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Sticky Thread Sticky: READ BEFORE POSTING: Short-Handed NL Hold-em Forum

General Guidelines This forum is for all material that relates to (online) short handed no limit hold'em strategy between $50nl and $600nl. ...

Started by pocketfours, 03-25-2011 01:59 AM
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03-25-2011 01:59 AM

Sticky Thread Sticky: SHNL & HU Digest

Here are links to the most helpful and popular articles written by our own forum members for players of short-handed NL hold'em. Articles ISF...

Started by Xianti, 08-29-2007 06:44 PM
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08-30-2010 12:09 AM

Sticky Thread Sticky: Some thoughts on posting HU hand histories

Poker is a very interesting game where many different styles of play can result in a significant edge on your opponents. HU is especially cool...

Started by Numbr2intheWorld, 08-12-2008 04:13 PM
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10-01-2014 01:28 AM

$.50/1 showdown thread

ATTN: Parasurama, meeloche, noble, Renton, and gametight We need to figure out the best time for this competition to go down. I live on the east...

Started by nutsinho, 02-10-2009 02:01 PM
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02-12-2009 12:21 PM

$0.10 360-man turbo / HU Play

There are some question marks in my mind regarding HU play. Villian had been tight preflop during HU play. Comments? HAND1 PokerStars No-Limit...

Started by Extremophile, 06-11-2010 11:30 AM
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06-13-2010 02:02 PM

$1 HU-SnG | 10/20, best value line?

IPoker Network No Limit Hold'em Tournament - t10.00/t20.00 Blinds - 2 players DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter Hero (BTN/SB):...

Started by iLike, 09-20-2011 01:57 PM
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09-21-2011 03:51 PM

$1 HU-SnG | 10/20, easy shove?

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Started by iLike, 09-20-2011 02:50 PM
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09-21-2011 07:59 AM

$1 HU-SnG | 10/20, I have trips, flush arrives at river and villain donks pot

IPoker Network No Limit Hold'em Tournament - t10.00/t20.00 Blinds - 2 players DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter BB: t1190.00 ...

Started by iLike, 09-20-2011 02:57 PM
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09-21-2011 08:13 AM

$1 HU-SnG | 10/20, villain bets pot on river

No-Limit Hold'em Tournament, 10/20 Blinds (2 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com Hero (BB) (t1520) SB (t1480) ...

Started by iLike, 09-15-2011 06:24 AM
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09-20-2011 01:52 PM

$1 HU-SnG | 10/20, villain donks allin for more than pot on river

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Started by iLike, 09-20-2011 03:28 PM
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10-04-2011 07:58 AM

$1 HU-SnG | 10/20, what can he possibly have?

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Started by iLike, 09-20-2011 03:35 PM
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09-21-2011 08:24 AM

$1 HU-SnG | 20/40, stupid spot I got myself into...

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Started by iLike, 09-20-2011 02:13 PM
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09-21-2011 07:57 AM

$1 probe bet

I see people at 100NL betting $1 into multiway flops when they call a preflop raise (usually mine). I have to say that 100% of the time I raise it...

Started by r8ed, 03-15-2006 02:32 PM
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03-15-2006 04:23 PM

$1,000 entry fee worth as much as $8,000?

From HOH V.1: "But the best no-limit hold'em player think that a £1,000 entry fee is worth $4,000 to $5,000, and in huge events like the World...

Started by Iwind, 03-08-2006 05:13 PM
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05-07-2006 12:01 PM

$1/$2 - AQs 3bet pot IP

Villain is 21/19 with 9% 3bet after 200 hands. - no other reads My image is taggish 25/21 type stats. I haven't done anything too crazy I don't...

Started by JL, 03-17-2009 12:51 AM
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03-18-2009 06:55 AM

$1/2 5max - AK 3bet pot

Villain is a bad reg running 27/21 with a fold to 3bet of 33%. Seems like a suspicious player. Thoughts on flop and turn? (I usually bet smaller...

Started by JL, 03-04-2010 01:46 AM
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03-04-2010 12:23 PM

$1/2 5max - ATo 4bet pot 140bb deep

After 300 hands, villain is 26/23/3.25 with a 3bet% of 9% and a squeeze of 15%. Fold to 3bet of 58% and fold to flop c-bet of 38%. He has shown...

Started by JL, 03-03-2010 08:33 PM
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03-05-2010 02:16 AM

$1/2 5max - Rivered straight facing overbet from Tagg

Villain looks like a Tagg reg, but I don't have much history with him. When a typical tagg takes this line, it is a full house 99% of the time...

Started by JL, 03-04-2010 01:32 AM
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03-04-2010 12:09 PM

$1/2 5max - Two Pairs 160bb deep

Villain is just giving his money away. Running like 75/11. He never ever folds the flop, and rarely folds turn. Whenever he had 2pr+, he played it...

Started by JL, 03-04-2010 01:23 AM
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03-09-2010 09:40 PM

$10 HU SNG, bad call?

Based on reads (more post flop than pre flop) I thought SB had an ace. I ended up calling. But should of folded. Right? PokerStars No-Limit...

Started by kingme620, 04-15-2010 12:30 AM
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12-01-2010 01:18 AM

$10 stars (HU) - do you push this?

I wont normally push this hand into a raise when HU, but opp had been playing really aggro since we got HU, raising almost every hand from the...

Started by Robert, 10-13-2005 02:48 PM
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10-13-2005 04:54 PM

$100 line check

Hey guys, I've been gone for awhile, but am back; just wanted a sanity check on this line. Villain just sat down a few orbits ago and won his...

Started by stuck, 04-16-2008 10:56 PM
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04-18-2008 03:25 AM

$100 NL , how's this KQ line

Villain has been playing agressively and raising a lot of draws. He's been playing fishy.. chasing all overs and draws as well, so I labelled him...

Started by griffey24, 11-02-2006 11:46 PM
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11-03-2006 01:19 PM

$100NL - 2nd pair party

Full ring donk goes 6max. #1 Unkown villian, he seems not very good tho. I think his range is polarized to QT or missed diamonds, less likely are...

Started by XTR1000, 05-08-2008 01:40 PM
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05-08-2008 04:27 PM

$100NL - 3-way, 3bet pot facing strange line

Villain is a slightly passive reg, running 24/19/1.9 with a 5% 3bet (10% from the SB) after 650 hands. BB is a fish $0.50/$1 No Limit Holdem...

Started by JL, 06-29-2010 02:39 AM
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07-04-2010 01:04 PM

$100NL - AKs, call squeeze IP...boring hand

Villain is a weak reg running 22/13/2.0 with a 4% 3bet (0% squeeze) over 500 hands. I don't have any other relevant reads. I think 4betting would...

Started by JL, 07-07-2010 01:37 AM
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07-07-2010 07:20 PM

$100NL - Back to 6max part 1

I switched back to 6max recently after playing a ton of full ring. Comments on all streets in each hand are well appreciated. #1 Unknown villian,...

Started by XTR1000, 05-13-2008 05:39 PM
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05-13-2008 11:15 PM

$100NL - Back to 6max part 2

#4 Unkown villian. If we raise, how much? Do we like to call and lead river? $0.5/$1 No Limit Holdem 6 players Converted at weaktight.com ...

Started by XTR1000, 05-13-2008 05:44 PM
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05-13-2008 09:07 PM

$100NL - couple hands from tonight

Hey guys, here are a couple hands from tonight that I'd like some help with, in terms of the line I took in each. Hand 1: -villain is...

Started by griffey24, 01-08-2007 11:21 PM
Replies: 9 Views: 1,153
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01-09-2007 02:16 PM

$100NL - Flop a set...FPS?

Villain is running 29/23/1.6 with a 3bet % of 11 (16 from BTN) after 650 hands. He has floated me in the past. My plan was to c/c turn, c/r...

Started by JL, 07-29-2010 04:49 PM
Replies: 10 Views: 1,361
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08-02-2010 11:01 AM

$100NL - Gross spot vs Nittagg with 2pr

Villain is 22/16/2.3 with 5% 3bet (0% from CO) after 350 hands. No other relevant reads. He views me as Taggy. $0.50/$1 No Limit Holdem 5...

Started by JL, 07-06-2010 02:17 AM
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07-06-2010 12:13 PM

$100NL - I decide to call twice with JJ preflop

UTG is running 28/12 and insta called the squeeze. Squeezer seems Laggy running 32/28 with 13% 3bet, but this is a small sample size. I think UTG...

Started by JL, 11-05-2009 02:40 AM
Replies: 24 Views: 1,094
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11-12-2009 09:18 AM

$100NL - I donk flop with KK after flatting preflop

I just sat down and have not done anything yet, so I didn't really want to "waste" KK by 3betting my second hand at the table. Villain is unknown....

Started by JL, 03-30-2010 03:24 AM
Replies: 9 Views: 1,430
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03-30-2010 01:21 PM

$100NL - KK, too thin?

CO (who also posted posted blinds) is a huge fish running 89/21/3.4. He isn't as aggro as his AF implies. He donk bets a lot, but he also folds to...

Started by JL, 07-13-2010 03:34 PM
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07-22-2010 05:57 AM

$100NL - KTo Squeezed pot vs super donk

Original raiser is 22/17 tagg who folds to 3bets 70% of the time. SB is super donk running 71/20/fold to 3bet 17%; donk bet of 45%; overall...

Started by JL, 04-02-2010 01:28 AM
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04-02-2010 11:44 AM

$100nl - Rate my spew

Villain is a bad reg running 24/17 with a 7% 3bet (16% from btn) over a decent sample. His cbet is 68%. He should view me as a Tagg reg. My image...

Started by JL, 11-22-2011 11:42 PM
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12-24-2011 01:06 PM

$100NL - Thoughts on Gaybetting river

Villain is running 18/14 which is very tight for 5max. From UTG, he is opening only 10%. What are your thoughts on betting super small like this...

Started by JL, 07-06-2010 02:09 AM
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07-06-2010 07:07 AM

$100NL - TPGK gets raised on 9-high dry board.

I just sat down and villain is unknown. $0.50/$1 No Limit Holdem 5 Players Hand Conversion Powered by weaktight.com Stacks: UTG ($109) ...

Started by JL, 03-30-2010 03:18 AM
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03-31-2010 09:11 AM

$100NL - TPGK line check

Villain is regular running 26/23 with a cbet% of 80 and turn cbet of 20% after 600 hands. He probably views me as a typical Tagg reg. Thoughts on...

Started by JL, 11-05-2009 02:27 AM
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11-05-2009 08:40 AM

$100NL - TT vs nit 3-bet pot

Villain is running 18/15/7(3bet). No other reads that apply to this situation. $0.50/$1 No Limit Holdem 5 Players Hand Conversion Powered by...

Started by JL, 10-13-2010 11:26 PM
Replies: 16 Views: 1,124
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10-17-2010 12:38 PM

$100nl - What's my line with turned combo draw?

Villain is 23/19, 60% fold to 3bet. Does anyone like a check/shove here? Do you play AK the same? $0.50/$1 No Limit Holdem 5 Players Hand...

Started by JL, 12-07-2011 04:05 PM
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12-27-2011 12:03 AM

$100nl -TP IP w/Ax

Villain is 16/9/1.0. I've stolen blinds more than anyone at the table for the past 3-4 orbits, but nothing *too* crazy. PokerStars No-Limit...

Started by spoonitnow, 01-27-2008 02:17 PM
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01-30-2008 10:20 PM

$100nl 6max - Folding Top Two in Multiway Pot

NOTE: This is somewhat wordy and I apologize for that, I just had a lot running through my head at the time So my BR is nearing $2k and Ive...

Started by andy-akb, 08-07-2006 02:53 PM
Replies: 17 Views: 1,223
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08-07-2006 11:49 PM

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