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Old 09-21-2018, 09:08 AM   #1
Kaz_1983
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MMT bankroll challenge, smash the glass ceiling!

“Don’t aim to break the glass ceiling; aim to shatter it.”


So I deposited $100 and lost $90, so most of it - I wasn't thinking straight at the time - I was drunk and decided it was a good idea to sit down and play on the $0.50/$0.25 NL cash tables. I thought my account was hacked at first but then remembered my stupidity the night before ... but yeah before my melt down I was playing $1 tourny's with a little success and I wanna keep on that path, seeing as I've had a little success at them tourny's and all - may as well pick up I left off IMO. Besides playing in cash games deffo doesn't suit me, at all and they need to be AVOIDED at all times - as tempting as they can.

ohhhh and I'm giving up alcohol so that won't be an issue and the fact me and my partner stopped eating meat 4 weeks, not drinking alcohol won't be as big a change as you would first think - for me anyways. As for the availability of the time needed to play MTTs, as for time: apart from an 8 year old son, I'm in a wheelchair so not working a 9 to 5 job I've got plenty of time on my hands and that's why making $30 or $40 on the side playing poker is appealing to me.

Anyways I wanted to start a bankroll type challenge late last year/early this year but wasn't using bitcoin so didn't have a way of depositing at the time, being from Australia it's tricky depositing money - let alone finding a site to play at. So as of late next week I should have money in my account - have $97.78 atm, so the money that I had in my account from before my wild night is replaced. Thankfully it was $90 dollars not $900 but in saying that it shouldn't have happened regardless..... ohhh well. That said, simply put - my challenge is to go from playing $2 MTTs to playing $20 MTTs - on a regular basis. So pretty much, $100 - $1,200.

Some rules I got to follow are the following, 3 key ones to be exact ...

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1.) Don't risk more 2%/3% of my bankroll (or about 40 buy-ins) on a tournament.

2.) DO NOT HIT THE CASH TABLES!

3.) Try to avoid turbo type MTTs in favour of MTTs with slower blind increases.
Even though this challenge won't till late next week, my son is on school holidays - I plan on keeping a record of my profit vs loss, so over time (4-8 weeks) it paints a the bigger picture of what going on plus post some key hands from the tourny's I enter, so I can get some input in whether I played it right or didn't and if so some advice into ways that might prove profitable, if I get into similar spots in the future. This I will do ... as for the MTTs I enter, I will list them as I go and my results in them/number of participants, even if it's in hindsight - more of a weekly update type thing. I'm sure doing both them things, keeping a track of my profits and my losses - plus hand analysis will deffo help me going forwards. Going over the key hands from certain tourny's I enter will make me a better player not to mention helping me in my MTT challenge.

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