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Old 09-04-2010, 04:44 PM   #376
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

I remember why I choose this challenge to be all cash game now, playing those matrix S&G's reminds me of how much I hate S&Gs, to much variance and I run terrible. End game is so annoying, shove and hope, repeat, repeat. Losing sucks and I dont get much sasitfaction from winning because enivitably i sucked out at some point

Made $29 out of two tickets and have 1 tickets left, might use it for something else cos I hate these games

Graph of these games so far, even though I would have got a RB hit I would have been better off getting a bonus with my iron man points


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Playing the S&G madness freeroll now, will prob play some cash as well
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Old 09-04-2010, 05:07 PM   #377
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Graph of these games so far, even though I would have got a RB hit I would have been better off getting a bonus with my iron man points


Playing the S&G madness freeroll now, will prob play some cash as well
bonus - rakeback hit = free cash
you should seriously always go for the bonus if the rest doesn't interest you.

Perhaps i'll see you in the freeroll!
(ninja edit: lucky you, you're sitting on 5255 chips! I ran into an idiot with a set and fell from 2.5k to 1.7k)

ninja edit 2: i just surpassed you thx to QQ vs TT with a little fish who had 4.5k chips.
That KJ vs JT hand you had earlier on made me scream tho (flop J9x, you bet, he raises, you instashove, he calls, turn comes T, river Q)

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Old 09-04-2010, 06:09 PM   #378
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

seeing you dwindle down in chips (i'm just as carddead tho) reminds me of this cartoon:



edit: saw you bust just now... AQs vs KK vs JJ (and those couple of hands before that). ouch

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Old 09-04-2010, 09:00 PM   #379
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

Busted in the 91-180 slot after having had 100k chips for a while and running AK into KK and shortly after that again into QQ and then the final death came when my KK got busted by AKs, pf allin
Pretty standard but reminded me why i hate big tourneys, 4h of (almost) perfect play ruined
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Old 09-07-2010, 08:23 AM   #380
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seeing you dwindle down in chips (i'm just as carddead tho) reminds me of this cartoon:



edit: saw you bust just now... AQs vs KK vs JJ (and those couple of hands before that). ouch
I was way too tired to play, wouldn't have played if the freeroll wasn't on.

Last two days haven't played at all as I moved into a new house and have no internet connection there yet. Won't get to play today or tommorrow either probably, I'm in college using the internet here now, but will be playing from Friday-Sunday to try reach the $5k. Currently on $4,930.
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Old 09-07-2010, 08:58 AM   #381
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

Nice one.
Are you withdrawing or are you going to grind 50nl+ while in college?

When you get the time, can you think about those graphs/stats?
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Old 09-08-2010, 08:52 AM   #382
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Nice one.
Are you withdrawing or are you going to grind 50nl+ while in college?

When you get the time, can you think about those graphs/stats?
Will withdraw most of it, need to actually concentrate on college this year, my final year, so wont get much poker in.

I'll post graphs etc at the end, so in a few days time.
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:12 AM   #383
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

Obviously i don't know your schedule but it might be worth it if you have an hour every now and then to play.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:34 PM   #384
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Obviously i don't know your schedule but it might be worth it if you have an hour every now and then to play.
Meh, it will just end up affecting college, I would like to play an hour here and there but then I'll get stuck a few hundred $'s and be tilted going into college and not work well etc...it's fine when I can just take a break and grind it back again in a few hours but if I know I can't play again for ages it would get to me. I might leave a bit and play some NL25 where the mooney won't really mean as much and I can keep somewhat sharp.

Anyway I played a little today, and not much interesting hands, won $25, that as well as about $20 of bonus money cleared brings my BR up to $4,967.

Really hoping I can crack the $5k tomorrow and end the challenge, shouldn't be too much of a problem, touch wood. Getting RB tomorrow but seeing as I only played 2 days this week it will be very little. Have $10 of the bonus still to clear so that will help too.

I have graphs/stats ready but want to post them all together at the end so they will be up tomorrow hopefully.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:40 PM   #385
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Meh, it will just end up affecting college, I would like to play an hour here and there but then I'll get stuck a few hundred $'s and be tilted going into college and not work well etc...it's fine when I can just take a break and grind it back again in a few hours but if I know I can't play again for ages it would get to me. I might leave a bit and play some NL25 where the mooney won't really mean as much and I can keep somewhat sharp.

Anyway I played a little today, and not much interesting hands, won $25, that as well as about $20 of bonus money cleared brings my BR up to $4,967.

Really hoping I can crack the $5k tomorrow and end the challenge, shouldn't be too much of a problem, touch wood. Getting RB tomorrow but seeing as I only played 2 days this week it will be very little. Have $10 of the bonus still to clear so that will help too.

I have graphs/stats ready but want to post them all together at the end so they will be up tomorrow hopefully.
Awesome thread, just stumbled on it today and it's a really good inspiration for a fellow uNL grinder.
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:39 PM   #386
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The hand that got me over the $5k mark

Full Tilt Poker $0.50/$1 No Limit Hold'em - 7 players
The Official 2+2 Hand Converter Powered By DeucesCracked.com

BB: $18.00
UTG: $116.25
UTG+1: $100.00
MP: $69.50
Hero (CO): $100.00
BTN: $102.70
SB: $52.00

Pre Flop: ($1.50) Hero is CO with 9 9
2 folds, MP calls $1, Hero raises to $4, 2 folds, BB calls $3, MP calls $3

Flop: ($12.50) 4 Q 2 (3 players)
BB checks, MP checks, Hero bets $7, BB folds, MP folds

Final Pot: $12.50
Hero wins $11.90
(Rake: $0.60)

Graphs to come...
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:47 PM   #387
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

Gj! Loved the thread
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:48 PM   #388
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

Lol, what an anti-climactic hand...
Can we demand that you keep playing untill you have some sort of great hand?

Only something like this should qualify for you having met your goal:

WARNING BBV type hand below!
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WARNING BBV type hand above!
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Old 09-10-2010, 03:12 PM   #389
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

You run uber good, hit sets much? That being said nice folds in some spots, apparently you get fishies to spew into you when you have the virtual nuts which is typically a good thing as well. Nicely done man, now hit 10k by New Years...
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Old 09-10-2010, 03:15 PM   #390
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

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Lol, what an anti-climactic hand...
Can we demand that you keep playing untill you have some sort of great hand?

Only something like this should qualify for you having met your goal:

WARNING BBV type hand below!
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WARNING BBV type hand above!
hand ruined by lack of slow roll
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Old 09-10-2010, 04:29 PM   #391
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Lol, what an anti-climactic hand...
Can we demand that you keep playing untill you have some sort of great hand?
Hehe, sorry to disappoint, I only had to win $7 after getting RB for the week

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You run uber good, hit sets much? That being said nice folds in some spots, apparently you get fishies to spew into you when you have the virtual nuts which is typically a good thing as well. Nicely done man, now hit 10k by New Years...
Obv it looks like that as I posted the big hands where I hit sets, got people to pay me off etc... you want me to post every hand where I missed a set? I wont deny I probably ran better than average for this summer though

Wont be hitting 10k by New years though, other stuff to do. Will be withdrawing at least $4k, maybe all of it.

Also want to say thanks to all who read, posted GL messages and helped out with advice on hands etc. Much appreciated
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Old 09-10-2010, 04:32 PM   #392
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NL25

Hands played: 54,051
Winnings: $1,155.57
bb/100: 8.55
Rake paid: $947.56

Comments: Most players are either fish or nitty regs. There are a lot of very ABC regs playing 13/10, then the rest are either shortstackers (seems to be a lot at this limit) that are even nittier or fish. Against certain regs KK can be folded PF and there were times I did fold it. There are very few good LAGs, maybe one or two, that play 17/13. Even a 15/12 is rare. To sum up, the biggest winner I have seen at NL25 plays something like 9/8!

Stats: Starting off I was playing nittier but towards the end I was playing about 15/12 which is maybe even a little tight of optimal IMO. If I were playing NL25 again, I would be 3 betting a lot more.


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Old 09-10-2010, 04:33 PM   #393
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NL100

Wrong title----NL25 Rush

Hands played: 26,414
Winnings: $745.96
bb/100: 11.30
Rake paid: $367.41

Comments: Similar to regular NL25 but even nittier, a little more 3betting though. 95% of players are very fit or fold post flop and you can see my red line is pretty much straight compared to all other limits I played, this was simlpy c-betting a lot and raising c-bets a lot.

Stats: Slightly higher 3bet than regular NL25, also my 4bet range has increased, because of the increased 3betting by the regs.


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Graphs: Took a while to adjust as you can see by the first 1.5k hands, red line had dipped a lot there.


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Old 09-10-2010, 04:35 PM   #394
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NL50

Hands played: 37,148
Winnings: $909.55
bb/100: 4.90
Rake paid: $1,212.52

Comments: My hardest limit to move up to by far and possibly harder to beat than NL100!? The regs are a lot better than NL25 though there are still plenty of fish which are just as bad. Agression is notably higher, especially pre flop, a lot more re-stealing and 3betting, getting it in with AKo PF is not that uncommon.

Stats: Standing out is that my turn c-bet has dropped a lot compared to NL25. Maybe a slight leak, maybe not.


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Graphs: Bit of a rollercoaster. My non showdowns dropped a bit, mainly as a result of lower turn c-bet I guess.


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Old 09-10-2010, 04:36 PM   #395
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NL50 Rush

Hands played: 6,364
Winnings: -$320.50
bb/100: -10.07
Rake paid: $176.59

Comments: Only played a few sessions here and did not fare well, played bad and ran bad.

Stats: Not worth showing as sample size is too small

Graphs:


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Old 09-10-2010, 04:38 PM   #396
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NL100

Hands played: 3,769
Winnings: $734.05
bb/100: 19.48
Rake paid: $214.46

Comments: A lot more LAGs than NL25 especially, a lot of poeple play around 16/13, which means nitting it up a little is often correct. Also playing a little more passively can be very profitable. If you make a few steals in a row people will not keep folding, they resteal eventually which can be worked to your advantage. There seems to be less short stackers as well which is definetly a good thing.

Stats: Again small sample size so not really worth it. One thing I will say is that my AF dropped from 3.96 at NL25 to 2.24 at NL100.

Graphs:


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Old 09-10-2010, 04:39 PM   #397
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Overall

Hands played: 127,746
Winnings: $3,323.42
bb/100: 7.45
Rake paid: $2,924.54

Hours played: 302
Hourly: $11.00

Rakeback: $729.28
Bonuses: $439.20

Net Hourly: $14.87

Graphs:


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Graphs in bb's:


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Graph including rakeback and bonuses:


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Old 09-10-2010, 08:24 PM   #398
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Re: $500 to $5k this summer

Nice, thanks.
You seem to play really tight
I've been playing extremely loose (donkishly loose even) compared to you, more then double your stats even.
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Old 09-10-2010, 10:05 PM   #399
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Congrats mate! Good to see you made your target, was rooting for you. Keep playing in the time you have free from college if possible, if only just too keep sharp in your game!
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:48 AM   #400
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Nice, thanks.
You seem to play really tight
I've been playing extremely loose (donkishly loose even) compared to you, more then double your stats even.
Yeah I play pretty tight, especially when I moved up, makes me consistent money though With your style you get all sorts of swings as I seen in your thread

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Congrats mate! Good to see you made your target, was rooting for you. Keep playing in the time you have free from college if possible, if only just too keep sharp in your game!
Ty, yeah I left 1k in my account, might play a bit at the weekends/holidays etc

Going to try NL50 HU, think I can beat that game pretty good but have no sample size yet. More fun as well
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