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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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08-17-2017 05:57 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 11:38 AM
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09-28-2014 11:38 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

mercy bet

can someone please explain to me what a mercy bet is in texas holdem

Started by jtrunner1, 09-18-2016 09:47 PM
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09-19-2016 01:23 PM

Free Coaching on Twitch!

I'll be streaming and would like to give out some free coaching! For those of you who don't know who I am, I'm reDZill4 on PokerStars and the former...

Started by aka_red, 07-24-2016 06:37 PM
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07-25-2016 02:14 PM

What is this card

It's been a while since I have been active in this forum. Anyway, several years ago I purchased a bunch of decks of cards and the seller gave me...

Started by Ray Bones, 06-19-2016 07:22 PM
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07-07-2016 05:21 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 01:50 PM
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07-01-2016 02:02 AM

question on how often my opponent needs to fold to make a semi bluff +ev

i know i could use a FE calculator but i think those only work when shoving. Ok I have A FD on the turn and for the sake of simplicity lets say i...

Started by grumpy64, 05-15-2016 05:55 AM
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05-18-2016 06:58 PM

quick math question how often should i call with my bluff catchers ?

I know my opponents exact value bet to bluff ratio on the river and i"m getting 1 to 1 odds on a call. say the ratio is 60/40 what is the formula to...

Started by grumpy64, 04-30-2016 06:44 AM
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05-11-2016 11:00 AM

What States Are Not Allow Gambling

Hello there, it will be interested to post here the states where gambling is not allowed by law. As now there is a lot of websites available in each...

Started by MindGrabber, 04-05-2016 11:44 AM
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04-05-2016 08:51 PM

Come Join Me in the New FTR Chat Room

Hey guys, The various threads in the community forum are great and all, but it's difficult for me to keep up with the conversations that are going...

Started by spoonitnow, 02-15-2016 09:40 AM
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04-04-2016 06:55 AM

Value betting and equity

Hi. I've read that a value bet, is a bet you make when you think you are ahead of your opponents calling range. So my question is, do you...

Started by karlos, 03-19-2016 06:21 PM
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03-21-2016 10:46 AM

Paperwork the casino gives you when you win

Let's say I sit down to play with $2,000 and win another $10,000. (I've never been to a casino...but, still.) When I go to cash out, I'll have to...

Started by Johnny Bronx, 03-05-2016 01:54 PM
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03-07-2016 01:50 PM

anyone want a game of ofc?

anyone want a game of ofc?

Started by george488, 11-24-2015 06:36 AM
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02-25-2016 02:27 PM

got my grind going on ACR...

sup guys, so after wininng a couple freerolls i got a roll going on ACR. So I have been hitting 2nl. mind yiu I started at zero, won $2.50, and I...

Started by WeldPhaser, 12-23-2015 11:54 AM
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01-01-2016 07:48 PM

Hopefully the start of my grinding ON ACR!!!

Sup guys. just wanted to say i getting ready to play to private freerolls on ACR , on is $100 , 2500 start chip and 12 min level. An hour...

Started by WeldPhaser, 11-14-2015 06:36 PM
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12-01-2015 04:09 PM

A Litle Rant About BetOnline

Sup Guys, So let me start with this one. About two and a half months ago I fell twenty five feet off a roof, and shattered my heel. It fucking...

Started by WeldPhaser, 11-04-2015 06:55 AM
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11-30-2015 04:56 PM

Well, it ended up being BCP!!!!

HA, so my relentless freerolling on acr/bcp finaly paid off fellas. I'll tell ya what too. I forgot how much fun tourney's can be, and...

Started by WeldPhaser, 11-22-2015 06:19 PM
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11-28-2015 12:41 PM

ANy guys grinding on ACR/BCP???

sup guys, if you've seen my other posts im freerolling on ACR/BCP.. Anyone grinding on these sites hit me wit a pm i want to know what the...

Started by WeldPhaser, 11-26-2015 04:24 PM
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11-28-2015 12:38 PM

Dumb Questions Thread

If you have a question you think is too dumb (or too short) for its own thread, go ahead and post it here. For example here are the next question...

Started by Lltyldide, 10-27-2015 10:49 AM
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11-05-2015 03:56 AM

Mike caro's book

I want to suggest Mike Caro's Profitable Hold em Advice intermediate player looking to make those extra cashes and take their profits to the next...

Started by Blue Chip, 08-12-2015 10:19 PM
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10-28-2015 05:20 AM

Question NEEDED: Post Nominations for a New BC Sticky

Hey guys, I'm looking to make a new Beginners Circle digest sticky. While the SSNL digest sticky is pretty good in terms of depth, I think it's a...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-12-2014 02:41 PM
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10-27-2015 10:40 AM

Update

Hey guys, quick update on the NLHE Foundations Course. I've been absurdly busy (possibly the busiest I've ever been in my life), and it's kind of...

Started by spoonitnow, 10-23-2015 03:35 PM
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10-23-2015 03:35 PM

Why would anyone ever use Bitcoin?

I have been thinking about using bitcoin to fund an account. Until, lol, I read where every time you buy a bitcoin, you get taxed on the value of it...

Started by Lltyldide, 10-23-2015 03:22 AM
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10-23-2015 03:22 AM

Video NLHE Foundations Course Supplement A: How to Use This Course

More full-fledged lessons are coming in the NLHE Foundations Course. However, I made this supplement to the course to explain how you can get the...

Started by spoonitnow, 10-01-2015 09:48 AM
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10-20-2015 11:18 PM

WHAT IS THE PLAY IN THIS SPOT?? €1-€2 Cash game

Cash Game 1-2 Blinds 8 Players Seat 3 1st to act raises €6 / approx. €180 behind Seat 5 raises to €15 / approx. €300 behind Seat 7 c/o I wake...

Started by I_Cassoni, 10-14-2015 12:26 PM
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10-20-2015 04:21 PM

First Analysis of Player

This is my first thread on analysis of a villain i see at the tables the most, building off of the work on the foundation course im starting by...

Started by doddly10, 10-02-2015 07:17 PM
Replies: 8 Views: 2,238
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10-09-2015 05:46 PM

Video NLHE Foundations Course #05: Pre-Flop Ranges (Part 2)

This is the discussion thread for part 5 of the NLHE Foundations Course. It's extremely, extremely important that you sign up for this FREE course...

Started by spoonitnow, 07-25-2015 09:12 AM
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10-06-2015 07:15 AM

Video NLHE Foundations Course #06: Pre-Flop Ranges (Part 3)

This is the thread for the NLHE Foundations #06: Putting Opponents on Pre-Flop Ranges (Part 3). The topic is putting players on calling ranges...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-13-2015 01:50 PM
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10-06-2015 07:13 AM

betonline HH converter

hey all, been a while, i won a freeroll on betonline. anyone know of a HH converter that will convert their hands. sucks no hud or tracking...

Started by WeldPhaser, 10-02-2015 04:45 PM
Replies: 1 Views: 1,380
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10-05-2015 05:16 AM

Leak Finder NL 2 Zoom 2015

Hey Guys! I'm really trying to improve over the last few weeks but results keep getting worse and I'm not sure what to concentrate my learning on....

Started by ErnieohneBert, 09-30-2015 05:28 AM
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10-01-2015 06:47 PM

What's the hardest things about learning ranges?

Hey guys. What are the hardest things about learning to work with ranges? I'm going to use the answers in future strategy articles here on FTR....

Started by spoonitnow, 05-15-2015 02:34 PM
Replies: 11 Views: 3,254
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09-30-2015 08:56 PM

Video NLHE Foundations #07: Putting Opponents on Flop Ranges (Part 1)

I got your PMs of you wanting more from this series. The pre-flop stuff we did before is really the preparation for this lesson and the next two...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-30-2015 01:41 PM
Replies: 23 Views: 5,465
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09-29-2015 12:30 PM

Video NLHE Foundations Course #04: Pre-Flop Ranges (Part 1)

This is the thread for part 4 of the NLHE Foundations Course. In this lesson, we start to get into what everyone has been asking about: Putting...

Started by spoonitnow, 07-08-2015 07:59 AM
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09-28-2015 02:00 PM

Video NLHE Foundations Course #02: Hand Analysis

This is the thread for the hand analysis exercise listed as a part of the second lesson in the NLHE Foundations Course. If you're interested in this...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-21-2015 08:09 AM
Replies: 45 Views: 8,473
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09-28-2015 01:59 PM

Video NLHE Foundations Course #03: Finding a Calling Range

This is the thread for NLHE Foundations #03: Calling to Close the Action in No-Limit Hold’em. There's an exercise at the bottom of that posting, and...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-26-2015 01:04 PM
Replies: 35 Views: 7,028
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09-28-2015 08:42 AM

Video NLHE Foundations Course #01: Exercises

The first lesson in the NLHE Foundations Course has been posted at this link. Please post the answers to your exercises in this thread. Also, post...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-17-2015 05:11 PM
Replies: 35 Views: 7,247
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09-28-2015 05:52 AM

Arrow BC General Chat Thread

Hey all of you guys who have joined my NLHE Foundations Course. This is the new general chat thread for the BC regulars like yourselves. I propose...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-05-2015 12:03 PM
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09-16-2015 05:01 PM

Oldtimer

Question, I have been a live poker since the late 60's. I just started to play online poker about a month ago. Are all sites awful? Just a few...

Started by aceyducey, 09-12-2015 07:05 AM
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09-13-2015 08:18 PM

How to Post Hands Directly From Hold'em Manager 2

Thanks to Keith for these instructions. I'll be including this thread in a soon-to-come BC digest sticky.

Started by spoonitnow, 09-24-2014 11:07 PM
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09-08-2015 11:27 AM

Lightbulb Mini Lessons Thread

The free NLHE Foundations Course has gotten pretty popular, but I realize that it's not for everybody. Not everyone wants to put in a lot of work at...

Started by spoonitnow, 08-13-2015 04:36 PM
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09-08-2015 08:50 AM

August 2015 - Leak finder

OK so posting graph and stats for August 2015. Hoping to find some leaks. Graph Stats

Started by Cobra_1878, 09-02-2015 01:22 PM
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09-08-2015 08:36 AM

WCOOP streaming live on Twitch

Watch solid players streaming pokerstars live (well, short delay) throughout the WCOOP. Jason Somerville: http://www.twitch.tv/jcarverpoker ...

Started by MadMojoMonkey, 09-07-2015 08:47 PM
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09-07-2015 09:10 PM

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