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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

Psychological research in poker - be part of it and test your skill

Hi everyone, My name is Michal Mojzis and I am a psychology student at Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies in Brno, Czech Republic. For...

Started by mojzmi, 04-11-2019 02:01 PM
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06-30-2019 04:45 AM


Halo Sayang mau cari Agen Main poker online ? tapi yang aman dan terpercaya ? Menang 10 juta ? 20 juta ? 50 juta ? bahkan 100 juta ? Pasti Kami...

Started by 99kastil, 04-19-2019 01:36 PM
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04-19-2019 01:36 PM

Complicated NLH rule ???

So I'm in a hand with one other player, I bet preflop, flop, turn and river and he calls all along. It was a big pot and he calls a small flush and I...

Started by bass10, 03-11-2019 11:18 AM
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03-11-2019 08:40 PM

should you always go all in?

when peopple have an AK they generally raise some go all in but i think that tournament survival should be more important than hoping your AK is...

Started by donkey2019, 03-02-2019 05:00 PM
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03-09-2019 07:08 AM

Where can US players play?

its already been covered here

Started by Lltyldide, 10-27-2015 10:37 AM
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02-07-2019 04:45 AM

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 06:43 PM
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09-06-2018 07:43 PM

threat poker like a business?

not sure if it really the right place but id like to know what would yu do if yu had to start again in term of bizness plan? Would yu get the...

Started by french poetry, 08-08-2018 06:47 AM
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08-11-2018 05:43 PM

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 07:48 PM
Replies: 1 Views: 1,326
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08-02-2018 10:46 AM

Poker Sites for Smartphone

Hi, I'm a beginner but I'm always on the go. Can anyone here recommend a good poker website that you can use on your smartphone? Love to kill time...

Started by Insane_Homer, 07-20-2018 09:01 AM
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07-20-2018 09:01 AM

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 04:44 AM
Replies: 13 Views: 6,551
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07-20-2018 08:58 AM

Question Priorities When Analyzing Opponents?

Hey everyone, Is there a set list of things you try to take notice of when analyzing opponents? Say you just sat down at a table for a cash game...

Started by Kashkar, 04-03-2018 09:45 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 770
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07-09-2018 01:19 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 10:07 AM
Replies: 1 Views: 1,072
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01-24-2018 06:02 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 05:58 PM
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12-14-2017 04:17 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 04:56 PM
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12-14-2017 04:02 AM

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 02:52 AM
dead hand, rules, texas holdem, tournament
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08-17-2017 03:12 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 07:42 PM
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06-28-2017 10:29 PM


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

Started by lexi7503, 04-17-2017 10:58 AM
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06-28-2017 10:23 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 09:45 AM
Replies: 28 Views: 5,815
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06-19-2017 03:58 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 07:51 PM
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06-19-2017 11:59 AM

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 09:16 AM
Replies: 4 Views: 1,435
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06-19-2017 07:25 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 02:28 PM
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04-28-2017 06:11 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 10:25 AM
Replies: 1 Views: 2,507
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04-21-2017 06:28 PM

ftr points

what are ftr points and how do i use them

Started by lexi7503, 04-18-2017 11:00 AM
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04-18-2017 11:00 AM

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 10:34 AM
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04-18-2017 10:34 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 05:06 PM
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04-07-2017 05:06 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 12:09 PM
Replies: 0 Views: 1,373
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04-07-2017 12:09 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, 03-07-2017 11:07 PM
Replies: 3 Views: 2,060
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03-21-2017 09:03 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, 04-28-2016 11:31 PM
Replies: 29 Views: 10,542
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03-07-2017 05:18 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 06:54 AM
Replies: 4 Views: 2,055
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03-04-2017 07:13 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 09:54 PM
Replies: 7 Views: 2,548
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02-25-2017 11:49 PM

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 08:17 PM
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02-24-2017 08:17 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, 02-16-2017 11:00 PM
beginner, fix, math, novice
Replies: 7 Views: 2,508
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02-17-2017 11:16 AM

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 06:16 AM
Replies: 2 Views: 1,761
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02-09-2017 12:02 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 09:09 PM
Replies: 4 Views: 2,295
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02-09-2017 09:46 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 10:55 PM
Replies: 9 Views: 3,666
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02-03-2017 09:59 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 06:15 PM
Replies: 3 Views: 8,250
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01-31-2017 11:59 PM

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 01:09 PM
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01-24-2017 01:09 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 05:27 PM
Replies: 6 Views: 3,507
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12-27-2016 08:27 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, 12-17-2016 11:48 PM
Replies: 3 Views: 1,973
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12-19-2016 08:20 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 05:51 PM
Replies: 2 Views: 1,616
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12-16-2016 02:12 PM

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