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Old 10-03-2017, 08:48 AM   #251
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Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

Hats off for that 500z overall! Glad them tides have turned.
Hope I dont jinx it for u. Cheers!
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Old 10-09-2017, 10:49 PM   #252
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Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

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Solid month! We have MTL and crypto in common haha
Yeah true! PM me if you ever want to go live grind. I feel like my live game is terrible and I want to practice it before going to Vegas next summer.

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Walton and loopring? That like the penny stock universe of crypto?
Yeah, exactly, like I said, really deep alt coins.

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Nice zoom 500 graph.

Btw do u have some tips where to start with crypto currency stuff? I bought some btc and eth but just because friend told me, but would like to learn more...
Thanks

PM if you want more info abt crypto stuff. I'm no expert by any means but I'm learning everyday and getting more knowledgeable at it.

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Nice month OP, and sick long term 500z results now. Do you pool select or just play whenever? Whenever I check the line-ups (UK day time) it looks super grim.



Just chiming in here, I've been following crypto for a while now (held BTC since 2015, ETH since 2016.), and feel like I've learnt a bit in that stage. Think number one thing you have to be aware of is that recently we have been in massive bull market. This has lead to tons of confirmation bias, as basically randomly investing would have got you huge returns, it's easier for there to be random outlier returns convincing people they have investing strategies that 'beat' the market. So whenever you read advice or come up with strategy yourself, ask yourself why you're strategy is making beating the market. (understanding of how markets work is crucial here, even just reading efficient market hypothesis to put you on the most simplistic negative outlook as a basepoint is a good idea.)

I honestly think for vast majority of people best strategy is to develop a diversih portfolio with heavy exposure to btc for some lowish % of net worth and leave it in a secure location. Too much risk of diverting energy away from other profitable activities (read poker) and getting overwhelmed by noise otherwise. The crypto markets are young/ inefficient enough and protected from big money that it's probably possible for relative noobs to be +EV trading short term, but this will not be the case for long, and timing your exit is also a problem if you are going with a shorter term strategy.

Not a dig at OP at all here because I obv have no idea his trading strategy and what kind of data, algorithms etc his friends have access too. Just general advice for someone new trying to get involved here.

TLDR; Good opportunity to expose yourself to emerging potentially explosive assets, high variance, most alt-coins long term going to zero, trying to be too clever can easily result in owning yourself, technical analysis is primarily bull****.
Thanks for the kind words. I do not pool select although sometimes I must agree that the pool is rly grim, especially when comparing it to 200z.

And much appreciated the input in regards to crypto. I did a lot of mistakes while starting up and the advice you listed is v helpful.

Good luck in your coaching endeavor.

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sexy af graph.

wpwpwpwp, and gl with the move and poker!
Hehe tyty bro

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Hats off for that 500z overall! Glad them tides have turned.
Hope I dont jinx it for u. Cheers!
Thanks a lot Oro! Looking fwd to see you soon at 500z
Glgl

As for poker, it's a slow start to the month with me moving and getting myself set up here. Been also hanging out a lot w friends that live here that I don't get to see often so that's been taking up some time.

Other than that, gym and tennis mostly. Been studying a lot too recently w PIO and Snowie. So there's that.


Probably not the most GTO of hands but who cares. If it can get people to call me more, why not...

    Poker Stars, $2.50/$5 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
    Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite. View Hand #37845635

    BTN: $522.73 (104.5 bb)
    Hero (SB): $1,458.58 (291.7 bb)
    BB: $500 (100 bb)
    UTG: $1,741.10 (348.2 bb)
    MP: $500 (100 bb)
    CO: $507.50 (101.5 bb)

    Preflop: Hero is SB with K J
    4 folds, Hero raises to $15, BB calls $10

    Flop: ($30) T 4 7 (2 players)
    Hero checks, BB bets $14.25, Hero raises to $60.47, BB calls $46.22

    Turn: ($150.94) 9 (2 players)
    Hero bets $108.05, BB calls $108.05

    River: ($367.04) 5 (2 players)
    Hero bets $317, BB folds

    Spoiler:



    Get the Flash Player to use the Hold'em Manager Replayer.



    And here's a picture of me and my boys at our friend's wedding we had in August.



    Good times.

    Aight, so plan for rest of the month is just to grind like crazy. Haven't dabbled into 1k yet as I feel like I'm still making way too many mistakes at 500z. Like everyday, I realize there is so much that I can improve and such. So will try tweak my game a bit more before shooting 1k again. Also, I get to go see the habs next Saturday so that's pretty sweet.

    Glgl

    Cheers,
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    Old 10-11-2017, 02:51 PM   #253
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    Ballers ITP!!! ^
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    Old 10-11-2017, 02:53 PM   #254
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    Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

    great pic bro

    gooooooooooooooood luck!
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    Old 10-12-2017, 12:30 AM   #255
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    Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

    Just read all the pages, unreal. Gl to you!
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    Old 11-02-2017, 12:01 PM   #256
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    Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

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    great pic bro

    gooooooooooooooood luck!
    Tyty bro Wish you the best in November

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    Just read all the pages, unreal. Gl to you!
    Means a lot, glad you like it

    So, October didn't go too well to say the least...



    Obv jinxed myself after posting a decent looking yearly 500z graph the month before... sigh

    Really disappointing. First losing month since last December where I had lost 40+ buy-ins at 200z (that was ****ing unreal). Hmm so yeah, Obv not too happy about it. Did play some 1kz and 2kz when it ran but no heat on the very small sample.

    Also in October, I did play a higher style of variance of play, which can be borderline spewy I think sometimes. Not giving up on pots much and wanting to win every hand basically.

    So yeah, I'll need to correct this in November, Ohh well...

    Otherwise, I'll be playing 2 events in the upcoming WPT in Montreal next week; the 6max and the Main. So if anybody wants to meet up, lmk.

    As for crypto, the alt market is crumbling atm which makes it pretty good to invest in it.

    I've been looking mainly at Kyber, Everex, Neo, Ark, OMG, Zencash and Lumens. Will be looking to dump some alt coins too that have been under performing around mid-November. Have a lot of IOTA too, but that's mainly for long term hold.

    This sums it up basically. I hope November is kinder to me than October was. Will still continue working hard on improving my game.

    RIP October

    Glgl in November

    Cheers,
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    Old 11-02-2017, 12:07 PM   #257
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    Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

    You will get it back &lt;3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---&gt; 500z &lt;3&lt;3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---&gt; 500z &lt;3
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    Old 11-02-2017, 12:21 PM   #258
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    In!

    Pm sn? Also happy to discuss crypto over skype, also think that alt is good rn, still plotting S2x strat..
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    Old 11-02-2017, 12:50 PM   #259
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    Rough month bro, but I'm sure you'll turn it around in November. Still trying to work out that sn...
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    Old 11-02-2017, 02:43 PM   #260
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    On the bright side ur running above EV
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    Old 11-02-2017, 02:47 PM   #261
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    Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

    The revenge will be sweet!
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    Old 11-02-2017, 04:32 PM   #262
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    25k december coming
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    Old 11-03-2017, 08:46 AM   #263
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    Re: <3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---> 500z <3

    blergh, that's really not a fun one. I didn't experience you as spewey for what it's worth - you played well imo.

    chin up and keep plugging away man

    glgl
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    Old 11-03-2017, 10:59 PM   #264
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    You will get it back &lt;3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---&gt; 500z &lt;3&lt;3 Princess Elsa's PGC 200z ---&gt; 500z &lt;3
    Haha yeah, but it's much harder for me to do it when you're in the pool which is basically always Wish you would go on vacations sometime...

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    In!

    Pm sn? Also happy to discuss crypto over skype, also think that alt is good rn, still plotting S2x strat..
    Sent you skype in PM

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    On the bright side ur running above EV
    Yeah, won't complain too much. I know it could of been much worse. Like -20k w same EV so can feel somewhat a bit fortunate lol

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    The revenge will be sweet!
    I hope so. Following your thread as well. Too bad you're gone to the reg tables, we never got to play much vs each other.

    Then again, I think you're running at like 19bb/100 over there or smthg lol?! Insane

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    25k december coming
    Ouf that would be sweet just before Christmas

    Wish you the same

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    blergh, that's really not a fun one. I didn't experience you as spewey for what it's worth - you played well imo.

    chin up and keep plugging away man

    glgl
    Thanks for the feedback boss, always fun to battle against at the tables

    Again, not looking at results this month while playing. Think it's going okay for now, but could be wrong. Stacks are swinging a lot since I'm playing deep so it's always hard to tell at the end of the day imo.

    Did some spew here and there but rest seems ok.

    Will prolly watch the UFC tomorrow night. Never watched it before and nowhere close to a fan, but all my friends are watching so wygd?

    Glgl,

    Cheers
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