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Mid Stakes ($50NL to $600NL): 6-max or less ring game NLH strategies including Heads Up cash game play.
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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

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: 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

ilikeaces86 simple way to beat 6max NL

1. Maintain somehwere between a 15-25% vpip and 7-15% PFR. 2. Raise lots of hands in late position and fewer hands in early position. 3. Reraise...

Started by ilikeaces86, 08-24-2006 02:29 PM
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09-16-2016 10:21 AM

Sauce123's Super-Simple Guide to Beating Games Post-UIGEA

Sauce's Guide to Beating NLH 6max This is really a nod to the beautiful simplicity that was IlikeAces guide. The purpose of this guide is to...

Started by sauce123, 07-24-2007 09:22 PM
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08-29-2007 06:48 PM

Comments: Sauce123's Simple Guide to Beating SHNL

Comments re: Sauce, Thanks so much for posting this. Always appreciated your...

Started by mixchange, 07-24-2007 10:00 PM
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06-30-2009 11:51 AM

Lukie's PWNAGE thread

The idea for this thread is quite simple really, post a hand where you own somebody so hardcore that it makes you laugh. I need to give credit...

Started by Lukie, 08-05-2006 02:29 AM
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05-04-2007 01:01 PM

Ask ISF about a bluff or bluffing

Feel free in this thread to post a hand where you bluff and ill comment, or ask me about concepts of aggression and I'll answer that too. ...

Started by IowaSkinsFan, 03-21-2008 08:27 PM
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05-25-2018 07:28 PM

Starting hands for 6max

Maybe this would be a good sticky for dalecooper or smackinyaup to write: What are good starting hands for 6max? When it gets down to 4-6...

Started by Dunk, 06-02-2005 02:10 PM
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04-28-2009 10:07 PM

ISF Theorem

Amazingly, when I was hi yesterday from some horrible weed, I came to a breakthrough thought in my poker game. I called sauce up and explained to him...

Started by IowaSkinsFan, 08-03-2007 03:42 PM
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09-22-2009 10:52 AM

ISF's HU Cash Thoughts

After about 2 months of playing 90% HU, I have become really confident in my game and feel like I have knowledge to share about it. Initially, I...

Started by IowaSkinsFan, 08-29-2007 02:20 PM
Replies: 46 Views: 15,626
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08-04-2008 02:24 PM

Shortstacking 20bb's - discuss

I know there are a lot of arguments against it, but ignoring those for the time being what changes would you make to your strategy if you were trying...

Started by noble007, 12-23-2006 08:42 AM
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10-22-2007 05:29 AM

5NL prop bet with Chopper (Updated 07/18/08)

My friend bet me $500 that I couldn't make $1200 at 5NL 6max in 100,000 hands. Gonna be close.

Started by Pythonic, 07-02-2008 01:07 PM
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10-13-2008 07:36 PM

Thoughts on 'Blue Book'

I considered posting this in the commune or SHNL but didn't want a bunch of busto's spamming the thread. Plus given the books cost and target market...

Started by Micro2Macro, 09-04-2010 08:01 PM
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06-02-2011 07:51 AM

Can someone 'splain to me this "click it back" thi

I've been seeing the term a lot and seen a few hand histories - I just want to hear the theory that goes into it. Thanks.

Started by dalecooper, 03-03-2008 01:40 PM
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03-22-2008 01:40 PM

min 50bb talbes on stars?

I ended up at one of these tonight they only have a couple per limit. I liked that the min buy in was higher, but my hud didn't work at this table....

Started by meeloche, 03-16-2008 01:14 AM
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04-05-2008 02:07 PM

Phil Hellmuth's Top 10 Hands

I have heard that Phil Hellmuth has the following as his top 10 hands in the limit section of his book: 1)AA 2)KK 3)QQ 4)AK 5)JJ 6)TT ...

Started by Eric, 12-25-2003 02:33 AM
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12-26-2003 11:22 PM

I need some heads up tips

I've been playing in small limit tourneys and nl tourneys all night (single table) and i've been quite successfull so far, only one bad finish, one...

Started by Aceofone, 06-11-2004 06:44 AM
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06-12-2004 12:58 PM

**Official 2010 HU Challenge thread** (Final)

It's time for the second annual FTR HU Challenge. Payout and Prizes: 1st - $1500, Custom title, FTR Gear, FTR Hat 2nd- $800, FTR Gear...

Started by meeloche, 01-09-2010 04:07 PM
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03-11-2010 01:47 PM

Aces Pointless Rambling Thread

Here is a hand that illustrates the importance of position in NL holdem. If you have position and are willing to represent a good hand it become...

Started by ilikeaces86, 02-17-2005 11:31 AM
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04-07-2006 03:37 AM

*Official FTR HU Challenge Thread* (Final 2)

$100 buy in, 32 entrants $3,200 prize pool 1st $1800 + Custom title & Icon + FTR Gear + FTR Hat 2nd $900 +FTR Gear 3rd & 4th $250...

Started by meeloche, 03-06-2009 12:27 AM
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04-20-2009 09:32 AM

any questions

any questions???

Started by gabe, 03-28-2007 12:37 AM
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08-28-2007 04:32 PM

25/50 NL on stars


Started by ilikeaces86, 07-05-2006 03:18 AM
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08-14-2006 04:34 PM

I've found the biggest leak among .5/1 and 1/2 grinders

The indepth discussion on the bet/fold and the check/call: I'd like to discuss a really simple concept that is killing your winrate. I discovered...

Started by IowaSkinsFan, 06-27-2007 03:47 PM
Replies: 37 Views: 11,279
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04-15-2009 09:15 PM

Post Flat 3-bet with aces, now what?

Full Tilt, $0.50/$1 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite. Vi UTG$ 98,75...

Started by Killingperfection, 06-17-2014 07:23 PM
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11-11-2014 06:55 PM

$25 NLHE 6-max River FullHouse

No-Limit Hold'em, $0.25 BB (6 handed) BB ($64.44) UTG ($25.70) MP ($15.70) Hero (CO) ($25) Button ($9.65) SB ($16.68) Preflop: Hero is CO...

Started by PokerChildKpo, 05-05-2015 10:25 AM
Replies: 8 Views: 10,585
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03-16-2016 10:05 AM

US Players Allowed [50NL] AKo...3bet pot. Turn decision and villain's range

Villain is 38/29 over 24 hands. PokerStars - $0.50 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 Hero (SB): $57.07 BB:...

Started by Cobra_1878, 06-01-2014 05:41 PM
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11-11-2014 07:37 PM

6max position stats - what are yours?

I checked mine tonight, from my whole 6max career, and Anosmic laughingly pointed out how "textbook" they are. So, I'll post them here and if you...

Started by biondino, 01-23-2007 05:57 PM
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01-27-2007 03:22 PM

My First $350k Guaranteed Tourney At Stars

I think I played this well, just got a few bad beats, would appreciate some analysis of this. *********** # 1 ************** PokerStars Game...

Started by , 06-13-2005 12:25 PM
Replies: 35 Views: 9,658
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07-22-2005 06:50 PM

fold quads

villain 21-16-6 squeezer kinda crazy flop call is cos who is scared of 4 outs thoughts? edit to add more thoughts as per Meeloche's comment...

Started by daven, 06-16-2010 04:47 PM
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01-20-2015 06:04 PM

Renton's 400NL 6max Videos

Renton recorded a session of 400NL in two parts and submitted it recently to our Poker Video Library. Check out the videos, please be sure to rate...

Started by Xianti, 04-06-2008 09:08 PM
Replies: 41 Views: 9,493
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04-30-2008 08:54 PM

Lukie's Guarantee

Ok, I'm going to make this quick. October: Best month ever. I basically started playing again after a couple month layoff in the early-mid stages...

Started by Lukie, 11-13-2006 05:39 AM
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02-13-2009 08:24 PM

[50NL] KK...3bet pot facing turn jam

Villain is 21/18/4 over 200 hands. FT3B 88%, 7/8. FTCB 50%. PokerStars - $0.50 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 ...

Started by Cobra_1878, 03-16-2014 07:59 AM
Replies: 17 Views: 9,376
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11-25-2014 12:52 PM

Sauce123's First Video for FTR: $200 NL 6-Max

This was recorded by Ben some time ago, but was put on hold due to some technical troubleshooting and other delays. It's now online. $200 NL 6-Max...

Started by Xianti, 02-08-2008 05:05 AM
Replies: 49 Views: 8,862
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09-10-2009 08:23 PM

4/04/05 $150 MTT win for $12.5k

As usual, I've cut out all hands I wasn't involved in (with the exception of a couple very interesting hands), and have also cut out most hands where...

Started by michael1123, 05-18-2005 07:42 PM
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06-08-2005 06:11 PM

high stakes pwnage thread

ship it? PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $10 BB (2 handed) Hand History Converter Tool from (Format: FlopTurnRiver) Hero ($1000)...

Started by gabe, 05-15-2007 06:55 PM
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11-06-2007 01:46 PM

Pokerstars Account Hacked - Bankroll GONE

I logged in this morning to find my bankroll was wiped out and someone had a little fun playing $30/$60 Limit on Sunday night. I was hoping that some...

Started by PipeLN, 03-07-2007 11:46 AM
Replies: 26 Views: 7,967
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03-08-2007 05:53 PM

Higher Stakes MTT strategy

So have been very successful in lower stakes MTTs and I'm bankrolled substantially enough to start venturing into higher stakes. Thus far I've tried...

Started by Hubris1, 06-02-2005 10:35 PM
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06-04-2005 02:27 AM

[50NL] AA...Mistake to chk the turn? Line check.

Villain is 25/22/10 over 177 hands. FT3B, 57%. PokerStars - $0.50 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 UTG:...

Started by Cobra_1878, 05-01-2014 03:09 PM
Replies: 11 Views: 7,777
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11-26-2014 06:08 PM

5kNL and DEEP vs Dutch_maniak

Full Tilt Poker $25/$50 No Limit Hold'em - 3 players - View hand 597907 The Official Hand History Converter BTN: $5100.00 Hero...

Started by ESS123, 03-18-2010 07:12 PM
Replies: 33 Views: 7,699
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06-06-2013 07:49 PM

hourly rate

What do you guys think is a decent hourly rate at .25/.50nl 6 max 3 tables. same question for .50/1nl

Started by grindinginnj, 01-04-2010 12:09 PM
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01-14-2010 03:52 PM

3b pot triple barrel line check 200NL

Small site so no HEM/HUD. Villain is a reg I am playing against for the first time. No real history with him besides standard stuff that has not...

Started by Sup3rM4N, 02-13-2016 01:18 PM
Replies: 10 Views: 7,518
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09-16-2016 11:17 AM

SHNL **** Thread {nsfw by request}

Post all your random quick questions here along with any other random poker related ****: for all you with tilt problems: ...

Started by meeloche, 07-20-2009 11:19 PM
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08-21-2011 05:55 PM

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