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Old 08-07-2012, 09:34 PM   #26
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Yeah, just cashed $3937 at the $100-300 buy-in game at Hustler. Lol, missed live pokers.
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:04 PM   #27
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O btw 2/2 on river bluff raises

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Old 08-09-2012, 03:43 AM   #28
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

Visited with family for a couple days, played 1 5-hour session at the bike. Super card dead, bored off my ass, left falling asleep and down $15.

Just discovered Vancouver has a decent live PLO scene, $1/3 spread daily. Will be awesome when I'm in PLO-mode in Whistler and I want to grind live(Vancouver is about 2 hours south of Whistler).
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Old 08-13-2012, 04:52 PM   #29
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Played some live PLO, $1/3 $200-500. Game was alright, It was 7-9handed for a few hours and 100% of hands saw a flop with an average of 4-5 players seeing the flop. Played fairly loose passive with a couple aggressive players mixed in. I played like a super nit, mostly because I was card dead, and you essentially need the nuts or a nut draw to continue on the flop 5 handed.

I played only 1 hand which I thought about for a couple hours last night to the point where it kept me awake. I can't figure out what is optimal.

Villain ($500) is early 30s (russian?), bought in full, decked in poker gear, aggressive. Not sure how good he is, he has raised ~20% of hands and once showed down AKT4as after he raised in EP. Also has shown down T976ds from a raise in MP. Maybe not positional aware. Has shown a couple successful bluffs in good spots.

Hero ($400) is viewed as an ultra nit. I’ve played about 1 hand in the hour villain has been sitting at the table. I opened pre in LP, cbet the flop, and folded to a turn donk bet on a scare card. Weak tight image.

Villain opens UTG+1 to $10, station calls in CO, Hero calls on BTN with AsJcTcTx, BB calls.

Pot ($40)

Ac Js 8c

BB checks, villain bets $35, fold, fold, hero tank calls, fold.

I was really torn here. When he donks into 3 players I feel like he should have a range of AAxx, ABBB, QT9(K/8), AKcxcx, JT9(8/7). I have 2 T blockers and A blocker, so I think hands like AAxx and medium rundowns are discounted (Although, I dont know the weights on this, need to study combos/permutations).

I'm probably in the 55-65% equity range against his range. In retrospect, I think I should always raise/fold this flop for value/protection.

Turn ($120)

4s

Villain bets $120, Hero ??

At this point I was very torn. I felt like he checks most of his bare pair+straight draws. At this point I felt he had AA**, AKcBcB, 2pair+OE, or a straightdraw+spades. Against his range I'm 40-60% depending on weights. I had no idea if I should jam here or call and re-eval the river.

To him, my range is pretty face up as club draw with something else.. if I call, I suspect he will try to bluff me on blank rivers given my ultra-nit image and his aggressive tendencies.

I decided that with just under a pot sized bet left, I should call and re-eval/soul-read rivers, calling all A, J, non spade 2-7, and folding all spade broadways.

The river came out a 9c and he checked, I bet, he folded.
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:05 PM   #30
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

can you even beat the rake? ive tried to grind up the stakes in PLO, but after about 30k hands I gave up and switched to NLHE zoom and winrate is much higher at the nanos/micros.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:32 PM   #31
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

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Played some live PLO, $1/3 $200-500. Game was alright, It was 7-9handed for a few hours and 100% of hands saw a flop with an average of 4-5 players seeing the flop. Played fairly loose passive with a couple aggressive players mixed in. I played like a super nit, mostly because I was card dead, and you essentially need the nuts or a nut draw to continue on the flop 5 handed.

I played only 1 hand which I thought about for a couple hours last night to the point where it kept me awake. I can't figure out what is optimal.

Villain ($500) is early 30s (russian?), bought in full, decked in poker gear, aggressive. Not sure how good he is, he has raised ~20% of hands and once showed down AKT4as after he raised in EP. Also has shown down T976ds from a raise in MP. Maybe not positional aware. Has shown a couple successful bluffs in good spots.

Hero ($400) is viewed as an ultra nit. I’ve played about 1 hand in the hour villain has been sitting at the table. I opened pre in LP, cbet the flop, and folded to a turn donk bet on a scare card. Weak tight image.

Villain opens UTG+1 to $10, station calls in CO, Hero calls on BTN with AsJcTcTx, BB calls.

Pot ($40)

Ac Js 8c

BB checks, villain bets $35, fold, fold, hero tank calls, fold.

I was really torn here. When he donks into 3 players I feel like he should have a range of AAxx, ABBB, QT9(K/8), AKcxcx, JT9(8/7). I have 2 T blockers and A blocker, so I think hands like AAxx and medium rundowns are discounted (Although, I dont know the weights on this, need to study combos/permutations).

I'm probably in the 55-65% equity range against his range. In retrospect, I think I should always raise/fold this flop for value/protection.

Turn ($120)

4s

Villain bets $120, Hero ??

At this point I was very torn. I felt like he checks most of his bare pair+straight draws. At this point I felt he had AA**, AKcBcB, 2pair+OE, or a straightdraw+spades. Against his range I'm 40-60% depending on weights. I had no idea if I should jam here or call and re-eval the river.

To him, my range is pretty face up as club draw with something else.. if I call, I suspect he will try to bluff me on blank rivers given my ultra-nit image and his aggressive tendencies.

I decided that with just under a pot sized bet left, I should call and re-eval/soul-read rivers, calling all A, J, non spade 2-7, and folding all spade broadways.

The river came out a 9c and he checked, I bet, he folded.
I like the way that you played it, given that we can pretty much bluff any rivers that are scare cards, and confidently call on blanks given that we have plenty of wraps + draws plus weak made hands in our range that miss low cards
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Old 08-14-2012, 12:45 AM   #32
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can you even beat the rake? ive tried to grind up the stakes in PLO, but after about 30k hands I gave up and switched to NLHE zoom and winrate is much higher at the nanos/micros.
I'm beating the rake over 35k hands, but that doesn't mean much. fwiw, I won't be at PLO5 much longer. Plan on moving up to PLO10 the next time I play (in a week), and shot taking PLO25 fairly quickly. I'm not sure if the rake is better at PLO10 or PLO25, but it should be?
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

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$1/3, villain ($300) raises to $10, 2 callers, hero calls in SB with AsTsTc4x, bb calls

flop ($50) comes Ac Td 8c, Hero bets $50, villain raises to $200, btn calls, hero tank folds.

Weeee folding second nuts with nut blocker is fun. He showed down AAxx against BTNs J9cc.
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Old 08-14-2012, 01:20 AM   #34
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I like the way that you played it, given that we can pretty much bluff any rivers that are scare cards, and confidently call on blanks given that we have plenty of wraps + draws plus weak made hands in our range that miss low cards
Thx, I was completely lost on this hand. Still not sure what the best play is, and no idea how to figure it out.


I played a hand pretty bad tonight where I folded the turn with 2p+back door FD getting 1:3.5. Needed 22.5%, counted ~12 outs based on what I expected ranges to be and folded. Essentially I willingly made a mistake. Not sure why. Fold tilt. I had 26-30% equity and I folded when I needed 22.5%. I ended up bricking, but should have called.

Edit: This PLO marathon is going to crush my live win-rate.
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:05 PM   #35
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

Got super crushed at $1/3 PLO last night. -$976, 8 hours.

I didn't win any 100bb+ pots in 8 hours of play. Lost a ~125bb pot with QQKh3h on K Q 6h Ah Where I check/raised the flop and check/called 2/3 PSB on the turn and whiffed the river.

Made 2 bluffs, one it was 3 way 3bet pot that got checked on the flop/turn/river and I bet 1/3 on the river to got c/raised by a passive rec player.. lol. One bluff success.

I got my stack in 3 times, twice were standard wrap+NFDs vs top set. Got it in with ~40% equity twice, Chopped one, lost one.

By far the most interesting hand of the night was this;

Hero ($~550) has a nitty image. I folded to a 3bet a couple hands ago, folding my SB, generally not playing any pots.

Villain is an over aggro player thats a bit lose post-flop, not a complete drooler. Capable of thinking and making folds pre, but inflates pots pre with marginal holdings and cbets a high %. Showdown this session he has 3b QQ78ss on the btn, dry kings IP, AKQ4ds etc. Probably btn 3b% around 8-10%.

folds to hero in MP, hero raises to $12 with AsKQsQ, fish calls in HJ, btn 3bets to $35, folds to hero who calls, fish folds (lol?)

Pre action is interesting. I almost 4bet/folded to 5bet, but decided against it. Not sure whats optimal. I suspected his 3bet range was BBBBss+, AA**, any 1 gapper ss+ MMMM. I actually discounted AA** because of his ridiculous 3bet sizing.

Flop ($85)

Ks Td 4c

Hero checks, villain bets $65, hero calls.

I thought this was super standard. Can't B/f. Raising is too thin. I think he is betting with 100% of his range.

Turn ($215)

7s

Villain bets $150, hero tanks and jams to $450...

I thought this decision was super close. I think he's cbetting the turn with near 100% of his range, and I thought it was really close between jam and fold. I didn't think call was a option because we can misplay so many rivers oop vs an aggro player. I stoved the following range and got 43.5% equity;

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
1,346,400 trials (Exhaustive)
board: KsTd5c7s
Hand Equity Wins Ties
AsKQsQ 43.48% 570,240 30,474
AA**, $B$B$B$B, $M$M$M$M 56.52% 745,686 30,474

In this spot its $450:$665 or 40.4% equity needed, so a shove would be correct against the above range. This also assumes he has 100% of AA** combos, which is maybe stretch based on his messed up 3b sizing with a fish in the pot.

If we assume his 3b % on the btn is the top 9% of hands, then its even more favorable to shove;

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
board: KsTd5c7s
Hand Equity Wins Ties
AsKQsQ 48.43% 275,551 30,017
8% 51.57% 294,432 30,017

The problem here is assuming he cbets his entire range on the flop and turn, which may be a stretch with a 200 hand sample.

In retrospect, the decision felt pretty close. All 3 options seemed viable and close in EV. My gut feeling was to jam. I thought about it, and followed through.

Anyways, he called with TJ97r and spiked a Q on the river to scoop. Was 72.5% vs his actual hand.

After getting soul crushed at PLO I met up with cushlash who is also grinding the $1/3 PLO game. We had an interesting meetup after knowing of each other from 2+2 and had some wicked convo + beer after the PLO session.

Going into the $1/3 PLO again underrolled and full of a false sense of competence. Yeeehawww!
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:39 AM   #36
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

Another losing session. -$278 over 4 hours. Most interesting hand;

super aggro fish opens UTG to $12, aggro 3bettor makes it $30, hero flats JdTd9d8, 2 calls behind, super aggro fish re-pots, aggro 3bettor re-repots, hero ??, player behind hero is loose and will call with most of what he overcalled the $30 with (top ~20%). In game I folded, pretty sure correct play is to call.

I am sitting with $550 to start the hand, $520 to call the all-in. It's $520:$1190 if 3 handed, or $520:$1710 if 4-handed. I need 30.40% if its 3handed and 23.31% if 4-handed. Ran the following sims:

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
Hand Equity Wins Ties
AA**, KK** 42.38% 239,401 29,815
KK**, AA33, AKQT 24.88% 134,365 29,840
JdTd9d8s 32.74% 194,540 3,768

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
Hand Equity Wins Ties
AA**, KK** 42.43% 239,536 30,103
KK**, AKQT 24.79% 133,674 30,121
JdTd9d8s 32.78% 194,734 3,933

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
Hand Equity Wins Ties
4% 34.46% 187,579 38,335
4% 34.54% 188,071 38,398
JdTd9d8s 31.00% 182,511 7,023

Basically its a call in all 3 scenarios, ~32% equity on average. Got 1.6% +EV on $1190 or +~$19. If it goes 3 ways and the 4th player has the top 20% of hands (reasonable). It's even better.. simulations;

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
Hand Equity Wins Ties
4% 27.53% 151,866 26,738
4% 27.53% 151,887 26,693
20% 20.36% 114,025 16,391
JdTd9d8s 24.58% 139,580 15,935

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
Hand Equity Wins Ties
AA**, KK** 32.10% 182,316 20,615
KK**, AKQT 20.04% 112,263 15,963
20% 21.38% 119,265 18,127
JdTd9d8s 26.48% 151,954 13,951

Omaha Hi Simulation ?
600,000 trials (Randomized)
Hand Equity Wins Ties
AA**, KK** 32.07% 182,129 20,680
KK**, AA33, AKQT 20.09% 112,516 16,075
20% 21.43% 119,420 18,367
JdTd9d8s 26.41% 151,448 14,145

25.82%-23.31% or 2.51% on $1710, or +~$43. Essentially, going to be winning between $20-40 on average most of the time over the long-run. Obviously a super high variance spot, but I should still take it.

What's interesting is I gain ~.6% equity 3-handed if I take away 1 diamond from my hand, and I gain 2.8% if I have JdTd9s8s. If I have only 1 diamonds or was double suited, I'd have called.

Edit: If I had called, I would have had 29.6% equity 4 handed, +EV of ~$90 and I would have lost $520.

/nitting
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:03 PM   #37
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Finally played a session that was short handed. Small winning session, much more enjoyable. Felt in my element, actually had fold equity, felt like I was playing poker for once.

Imo, 9-handed PLO is boring. With 3-4 limpers per hand and 4-5 to the flop the optimal strategy is to nut-peddle.. boring, and requires little to no skill. Pushing an edge becomes difficult.

Also, imo 9-handed live PLO is not beatable for anywhere close to 9-handed live NLH. First off, your playing less hands per hour, your forced to play fewer hands in general due to the nature of equities running so close. Also, when you do play a hand, your ideal get situation is getting it in 60/40. Even if you get it in once every 2-3 hours as a 55/45 or 60/40 and maybe once every week as a 90/10 on 100BB your only making 3bb/hr on average. Add in one steal every few hours and your at maybe 6-7bb/hr tops. These numbers are really ball-parked, but I feel like getting dealt ~20hands/hr and fist pumping when you get it in 60/40 once every few hours makes it impossible to earn anything close to 10bb/hr. I'd guesstimate an average lappy PLO game is beatable for 4-6bb/hr if you can beat an average lappy/nitty NLH game for 10bb/hr and have the same skill level in both games.
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Played another ~5 hour session last night. +$327, 5 hours.

Got my stack in with AAJQss against dry aces and JT98ds, Obv in bad shape.

Bluff-raised the river on a blankish river when villain (who was spewy) checked flop, c/c turn, and donk potted the river.

I ended up meeting a fellow Canadian who was a SNE PLO 6-max grinder sitting to my immediate right. Perhaps the other reason I don't see the game being that profitable is the fact that half the table is composed of competent regs. Overall down $1k on the trip. First unprofitable vegas trip thus far, :O !
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:28 AM   #39
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A good session tonight, finally. Got my money in good 3 times; once set vs FD, set vs two pair, and I got into a $1000 pot in the turn with TTJdQd on a Kd Tc 8d 9s against 7d9dK8 and JQ45o, weee freerollin' huge.

Game is still tough. At one point the game had 6 regs in it. It's certainly -EV in terms of profitability. I was playing with an ex-high stakes PLO reg. Got into some chat, found out he made $3mil playing mid/highstakes PLO 2005-2009. So gross.

Didn't play too many interesting hands, sadly. I maybe missed out on a value bet with an overpair on a dryish board OTR when the draws blanked.


Edit: Also, big plans in the works.

Atlantic city in 2 weeks for 5 nights.

Whistler, BC is happening. Me and 4 other dudes I met off 2+2 are about to sign a 6 months lease for the winter season. Going to be skiing the biggest mountain in the world and grinding PLO with other poker players around for the winter. Super stoked!!!

Also, sorry if readers are anticipating to see me grinding more online PLOs. I will commence soon, Flying into Ottawa in 5 days, depositing on ipoker, grinding.

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Villain bets $150, hero tanks and jams to $450...

Anyways, he called with TJ97r and spiked a Q on the river to scoop. [B]Was 72.5% vs his actual hand.
How are you 72.5% against 2 pair on the turn? Typo?

Re: 3 bet sizing. I've found lots of live PLO players like to make random raises with hands they like for the sole purpose of building a pot, and they're hoping to get called because they want to play the big pots rather than win money when everyone folds preflop.

4 bet/folding this preflop seems really bad to me. Even against AA** you have ~35% equity and that's absolute worst case scenario, this guy sounds like he can shove random double sooted cards or rundowns.

I like your turn CRAI if you think he has a wide double barrel range. Gotta sleep now but I'm excited to read the rest of this thread when I wake up.

EDIT: I'd also like to remind you that I'm a huge, huge PLO noob so be careful reading this
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Read a bit more, yea with any decent hand at all you very rarely have odds to fold preflop if your SPR is going to be low going into the flop (or better yet, no flop), which is kind of amusing to me. Stove a hand like T865ss vs reasonable live donk ranges for huge multiway AIPF pots (often AAxx), and you can pretty much never go wrong. Variance is through the roof though.

Disagree with your assessment about PLO vs NLH winrates. PLO players are just worse in general and you can make good bb/100 pretty much purely nut-peddling, at least in my experience.
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How are you 72.5% against 2 pair on the turn? Typo?

Re: 3 bet sizing. I've found lots of live PLO players like to make random raises with hands they like for the sole purpose of building a pot, and they're hoping to get called because they want to play the big pots rather than win money when everyone folds preflop.

4 bet/folding this preflop seems really bad to me. Even against AA** you have ~35% equity and that's absolute worst case scenario, this guy sounds like he can shove random double sooted cards or rundowns.

I like your turn CRAI if you think he has a wide double barrel range. Gotta sleep now but I'm excited to read the rest of this thread when I wake up.

EDIT: I'd also like to remind you that I'm a huge, huge PLO noob so be careful reading this
Whoops, must have been typo. He had 1 pair and a OESD, I had 2 blockers to his OESD.

Yeah, 4b/f was a thought, I still think its worth more analysis. He is an aggressive thinking player, not a drooler. That being said, hes not shoving ABBB when my range is {AA} in his eyes, infact, he's likely calling the 4b with ~80% of his 3b range, 4betting ~20%. If I 4bet, hes folding most flops that have <35% equity vs AA**. Also, given the blockers in my hand I think he's likely to have KK** a decent % of the time here and I can actually turn my hand into a semi-bluff on the flop. I think 4b might have merit as the highest +EV play because I can get him to call the 4b and I can b/f ~50-70% of flops and in the event he calls, the SPR is small, eliminating his positional advantage. I'm going to do more analysis on that hand later.

As played, I believe his turn barrel freq was going to be high, and I was happy with my play OTF and OTT.


Anyways, can't do much more analysis now. Missed my flight in San Diego due to ridiculous traffic in the desert. Done San Diego --> Vegas and Vegas --> San Diego 5 times, all between 5 and 5.5 hours. Today, I got half way in 4.5 hours. ****ing traffic/accidents/patrol/grandmas hogging the left lane... TILT!!! Just booked another flight for tomorrow night, -$85 and missing out on PLO.

Found a couch to crash in Oceanside tonight. Will be grinding the Monday morning NLH $2/3 tomorrow. /Lame
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Disagree with your assessment about PLO vs NLH winrates. PLO players are just worse in general and you can make good bb/100 pretty much purely nut-peddling, at least in my experience.
This was entirely my expectation seeing PLO games being run prior to playing, and by chatting with other players. I was expecting similar win-rates to be possible.

My experience is <50 hours, and I have a bias of running poorly, but I still think 10bb/hr nut peddling a 9-handed PLO game with 4-5 decent regs is simply impossible. You just don't get enough premiums to play preflop, and when you do its 4-5 players to the flop and you will get paid if you hit, but cannot win if you miss.

Say you play 20/10, 18-20 hands per hour in a game where you fist pump getting it in 60/40 or 65/35... hold'em is 25-27hands/hr where its 25/15, and a fist pump is 80/20. Obviously the best strat would be to compare someone with 1000hours+ of PLO data and NLH data, but is such data even around? (your gf, perhaps? )
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To crush in PLO, you have to steal some. Position, position, position. Play loose on the BTN. Make it a goal to see flops with position in short-handed (preferably heads-up) pots. Now you can float and bluff effectively.
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Then I shall be looser on the button, as crushing is the goal. I have only floated once, HU with OESD intending to bluff a flush card. When played, I bluffed the middle card pairing for 1/3 pot, pretty spewwy.
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Old 08-20-2012, 02:29 PM   #47
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Re: Crushing PLO (PLO5-->PLO200)

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Say you play 20/10, 18-20 hands per hour in a game where you fist pump getting it in 60/40 or 65/35... hold'em is 25-27hands/hr where its 25/15, and a fist pump is 80/20. Obviously the best strat would be to compare someone with 1000hours+ of PLO data and NLH data, but is such data even around? (your gf, perhaps? )
She has really great bookkeeping in terms of sessions/profit but not a significant sample size yet, and unfortunately HORRIBLE bookkeeping in actual hands played.

Her argument is that people pay off more often in PLO. She's a reg at the game and half the table sees her every day, yet and I'll see her make raises in spots where her range is like 95% the nuts and those regs still crying call her. She has a super nitty image too, plays like 20/2 preflop and bluffs postflop about once every 2 hours.

When I made my earlier statement, I didn't mean to imply that PLO has higher winrates. I personally don't really know whether winrate can be higher in NLH or PLO. But I don't think you can definitively conclude that it's lower since you don't use as much as your poker skill edge by nut-peddling in multiway pots (IMO).
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Old 08-21-2012, 06:28 PM   #48
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First session back in vegas last night, played a few hands that were interesting and the biggest pot I've played in PLO yet..

I jammed $600 pre with AA94as, ran into AQJ9ds and lost. Guy gave my stack away to the best reg at the table next orbit.

I bluffed the following pot vs a bad ABC reg;

1 limper, bad villain ($600+) raises to $15 on the btn, fish sb calls, hero ($500) calls in BB with 9c8c65, limper calls.

Flop ($60)

Ac 5d Jc

check, check, check, villain bets $15, fish calls, hero calls.

Turn ($105)

7s

check, hero bets $105, villain calls, fish folds.

River ($315)

2s (goddammit..)

Hero bets $170, villain snap calls, shows dry AA**... sigh... (nice call on the turn? wtf?)


Then, biggest hand of my PLO history:

5 handed, 2 fish, 1 spewy thinking reg, 1 soid reg, me.

2 fish limp, spewy thinking reg limps, solid reg ($1300++) completes in sb, hero ($1200) raises to $18 on the BB with AdJdQcKc, spewy reg calls, solid reg calls, flop;

Also, solid made a crying call pre, meaning is likely has a weaker holding. Also, although he is a good player, he plays a bit loose preflop.

Flop($60): Jc 4d 5d

Hero bets $45, fold, solid reg asks my stack size and raises to $180, hero tank calls.

turn ($410): Qs

Villain $410, Hero ($~950 behind) tanks jamss, villan calls shows Jh3d6d9h, we run it twice. Hero holds on both boards and 2 pairs takes down the 800bb pot.

Overall, only up $848 over 5 hours.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:03 AM   #49
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Good start in Vegas man, keep it up
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Old 08-22-2012, 10:20 PM   #50
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Good start in Vegas man, keep it up
Thx Paul. Did you know hooters has a poker room?


Played a short session last night, won $325, left when the game got bad. Ran a double barrel bluff on the turn/river which succeeded. Flopped the nut flush with AAJTdd cbet flop, checked paird board turn, bet 3/4 on river. Got sucked out on 3-4 times by a fish. Probably ran below EV on the session.

Last day in vegas tomorrow. Flight leaves at 11:30pm, arrives 9am in Ottawa.

Prob going to play a couple online sessions, and 1 live PLO session.
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