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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 04:13 PM
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10-01-2014 01:28 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 01:59 AM
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03-25-2011 01:59 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 06:44 PM
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08-30-2010 12:09 AM

Two hands from this morning

These both played out at the same table within a couple hands of each other. 1st hand: no real read on villain, only had 10-15 hands with him. ...

Started by dalecooper, 07-05-2008 10:03 AM
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07-05-2008 10:04 PM

Guh

Guh. Urp? Flavegnukkle. WTF Villain is erratic and very aggro but he has taken so few hands to showdown that I don't know what he has when he...

Started by dalecooper, 07-05-2008 10:41 AM
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07-05-2008 09:55 PM

1/2 - where´s max value?

UTG is a donk, CO somewhat taggy. I´m indifferent between donking out and check raising. A CR will likely blow out a lot of UTG´s range, with which...

Started by XTR1000, 07-05-2008 07:28 PM
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07-05-2008 08:44 PM

Bluff gone wrong.

Villain is a mediocre regular. Can I call this? I think it's possible he's doing this with just an ace. I probably should've checked the turn. ...

Started by dsaxton, 07-05-2008 03:19 PM
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07-05-2008 07:37 PM

JJ, under-repped, facing shove on A river - 2/5 pounds

-villain in this hand is ilduce on crypto. -I have played with him a lot on my old alias, and he was always very very aggro against me (always...

Started by griffey24, 07-03-2008 01:49 PM
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07-05-2008 07:26 PM

thin value bet

Villain is this hand is a relatively new reg with nitty stats 17/14/4.7 but he seems rather good and has soul read me pretty hard once or twice. I've...

Started by Irisheyes, 07-01-2008 07:33 PM
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07-05-2008 03:33 PM

first day at 200nl

no notes, but dude runs 28/8/2.4/200. Is this even a cbet? should I be b/f turn and c/f blanked river, or c/c and c/f a blank? This might takes some...

Started by Schiplt, 07-03-2008 11:46 PM
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07-05-2008 02:02 PM

I'm playing breakeven, and its pissing me off.

I've played poker online on and off (mostly off) for about 2 years. I was thinking of stepping it up and try to become a better player. The last 2...

Started by evovolvo, 07-04-2008 04:21 PM
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07-05-2008 11:13 AM

BvsB battle (NL20£ 6max)

Game #6011640573: Hold'em NL (£0.10/£0.20) - 2008/07/03 - 16:51:05 (BST) Table "Ninus" Seat 4 is the button. Seat 1: Hitman041 sits out Seat 2:...

Started by LoveisHell, 07-03-2008 05:40 PM
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07-05-2008 08:36 AM

most recent 10NL hands today

Hand 1: I just felt like he was making a play at me... anyways, villain was running 36/4/1.5 PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (5 handed)...

Started by xptboy, 07-05-2008 02:26 AM
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07-05-2008 02:37 AM

Too nitty vs a NIT?

villain is 13/11/2.8 ultratight is this a good fold based on his stats? i just cant see him raising with anything i beat. $0.1/$0.25 No Limit...

Started by asdpikas, 07-04-2008 01:10 PM
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07-04-2008 10:29 PM

best value line with a set 170bb's deep (50nl)

Villain is 27/18/2 over 75 hands and hasnt been out of line. He had his stack before i got to the table and has played pretty break even since. No...

Started by bode, 07-04-2008 08:25 PM
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07-04-2008 10:20 PM

100NL: AJ turns top 2

Villain unknown PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $1.00 BB (6 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com (Format: FlopTurnRiver) SB...

Started by d0zer, 07-03-2008 10:14 PM
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07-04-2008 10:13 PM

1/2 - I rly wanna bet this river

Stationy villian who rarely ever bets. $1/$2 No Limit Holdem 5 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: UTG ($404.55) Hero ($328.30)...

Started by XTR1000, 07-03-2008 03:27 PM
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07-04-2008 03:10 PM

KoJack off OOP vs guy who wants to give me his monies

Opponent just sat down, been spewing off his money, playing nearly every hand and berated a multi-tabler for being too slow. Has been seen taking...

Started by Fnord, 07-03-2008 10:47 AM
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07-04-2008 02:38 PM

More spew.

Villain seems like an alright regular. I just called preflop because he had been folding to my 3-bets and I wanted to play this hand against him...

Started by dsaxton, 07-03-2008 06:07 PM
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07-04-2008 12:35 PM

Open small pairs everywhere at 6 max???

For ages I've been hearing it's correct to open pre flop with 22,33,44 and 55 anywhere at 6 max if the pots not been opened. Heard a few of you guys...

Started by Carroters, 07-03-2008 01:58 PM
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07-04-2008 11:13 AM

Spot with AK, 100NL

Villian is a decent seeming tag 20/16, this is our first pot together. I should find a fold on the turn here? Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $1 BB...

Started by reprisal, 07-04-2008 05:03 AM
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07-04-2008 05:11 AM

cool hand vs will641

Will is a good multitabling nitTAG over several hundred hands, capable of bluffing in big pots. We've battled in the past so he's aware that i can...

Started by Vi-Zer0Skill, 07-02-2008 02:26 PM
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07-03-2008 07:05 PM

99 river shove, call?

No reads on villain, getting 3-1 on river call $0.1/$0.25 No Limit Holdem 6 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: UTG ($26.20) UTG 1...

Started by asdpikas, 07-03-2008 12:00 PM
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07-03-2008 05:34 PM

Slowplaying

I am mostly on one gear, it seems like whenever I slowplay shorthanded, my opponent hits on the river. But when I go hyper-agressive, doesn't it seem...

Started by Ovaltine88, 07-02-2008 02:49 PM
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07-03-2008 04:55 PM

full ring...thin

1) Seat 1: mtg38skopok2 ($950 in chips) Seat 2: TBomber ($1025 in chips) Seat 3: Alaton ($925 in chips) Seat 4: nimzon ($850 in chips) Seat...

Started by nutsinho, 07-02-2008 02:02 PM
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07-03-2008 04:32 PM

1/2 - 99 gets donked into on JJT two tone

Solid taggy villian. I was lost here $1/$2 No Limit Holdem 6 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: Hero ($285.60) UTG 1 ($397.00)

Started by XTR1000, 07-03-2008 03:30 PM
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07-03-2008 03:35 PM

100NL: Getting my feet wet at 6max

Hand1: Villain seemed tight/aggressive over 50 hands. PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $1.00 BB (6 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from...

Started by d0zer, 07-02-2008 09:59 PM
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07-03-2008 01:06 PM

KT 2pair, too much action?

No reads on villain, but his line is really strong $0.1/$0.25 No Limit Holdem 5 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: UTG ($27.07)...

Started by asdpikas, 07-03-2008 12:37 PM
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07-03-2008 12:49 PM

line check

villain is a reg I think, don't know stats cause I don't use HUD. i think he sat in on my tables because he thinks (knows?) I'm a fish. He's been...

Started by Alibi, 06-30-2008 11:39 PM
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07-03-2008 06:42 AM

50NL A Couple Hands Where I Bluff With the Best Hand?

Villain is 50/13/1.5 over 8 hands. Looking back on this first hand, it looks pretty spewy. It's weird though, I seem to do better when I'm more...

Started by guitarizt, 07-03-2008 01:44 AM
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07-03-2008 02:56 AM

river bluff hand

villain is 46/10/2 over small sample, plays pretty bad. I think i can safely put him on QJ or KQ, maybe JT... $0.1/$0.25 No Limit Holdem 6...

Started by asdpikas, 07-02-2008 08:51 AM
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07-02-2008 11:55 PM

Moving from FR to 6-max...

I've grinded my way from 25NL to 200NL & got smacked back to 100NL. All at FR. My 6-max experience is limited, but I wanna start getting into...

Started by d0zer, 07-02-2008 10:57 AM
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07-02-2008 08:43 PM

Bluff line check 100NL

PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $1.00 BB (6 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com (Format: FlopTurnRiver) UTG ($101.50) MP...

Started by freechus9, 07-02-2008 12:45 PM
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07-02-2008 04:27 PM

TPTK when deep and OOP

Villain is a 21/18 decent TAG. He’s capable of raising the flop with air because we are deep. He’s also capable of double/triple barrel bluffs. No...

Started by Vi-Zer0Skill, 07-01-2008 04:07 PM
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07-02-2008 02:32 PM

Fnord is a monkey.

Opponent is tightish pre-flop, passive and striaght forward post-flop. One of these days I'll learn how to suck less at bluffing. $1/$2 No...

Started by Fnord, 07-01-2008 12:00 PM
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07-02-2008 11:53 AM

2/5 play along deep

UTG is 25/19/6.3. Generally he is overaggro and spewy. I stacked him once so far this session when he min-reraised my button open and I called with...

Started by Irisheyes, 06-27-2008 09:33 AM
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07-02-2008 09:20 AM

what's wrong with this picture? some stats

Have been trying to open up my game loser in all pos except CO... :S too loose on btn? ...

Started by asdpikas, 07-01-2008 11:56 AM
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07-02-2008 08:17 AM

My QQ facing a massive overshove all in 10nl

I raise to $.40 UTG, and the guy on the button shoves all in for $10. No reads. What do I do? Call and hope he's gone mad or sit and wait for a...

Started by fisherman, 06-30-2008 12:39 PM
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07-02-2008 05:56 AM

100NL: Over-ambitious blind defense?

Weak read of "positionally aware tagg with high steal%" I should probably only do this preflop with a better read, eh? PokerStars No-Limit...

Started by d0zer, 07-01-2008 04:16 PM
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07-02-2008 01:18 AM

50NL Marginal hand facing river overshove

What does it mean?! Villain is 33/13/5 after 33 hands. How many times is this a bluff without further reads on villain? The only hands that do...

Started by freechus9, 07-01-2008 10:49 PM
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07-02-2008 12:38 AM

June Graph thread

obv i cant play 2/4 very well.

Started by will641, 06-29-2008 07:51 PM
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07-01-2008 08:54 PM

QQ hand

No reads on villain. Without reads, is this a missed draw often enough? $0.1/$0.25 No Limit Holdem 5 players Converted at weaktight.com ...

Started by asdpikas, 07-01-2008 01:38 PM
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07-01-2008 03:23 PM

KK on a super drawy board

$1/$2 No Limit Holdem 6 players Converted at weaktight.com Stacks: UTG Losadios85 ($47.60) UTG+1 jeppos ($236.80) CO HookersBlow ($210.00)...

Started by |~|ypermegachi, 06-30-2008 12:42 PM
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07-01-2008 01:57 PM

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