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Old 11-15-2011, 11:39 AM   #301
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

I really only play live these days since Black Friday. I have less then 5k hands online in the past 6 months.

The last 6 months I played, I started with $37 on Full Tilt playing 5NL. When BF hit I was playing 25NL and FT owes me a little over 4k right now.
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Old 11-16-2011, 03:05 AM   #302
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

I am trying to put off my tilt issues as well at the micros. I am playing on Merge right now and I would not recommend it. Its just a bunch of solid regs for the most part. One of my biggest flaws (and I see a few of these in your hand histories) is overvaluing TPTK or an overpair. My stats for the most part are ok but when I look at my reports on what hands have lost the most I see that it is 1 pair hands the most. Good luck to you and I hope you fix your leaks like we all should.
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Old 11-16-2011, 03:52 AM   #303
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

Thanks kingsmen, yeah you r right about 1 pair, overpair or 2 pairs we lose often, because those are actually hands we get most of the time on the flop..
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Old 11-16-2011, 10:54 AM   #304
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

Merge is not just solid players at micros. 4NL is full of fish. If you think 4NL or 10NL is full of solid regs, wait until you hit 50NL.

You guys have the exact problems I had when I could not beat 10NL. I would win 4 days in a row and then tilt off all my profit on the 5th day, etc, etc. I also overvalued Top pair and over pairs way way too much. It took a LONG time for me to get to be able to fold an over pair. Ex. You have QQ IP and open for 3x and get called by the BB, flop comes 973cc. BB checks, you bet, he calls. Turn is a safe 2h. BB checks, you bet, BB shoves (or just raises). YUCK. Back in the day I call this all day long, but not anymore. Letting go of TP and over pairs is critical to your win rate (unless you have a read otherwise).

Just remember this. One pair hands are MEDIUM strength hands regardless if they are top pair or an over pair. It is still only ONE PAIR. When facing a spot similar to what I explained above, think the hand out before putting your chips in the pot. If villain has not be stacking off with medium or light holdings, what makes you think he would do it now?

River bets and turn raises are the biggest bets in NLHE and where the money is made. You can't make too many mistakes in those spots.
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:46 AM   #305
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

Still tilting...

PokerStars - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

BB: $6.02
UTG: $5.00
MP: $5.00
Hero (CO): $12.38
BTN: $4.80
SB: $5.05

SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.05

Pre Flop: ($0.07) Hero has J A

fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.15, BTN raises to $0.45, fold, fold, Hero raises to $1.10, BTN calls $0.65

Flop: ($2.27, 2 players) 2 8 4
Hero checks, BTN bets $3.70 and is all-in, Hero calls $3.70

Turn: ($9.67, 2 players) 4

River: ($9.67, 2 players) 9

Hero shows J A (One Pair, Fours) (PreFlop 66%, Flop 27%, Turn 14%)
BTN shows T 8 (Two Pair, Eights and Fours) (PreFlop 34%, Flop 73%, Turn 86%)
BTN wins $9.20

...

PokerStars - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

UTG: $5.91
Hero (MP): $5.86
CO: $3.85
BTN: $10.67
SB: $1.72
BB: $2.46

SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.05

Pre Flop: ($0.07) Hero has 3 3

fold, Hero raises to $0.15, CO raises to $0.30, fold, SB calls $0.28, fold, Hero calls $0.15

Flop: ($0.95, 3 players) 4 9 7
SB checks, Hero checks, CO bets $0.40, fold, Hero raises to $1.25, CO raises to $3.55 and is all-in, Hero calls $2.30

Turn: ($8.05, 2 players) 4

River: ($8.05, 2 players) 8

Hero shows 3 3 (Two Pair, Fours and Threes) (PreFlop 51%, Flop 10%, Turn 5%)
CO shows 9 7 (Two Pair, Nines and Sevens) (PreFlop 49%, Flop 90%, Turn 95%)
CO wins $7.65


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PokerStars - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

BB: $6.09
UTG: $5.00
Hero (CO): $6.32
BTN: $5.27
SB: $6.10

SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.05

Pre Flop: ($0.07) Hero has 3 3

fold, Hero raises to $0.15, BTN calls $0.15, SB calls $0.13, fold

Flop: ($0.50, 3 players) 8 3 4
SB bets $0.36, Hero raises to $0.96, fold, SB raises to $2.76, Hero raises to $6.17 and is all-in, SB calls $3.19 and is all-in

Turn: ($12.40, 2 players) 5

River: ($12.40, 2 players) Q

SB shows 4 4 (Three of a Kind, Fours) (PreFlop 82%, Flop 96%, Turn 98%)
Hero shows 3 3 (Three of a Kind, Threes) (PreFlop 18%, Flop 4%, Turn 2%)
SB wins $11.79

I was sure he got a higher set, but still, how can i fold a set

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Old 11-17-2011, 04:52 AM   #306
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

One think i dont's understand, why donks trying to outplay me with any 2, 97o T8o both 3bets, T8o called 4bet, my mistake i didnt cbet on the flop, but damn, wtf is this lol oO the funniest thing, 3bet = nuts on stars lol
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Old 11-17-2011, 05:25 AM   #307
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

But when they have a proper monster they just calls lol:

PokerStars - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

BB: $5.61
UTG: $4.78
CO: $16.95
Hero (BTN): $8.31
SB: $2.22

SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.05

Pre Flop: ($0.07) Hero has Q J

fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.15, SB calls $0.13, fold

Flop: ($0.35, 2 players) 9 A 8
SB checks, Hero checks

Turn: ($0.35, 2 players) T
SB bets $0.15, Hero raises to $0.79, SB calls $0.64

River: ($1.93, 2 players) 7
SB bets $0.80, Hero raises to $7.37 and is all-in, SB calls $0.48 and is all-in

Hero shows Q J (Straight, Queen High) (PreFlop 13%, Flop 18%, Turn 100%)
SB mucks K K (One Pair, Kings) (PreFlop 87%, Flop 82%, Turn 0%)
Hero wins $4.27

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Old 11-17-2011, 08:05 AM   #308
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How many times do ppl have to tell you to stop calling 3bs
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:00 AM   #309
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How many times do ppl have to tell you to stop calling 3bs
Many times, i instead 4bet with somehow a hand depends what HUD is showing on villain, still get a call with T8o, u see those 3bets, i know i am favorite preflop, shame on them, 3betting light with just stupid hands and hit nuts must be a good feeling though..
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:39 AM   #310
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Merge is not just solid players at micros. 4NL is full of fish. If you think 4NL or 10NL is full of solid regs, wait until you hit 50NL.

You guys have the exact problems I had when I could not beat 10NL. I would win 4 days in a row and then tilt off all my profit on the 5th day, etc, etc. I also overvalued Top pair and over pairs way way too much. It took a LONG time for me to get to be able to fold an over pair. Ex. You have QQ IP and open for 3x and get called by the BB, flop comes 973cc. BB checks, you bet, he calls. Turn is a safe 2h. BB checks, you bet, BB shoves (or just raises). YUCK. Back in the day I call this all day long, but not anymore. Letting go of TP and over pairs is critical to your win rate (unless you have a read otherwise).

Just remember this. One pair hands are MEDIUM strength hands regardless if they are top pair or an over pair. It is still only ONE PAIR. When facing a spot similar to what I explained above, think the hand out before putting your chips in the pot. If villain has not be stacking off with medium or light holdings, what makes you think he would do it now?

River bets and turn raises are the biggest bets in NLHE and where the money is made. You can't make too many mistakes in those spots.
My statement would be based on a limited hand sample for sure. I definitely see more weaker players at 10NL vs 25NL. I have not played much 50NL yet. I just wish there was a larger player pool to play against.
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:36 AM   #311
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

33 is not ahead of 97, its 50/50. fold to the 3b unless your 200bb deep. Why are you going crazy on the flop?

Same with the AJ hand fine to 4b but why do you call? what hand do you think call the 4b and bluff that flop that you beat?
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:51 AM   #312
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

calling 3bet with 33 is hilariously bad, start thinking of ranges more..
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Old 11-21-2011, 07:13 AM   #313
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

Hi all! No poker for me until next week i hope, moving house, loads of damn personal stuff going on in life so will update when back on track ...
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:59 AM   #314
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One think i dont's understand, why donks trying to outplay me with any 2, 97o T8o both 3bets, T8o called 4bet, my mistake i didnt cbet on the flop, but damn, wtf is this lol oO the funniest thing, 3bet = nuts on stars lol
No offense but 4betting AJs seems pretty donky to me
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Old 11-26-2011, 01:39 PM   #315
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No offense but 4betting AJs seems pretty donky to me
Call 4bet with T8o is not?
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Old 11-26-2011, 03:24 PM   #316
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Call 4bet with T8o is not?
Unrelevant.
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Old 11-26-2011, 04:07 PM   #317
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

If you don't tell us the truth, this guy will go after you for life
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Old 11-26-2011, 05:07 PM   #318
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

Haha, do u ever played CS 1.6? I always play that till now online since 2001, so i am not scared of this cop coz i am terrorist, just in game though

Anyway, till now i am not playing poker, i had to leave the house where i used to leave and now we are, me and my gf staying with friends and no internet here, i am using mobile internet when my gf is at home, coz i havent got unlimited in my phone, so we are still looking for the house and still didnt move our broadband here because of the fees every time you move u have to pay, so pointless to set it up here, so no poker for me but i hope to get some before end of this month anyway because i need to remain silver star, around 200 vpp needed though, so thats the story also i am doing some crazy stuff i mean the job, door to door, almost like a salesman, offering ppl free loft insulation, good money though, but hard to get ppl in...
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Old 12-01-2011, 09:38 PM   #319
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

Decided to play some tourneys today, same villain, can i actually fold 98s on that flop?

PokerStars - $2.50+$0.25|500/1000 NL (9 max) - Holdem - 8 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

UTG: 25,680.00
UTG+1: 51,011.00
Hero (MP): 50,301.00
MP+1: 18,648.00
CO: 13,726.00
BTN: 20,771.00
SB: 41,219.00
BB: 137,462.00

UTG posts ante 100.00, UTG+1 posts ante 100.00, Hero posts ante 100.00, MP+1 posts ante 100.00, CO posts ante 100.00, BTN posts ante 100.00, SB posts ante 100.00, BB posts ante 100.00, SB posts SB 500.00, BB posts BB 1,000.00

Pre Flop: (2300.00) Hero has 9 9

fold, UTG+1 calls 1,000.00, Hero raises to 4,000.00, fold, CO raises to 13,626.00 and is all-in, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero calls 9,626.00

Flop: (30552.00, 2 players) 7 Q 8

Turn: (30552.00, 2 players) 7

River: (30552.00, 2 players) 6

Hero shows 9 9 (Two Pair, Nines and Sevens) (PreFlop 52%, Flop 15%, Turn 5%)
CO shows T Q (Two Pair, Queens and Sevens) (PreFlop 48%, Flop 85%, Turn 95%)
CO wins 30,552.00


...


PokerStars - $2.50+$0.25|500/1000 NL (9 max) - Holdem - 9 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

MP+1: 23,580.00
LP: 41,811.00
Hero (CO): 34,575.00
BTN: 12,048.00
SB: 46,352.00
BB: 36,868.00
UTG: 20,171.00
UTG+1: 39,119.00
MP: 136,762.00

MP+1 posts ante 100.00, LP posts ante 100.00, Hero posts ante 100.00, BTN posts ante 100.00, SB posts ante 100.00, BB posts ante 100.00, UTG posts ante 100.00, UTG+1 posts ante 100.00, MP posts ante 100.00, SB posts SB 500.00, BB posts BB 1,000.00

Pre Flop: (2400.00) Hero has 8 9

fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to 2,500.00, fold, SB calls 2,000.00, BB calls 1,500.00

Flop: (8400.00, 3 players) 6 5 4
SB bets 43,752.00 and is all-in, fold, Hero calls 31,975.00 and is all-in

Turn: (72350.00, 2 players) 5

River: (72350.00, 2 players) Q

SB shows 6 A (Two Pair, Sixes and Fives) (PreFlop 52%, Flop 38%, Turn 59%)
Hero shows 8 9 (One Pair, Fives) (PreFlop 48%, Flop 62%, Turn 41%)
SB wins 72,350.00
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:03 PM   #320
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Re: BEATING DAMN MICROS!!! Thats a goal i believe..

What happened to OP?
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playing 5kNL and decided to go pro
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