 11:41 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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06-02-2014 09:04 PM

No bankroll, hitting the live tables, where to start

So, I haven't been playing much lately just because of a lack of a roll, but I generally go once in awhile and just have some fun with disposable...

Started by ifman, 05-05-2014 02:50 PM
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05-31-2014 01:35 PM

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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05-31-2014 01:24 PM

Lightbulb Microsoft OneNote is Free Now (Organizing Hands)

OneNote is an organizational tool that could be really useful for organizing hand histories since you can copy/paste HTML directly into it. Well...

Started by spoonitnow, 05-25-2014 12:41 AM
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05-25-2014 01:23 PM

Picking up poker again, where to begin?

Hey everyone, i've been a member on FTR for a long time. But for the last 5 years or so i haven't been posting or playing poker. This has probably...

Started by Stripclubjunkie, 05-22-2014 10:42 AM
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05-22-2014 06:24 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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05-22-2014 05:14 PM

Villains mucked hands on Black chip Poker(Winning poker network)???

Winning Poker Network - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 BTN: $8.64 SB: $7.04 BB: $5.00 UTG: $5.45 Hero...

Started by WeldPhaser, 04-20-2014 11:58 AM
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05-17-2014 11:05 PM

Black chip rakeback....

Yo , Im'm on BCP, and i emailsupport about rakeback,, no response.. Anyone got any rake offers for BCP?????

Started by WeldPhaser, 04-29-2014 08:40 PM
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05-08-2014 06:11 PM

Exclamation [spoonitnow strategy] Back to Basics (Part 5): Poker Reads Made Simple

Instead of an excerpt for this week's thread, I'm just going to go off like my younger self would whenever something annoyed me and I made a post...

Started by spoonitnow, 05-06-2014 05:54 PM
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05-07-2014 01:24 PM

Poker Coach

Need help finding an online poker coach, Been playing online for 5 years. cant get past that middle player hump. Any out there?

Started by rodward, 04-20-2014 08:19 PM
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05-03-2014 03:22 PM


Do you have an area where we can add in our poker room nicknames? I didn't see a place in the profile section, unless I missed it. Thx

Started by FunSeeker, 04-17-2014 10:45 PM
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05-02-2014 08:07 PM

Starting Hand Chart EV

Does anyone have an idea if the BB from this chart is actually the 'dealer'...

Started by horohoro, 10-11-2011 07:05 PM
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04-29-2014 07:28 AM

Thumbs up [spoonitnow strategy] Back to Basics (Part 3): Semi-Bluffing in Position

There's a homework section at the end of this week's article. If less than ten people complete it and post their work in this thread, then I'll pick...

Started by spoonitnow, 04-26-2014 03:44 PM
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04-28-2014 07:48 PM

about sit&go

I like to play one table sit&go's because they are running less then 45 min. on pokerstars there are sit&go's called 50/50 can enyone give me a...

Started by poltax, 04-22-2014 10:36 AM
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04-28-2014 07:20 PM

Free Kindle Book For Poker Signup

We are offering a free kindle poker book for people signing up to play online poker. We have offers for BOTH US and non-US players. The process...

Started by Eric, 04-28-2014 11:59 AM
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04-28-2014 11:59 AM

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