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Sticky Thread Sticky: Winners Circle

This will help me keep up with the topic in IRC. Just post: Name: Tournament played (buy-in, type of game, rebuy, etc) Winnings: How much...

Started by Corey, 12-07-2004 12:32 PM
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03-19-2016 12:49 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: Tournament Poker FAQ (Please Read BEFORE Posting)

Welcome to the Tournament Poker FAQ. Contents: 1. Welcome to the Tournament Poker forum! 2. Where can I learn how to use the forum features,...

Started by Pascal, 08-27-2012 02:46 PM
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08-27-2012 02:46 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: MTT & SnG Tactics Digest

Welcome to the MTT & SnG Tactics Digest. Here you can find essential articles for MTTs and Sit and Gos written by our members! MTT Articles: ...

Started by Pascal, 08-25-2012 01:53 PM
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08-25-2012 01:53 PM

Am I losing out on too much value? lc

PokerStars Game #19652861676: Tournament #102424887, $20+$2 Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2008/08/16 - 02:18:46 (ET) Table '102424887 1'...

Started by mxiu, 08-16-2008 03:24 AM
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08-16-2008 06:50 PM

How to play this?

This hand was from our bar league weekly tourney. Blinds were at 100/200, ready to go up to 200/400 in just a few minutes. I had only 2500 left. We...

Started by deacon_bluez, 08-16-2008 03:47 AM
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08-16-2008 06:03 PM

HH with no cards

Should I have just camped this instead of pushing?

Started by revolvingiris, 08-15-2008 08:39 PM
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08-16-2008 05:24 AM

My ROI stats- Thanks FTR!

Well, I've just finished playing 1100 $3.25 sit-n-go's. I started out 4 tabling and am up to 6 tabling now, I play five 6-max tables and one 45...

Started by caddie444, 08-15-2008 11:45 PM
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08-16-2008 01:57 AM

(HU) Do you call his push?/ WOO HOO!

First off, do you guys call this push?? He's been playing pretty passive and this is first hand at 200-400 (ie what does his pushing range have to be...

Started by caddie444, 08-14-2008 11:18 PM
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08-15-2008 11:21 PM

ak utg vs raise in CO - 1 2.5X 10 person 20 bi

I've been wondering what is the correct play in this situation. Early in a tourney so i have no real reads on the villain. I raise UTG 4X to 160...

Started by planner, 08-15-2008 03:33 PM
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08-15-2008 09:56 PM

serious sit and go specialist

I have ambitions of becoming a strong sng player and want to slowly move up the ladder. I've probably made all the mistakes with my bankroll that you...

Started by planner, 08-14-2008 04:33 PM
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08-15-2008 05:24 PM

2 SnG, Im in trouble...

Please annihilate my play.... I have had a ridiculously bad last two days and by the sites of today's SnGs. Its not going to get better soon....I am...

Started by revolvingiris, 08-14-2008 08:07 PM
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08-15-2008 12:40 PM

Best site for satellites?

Hi, Last Sunday I played a few satellites to Sunday Million on Poker Stars. I ended up winning a few and sold the seats for T$'s. However, it...

Started by Caesar, 08-14-2008 12:43 PM
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08-15-2008 01:42 AM

AKo on monotone K high flop, opp shoves ($27)

No reads, this is like 3rd/4th hand. What's your move? PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t20 (9 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool...

Started by taipan168, 08-09-2008 06:08 AM
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08-15-2008 01:08 AM

posting trimmed sitngos

i was wondering how you save tournament history from Full tilt so that you can imput it into the tournament trimmer. thanks

Started by fulksy, 08-14-2008 05:57 PM
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08-15-2008 12:28 AM

sitngo spreadsheet?

i was wondering if anyone knows of a good sitngo spreadsheet to track my results or how people track their results. thanks

Started by fulksy, 08-14-2008 06:14 PM
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08-15-2008 12:27 AM

hand help ?

this is 5 handed ftp sitngo i can't post a hand yet tell i have 10 posts i guess so i was wondering how bad i played this hand? blinds 25-50 5...

Started by fulksy, 08-14-2008 03:37 PM
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08-15-2008 12:09 AM

Variation during the week (Image now added correctly)

I'm curious about the psychology of poker players. I have had an impression in my mind that play generally gets easier as you progress through the...

Started by Nakamura, 08-14-2008 06:44 PM
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08-14-2008 09:19 PM

3.30 critique

Started by oshow, 08-14-2008 07:09 PM
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08-14-2008 08:53 PM

ft bubble hand

11 players left, Hero is ss. 1st opp limped TT last orbit. 7k pot pf, is hero shoving here? Also,what should hero's shoving range be for this hand?...

Started by sinister1, 08-09-2008 09:18 PM
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08-14-2008 08:39 PM

$5 - JJ very early

Only 7 hands in, but UTG hadn't put any money into any hands yet. Button had already called a raise preflop and limped about 4 hands but not shown...

Started by mikeneron, 08-13-2008 04:11 AM
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08-14-2008 08:05 PM

need help with small blind

i multitable the $10+1 at stars and i find myself folding my small blind A LOT and im pretty sure its a leak. any help would be appreciated.

Started by yuenjai, 08-14-2008 03:57 PM
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08-14-2008 05:54 PM

Whats my flop play?

PokerStars Game #19462142815: Tournament #99190327, $50+$5 Hold'em No Limit - Level V (75/150) - 2008/08/08 - 16:10:28 (ET) Table '99190327 170'...

Started by Reidak, 08-08-2008 05:22 PM
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08-14-2008 04:20 PM

A8 short-handed. Is this a push?

I'm not really sure what to do here. A8 with 3 equal sized stacks seems difficult to raise all-in with. I think once I get reraised AI I'm probably...

Started by Nakamura, 07-18-2008 06:44 AM
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08-14-2008 03:54 PM

QQ, is there anything wrong with my play here?

I reckon I'm probably beat on the river. The only reasonable hand we beat is a 10 + crap, but the flush draw, Ax or 3 all have us whipped. I'm...

Started by Nakamura, 07-18-2008 06:31 AM
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08-14-2008 03:50 PM

20 buy in 10 person bubble play

I'm the BB, 5 players left. blinds 300-600 stacks are closely identical with everyone having close to 3k. guy UTG goes all in. SB folds, My hand 33....

Started by planner, 08-13-2008 09:06 PM
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08-14-2008 03:47 PM

How to handle insane LAGs?

I have two questions about LAG idiots. Background: I played a game where a player would go all in pre-flop in any position if no one else had...

Started by RockyMoose, 08-13-2008 07:48 PM
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08-14-2008 03:46 PM

Player notes

Been a while since we had a thread like this, and the discussion in another thread prompted my thoughts, so I thought I'd start a discussion on the...

Started by taipan168, 07-30-2008 07:19 AM
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08-14-2008 03:22 PM

Can SNG variance be this bad?

Is it possible to have bad runs in 9-man SNGs that swing upwards of 20 buy-in loses? Or, am I just terrible? I know my sample sizes are smallish,...

Started by misterthou, 08-04-2008 03:06 AM
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08-14-2008 01:02 PM

any very good books for sng's

any books to help with sng strategy..i know moshman has a book

Started by hockey4433, 08-05-2008 06:15 PM
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08-14-2008 01:00 PM

Needing help with 49 player tournament play

Hey guys. I am wanting too find out what you would recommend in a local brick and mortar game $1000 starting chips, new players $2000 can buy...

Started by projectaero, 08-12-2008 11:00 AM
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08-14-2008 10:30 AM

Full Tilt Early Double...Did I blow up AGAIN!?!?

We are 4 handed at the ft of the early double and blinds are 12000/24000 with 3000 antes. I have just doubled up twice from 4th place to 2nd in chips...

Started by sinister1, 08-13-2008 11:14 PM
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08-14-2008 02:41 AM

Hand Analysis

PokerStars Game #19524479250: Tournament #101408311, $3.00+$0.40 Seat 1: parlourtalk (780 in chips) Seat 2: jobu41 (1955 in chips) Seat 3:...

Started by Illfavor, 08-11-2008 03:39 AM
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08-14-2008 02:20 AM

$5 - Set with all suited on flop

How is my play here? This was 5th hand of tourney so no reads. I think it's a good play, but wanted to hear what the peanut gallery had to say :D ...

Started by mikeneron, 08-12-2008 01:30 AM
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08-14-2008 01:39 AM

time to move up?

Time to move up? I've played ~260 $5 single table SNGs so far this year. I farted around for the first few months and was all over the place, but...

Started by RockyMoose, 08-13-2008 07:28 PM
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08-13-2008 10:13 PM

Full Tilt Daily Doubles...Did I blow up?

Here are some hands from tonight's Daily Doubles on Full Tilt. The first is a squeeze play from Double A. Reads on original raiser are that he tries...

Started by sinister1, 08-13-2008 03:04 AM
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08-13-2008 07:59 PM

best bankroll builders on FTP

I'm trying to make a switch into playing more MTTs. I play mostly SnGs and cash. However, I just plain suck at cash games and after dropping $250 I...

Started by ministaker, 08-11-2008 04:22 PM
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08-13-2008 03:33 PM

$5 -TT vs 2 players - flop is lower cards

BB liked to limp into about 35% of the hands to this point and MP1 was basically the same. Are you bailing on the min raise on the flop after the...

Started by mikeneron, 08-13-2008 04:02 AM
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08-13-2008 04:55 AM

Strategy question, HU as shorty against tight/passive

Hey guys, so I had this really weird SnG yesterday which took over 2 hours (no turbo). I managed to get ITM and got in the HU with about 3600...

Started by elitemob, 08-12-2008 06:09 AM
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08-13-2008 04:48 AM

To re-buy or not to re-buy, that is the question.

My general question is: in MTTs, when is it correct to re-buy and/or add-on? Specific scenario: I commonly play a low-stakes daily $20+2 re-buy...

Started by FelixLeiter, 08-12-2008 08:02 PM
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08-13-2008 02:52 AM

$5 - Flop is all aces

Villian was a loose player with stats around 47/17. I think I need to bet this flop, but what do I do if he pushes? I was just trying to steal the...

Started by mikeneron, 08-07-2008 09:57 PM
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08-13-2008 02:31 AM

My venture into tournies! (cashed now need help)

This hand takes place in the 20 dollar rebuy and add on on full tilt. Everyone had just made the money. Blinds are at 800/1.6k with a 200 ante and...

Started by thizzSantaCruz, 08-11-2008 05:13 AM
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08-13-2008 02:25 AM

$11 Villain smooth calls all the way down and then shoves

I'm sure I'm beat here. Just after a line check really. Full Tilt Poker Game #7602678556: $10 + $1 Sit & Go (57832365), Table 1 - 20/40 - No...

Started by kevster, 08-11-2008 09:59 AM
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08-12-2008 07:32 PM

Starting hand requirements in early blind stages of a SNG.

Note, the following is only referring to the early blind stages of a SNG. I am trying to make a chart according to what Moshman says in his book,...

Started by GudSpeler, 08-11-2008 01:44 AM
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08-12-2008 06:20 AM

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