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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 03:12 PM
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10-12-2014 11:12 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 12:38 PM
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09-28-2014 12:38 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 03:04 PM
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09-11-2014 03:04 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 07:28 PM
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09-20-2014 09:51 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 02:50 PM
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09-18-2014 09:46 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 10:16 PM
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09-18-2014 04:28 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 05:44 PM
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09-17-2014 03:13 AM

new limit ev chart

We added a new limit ev chart. Here is the chart itself: The chart is also...

Started by Eric, 09-09-2014 06:40 PM
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09-15-2014 06:22 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 11:41 AM
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09-12-2014 01:30 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 04:47 PM
Replies: 21 Views: 1,575
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09-12-2014 01:20 AM

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

Continue Reading:

Started by spoonitnow, 09-06-2014 12:17 PM
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09-11-2014 03:50 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 11:46 PM
Replies: 15 Views: 1,549
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09-04-2014 10:26 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 05:10 AM
Replies: 23 Views: 2,886
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09-02-2014 12:40 PM

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 09:22 PM
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08-30-2014 07:01 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 03:24 AM
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08-29-2014 05:01 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 11:46 AM
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08-28-2014 04:46 PM

Help with playing

Can someone please help. I think that my account is supposed to be credited with 3000 FTR Points. 1000 for a new sign up, 1000 for my first post...

Started by VegasMocha, 08-27-2014 04:33 PM
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08-28-2014 11:24 AM

How-To: Calculating Hand Combinations, About Blockers, etc.

List of Topics: 1. Introduction to Hand Combinations 2. How to Calculate Possible Combinations of a Pocket Pair Hand 3. How to Calculate...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-04-2008 07:35 PM
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08-26-2014 08:48 PM

[spoonitnow strategy] No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw Strategy (Part 3): Draw Combos

So I'm not going to lie: The math behind this gets pretty hairy. Thankfully I'm a wizard and greatly simplified it to a single shortcut. Keep...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-26-2014 05:47 PM
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08-26-2014 05:47 PM

Submit Questions for Mike "Timex" McDonald Interview

I'm happy to announce that Mike "Timex" McDonald has agreed to do a telephone interview on Thursday, August 7th, to answer questions from...

Started by dhubermex, 07-26-2014 12:20 AM
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08-26-2014 12:43 AM

Video Team Spoon: Join Now

My First Problem: I'm Getting Back Into Poker I was inspired by this fairly recent thread which listed a number of options for players from the...

Started by spoonitnow, 07-25-2014 03:27 PM
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08-25-2014 09:07 PM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw Strategy (Part 2): Pat Hand Combos

The key to pat hand combinations is the series of numbers 1-4-10-20-35-76. Do you know why? Find out here:...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-21-2014 10:53 AM
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08-21-2014 10:53 AM

Event [spoonitnow strategy] No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw Strategy (Part 1): The Basics

If you want to learn a game where you can pick people apart left and right who have absolutely no clue what is going on while simultaneously learning...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-13-2014 07:16 PM
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08-14-2014 10:53 AM

Cool spoonitnow on: Fold Equity

In this edition of "spoonitnow on," we look at an alternative explanation of fold equity. <@spoonitnow> i feel very strongly about "fold...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-11-2014 11:24 AM
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08-11-2014 11:24 AM

Poker Usernames or Nicknames

I'm full of questions. Is there a place to put in my poker names? Or when I get to that point do you just get the pass words to events from here.

Started by PapaC, 08-06-2014 05:38 PM
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08-06-2014 05:49 PM

My profile

I'm not sure how it all works around here, but is there a place to put my personal details. Or does that come after I make so many posts?

Started by PapaC, 08-06-2014 05:18 PM
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08-06-2014 05:18 PM

Why is K8 nicknamed Kokomo?

I've tried to google it, and found no answer. I'm wondering if any of you guys happen to know the answer.

Started by GrayFoxxxx, 08-06-2014 03:26 AM
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08-06-2014 12:16 PM



Started by keyanaut, 08-05-2014 02:13 AM
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08-05-2014 02:54 AM

Starting off, Go to the right resource

When I started poker a few years back, I wish I could have learned everything that I know now. The most important thing on starting is to always try...

Started by Zayzoo, 08-01-2014 05:50 AM
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08-04-2014 09:52 PM

Event Using Game Theory in SNG Tournaments (Part 3): Semi-Bluff Analysis

Moving right along with our study of game theory in the SNG environment, we’re going to be looking at some bluffing and semi-bluffing scenarios this...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-02-2014 04:48 PM
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08-03-2014 01:21 AM


does anyone kno the Americas card room freeroll password? would like to play in it

Started by odell25, 07-30-2014 05:21 PM
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07-30-2014 08:14 PM

Video Attention Newbies and Lurkers: FREE Coaching

Attention Newbies I'm offering free coaching to give you the basics of winning at low stakes poker. This coaching will happen in one-on-one...

Started by spoonitnow, 05-30-2014 11:38 AM
Replies: 15 Views: 6,685
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07-27-2014 12:25 PM

Angry your hand replayer does not work

Your hand replayer animation does not work, i am trying to post a hand i played on full tilt in a pokerstars forum. I have ticked the "show...

Started by james, 07-23-2014 02:31 PM
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07-25-2014 05:37 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 11:15 PM
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07-23-2014 11:15 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 11:45 AM
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07-18-2014 10:26 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 06:38 PM
Replies: 16 Views: 944
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07-18-2014 09:47 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 04:01 AM
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07-16-2014 05:06 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 10:52 PM
Replies: 1 Views: 517
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07-16-2014 10:35 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 01:31 PM
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07-15-2014 04:11 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 10:33 PM
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07-12-2014 06:54 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 03:22 PM
Replies: 5 Views: 621
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07-11-2014 06:13 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, 07-05-2014 12:46 AM
Replies: 6 Views: 2,429
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07-10-2014 02:22 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 01:30 AM
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07-10-2014 11:41 AM

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