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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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07-21-2018 01:18 AM

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

Cool [spoonitnow strategy] An Easy Guide to Exploiting Your Opponents

Exploitation is the name of the game in poker. A lot of people know that, but most don't know how to do it consistently or effectively. This week's...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-19-2013 04:29 PM
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06-26-2013 10:34 PM

100 Billionth Hand Celebrations at Pokerstars

The 100 Billionth hand is estimated to be dealt on the 14th of June and will be followed by a series of special promotions in the 3 weeks following...

Started by Pascal, 06-02-2013 02:53 PM
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06-24-2013 06:36 PM

Math Behind Crown and Anchor Game

(Mods, If this post is better suited for the commune please feel free to move, wasn't sure where to post this) So I just came from my buddie's...

Started by caddie444, 06-16-2013 03:59 AM
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06-24-2013 05:32 PM

Arrow [FTR Quick Tip 012] Hand History Review In this video we look at a couple of hand histories played by members of FlopTurnRiver. There are a wide array of...

Started by Mike1013, 06-23-2013 08:58 PM
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06-23-2013 08:58 PM

How often a set?

1st hand $5 STT. 1500 chips, 10/20 blinds. In MP w/ KK I raise 4BB, button calls, the rest fold. Pot's 190. Flop is 7d3c2c. I bet 140, button...

Started by Monster Agent Zero, 06-18-2013 11:51 PM
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06-23-2013 08:07 AM

Arrow [FTR Quick Tip 011] Playing Suited Connectors Suited connectors are great hands to play in order to mix up your range and to not be predictable. Yet all suited...

Started by Mike1013, 06-15-2013 09:20 PM
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06-22-2013 09:37 PM

Exclamation [spoonitnow strategy] Leading the Flop and the Relationships to Continuation Betting

This week's post is a combination of something you probably aren't doing to exploit your opponents and something you probably aren't thinking about...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-14-2013 06:54 PM
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06-21-2013 04:49 PM

Interview with $4,000 WSOP William Hill Package Winner: Micro2Macro

We asked BC mod M2M a few questions about poker, his win, and his trip to Vegas. For those interested, check it out here: ...

Started by givememyleg, 06-21-2013 11:07 AM
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06-21-2013 11:07 AM

Thumbs up FTR is giving away a $4,000 WSOP package!

Sorry, non-US players only... thought I'd state that up front. ----- Click here to see a complete break down and step by step instructions...

Started by givememyleg, 05-24-2013 12:26 PM
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06-09-2013 08:48 AM

Arrow [FTR Quick Tip 010] Flop Range Adjustments Poker is a game of adjustment and readjustment. Depending on how your opponents play their hands, you will want to...

Started by Mike1013, 06-08-2013 10:33 PM
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06-08-2013 10:33 PM

Arrow [FTR Quick Tip #009] Isolating Limpers Use selective aggression and position to punish players who limp at the poker table. By observing your opponents'...

Started by Mike1013, 05-30-2013 11:48 PM
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06-07-2013 12:19 PM

25nl: 3 streets vs station, 4 straight on river

villain is 75/33 over 12 hands and hasn't folded to a cbet yet. Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players Poker Tools Powered By...

Started by Keith, 06-01-2013 09:37 PM
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06-04-2013 12:01 AM

Thumbs up [spoonitnow strategy] The Basic Concepts That Drive Continuation Betting

This week's article is the first of several that will tackle continuation betting. ...

Started by spoonitnow, 05-30-2013 10:48 AM
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06-04-2013 12:00 AM

25nl: is this potential spew

villain is 22/21 9.8% 3bet and 3bet my steals for the last 3 orbits. Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players Poker Tools...

Started by Keith, 06-01-2013 10:04 PM
Replies: 48 Views: 4,028
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06-03-2013 07:24 PM

Odds of getting outflopped

I'm wondering what the odds of some occurrence on the flop are, and I can't easily put this in a calculator so I'm asking if anyone knows. What is...

Started by jackvance, 05-27-2013 09:34 PM
Replies: 7 Views: 1,294
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06-02-2013 06:59 PM

Moved: Freetrollers Diaries

Started by PsychoVas, 05-31-2013 05:20 PM
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06-01-2013 10:18 AM

FTR 250 at stars tonight

ftr 250 at stars tonight. Its just for forum regs so there is more chance that you can win against a smaller field than when its opened up to any...

Started by Keith, 05-30-2013 11:45 AM
Replies: 29 Views: 3,127
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06-01-2013 09:22 AM

Arrow [spoonitnow strategy] The Process of Learning in Poker

I'm writing a new strategy series here at FlopTurnRiver. Read: The Process of Learning in Poker This first post gives a framework for learning...

Started by spoonitnow, 05-16-2013 05:51 PM
Replies: 18 Views: 3,434
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05-30-2013 04:30 PM

Reporting spam posts/threads

I just wanted to thank everyone that routinely uses the report feature whenever they come across spam. It's a big help in policing the BC. I'm not...

Started by Stacks, 05-28-2013 09:56 PM
Replies: 14 Views: 2,586
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05-30-2013 03:17 PM

[5NL] two pair...river donk?

Villain is 20/14/5 through 130 hands. Folded his blinds 81% of the time, fold to cbet 75%, 3/4. PokerStars - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-27-2013 06:13 AM
Replies: 9 Views: 2,395
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05-27-2013 07:17 PM


Recently I've been playing the freerolls over at XXXXX one of the off shoots of XXXXXXX. Before you say it yes I realize everyone has something bad...

Started by Roundah, 05-27-2013 04:33 AM
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05-27-2013 02:36 PM

6max to FR

OK, so I am thinking of moving into FR cash games to lower the variance side of things. What would be everyone's say top 3 things that I should...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-20-2013 07:37 PM
Replies: 11 Views: 2,113
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05-24-2013 07:39 PM

AK TPTK oop vs reg overbetting

PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.05 BB (5 handed) - PokerStars Converter Tool from Hero (SB) ($5.29) BB ($12.23) UTG...

Started by eugmac, 05-23-2013 11:37 AM
Replies: 9 Views: 1,002
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05-24-2013 03:20 PM

[10NL] 98s, 2pr on turn, facing c/r...

Villain was 42/24/2 (3bet) through 117 hands. Didn't fold his BB too much, playing 40%. Fold to cbet, 53%. Notes on Villain: Passive with draws...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-22-2013 07:38 AM
Replies: 11 Views: 1,861
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05-24-2013 11:19 AM

[5NL] JJ against LAG, river decision...

Villain is 32/20/6 through 325 hands. Fold to 3bet, 56%. Doesn't seem positionally aware, playing 35% of hands UTG. Fold to cbet, 65%. Notes on...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-22-2013 02:30 PM
Replies: 6 Views: 1,043
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05-24-2013 10:21 AM

A3s flops a nut draw - flop? turn?

no 3-betting types behind, fish in the sb, button is 15-11 playing a few tables 40% fold flop cbet, 30% fold turn cbet, 7% raise cbet, not enough...

Started by daven, 05-23-2013 05:54 AM
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05-24-2013 10:04 AM

[2NL] CBet sizing

CO ($2.83) Button ($1.68) SB ($1.48) Hero (BB) ($2.13) UTG ($5) UTG+1 ($1.31) MP1 ($2.95) MP2 ($4.69) MP3 ($1)

Started by Circuits, 05-22-2013 04:20 PM
Replies: 5 Views: 1,241
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05-24-2013 10:00 AM

5NL AQo [formerly 'test']

Full Tilt - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 SB: $5.53 (VPIP: 30.61, PFR: 14.29, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands:...

Started by derekeverett, 05-22-2013 02:09 AM
Replies: 8 Views: 1,807
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05-23-2013 12:07 AM

OESD played badly given stack sizes?

Hy! I have to say that I don´t look at his stack size and feel bad when he raises and I see that I have just prized me in for a call when I´m...

Started by Finn, 05-22-2013 10:52 AM
Replies: 8 Views: 1,093
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05-22-2013 04:56 PM

in the cutoff A4s vs TAG's open from hijack

villain is 14-13-4 with 65% fold to 3b. Blinds are both nits with 3b of less than 2%. $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Holdem 8 Players Hand...

Started by daven, 05-17-2013 01:27 AM
Replies: 8 Views: 1,103
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05-22-2013 12:43 AM

[5NL] JJ against maniac.

Villain is 46/31/8 (3bet) through 134 hands. Cbet 63%. Notes on villain: Passive with draws, becoming agg when he makes his hand. Had seen him...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-21-2013 02:59 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 911
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05-21-2013 07:21 PM

River decision against a maniac

Hello again! After a few weeks without a hand I´m back and startet to play again. So here´s an interesting hand (for me), because it was against a...

Started by Finn, 05-17-2013 10:20 AM
Replies: 6 Views: 1,175
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05-20-2013 03:25 PM

FTR Free Sunday Tournament (2pm EST, 7pm BST)

Starts in 30 mins, 5 of us in so far get involved! ...

Started by Pascal, 05-19-2013 02:30 PM
Replies: 9 Views: 1,459
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05-20-2013 07:02 AM

[10NL] ATs, OOP. BvB, shove turn with trips and RFD.

Villain is 22/20/13 (3bet) through 156 hands. Folded his blinds to steal 64% of the time, only 45% in BB, 5/11. This was the 6th time he had 3bet...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-17-2013 08:27 AM
Replies: 33 Views: 5,399
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05-19-2013 02:23 PM

K High Flush No Good? Or Played Poorly?

Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.04 BB (6 handed) - Party-Poker Converter Tool from CO ($10.01) Hero (Button)...

Started by derekeverett, 05-17-2013 03:03 AM
Replies: 16 Views: 2,386
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05-18-2013 11:10 PM

Nuts flash-draw. Would you choose bet on turn? MrUpStreak (UTG) ($10, (100bb)) pokerdaxs (MP1) ($17.45, (174.5bb)) BaQ88 (CO) ($10.05, (100.5bb)) Joffster (BU) ($12.01,...

Started by agressive, 05-17-2013 07:51 PM
Replies: 5 Views: 1,198
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05-18-2013 10:29 PM

[5NL] KQo OOP. Flop raise and continuation on turn.

Villain was 37/18/0 (3bet) through 93 hands. Fold to cbet 25%, 2/8. First time I had seen him raise on flop, usually called. Only notes I had on...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-15-2013 08:49 AM
Replies: 15 Views: 2,251
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05-17-2013 05:19 PM

[5NL] AQo...TPTK. Easy fold?

Villain was 22/15/6 (3bet) through 177 hands. Cbet flop 67%, cbet turn 83%, 5/6. Folded blinds to steal 92% of the time, 75% in the SB. I realize...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-15-2013 08:16 AM
Replies: 15 Views: 2,259
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05-17-2013 05:12 PM


Hi all ,i started playing online Texan hold em about 3 months ago,after playing for 3 years on various other online casino sites ,but lately the...

Started by sevenandnine, 04-24-2013 04:04 PM
Replies: 42 Views: 5,433
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05-17-2013 08:42 AM

FTR SCOOP sat 6 seat promo come on guys. 5 more $5.50...

Started by Keith, 05-15-2013 05:44 AM
Replies: 3 Views: 2,965
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05-16-2013 09:04 PM

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