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Sticky Thread Sticky: Some thoughts on posting HU hand histories

Poker is a very interesting game where many different styles of play can result in a significant edge on your opponents. HU is especially cool...

Started by Numbr2intheWorld, 08-12-2008 05:13 PM
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10-01-2014 02:28 AM

Sticky Thread Sticky: READ BEFORE POSTING: Short-Handed NL Hold-em Forum

General Guidelines This forum is for all material that relates to (online) short handed no limit hold'em strategy between $50nl and $600nl. ...

Started by pocketfours, 03-25-2011 02:59 AM
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03-25-2011 02:59 AM

Sticky Thread Sticky: SHNL & HU Digest

Here are links to the most helpful and popular articles written by our own forum members for players of short-handed NL hold'em. Articles ISF...

Started by Xianti, 08-29-2007 07:44 PM
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08-30-2010 01:09 AM

QQ hand

Villain 17/12 and aggressive postflop. I figure I should probably have 4 bet that since I'm oop and about 40% of the time I'm not going to like...

Started by holdin2, 07-11-2008 12:08 AM
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07-11-2008 03:41 PM

100NL TPTK facing c/r flop and donklead turn on drawy board

Villain is over 122 hands 17/7/ 6.5 af came across pretty tight. Hand occured earlier. stats are from database after session. Looking back this would...

Started by BigPapi, 07-10-2008 05:37 PM
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07-11-2008 01:29 PM

Is this too nitty?

Opp was fairly standard TAG not overly quiet though. We hadn't really tangled yet before this pot. I didn't think he would play the naked ace of...

Started by Carroters, 07-10-2008 05:56 PM
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07-11-2008 11:22 AM

AJ vs a shorty

This is a situation I come across shorties pretty darn often. This time I have been sitting at the table for 2.5 revolutions. So I dont have much...

Started by Beck, 07-08-2008 09:54 AM
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07-11-2008 06:29 AM

How do I calculate my equity here? - 25NL

I have a general idea but would like to know how to get a more accurate answer myself. Villain is 28/13/1.05 3bet: 3% over 124 hands. ...

Started by Sup3rM4N, 07-10-2008 07:47 AM
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07-11-2008 02:22 AM

Huge PF pot...huge donk

UTG Villian is a donk-station who I've taken a couple buyins off of last weekend sitting to his left. He's 80/50/1.5 and will call down with TPbad...

Started by holdin2, 07-10-2008 10:49 PM
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07-11-2008 12:57 AM

Rate my bluff

$5/$10 No Limit Holdem 6 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: UTG pasajlic ($1045.50) UTG+1 Jibby147 ($569.80) CO Hero ($1282.75) BTN...

Started by Alexos, 07-09-2008 04:38 PM
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07-10-2008 11:13 PM

side note: rake back

i'm i pretty much fkked if i didn't sign up for rake back BEFORE registering at full tilt? if i sign up with a different username?

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-09-2008 08:53 PM
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07-10-2008 09:01 PM

Basic: Cbetting paired flop after light 3bet?

I came into this spot a few times today and never really paid attention that I'm not 100% confident how to handle the situation. It's a very basic...

Started by minSim, 07-08-2008 06:02 PM
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07-10-2008 06:03 PM

how do you like a rebluff here

assume standard tagish lagish images for both hero and villain hero calls a raise with XX either OOP or IP, doesn't matter. flop is XXX,...

Started by wufwugy, 07-09-2008 07:28 PM
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07-10-2008 05:56 PM

3-bet called, hit my weak Ace

Opponent stats over 200 hands: VP$IP: 17% PFR 14.5% Fold to 3-bet: 85% Fold to flop c-bet: 50% $1/$2 No Limit Holdem PokerStars 6 players...

Started by Fnord, 07-06-2008 07:35 AM
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07-10-2008 02:38 PM

2/4 HU: 4-bet pot, 400BB+ deep

Ok, so it's only 2/4, but stacks are 418BB deep, so I think this belongs in the HS forum. I don't have much experience playing this deep, but I don't...

Started by pocketfours, 07-09-2008 12:20 AM
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07-10-2008 02:08 PM

Bad Move?

Villain was very aggro and liked to steal blinds a lot and everyone had folded to his attempts prior. $0.25/$0.5 No Limit Holdem 6 players...

Started by kmind, 07-08-2008 06:17 PM
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07-10-2008 12:02 PM

3 barrel

Villian is 18/14/4 PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $1.00 BB (5 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com (Format: FlopTurnRiver) ...

Started by lolzzz_321, 07-08-2008 07:43 PM
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07-10-2008 11:12 AM

Rivered trips 200bb deep and he bet/3bets!

Villain's name is appropriate, LAGGish and able to put moves preflop. We've been quite active this session, and we've exchanged a few buyins...

Started by Alexos, 07-08-2008 04:34 AM
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07-10-2008 12:44 AM

blind battle QJ

25NL. villain is 25/18/2.6 i'm thinking he likes his hand based on his turn bet size. it's either a strong draw or JT, KJ AJ, and possible...

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-09-2008 05:41 PM
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07-10-2008 12:13 AM

no value right: check it

he's 20/15/2 1200 hands. cold call 11%... pre flop re raise 2%... so i think over pair is played much faster. i don't even know why i'm...

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-09-2008 06:04 PM
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07-09-2008 07:55 PM

anyone like this?

PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $2 BB (6 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com (Format: FlopTurnRiver) MP ($136.15) CO ($136.45)...

Started by Schiplt, 07-09-2008 02:56 PM
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07-09-2008 05:01 PM

3/6 - 88 in 3bet pot

Villain is a 3/6 regular running 24/18/3.4. Using PT2, so no calls 3b%. We've played a lot together but I don't have too many notes. We've battled...

Started by zook, 07-07-2008 07:46 PM
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07-09-2008 03:22 PM

400NL hero call

Villain bought in full I think, seems to be a below average regular running 22/17 or so. I've been in a lot of pots at the table but with the goods....

Started by Deanglow, 07-08-2008 07:17 PM
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07-09-2008 02:07 PM

SOMEBODY PLEASE......

tell me when i am supposed to fold here... if ever. he could easily have JJ+. is stacking off here just part of the swings involved in...

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-09-2008 03:13 AM
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07-09-2008 12:16 PM

today's 10NL session

Hand 1:CO was very spewy and overvalued his hand, he'd be willing to lose his stack with mediocre hands and would call down very light (with...

Started by xptboy, 07-08-2008 09:02 PM
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07-09-2008 08:18 AM

Blind war vs Reg

Opponent is kinda TAggy and has been standing up to my steady rape of his blinds. Not sure if he had a run of hitting flops or what. $1/$2 No...

Started by Fnord, 07-08-2008 09:31 AM
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07-09-2008 07:27 AM

tuff spot in blinds.

villain is 16/12/4 Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.25 BB (6 handed) Full-Tilt Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com (Format: FlopTurnRiver) CO...

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-09-2008 04:16 AM
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07-09-2008 06:38 AM

Theory: adjusting opening range w/ a poster at micro stakes

Hand in discussion was 6max, raising A4s from MP with the poster in the CO and no reads on anyone left to act. With no reads I feel A4 isn't...

Started by swiggidy, 07-07-2008 11:36 PM
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07-09-2008 03:50 AM

10nl all-in pre w/99

Villain is 65/18 over about 100 hands. $0.05/$0.1 No Limit Holdem 6 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: UTG ($1.64) UTG 1 ($4.33)...

Started by Robb, 07-09-2008 12:01 AM
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07-09-2008 01:34 AM

a few 200nl hands advise on best line

*in general these hands are against players I've specifically looked to play heads up in pots against, ie palyers I have a significant edge over* ...

Started by bspahn, 07-08-2008 08:58 PM
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07-08-2008 08:58 PM

2/4: 150BB deep river 3-bet

Villain has been solid and fairly aggro. This was 5 minutes into the match, so not really much reads. What does he have? Full Tilt No-Limit...

Started by pocketfours, 07-07-2008 11:36 PM
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07-08-2008 06:51 PM

Best way to extract value

2nd hand at table so no reads on anyone. What's my line? PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (5 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from...

Started by freechus9, 07-08-2008 12:38 PM
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07-08-2008 05:46 PM

does this ever end?

villain is 22/15/2.5 over 1000 hands. it seems at 25NL, you should fold to any aggression on the flop or turn if villains aggression has happened...

Started by CorbinDallas, 06-03-2008 05:15 PM
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07-08-2008 04:40 PM

raising range from SB

what is your raising range when folded to you on the SB?

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-08-2008 04:12 PM
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07-08-2008 04:34 PM

100NL: Few hands

Hand 1: Villain hadn't done much of anything over 25 hands. PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $1.00 BB (5 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from...

Started by d0zer, 07-07-2008 10:42 PM
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07-08-2008 04:11 PM

b/f or c/c this flop?

Villain is a mediocre TAG 26/16/2.3 We don't have any crazy dynamic at the moment and I usually only 3bet about 6% of the time which isn't tons. He...

Started by Irisheyes, 07-08-2008 07:52 AM
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07-08-2008 03:20 PM

AA 200NL

roughly 100bb stacks no unique history, no estabished image for either player no unique known leaks on villain 200NL 6 handed on Pokerstars not...

Started by Vi-Zer0Skill, 07-08-2008 12:35 AM
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07-08-2008 12:47 PM

25NL... back at it.

tired of stacking off with QQ+ over pair post flop. i got like 3k hands on this guy. cold calls 9% of the time. he's 23/8/3.8 i don't have...

Started by CorbinDallas, 07-07-2008 06:41 PM
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07-08-2008 12:05 PM

thin value gets owned.

Just posting these cause i'm missing out on tonnes of value by just checking my marginal hands behind bad players on the river. Both of these...

Started by AnTman_69, 07-08-2008 10:50 AM
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07-08-2008 11:53 AM

2/4 - QQ pre vs. strange player - deepish

BB is 28/20/1.7 and playing on 4 tables. I'm on two of them, the other one he's directly on my left. He plays strangely, but I haven't seen him do...

Started by zook, 07-07-2008 07:53 PM
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07-08-2008 01:42 AM

a set 3 way

UTG is super fish running 75/40, pretty stationy and aggressive. He has shown up in a 3 bet pot with 66 and 52o and K7s. MP is also fishy running...

Started by meeloche, 07-05-2008 10:15 PM
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07-08-2008 12:25 AM

FD + 2 overs vs 2 all ins

SB is 19/14/4 over 75 hands, UTG is 20/18/4 over 150 hands. Both are aggro tag 2p2ers who have been in line so far. Comments on flop raise as well...

Started by bode, 07-06-2008 02:56 AM
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07-07-2008 11:56 PM

Half Year Graphs Anyone??

Lets see your half year graphs (probably difficult due to PT2 -->PT3 but I have not switched yet). Winning, losing, breaking even and moving on...

Started by Shifubowa, 07-04-2008 04:59 PM
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07-07-2008 08:00 PM

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