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    Very good point with some stats. However I don't...

    Very good point with some stats. However I don't think it is a good idea trying to steal with any two cards. Cash game is a deep stack game.
    Imagine what happen when you steal with J2, your...
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    One of the most interesting situations I have...

    One of the most interesting situations I have read recently.
    1st, from the button point of view, why did he had to shove with Aces, which make a lot of good hands from blinds to fold. Bad play I...
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    Most pros say that 100BI is just the minimum...

    Most pros say that 100BI is just the minimum requirement for grinding. Maybe you're lucky and don't have to face huge downswing at the beginning of your career, so just go with it. In general, 500BI...
  4. Thread: Folding KK pre

    by ducbim
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    Unless you have very good read about your...

    Unless you have very good read about your opponent (who you encounter many times before) and put his hand on Aces because he made similar action when have aces, you're not gonna fold your Kings, even...
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    I don't think that in MTT 180 men a player can...

    I don't think that in MTT 180 men a player can have that big of an edge nowadays, as most of players at the table know the standard push/fold move which is the core game of turbo tourney. Only when...
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    Your mini raise is reasonable, in this situation...

    Your mini raise is reasonable, in this situation he cant ask for a better flop with QJs. It is just bad luck for you. Just forget the bubble with mini cash. But next time you can make bigger raise...
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    I believe the small raise (less than 2.5x) and...

    I believe the small raise (less than 2.5x) and the small bet on the flop come with the advent of small-ball strategy, where players try to accumulate a lot of small-sized pots and try to avoid tough...
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    I do not rely on push/fold chart personally as...

    I do not rely on push/fold chart personally as its value depend on my opponent's play. Opening with a small raise and see how your opponents react at the tables is a better strategy (which suggested...
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    Button mini reraise to only 210 might indicate he...

    Button mini reraise to only 210 might indicate he has monsters like AA or KK, of course this depends significantly on your read at the table. Against tight players I would only call 2 streets and...
  10. Thread: Poker and Macs

    by ducbim
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    My personal advice would be a pc with 2 23/27...

    My personal advice would be a pc with 2 23/27 inch monitors, depending how many tables you play. Although poker software might not take a lot of RAM, tracking softwares do consume a lot and your...
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    Nice story dude and good luck with your plan! I...

    Nice story dude and good luck with your plan!
    I myself has quit the full time grind in 2012. Still came back many times to look for some quick cash but I have to admit the game is much tougher right...
  12. thanks FTR for the chance to participate in this...

    thanks FTR for the chance to participate in this SCOOP event. I'm gonna play tonight!
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    99 is a +EV call almost against all types of...

    99 is a +EV call almost against all types of opponents. It's like a set up situation so don't worry about it.
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    There's no way I'm gonna fold AQo when my stack...

    There's no way I'm gonna fold AQo when my stack has drop down to 9BB because I don't think I can get better situation to double up :)) Play for the Xperia Z3!
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    I don't like the idea of shoving here with AJ...

    I don't like the idea of shoving here with AJ because your stack is still deep.
    With AJs I might flat, AJo I just throw the hand away because the hand is hard to play post flop if it doesn't hit,...
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    Because freerolls don't cost me anything I would...

    Because freerolls don't cost me anything I would shove everyhand until I have a decent stack (try to show my opponents that i'm a feeder), but they play tight game later. It doesn't work everytime...
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    For big MTT some pros suggest you need a +500 BI...

    For big MTT some pros suggest you need a +500 BI to overcome the variance of the game, especially when your edge at the game becomes smaller.
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    I think in this situation you can call with...

    I think in this situation you can call with premium hands like AK or JJ because your opponent shoved in middle position and got call in SB.
    If it was and UTG shove and a call before my action I...
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    It is hard to fold AA because hero has already...

    It is hard to fold AA because hero has already committed a lot of chips into the pot. If he folds he will have just more than 20BB left and blinds are gonna increase soon.
    Just consider it's a set...
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    haha I still remember I can play as high as 5K NL...

    haha I still remember I can play as high as 5K NL but now I just play micro stake, accomplish some missions at pokerstars for fun.
    High stake online game is dead now :( so sad!
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    Good luck with your plan! I would suggest zoom...

    Good luck with your plan! I would suggest zoom game on pokerstars because there are quite a lot of fish there.
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    Raising with nut straight on the flop is a fine...

    Raising with nut straight on the flop is a fine play, because your hand is so vulnerable if bad cards come on the turn which can make your opponent flush or higher straight. Just stick with...
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    I think it is better to raise on the turn to get...

    I think it is better to raise on the turn to get more value/protect your hand than calling and invite flush draw to make a cheap call :))
    However if BB is an aggressive guy and like to squeeze I...
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    No matter how tight my opponent is, I will have...

    No matter how tight my opponent is, I will have to bet at least two streets in this situation.
    Even facing action from my opponent, I'm ok to go all in because I know my play is profitable (by...
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    really good post. But good regs are likely to...

    really good post. But good regs are likely to have tracking program or just notice your pattern, they then find a way to play back at you by 4-betting you or calling to see flops.
    And you want to...
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