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Old 09-29-2016, 05:12 AM   #3276
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Re: Pads1161 #bracelethunting

Holy crap! That's a sick schedule.

Do you only play tournament or do you ever do cash games too? Thank you for the thread sir this **** is inspirational.
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Old 09-29-2016, 05:35 AM   #3277
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wowee - looks like about $370k of entries.

am sure you're taking different % of yourself for different events, but do you know/can you thumb in the air the total % you'll likely have of yourself in it's entirety?

good luck - bring home a title please
It's tough to say exactly because ill likely swap if European/Elmerixx/sickone/graftekkel are playing and if they aren't I'll usually keep all of my own action in anything Upto €5300 euro. 10ks I'll take 60-70%, anything higher just depends. Think I had around 40-50% in the last 25k I played, but wouldn't be inconceivable having 20%.

The goal is to get rich enough to just Yolo all 10ks and 25ks I guess 😂
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Old 09-29-2016, 05:37 AM   #3278
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Holy crap! That's a sick schedule.

Do you only play tournament or do you ever do cash games too? Thank you for the thread sir this **** is inspirational.
I used to play cash and do well before I played tournaments. It's funny because cash then played similar to tournaments now. Now I don't really play, just now and again, I'm up around 100k this year at cash games though mostly due to some games I didn't really want to blog about for certain reasons.
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Old 09-29-2016, 11:35 AM   #3279
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Re: Pads1161 #bracelethunting

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Old 10-02-2016, 04:02 AM   #3280
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Re: Pads1161 #bracelethunting

Post wcoop post ? VD
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Old 10-02-2016, 05:39 AM   #3281
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Haha been sleeping non stop since Monday. Didn't even play Tuesday/Thursday.
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Old 10-04-2016, 02:35 AM   #3282
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So it's exactly one week since we finished WCOOP. I'm not sure I realized it at the time but it was such a huge intense grind, I really think we gave it 100% as cliche as that sounds and since I've literally been sleeping 15+ hours every single day.

Not only were we playing every day (didn't take a single day off for the three weeks) but we had to play long sessions because of the huge bet vs the Swedes that we made. They showed so much heart it was unreal, they really are sick sick grinders and since a WCOOP they've still been grinding so much. Completely insane.

In the end I won my heads up bets and we won the team bet, European won one heads up bet and lost the other but we came out pretty big winners in the end. I think in the future I'll really not be keen to do this kind of bet again, it was mentally draining, they put so much pressure on and whilst the money was obviously very big it wasn't what made us stressed, we just really really didn't want to lose and we're all so competitive that losing would have hurt so much.

Personal performance im really really happy about. I played very tough schedule throughout WCOOP playing all the 530 turbos etc but I really enjoyed it. I think I played B game for about 2-3 days at the end of the second week but apart from that gave it as much as I could. I think I had 4 10-20k scores that made me frustrated at times. I wanted to get that huge score, but having those 10-20k scores really was great because it gave me the recent experience of playing big final tables, final three tables etc that would help for the two big scores.

The WCOOP win was very very pleasing. I really wish they would give bracelets out still, I think taking them a way is such a nitty cost cutting from Amaya. I mean really sad that they do that, having these bracelets is what we can keep forever, show our grand kids, look back at in 40 years etc. The tournament itself was very pleasing, I'm going to go over it again this week in a coaching review with the stable, I don't remember specific details but i remember two big hands both with AK. Once where I went for the bet/call otr with ace high and another where I folded pre flop. I think this was in week 3 and it's very tough to be mentally exhausted and make big mistakes. I think the one piece of advice if give people for future series is to just believe in yourself and to take extra time over every decision. To do this you need to play 4-8 tables maximum, cut out the worst games in your schedule, cut out turbos etc and just focus. These series come round 2x a year and we probably have 1-3 years left. Enjoy them, enjoy the structures, enjoy the challenge. Don't chase some ev in some $109 freezeout or $30 turbo for your $4. If you're going to play WCOOP then really play it, enjoy it, enjoy the highs, enjoy the lows.

Another reason for the huge burn out after WCOOP and needing so much sleep was the stable. Any time I didn't have a day 2 or any time my session finished relatively early, there would be a horse deep in something for 4-5 hours after I finished. I think I railed almost every day something super deep and seeing how much our guys crushed was just so satisfying. I think we made something like $1.1m profit and multiple bracelets but just seeing the whole team consistently doing well and crushing day in day or was so pleasing. It's very easy not to work hard in poker and recently we've simply just been cutting guys who aren't prepared to give it everything. We're so so so lucky to have 70 guys who literally bleed poker. They love the game so much and they are so motivated to maximise their potential. I think without seeing them want to get better and want to improve I would lack a lot of motivation myself. They definitely make me want to be better than every single one of them and want to stay ahead of the curve. I remember one year ago after WCOOP I told myself I wanted to be the best online and live MTT player in the world. I wanted to be able to sit down at every table and know where my edge comes from. I'm not claiming I'm the best in the world at tournaments but I know that I've given everything possible to be there. There were some ups and downs, a lot of frustration but it's very important to just keep going and going. Review your hands as much as possible, if you're not winning at 10bb/100 then there's very likely a chance you're not working hard enough. If you're winning at 10bb/100 and you're still losing then its likely that your mental game is not super strong or that you aren't studying final 2 tables enough which is where a lot of actual roi comes from. It's very easy to blame variance but if you know deep down in your mind there is something to improve then just do it.

Around one year ago I remember saying something like "ah piosolver so overrated just focus on your HUD and exploit everybody" whilst this is still obviously very true and one of the reasons most regs are not winning at as high as they should be. There's s really good reason that cash game guys don't win at over 5evbb/100 in tournaments, if anything it should be way higher as they always put themselves in deep stacked tournaments and start from the start etc rather than MTT guys who like to late reg etc, but it's all down to they just don't know how to exploit the MTT population, scared to make folds when at the top of their range, scared to bluff 100% of their range efc, however my view on piosolver has definitely changed a lot over the past 6 months specifically. There's a lot of spots that I think are going to get very interesting in MTTs over the next 1 year once more guys start using piosolver more. Basically vs extremely high cbets (MTT population cbets crazy high in some spots) piosolver will attack very aggressively, over the last 6 months there has already been a new trend of reagression but I think the natural re-readaptation is about to come through soon and we're going to go back to the days of min 3/4betting flops and it's all going to get very messy. If for example you should c/r 75o in pio value on he 742r board bb vs btn I think people expect you to be way more polar and have more 53o, sets, 2 pairs, bdfds etc but moving forward I think MTT population is going to start playing vs c/rs very aggressively and then the tree is going to become very complex. Once we have correct c/r frequencies in combined with a retaliation that is very "mind based" it = a whole tonne of spew haha.

Anyway goals for next few months.. I posted my schedule a few days ago in here but basically go

Malta
Nottingham
Rozodov
Carribean
Prague

Lots of exciting tournaments. Previously in live stops I've traditionally not grinded them hard and been focused mainly on the high rollers and the main events. For these months I'm going super hard though, I'll not be taking much breaks during the live stops, but between each one I'll go into full recovery mode to stop burning out. There's a lot of great tournaments and I'm very excited to play them all.

I won't set any targets about being in X or Y in the GPL, just hope to have some deep runs and enjoy it.

Not sure I mentioned it here but will 95% be moving to Malta in January. I think it's time to move from Budapest, been here for a few years and been amazing. Have transformed a lot here and without being here I think I wouldn't have done nearly as well, but moving forward I just want a little bit of a different scenery. Will try and get involved in a good football team in Malta, maybe getting really fit and playing again, but potentially just going into management 100%. Will see, long term one of my main goals in life is to get as far as possible in football management, learning some stuff at these lower league stuff is pretty important I think. I'm not sure if it's best to buy or rent in Malta, if anybody has any ideas Ofc feel free to share, I'll be going with three dogs, so will be looking for s house/garden/pool kind of thing.

bitB staking will also likely register there in Malta in the new year and transform from some guys giving some other guys money to gamble with and telling them our tips and tricks to a fully registered company focused on multiple revenue streams. There's some really really interesting stuff we want to do. We've been working for sure more than anybody else on analyzing every different tournament there is on the Internet, we think a large scale bank of timex would be really interesting and very popular in the community. Basically, it's Sunday, you can't play poker today, but want to have a sweet in the Sunday million, you can buy action in Fedor Holz, Negreanu, Jason Sommerville or whoever else. We will give you a "price" and then guarantee that amount of action in the player. So let's say you buy Negreanu at 1:5 so you pay 150$ and you get to have a 50% sweat of Negreanu. Maybe you really want to gamble and have 1000% of him, so you give us $3000 or whatever and if he wins you get $2million! I think it will be very well accepted in the community. First of course we need to get a gambling license and get set up etc but that's just one of lots of ideas that we have. We want to become bitB the innovative poker brand (hashtag entrepreneurlife) rather than bitB the guys who are pretty good at tournaments.

I made a blog this week about looking for strategic investors. More information here:

http://www.bitb-staking.com/2016/10/...join-the-team/

This is not us looking for money for us to gamble away haha we have a lot of people who ask to invest very regularly, but we're looking for guys with different skill sets than ours and can bring really good value. We realise that at the end of the day despite us being really successful here and doing a good job, were poker players. For the last 5 years we studied poker every day, not coding, not social media expertise, not law, not accounting, not business development, not management etc etc previously our bring process has perhaps been a little bit off from optimal, now we are just putting this out there, if somebody thinks they have something unique to offer us and thinks they'd be a great part of the team then we will be more than happy to have a chat.

Please bare in mind that we are very busy ATM and might take 1 week+ to properly get back to you.

Anyway, Tuesday today, have some secret stuff to do that I'll blog about in exactly 1 month! Hopefully it's good news!! And then will have a meeting tonight and then likely play a session.

Sorry for so much in this post, lots of random stuff haha

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Old 10-04-2016, 02:53 AM   #3283
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Re: Pads1161 #bracelethunting

Don't move to Malta
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Old 10-04-2016, 05:57 AM   #3284
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Great write-up. I checked lots of replayers, including yours and I was wondering about the aj hand. Mind giving your thoughts or regret that one a bit?
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:08 AM   #3285
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Aj? Don't remember it? Hh?
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:14 AM   #3286
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Aj? Don't remember it? Hh?
Do not remember it exactly anymore but massive pot (9mil'ish) on QxKQx or something, where you herocalled it off. Think you played great on that final table overall btw.
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:27 AM   #3287
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Oh yeh that was kinda weird hand.. he was opening 100% though. Kind of a weird spot. Sometimes gotta just pay the man his money. People very obliged to barrel board like q43k when they open 100% they're going to convince themselves that a lot of hands are mandatory bluffs. If I remember correctly he has KK though and chose a really bad bet size (****ing huge is best in those spots, sauce talks a little by about it in his recent video actually)

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Old 10-04-2016, 08:17 AM   #3288
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What happened to the real estate busines? Could get complicated if you move away right?
Gl in the live stuff tho
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Old 10-04-2016, 08:51 AM   #3289
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What happened to the real estate busines? Could get complicated if you move away right?
Gl in the live stuff tho
not sure what it s like in hungary, but one of my best friends is a property manager in canada and ive seen first hand what a **** show it could be.
i found it really cool that pads thought about it , also wondering what happened with it. i asked him in barca about it and he said it s still in the works.
i really think for someone to do it right , they d need to quit pretty much everything else and give it 100%. that mostly applies to huge ideas like the one he had. you can obv always hire a manager or someone to take care of everything but that s when it becomes a massive **** show if you dont know the person and trust them 100% :P
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Old 10-04-2016, 10:31 AM   #3290
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(****ing huge is best in those spots, sauce talks a little by about it in his recent video actually)
Could you elaborate on this for your poor followers who cant afford rio.
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Old 10-04-2016, 12:14 PM   #3291
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Could you elaborate on this for your poor followers who cant afford rio.
like if board is 6677J and pot is 1000 and stack is 1500 its a disaster not to go all in if he doesn't value raise 7x when we bet say 700.

so when board was q34kq and he has kk and pot is 7m, if he bets 4m its probably not good when he can bet 12m and i never fold qx and never value raise it, especially applicable in a ft when I'm going to be cautious with hands like 33 otr.
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Old 10-04-2016, 02:08 PM   #3292
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Re: Pads1161 #bracelethunting

Most common misstakes regs do on final tables?
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Old 10-04-2016, 02:41 PM   #3293
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Awesome read,subbed
gl on your live schedule you got planned man,sounds like a big grind!
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Old 10-04-2016, 04:38 PM   #3294
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Most common misstakes regs do on final tables?
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open in spots where big stacks are going to 3bet 72o and you can't defend.

like sometimes you've got ATo in the cut off and just have to fold, 88 in hijack and clear fold etc.

misunderstanding dynamics.

not incorporating a limping range.

calling all in pre flop way too wide.

not renaming on big stacks wide enough.

butchering every heads up.
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Old 10-04-2016, 06:45 PM   #3295
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like if board is 6677J and pot is 1000 and stack is 1500 its a disaster not to go all in if he doesn't value raise 7x when we bet say 700.

so when board was q34kq and he has kk and pot is 7m, if he bets 4m its probably not good when he can bet 12m and i never fold qx and never value raise it, especially applicable in a ft when I'm going to be cautious with hands like 33 otr.
Oh, yeah. I thought you were talking about the flop w/ KK on like QK4r lolz.


About your most common mistake list;

what do you mean with no renaming on big stacks wide enough?


GL Pads, very interesting reflections in your last long post. Good to see stable is doing so good
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Old 10-04-2016, 06:48 PM   #3296
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Rejaming/jamming
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Old 10-04-2016, 08:35 PM   #3297
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had a 4 hour meeting so had to start the session very late today.

ended up coming 2nd in the Party 530 6max for $7.7k, 4th in the $162 win the button, cashed the Super Tuesday. Anybody railing the bubble would have seen how ridiculous it was, probably the craziest super tuesday bubble I've ever seen.

Anyway, productive day with business and good winning day at the tables.

Can't complain.

Lot of coaching next few days. Excited to analyse WCOOP wins and runs.
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Old 10-04-2016, 11:38 PM   #3298
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Hey pads,

Tried sending you a PM but your inbox is full.

Do you have any updates to share regarding the accountant/bookkeeper position? Just wanted to follow up as I am currently in a county where Gmail is blocked and haven't had access for the last week.

Cheers,
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Old 10-09-2016, 10:12 AM   #3299
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These series come round 2x a year and we probably have 1-3 years left.
Why? You mentioned that poker is far from being dead few weeks/months ago, did I miss something? Just curious.
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Old 10-09-2016, 09:03 PM   #3300
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Played both today and yesterday. Won the $320 6m in really satisfying way, called all in otr with Ace high in big pot. Had this prettttyyyyyy sexy bluff vs omgitshunt who is top reg but who i have a lot of long dynamics with.

http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-h...862_AFEA414268

So was good to get a win, in good/reggy tournament.

Today I woke up early and we went in hunt for a Sunday roast, we went all over the city, called every restaurant, nowhere does one? WTF. Settled for bangers and mash and decided we will start serving roasts in my bar ASAP!

Came home and played with dogs for a few hours and then went to sleep and started a late session. Wasn't really very good, didn't play A game, probably somewhere between B-C. Ended up winning a package for 8k euros to EPT Malta, for slightly winning session.

Will be TWITCHING! on Tuesday, will play all the stuff on Party and that should be cool.

Really like the idea of this plane, its going to be leaving from Brum and will be full exclusively of Party pros, staff, qualifiers and friends.

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