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Sticky Thread Sticky: Poker Sites for US Players.

The situation for USA players at the moment is quite fluid as more states open up to regulated poker sites and some states ban players from sites.The...

Started by Keith, 04-11-2014 03:57 AM
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12-03-2017 05:25 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: The Complete Spoonitnow Strategy Anthology

(05/16/13) - The Process of Learning in Poker(Discussion Thread) (05/23/13) - Applications and Limitations of the Alpha Value(Discussion Thread)...

Started by spoonitnow, 04-05-2015 06:07 PM
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07-18-2015 06:44 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: SSNL Digest (Best Threads. Start here)

Special thanks to RPM for putting this together. Here are links to the most helpful and popular articles written by our own forum members for...

Started by jyms, 01-12-2014 02:18 PM
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09-10-2014 07:59 AM

No Money Microstakes, Everybody's Solid

I had the idea for this thread a while back, and finally decided to make it. Post your microstakes hands that make you lololol at poker because your...

Started by spoonitnow, 01-07-2011 04:53 PM
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11-14-2016 06:19 PM


Forenote to rant: This rant is not directed at any one FTR member. I've just spoken with too many guys who are stuck at 5NL or whatever and trying to...

Started by Carroters, 09-15-2013 09:40 AM
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09-22-2013 04:11 PM

Talking October 2014 SSNL General Chat Thread

What are you miserable fucks doing for Halloween?

Started by spoonitnow, 10-01-2014 12:21 PM
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11-01-2014 02:06 PM

Feeling Good

After a three month hiatus and some personal changes in life, I have started taking a bunch of hands here online again and feeling really good. I'm...

Started by BigSlickBaby, 01-26-2015 04:56 AM
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06-16-2017 10:07 AM

Red face September 2014 SSNL General Chat Thread

I am so ridiculously stoked because I'm going to put a deposit on Bovada soon and play donk stakes. You'll get to see my field research for my new...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-11-2014 02:14 PM
Replies: 58 Views: 1,707
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10-01-2014 12:21 PM

Hi, I'm new. Sort of...

I used to play poker and post on here up until they made it illegal in the US in 2006. I live in NJ and it's legal there now so I just started again...

Started by r8ed, 12-05-2013 11:40 PM
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12-09-2013 06:53 AM

Help with this hand plz, was confused on how to play it

$0.01/$0.02 No Limit Holdem PokerStars 8 Players Hand Conversion Powered by WeakTight Poker Hand History Converter Stacks: UTG ($1.84) 92bb...

Started by DonkeyBets, 02-25-2020 06:48 AM
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02-27-2020 07:56 PM

Graph question

Is the yellow line (all-in ev) supposed to be close to the blue line (showdown) at least in an ideal world? For example in this graph, would the...

Started by abelardx, 09-26-2013 10:49 AM
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09-28-2013 09:41 AM

My friend thinks I should always fire a 2nd barrel on gutshots...I don't.

First of all, my friend has a very low opinion of my abilities as a poker player. Extremely low. He thinks of all the poker players he knows in his...

Started by JimmyS1985, 05-16-2016 01:42 AM
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12-09-2016 02:30 PM

10NLZ - Flopped flush, river pairs board.

Poker Stars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (6 handed) Button ($22.19) SB ($12.02) BB ($12.01) Hero (UTG) ($11.20) MP ($17.91) CO ($13.41) ...

Started by Savy, 01-16-2015 05:28 PM
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01-29-2015 12:39 PM

25NL - QQ overpair on very wet board in 3bet pot.

Villain is almost complete unknown. He only sat down 16 hands ago, but seems pretty tight so far. We seem to be flipping vs his continuing...

Started by Pelion, 09-09-2013 05:15 PM
Replies: 42 Views: 4,551
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09-13-2013 03:58 AM

[10NL] A3s...NFD on flop

Villain is 29/28/10 over 70 hands. Att to Steal in LP, 55%, 64% on button. Fold to 3bet, 83%. Cbet 67%. BB - 42/27/0 over 34 hands. PokerStars...

Started by Cobra_1878, 08-02-2013 11:41 AM
Replies: 38 Views: 5,118
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08-04-2013 04:29 PM

[10NL] AKs...Unsure about river

Villain is 18/11/3 (3bet) over 63 hands. FTCB 100%, 3/3. PokerStars - $0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 ...

Started by Cobra_1878, 12-03-2013 05:02 AM
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12-13-2013 09:57 AM

Mcash2's 2NL 6max Pre-flop Open Raise Range By Position Free-For-All

Ranges are going to meld into a great starting point for my new foundation. Any tid-bits on how to play those OR ranges by position, is also surely...

Started by Mcash2, 06-24-2017 09:20 AM
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06-27-2017 03:54 PM

2NL AA Checked on Fairly Innocuous Board

Villain stats: 24 / 16 / 52 / 1.8 / CB 40 / FCB 50 / EDIT: 38 hands Winning Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.02 BB (6 handed) - Winning Poker Converter...

Started by Mcash2, 06-22-2017 08:20 AM
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06-28-2017 01:11 PM

need so clarification.

ok someone answer this. our UTG opening range is 44+,ATs+,KTs+,QTs+,J9s+,T9s,98s,87s,76s,65s,AJo+,KQo villians 3bet range vs. UTG opens is...

Started by acg123, 09-03-2013 10:22 PM
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09-06-2013 11:49 AM

Calculating the EV of shoving

OK, this is what I got so far; Hero holds AKs. Effective stacks 100bb. ($10) Villain's 3bet range is: 77+,A2s+,KJs+,QTs+,ATo+,KJo+,QTo+ (42...

Started by Cobra_1878, 09-22-2013 03:46 PM
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09-28-2013 05:18 PM

Cooler of the year?

No point to this thread really, just thought this was funny. Poor dude - what you gonna do, fold? Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash,...

Started by BorisTheSpider, 11-07-2013 10:37 PM
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11-24-2013 11:21 AM

Bluff catch or fold the river?

Villain had 3-bet me from his BU 3 times now in the past 10-20 hands. 2 hands earlier I woke up with AA and he had raised from UTG with 88 I 3-bet...

Started by DonkeyBets, 01-25-2020 12:20 PM
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02-03-2020 04:51 PM

Stats post - so I'm getting reamed in the ass in the BB

Context: 6max, 25NL cash. I've done a bit of stats review tonight, and I'd like some feedback on my stats. It looks distinctly like I'm playing my...

Started by BorisTheSpider, 09-05-2013 06:21 PM
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09-07-2013 04:57 PM

Calling all MojoMonkeys and OngBongas, was this bluff bad?

Villain stats VPIP 53/PFR 6/AF 2 over 30 hands PokerStars, Hold'em No Limit - $0.01/$0.02 - 9 players Replay this hand on Upswing Poker ...

Started by DonkeyBets, 02-05-2020 04:31 PM
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02-17-2020 04:10 AM

AA $10NL whats your line?

Not posted in a loooooong time. back trying my hand at cash. Just wondering what your line is here on the river? player was quite tight. thanks...

Started by Random_Hero, 06-16-2016 04:28 PM
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06-23-2016 09:18 AM

5NL - TT vs Paired Overcard Flop

Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite. BB: $7.08...

Started by Savy, 08-09-2013 06:02 AM
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08-11-2013 06:36 PM

Whoa dude what's with the river

500+ hands on villain. 21/17 with 5.5% 3bet, 3bets the SB vs a button open 17%. Generally seems a typical reg. WTF can he possibly check the turn...

Started by BorisTheSpider, 10-29-2013 12:45 AM
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10-30-2013 07:37 PM

2NL B-B-B-C Line When Spiked River

Winning Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.02 BB (6 handed) - Winning Poker Converter Tool from SB...

Started by Mcash2, 06-15-2017 07:31 PM
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06-21-2017 05:56 PM

Video Review - Interest?

I was wondering if anyone would be interested in watching a video of me two tabling zoom (~30mins) hopefully with audio to go along with it. And...

Started by Savy, 02-23-2014 04:12 PM
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02-27-2014 12:10 PM

75s steal flops two pair. Turn? plan?

9-handed table breaking. Villain is loose winning reg. Plays 6max and FR mostly 50nl, some 25nl. He doesn't fold to many flop cbets (55%) or turn...

Started by daven, 06-13-2013 04:55 PM
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06-23-2013 10:05 PM


villain is 20-15-5, 50% fold to cbet, 25% 4b, 52% flop cbet, 50% turn barrel fold pre? i call the flop c-raise to rep the flush draw, fps? turn...

Started by daven, 07-26-2013 02:35 AM
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07-28-2013 04:45 PM

300bb deep, OOP, bloated pot - flop goes crazy

The SB is 21/17 over 25 hands. The HJ I only have 5 hands on but this is the first time he's not folded pre in those 5 hands. The flop seems a...

Started by BorisTheSpider, 10-08-2013 03:30 PM
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10-11-2013 02:02 PM

77 spikes set

Merge - $0.04 NL - Holdem - 9 players Hand converted by PokerTracker 4 MP+1: 105.25 BB (VPIP: 49.21, PFR: 19.05, 3Bet Preflop: 4.61, Hands: 380)...

Started by Zorkion, 08-27-2013 06:20 PM
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08-31-2013 03:26 PM

[5NL] AQs facing cold 4bet on crazy table.

UTG - 28/18/6 (3bet) over 205 hands. FT3B 54% CO - 33/23/16 (3bet) over 188 hands. FT4B 0%, 0/5. Had seen villain 3bet/call 4bet OOP w/ AQo. ...

Started by Cobra_1878, 09-14-2013 08:36 AM
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09-22-2013 07:22 PM

Table full of stations, drawy flop - good overbet spot with a set?

I very rarely overbet, at least not on the flop, so I thought I'd post this and see what everyone thinks - good spot for it, or more profitable to...

Started by BorisTheSpider, 09-27-2013 06:22 AM
Replies: 29 Views: 2,453
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09-30-2013 05:49 PM

Event NL10 Calling 3bet oop with AKs

Is it better to 4bet this hand preflop? I have only a few villain hands. What's your std play in this typical spot preflop when you don't have info?...

Started by MarinaD, 06-08-2015 12:28 PM
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07-01-2015 03:15 PM

should i bet turn?

WPN No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (4 handed) - WPN Converter Tool from Hero (BB) ($10.15) UTG ($14.69) Button ($11.61)...

Started by acg123, 05-17-2016 06:17 AM
Replies: 29 Views: 4,773
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05-25-2016 02:27 PM

4nl Juicy Stakes? Stake me?

Anyone willing to stake me for 4nl? On JuicyStakes; I have a laptop and internet access these days, but no bankroll and nothing but time to grind and...

Started by JustinSKS, 08-08-2013 02:03 AM
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08-10-2013 02:46 AM

60K hands up for review 10nl-25nl-50nl(Playing 240hrs a month)

Background : My name is Tyler I live in Las Vegas I'm 23 I have planned to be a pro poker player sense I was 18 I have not played much in the recent...

Started by Skrooloose, 08-19-2013 09:55 PM
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08-24-2013 12:26 PM

2NL 6max QQ weakness?

Game started at: 2017/6/13 16:14:6 *** Summary: GameType: NL Game ID: 935529560 0.01/0.02 (PRR) Bahamut - 3 (Hold'em) Seat 5 is the button Seat 1:...

Started by Mcash2, 06-14-2017 08:57 PM
Replies: 28 Views: 4,991
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06-19-2017 05:15 PM

aces preflop - cold 4b?

original opener is nit-pro. 11-9 with 75% fold to 3b (6/8). EP open range something like TT+/AQs+ caller is loose passive dead money squeezer is...

Started by daven, 07-02-2013 08:07 PM
Replies: 27 Views: 2,905
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07-12-2013 03:56 PM

TT OOP - flat or isolate the fish?

The HJ is a nit - 13/10, no idea how he reacts to 3bets yet. The cold caller is a 30/7 drooler. Do you try to isolate the fish without any idea...

Started by BorisTheSpider, 11-04-2013 06:52 PM
Replies: 27 Views: 4,496
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11-07-2013 08:49 AM

10$ pot, all-in with Nut Flushdraw and Middle Pair

This hand was from last week but it still stings the fish in this hand were going crazy back and forth like maniacs in the past couple hands in a row...

Started by DonkeyBets, 01-27-2020 04:44 PM
Replies: 27 Views: 642
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01-29-2020 01:08 PM

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