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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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08-17-2017 06:57 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 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

Question Using HUD

Hi, I usually play with no HUD and just a few days i found a free HUD, should i use it? is it better to play with one than without?

Started by Gamerlife, 02-22-2016 07:43 PM
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02-06-2018 05:40 PM

Newbie questions

Since I'm new to online gamebling I have some questions. 1. What do I need to play an online Poker game? 2. What is the most profitable Poker game...

Started by Gaby, 05-17-2016 05:44 AM
Replies: 9 Views: 4,161
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01-29-2018 10:00 AM

General Hold’em Thoughts

General Hold’em Thoughts ---Everybody needs more experience and thatincludes most pros. ---Just to see where your game is,occasionally play with...

Started by vppappy, 01-10-2018 11:07 AM
Replies: 1 Views: 235
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01-24-2018 07:02 PM

US player wanting to get back in but needs advise.

So I haven't played online basically since black Friday. Lately I've been wanting to start playing again but need some help. Couple questions if I...

Started by HarleyGuy13, 12-03-2017 06:58 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 283
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12-14-2017 05:17 AM

Outs & Hand Odds Memorization Questions

When first starting out, to make things simpler at the tables so that I can also take other things into consideration in the alloted time, should I...

Started by WinnerWinner, 12-05-2017 05:56 PM
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12-14-2017 05:02 AM

Pineapple poker

can anyone suggest good reading material in learning how to play pineapple poker. i know the rules but i dont know where to start. a friend invited...

Started by Gamerlife, 09-09-2017 08:48 PM
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09-09-2017 08:48 PM

Question about an odd situation-Replies Appreciated

Scenario: Final 8 players at a Texas Hold'em Bar Tournament Freeroll Event. Players take turns dealing and play was resuming after a...

Started by chuckspduluth, 07-26-2017 03:52 AM
dead hand, rules, texas holdem, tournament
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08-17-2017 04:12 PM

Where can US players play?

its already been covered here

Started by Lltyldide, 10-27-2015 11:37 AM
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06-29-2017 10:50 PM

Are there any legal poker sites in US?

I used to play almost exclusively at I tried partypoker and full tilt, but they just did not have the same presence. About 5 years...

Started by Ray Bones, 06-20-2016 08:42 PM
Replies: 7 Views: 2,155
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06-28-2017 11:29 PM


does anyone use acr? what is their cash out process like

Started by lexi7503, 04-17-2017 11:58 AM
Replies: 3 Views: 676
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06-28-2017 11:23 PM

Thumbs down Warning: WeldPhaser

On January 23, WeldPhaser made a post in the BC asking for a transfer on ACR. I decided to help and transferred him some funds that very night. He...

Started by givememyleg, 02-09-2017 10:45 AM
Replies: 28 Views: 2,508
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06-19-2017 04:58 PM

Explain Value Bets Better For Me Please

What exactly is a value bet? Aren't all bets for value?

Started by Mcash2, 06-17-2017 08:51 PM
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06-19-2017 12:59 PM

CB Bet-sizing and Healthy CB%

I'm working on continuation bets. I probably average ~80% CB rate over 50,000. I know it is ungodly high. I know I am very exploitable, but I can't...

Started by Mcash2, 06-18-2017 10:16 AM
Replies: 4 Views: 741
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06-19-2017 08:25 AM

Thumbs up Howdy All

I joined FTR because I heard good things about this forum so I'm looking forward to playing and meeting folks here. Good Luck on the felts. Dang...

Started by DangRiver, 04-27-2017 03:28 PM
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04-28-2017 07:11 AM


i recently downloaded betonline and started playing some freerolls i have never made a deposit on this site does anyone know if i accumulate a...

Started by lexi7503, 04-18-2017 11:25 AM
Replies: 1 Views: 587
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04-21-2017 07:28 PM

ftr points

what are ftr points and how do i use them

Started by lexi7503, 04-18-2017 12:00 PM
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04-18-2017 12:00 PM

BOL sportsbetting

i downloaded betonline and have been playing on there but i read somewhere that you are allowed to have an account with them as well as sportsbetting...

Started by lexi7503, 04-18-2017 11:34 AM
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04-18-2017 11:34 AM

Article: Benefits of Poker Coaching. Feedback Pls

Hey! I recently put a lot of efforts in publishing a blog post about the main aspects of poker coaching. I started with some brief history, the main...

Started by N3v3rFoLd1ng, 04-07-2017 06:06 PM
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04-07-2017 06:06 PM

US Players Allowed Three Americas Cardroom Freerolls for FTR Members!

Don't miss these three freerolls where we're giving away over $560 in prizes to the OSS Cubed series! Here are the details: April 13th: FTR MOSS...

Started by givememyleg, 04-07-2017 01:09 PM
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04-07-2017 01:09 PM

OOP Flush Draw

Hey all, First time poster...I am a long time limit player but have recently begun the very long journey to learning NL holdem. I am...

Started by Ac3sWild, 03-08-2017 12:07 AM
Replies: 3 Views: 1,189
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03-21-2017 10:03 AM

Problem: I Can't learn poker

This is not a whine thread, whining doesn't solve anything. I'm going to do more homework on poker this week than I have all year. But in all...

Started by JimmyS1985, 04-29-2016 12:31 AM
Replies: 29 Views: 6,344
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03-07-2017 06:18 AM

Janda's Book Applications of NHLE

Sup guys, So i've been hearing that janda' s book, Applications of Nlhe is a really good book. From What I can gather its a game theory book,...

Started by WeldPhaser, 03-03-2017 07:54 AM
Replies: 4 Views: 883
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03-04-2017 08:13 AM

2nl 5000 hand check

Just to let you guys know, I had already played about 3500 hands on my frinds laptop prior to thses hands. I never combined the database from the...

Started by WeldPhaser, 02-23-2017 10:54 PM
Replies: 7 Views: 1,215
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02-26-2017 12:49 AM

Thinking/Hand Selection

Sorry in advance for the length of the post. First off, I am not new to the game of poker. Played on and off for over 10 years now. I thought I...

Started by pokerjohn14, 02-24-2017 09:17 PM
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02-24-2017 09:17 PM

The Math of Poker (Texas Hold 'em)

I am a novice player trying to get better at my online game and figure I need to understand the math of Poker better. What are some resources,...

Started by donnyjr, 02-17-2017 12:00 AM
beginner, fix, math, novice
Replies: 7 Views: 1,105
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02-17-2017 12:16 PM

Wink Poker tools for Android

Hello, Can you recommend any poker tools for Android, which I can use during my live and online sessions? Basically I'm looking for something...

Started by simana, 02-08-2017 07:16 AM
Replies: 2 Views: 892
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02-09-2017 01:02 PM

ATTN: To anyone Playing on ACR I need Help....

hey guys, Ok, I was supposed to deposit on ACR by now, I have bought two cards saying good for international use. Both have failed and I've tried...

Started by WeldPhaser, 01-23-2017 10:09 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 1,246
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02-09-2017 10:46 AM

Hey everyone, back and ready to go...

Whats up guys??? I'm happy to say I'm back(apparently cops don't like when you sell a couple xanax to a friend turned CI. So, i owed them eleven...

Started by WeldPhaser, 01-12-2017 11:55 PM
Replies: 9 Views: 2,109
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02-03-2017 10:59 PM

$2NL 9Max too passive post-flop

Three hands from a session I played at $2NL 9max today where I wasn't sure if I played too passively post-flop. Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.02...

Started by tripaces, 01-29-2017 07:15 PM
Replies: 3 Views: 5,953
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02-01-2017 12:59 AM

PokerTracker 4 Consultant

Im a long time user of PokerTracker and one of the most active members in the forum with almost 500 posts, im offering my expertise in anything...

Started by Latamgrinder, 01-24-2017 02:09 PM
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01-24-2017 02:09 PM

Bankroll of $125: What Games & Stakes?

I have a bankroll of $125 on Stars. What's type of game should I play and what stakes should I play at in order to maximize profits while following...

Started by daredeviljo, 12-15-2016 06:27 PM
Replies: 6 Views: 2,222
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12-27-2016 09:27 PM

Ways to improve at poker

Hey everyone! So, I would like to improve at the game of poker to run my bankroll from $130 to hopefully $5000 and beyond. Does anyone have good ways...

Started by daredeviljo, 12-18-2016 12:48 AM
Replies: 3 Views: 1,117
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12-19-2016 09:20 PM

How do FTR points work?

Not being a regular FTR member, I don't know what the significance of FTR point is and I do not understand the point system. If someone who know the...

Started by daredeviljo, 12-15-2016 06:51 PM
Replies: 2 Views: 808
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12-16-2016 03:12 PM

Oh shit.....I won

So I'm not new to poker. I've been playing live for over 11 years. I started out in tournaments as that was the only game legal in live venues in...

Started by BananaStand, 12-07-2016 12:26 PM
Replies: 11 Views: 1,698
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12-09-2016 02:53 PM

To Deposit, Or Not to Deposit? What is my Best Path Forward?

After a lengthy absence, I've been playing online consistently for a couple of weeks now. I'm enjoying the game again. I've been playing mostly...

Started by PrairieMuffinKicker, 09-29-2016 10:35 AM
Replies: 6 Views: 1,654
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12-02-2016 07:11 AM

Best Way to Post Hands?

Can anybody offer me advice on how to post hands here? I have Pokertracker 4. I have tried the FTR hand converter, as well as Weaktight and I'm...

Started by PrairieMuffinKicker, 09-25-2016 07:31 PM
Replies: 17 Views: 10,774
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12-02-2016 07:10 AM

bluffing the river at microstakes

first hand in a while, villain is pretty tight but only a couple of orbits i don't remember his exact stats at the time. open seems standard as does...

Started by kickass, 10-01-2016 01:19 PM
Replies: 18 Views: 3,010
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12-02-2016 07:09 AM

SPR Question when Raised on Flop

SPR is a concept that I've been vaguely aware of over the years, but I've only recently started reading about it and trying to apply to my game. ...

Started by PrairieMuffinKicker, 11-30-2016 08:34 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 1,134
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12-01-2016 10:57 PM

River Spot with Missed Draws

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.02 BB (5 handed) - Full Tilt Converter Tool from Hero (Button) ($2.72) SB ($1.02) BB...

Started by PrairieMuffinKicker, 10-05-2016 07:29 PM
Replies: 17 Views: 3,728
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11-10-2016 02:48 AM

Opinion about playing card brands.

There really was no appropriate Forum category to post this in so I had to pick one. Since I cannot play on Pokerstars anymore I occasionally play...

Started by Ray Bones, 10-03-2016 11:42 PM
Replies: 3 Views: 1,481
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10-07-2016 09:10 PM

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