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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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07-21-2018 12:18 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 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

AIEV line vs manies line in PT3/optimal poker mindset question.

Hey dudes, Quick question. Over the last 3000 or so hands I am down 3 buy ins which isn't great but my All In EV line is 8.5 buy ins above that so...

Started by frjd2, 05-19-2011 12:04 PM
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05-20-2011 05:13 AM

maths help please

to daviddem or some other mathemagician out there, please help me determine what is going on in this equation. this was provided to me by someone...

Started by rpm, 05-14-2011 06:55 AM
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05-20-2011 04:45 AM

Flop quads, wat do?

note: this is rush poker $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Holdem FullTiltPoker 6 Players Hand Conversion Powered by Stacks: UTG Hero...

Started by dudeman, 05-19-2011 11:31 AM
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05-20-2011 12:16 AM

Did I play this bad?

Villain is 15/11, EP open raise 10%, Fold to 3bet once(only been 3betted into the one time), Agg 2.0, raised flop 40%, cbet 100%, raised donk bet...

Started by PKKFW, 05-18-2011 10:59 PM
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05-19-2011 01:41 PM

Are there some times when you just can't make opponents fold?

I ask because this hand's flop froze me after I bet and got called. I fired out again on the turn because a lot of the time at this table that would...

Started by poker_profiteer, 05-18-2011 08:53 AM
flush draw, missed draw, three aces, three of a kind, trips
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05-19-2011 11:05 AM

Two pair against 3-bet: Straight/Set kills me often.

When will I learn that my top two pair isn't good? I ask mostly because I have a habit of getting into bad spots - Most times I'm either up against...

Started by poker_profiteer, 05-16-2011 08:50 AM
call, check-raise, draw, fold, two pair
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05-19-2011 10:39 AM

How often do people call w/bottom pair at 0.10/0.25??

At the time I believed they had the queen, but the turn bet was quite weak (Opponent had bet similarly with a marginal hand previously). I thought I...

Started by poker_profiteer, 05-18-2011 08:41 AM
bad beat, bad call, bottom pair, micro-stakes, sick
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05-19-2011 10:31 AM

Post AJs how could i play this better

Hand#2597012199000782 - Rome (Turbo 6-max) 12199 -- $0.02/$0.04 NL Hold'em -- 2011/05/16 - 17:53:07 Seat 1: gand***1 ($4.07 in chips) Seat 2:...

Started by ur daddy cj, 05-16-2011 06:09 PM
beginners, hand, history, howto, tips
Replies: 15 Views: 1,459
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05-18-2011 11:04 AM

Did I do anything wrong here?

(note: this is rush poker) $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Holdem FullTiltPoker 9 Players Hand Conversion Powered by Stacks: UTG ...

Started by dudeman, 05-17-2011 06:06 PM
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05-18-2011 08:29 AM

Hit me with it!

MP is 74/24 over 68 hands has called 100% of three bets and post flop was pretty much a calling station as well. button is 12/9 over 209 hands. ...

Started by PKKFW, 05-05-2011 07:31 PM
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05-18-2011 05:34 AM

Hit set on flop could i have played this better

Hand#2597012035001114 - Rome (Turbo 6-max) 12035 -- $0.02/$0.04 NL Hold'em -- 2011/05/16 - 18:28:23 Seat 1: baku***1 ($2.46 in chips) DEALER Seat...

Started by ur daddy cj, 05-16-2011 06:38 PM
goodorbad, howto, set, tips, trips
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05-18-2011 01:46 AM

Advice on a hand

I'd love some commentary on my thoughts for this hand. I don't normally play rush but received $20 worth of tickets so decided to give it a go. ...

Started by Moradis, 05-17-2011 02:47 AM
Replies: 6 Views: 1,043
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05-18-2011 01:29 AM

UTG w/QQ - Don't want to limp, nor lose potential

I'm under the gun with two queens - I never know what to do in this spot because I feel that if I raise too heavy, people at the table will all fold...

Started by poker_profiteer, 05-15-2011 07:24 AM
all in, limp, pocket queens, queens, raise
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05-18-2011 01:26 AM

AKo facing a 4bet

I don't have HEM, but villain has been playing very tight over about 100 hands. I put him on a range of JJ+. Table 'Limburgia' 6-max Seat #4 is...

Started by seven-deuce, 05-17-2011 02:58 PM
Replies: 3 Views: 1,097
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05-17-2011 08:21 PM

HUD stats when multi-tabling. How do you do it?

Hi, I've been 1 tabling for the last 2-3weeks and have gotten used to the extra space on screen and used it to stick more stats in like 3 bet %,...

Started by frjd2, 05-16-2011 03:16 PM
Replies: 7 Views: 1,677
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05-17-2011 12:39 PM

This board used to be more popular

Whats going on do people not post as much here anymore?

Started by saralee91540154, 05-13-2011 08:13 AM
Replies: 15 Views: 1,582
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05-17-2011 09:48 AM

How do you guys limit session losses?

I'm a long time lurker who's decided to seek some guidance. It's my first post so please be kind. I’ve recently posted in the ‘introduce...

Started by Moradis, 05-13-2011 04:35 AM
Replies: 11 Views: 1,070
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05-17-2011 12:40 AM

98 spew?

villan was 45/27 only 23 hands though whole hand probably a spew, on turn picked up lots of equity so figured had to barrel again, what should i of...

Started by fulksy, 05-15-2011 02:30 PM
Replies: 11 Views: 1,106
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05-16-2011 10:41 PM

QQ 25nl facing 3 bet.

barely ever play cash games, new to table 3 hands in so no stats except saw UTG raiser 3 barrel bluff KQ with an ace on board and got called down by...

Started by fulksy, 05-15-2011 02:13 PM
Replies: 13 Views: 1,164
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05-16-2011 09:58 PM

forming ranges around exploitive play.

some background: so lately i've been doing a lot of study around some (for me) very fascinating game-theory concepts like maximum exploitive...

Started by rpm, 05-11-2011 08:19 AM
Replies: 21 Views: 2,974
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05-15-2011 09:49 AM

TPTK on btn vs 3 nits: do I raise? ($4NL FR)

I think I might be missing opportunities to raise to when I have TPTK, but w/ 2 other opponents left to act I'm not sure if it's ok to just flat a...

Started by rowhousepd, 05-14-2011 06:19 AM
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05-14-2011 11:01 AM

How to win at Rush Poker

All right so this'll be my first post on this forum, so let's make it an impressive one, shall we? This is mainly for the micro stakes of RP. ...

Started by dudeman, 05-10-2011 07:42 AM
Replies: 19 Views: 1,287
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05-14-2011 10:00 AM

Played so bad right?

Villain is 11/8, agg 5.0, button steals 10%, continuation bet 100% and fold to 3bet 50% over 201 hands. I have 3bet from the BB Vs a steal 8% of...

Started by PKKFW, 05-13-2011 03:46 AM
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05-13-2011 06:22 PM

Seems like an easy fold?

UTG is 48/27, agg 3.6, flop bet 43%, donk bet 8% over 137 hands MP1 is 50/0 over 10 hands MP2 is 17/4, agg is 1.0, fold to donk bet is 50% and fold...

Started by PKKFW, 05-13-2011 03:22 AM
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05-13-2011 06:08 PM

Any Rush players?

I play Rush, so table selection is generally a non-issue. However, I sometimes choose not to play if there is a red-pro at my game. They do play at...

Started by grnydrowave2, 01-25-2011 02:23 PM
Replies: 42 Views: 3,272
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05-13-2011 12:48 PM

sitting out when you're way ahead (bankroll management question)

I've read up on a lot of the fundamentals of bankroll management, but never really understood one part of it that pertains to stopping a session or...

Started by rowhousepd, 05-11-2011 05:05 AM
Replies: 10 Views: 1,078
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05-13-2011 05:37 AM


Villain is 52/4 over 57 hands. I've seen him stack off with A high on the flop and go to the river with straight or flush draws. He has not 3bet,...

Started by PKKFW, 05-11-2011 04:46 AM
Replies: 16 Views: 1,159
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05-11-2011 11:17 PM

Call or fold?

Button is 50/42 over 24 hands, has 3bet 17% and not gone all in yet. BB is 58/25 over 12 hands With 17% 3bet for button and it being barely...

Started by PKKFW, 05-07-2011 07:14 AM
Replies: 23 Views: 1,441
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05-11-2011 12:24 PM

10nl- sizing agasint fish

CO is reg, only 100 hands BTN appears to be loosepassive fish, only 10hands so no reads. Merge - $0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players Hand...

Started by unclesteve, 05-09-2011 11:11 AM
Replies: 30 Views: 1,970
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05-11-2011 12:22 PM

Range Exercise for deep thinkers.

Villain is good TAG. Hero is a good LAG. And I do mean good, they are both high level thinkers considering both their opponents range and how their...

Started by scott_owen, 05-05-2011 02:53 AM
Replies: 6 Views: 1,166
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05-10-2011 06:31 PM

Give me some advice please

Hello.I'm Andrew from Romania i have 26 years old and play poker for about a year.In this time i read just a few articles and watching over some...

Started by andy_wpo, 04-25-2011 01:05 PM
Replies: 32 Views: 2,354
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05-10-2011 06:22 PM

Question Top two pair against all-in on river

Additional stats: HEM UTG (only 16 hands): VP 38, PFR 6, AF 5, BR 100, FvFCB 50, WTSD 50 (- is this a fish? how do I play against him in general?) ...

Started by morningrind, 05-09-2011 06:24 AM
all in, nit, river, two pair
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05-10-2011 07:59 AM

Recreational/competitive players, biggest misconceptions

Hey guys and gals. I am working on something concerning common misconceptions. Topics that decent players misunderstand about poker strategy. ...

Started by Poker4value, 05-04-2011 05:21 PM
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05-08-2011 10:32 PM

Shmapril Graffs

lollololloll volume. pre april 15th. mostly 50s, some 25s FR Uploaded with

Started by thelorax, 04-30-2011 07:06 PM
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05-06-2011 12:29 AM

Hello Everyone! Just joined the forum

I just joined the forum. Looking forward to find new good friends here. People who are very much willing to share their knowledge and expertise when...

Started by tigerbrad, 05-05-2011 10:25 AM
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05-05-2011 08:19 PM

AKs UTG vs passive SB

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.05 BB (7 handed) - Full Tilt Converter Tool from BB ($2.70) Hero (UTG) ($5.05) MP1 ($5) MP2...

Started by frjd2, 05-04-2011 05:21 PM
Replies: 14 Views: 1,160
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05-05-2011 01:08 PM

TT, cbet K44 flop, facing turn bet...

Im trying to get the hud to load up over my pt3 replayer which i know it can do, but its not doing it. SO lets pretend villain is like 20/10 MP2...

Started by mbiz, 05-04-2011 07:05 AM
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05-05-2011 05:59 AM

10nl underpair v shorstacker shove

Short stacker is 43/30 with 1/5 fold to c bet over 30 hands BB is 24/12 Preflop and flop play super standard. On the turn a bet is retarted so...

Started by Mr. Bucket, 05-01-2011 08:53 PM
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05-05-2011 02:44 AM

10nl tpnk in 3bet pot

Villain is 24/17 over 29. Nothing out of ordinary so far. Pre: His calling range is something like AJ, AQ, 77-qq and 89s-QJs. Not really sure...

Started by Mr. Bucket, 05-01-2011 08:01 PM
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05-04-2011 07:17 AM

44 set on flop, bad turn, nightmare river -> Correct lay down?

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.05 BB (7 handed) - Full Tilt Converter Tool from MP1 ($6.17) MP2 ($1.79) CO ($5.61) Button...

Started by frjd2, 05-03-2011 11:15 AM
Replies: 5 Views: 939
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05-03-2011 11:14 PM

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