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Old 05-24-2020, 10:48 PM   #476
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Made a baby FT today on Party, entered F2T one of the chip leaders before going card dead again (is it just me or am I full of excuses ). Made F2T of the $16.50 Big Fish on 888 as well with over $5k CAD up top before I ran AQs into AK Mix in another F3T in a $16.50 Party bounty and I ended up winning about $300ish on the day. It's nice to win some dough but omfg I was circling some serious scores all day and I just couldn't nail it. Variance variance please come my way

Even though I haven't won a lot of money I'm pretty f'ing happy with how I've been playing. I'm racking up multiple F3Ts or better seemingly every day which I think is a great sign of where my game is at. I'm still looking forward to get in the lab and really work on improving rather than just coasting at my current level. I think one of the biggest adjustments I've made in the last few sessions was open raising tighter and also rejamming over limps tighter. In the limp situation I always think that the opponent is weak and that ripping in 15bb with A5s is +EV. The thing I forget is that usually those people limp their whole range, with every Ax that they are never folding to a 15bb rejam in a million years. I think this adjustment has led to a little more staying power for me in tournaments and hopefully will help me lock up some serious cash soon.

I've been having trouble in the lottery Stars tournaments where the fields are thousands of people deep but have been having consistently solid results in sub-1000 fields. I think that's where I want to devote a lot of my volume going forward. I'm already playing more on Party than Stars and playing a lot of smaller tournaments I blew off in the past because top prize wasn't big enough. That being said playing bigger buy-in/smaller field events, where my ROI might be lower/I can't bink $5k, will still lead me to good results because variance isn't as crazy and I can consistently make solid runs. In Stars tournaments you can just forget about it. You have to run hot af for 8 hours just to make a ****ing FT there hahahaha, I'm trying but no luck yet

Tried to contact 888 and their online support page was down hahahahah. Finally got something sent to them today so hopefully I'll hear back soon. Says they might have a delay because of covid but hopefully I can get some tourney tickets or something for my troubles

For sure taking tomorrow off and then we'll see what this week holds. I still need to put summer tires on my car. I've been so busy the last month that I haven't been able to make/commit to an appointment. Also still need to talk to my doctor about tapering myself off of my meds. Honestly it's the little errands like this that I have the most trouble with. I just need to get it out of the way but if there's no feeling of immediate urgency I usually just spend my time doing other stuff. So I need to get that **** sorted tomorrow and make some appointments asap

Not much of a TV/basketball guy but I started watching The Last Dance on Netflix and it's pretty hype. Guess I'll go rip an episode before bed. The site that I wrote my Parasite review for (The Feedback Society) put out an open call for submissions so I might try writing some stuff for them in the coming weeks just to help pass the time. I think the site is pretty inconsequential but I don't really have anything to lose. I can call myself a film critic on my resume now haha. Was going to write a piece on how amazing the library is right before covid hit and shut all of the branches down. Seems to me like now is a good time to write up a love letter to the library (PLEASE COME BACK SOON )


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GLGL, I'm like 90% cash but enjoy tourneys too so I'll be following! I've been going through long spells of depression myself the last 5 and a half years or so. I know how debilitating it can be, it's tough to enjoy anything or have energy. I'm looking to try TMS therapy since meds and typical 1 on 1 therapists haven't done much good. Not sure if that's something you've tried or heard of. Anyway, hope you run well !
Depression is a real B that's for sure. Never heard of TMS before but it looks pretty intensive, hopefully it will help you out! I'm lucky that I seem to have found something that worked with the therapist I had the past year. It all depends on the therapist though because she was the fourth person I've seen and the only one that helped me make serious progress. Different storkes for different folks though, hope you can find something GTO for you. Glgl dude
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Old 05-25-2020, 05:45 PM   #477
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Tried to contact 888 and their online support page was down hahahahah. Finally got something sent to them today so hopefully I'll hear back soon. Says they might have a delay because of covid but hopefully I can get some tourney tickets or something for my troubles
The complaints worked!!! Took a few back and forths to get them to understand what happened (even tho everything was in my first message) but they hooked me up with $50 USD as ďan act of goodwill.Ē Truth be told I was probably going to bust right away anyways but you never know with tourneys, couldíve ended up binking $2k. Iím willing to forgive and forget anyways. God bless 888 for hooking me up and also shoutout to PartyPoker for also hooking me up from the disconnection a few weeks ago. I love both of them v much

In the process of getting my tires changed, opting to stand outside rather than sit in the cluster**** inside of the store. Trying my best to set up a doctor appointment but I might have to wait till Iím back home to book online, looks like next Tuesday might be the earliest I can get in. Also shot off a text to my Stoon golfing bud saying Iíd be down to play a few rounds this year and he said heíd keep me in mind. Cranked out a full seven hour shift despite running out of stuff after four and talked my way out of my shift tomorrow so I am getting a full day of Tuesday MTTs coming up Finally I squeezed in a workout between my shift and my tire appointment so I have accomplished pretty much everything I needed to do. Gotta say, today was very GTO

LAST THING!!! Iíve decided Iíd really like to play the WPT #56 - $55 Mini Closer $200k GTD PKO on Party this Sunday! PKO on Party which should be only 5% rake (I think) plus probably a super super soft field. Iíve been playing well even if the results havenít been there. $55 is a little out of my comfort zone though so I was wanting to sell 40% of my action. If anyone is interested and wants to flick over $22 Iíll play for sure this Sunday. If not Iíll probably just fire a few bullets in satellites and hope to get lucky. Hit me up if you want a little sweat
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Old 05-26-2020, 08:31 PM   #478
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Today was **** from start to finish. The day began pretty promising with some deep runs in small field tourneys but I ended up busting both of them F2T before the money became noteworthy. Other than that it was a bunch of min cashes and just struggling to get anything going anywhere. I did make one baby FT shown above but I got in with a sub-10bb stack as I went card dead around F3T (shocker ). I was able to double up and get closer to everyone else at the back of the pack before I rejammed my AQs into an AK early position open raiser. I think that maybe ICM would say I should have not done that? Maybe I could have flatted and folded to later action but I was still bottom of the barrel and AQs might've been the bottom of my profitable rejam range with 15bb. Whatever

Probably back at it tomorrow. Wish I could have won some money today but it wasn't meant to be. See ya
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Old 05-27-2020, 09:37 PM   #479
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Okay, now on the one hand I won like $750 CAD today. And I ran HOT AS **** for the first few hours. Like, I think I played my worst poker today by far but I was dealing out the bad beats left and right while I cashed in most of my bigger tourneys. AND I final tabled a $16.50 and locked up some nice pocket change.

But on the other hand... WHERE WERE THE CARDS??? OH MY ****ING GOD when I got to F3T I was instantly the bottom third of the field and I ****ing stayed there until my very last hand. I think my stack reached 15bb at the start of the FT but other than that one hand I probably fluctuated between 5-10bb the entire final table. Just... I couldn't get aces? I couldn't get broadways? Hell, I would have taken pocket sixes, my ****ing namesake. Oh my god.

I won a lot of money today. I did very well. I've vindicated myself to some degree. But boy oh boy, I just couldn't bink a massive score, eh?

The runs are there. The game is there. I'm really confident I can make a ton of money and am looking forward to next week when I can take some time off to study in-depth. But for now...

You know what, I probably cracked aces three times just to cash the Big Fish. VARIANCE. THANK YOU. PLEASE STAY WITH ME

Scheduled for two eight hour shifts so it's unlikely I'll end up playing either day. For sure back Saturday, maybe Friday if I get off early. Remember the new girl I bitched about being lazy a few weeks back? Her last day is tomorrow, she's moving to Vancouver. I don't know what that means for my department/hours but probably won't be getting less hours anytime soon. A good problem to have in times of covid I guess. SEE YA
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Old 05-29-2020, 08:21 PM   #480
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Lost a few bucks today on Party and 888 but I won on Stars for the second session in a row. Is my stars luck turning around???

Overall the day was pretty lackluster. I got off work at 11 and busted out a 40 MTT session. It wasn't too bad because I was able to cash a decent percentage of my $22 MTTs today. That being said I accidentally registered for a $22 satellite into the $215 Phase Tourney on Party. I was freaking out because I thought that tourney would probably run into Monday but I think it wraps on Sunday so I was in the zone and ready to crush. My satellite ran for two hours but I only lasted an hour and a half. No Phase 2 glory for me

Back at it tomorrow. My last two sessions have been pretty weak as far as how I feel about my overall game. I'm just gonna push through the next two days and then I can decompress. Who knows, maybe I'll even take a weekend off. It's hard to believe I was sitting on my ass doing nothing whenever I wasn't at work for a year straight. Had no idea I was capable of this much concentrated effort but hopefully it bodes well for future poker/life success. Tapering off my antidepressants now as well, beginning to go once every two days until my prescription runs out. Hopefully I can keep crushing life once I'm au naturel again. See ya
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Old 05-30-2020, 10:41 PM   #481
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Today started off very rough, both playing horrible and running bad for the first few hours of my session. However I made a $16.50 FT, made F2T of a Party $11 Bounty, and had a few other respectable runs to win a few hundred on the day. Better than nothing!

On this FT I wasn't super short the whole time (thank God). Was nice to be a midstack with a little wiggle room. However, I ran into trouble with a pocket pair and I'm gonna run the ICM real quick to see if I made the right call. Villain had been jamming multiple times for 20bb+ so I thought their range wasn't necessarily super nutted, maybe big aces and worse pocket pairs. Here's the hand...


Pacific Poker - 6000/12000 Ante 1500 NL - Holdem - 5 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

SB: 12.27 BB
BB: 21.79 BB
UTG: 98.82 BB
Hero (CO): 18.99 BB
BTN: 21.05 BB

5 players post ante of 0.13 BB, SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 2.12 BB) Hero has 9 9

fold, Hero raises to 2 BB, BTN raises to 20.93 BB and is all-in, fold, fold, Hero calls 16.86 BB and is all-in

Flop: (39.85 BB, 2 players) 5 A 3

Turn: (39.85 BB, 2 players) T

River: (39.85 BB, 2 players) 6

Hero shows 9 9 (One Pair, Nines)
(Pre 55%, Flop 10%, Turn 5%)
BTN shows A Q (One Pair, Aces)
(Pre 45%, Flop 90%, Turn 95%)
BTN wins 39.85 BB



So I open raised my 99 and snap called villain shove. I know that there was a significantly shorter stack on the table so that ICM pressure was likely huge. That being said, I figured 99 to be the bottom of my profitable call rejam range. Let's find out...

Here's the open raise range I gave myself.



Here's the villain rejam range I made. Like I said, they rejammed several times at the FT and F2T that made me think they weren't ICM aware and thus probably jamming too wide. So I gave villain a lot of pocket pairs, suited aces and the like, although the reality is that his range in-game was probably tighter than this.



And finally, my profitable call rejam range...



And ICM says I ****ed up, I ****ing knew it

As soon as villain shoved I recognized it was a close ICM spot. Like I said, I thought I would be on the profitable end of things but my call is clearly a burning money play. Like I said, the range could be even tighter so the calling range could be JJ+ in reality. I knew the ICM pressure was significant, just not THAT significant. *sigh*

Oh well. Live, learn, come back, and ****ing crush everyone next time. There's a lot of stuff I desperately need to work on as my game is clearly not operating at it's highest level at the moment. Today was still profitable so I'll take it and hopefully crush tomorrow.

In off the felt news I have my first golfing round booked with the Saskatoon geezers this upcoming Tuesday at Dakota Dunes. I am going to be so horrible so I might have to do a little warm-up chipping/putting in the basement before the round. I am historically terrible out of the gates. Not knowing how often I'll play this year so hopefully I can piece together a few respectable rounds haha. In preparation for end of the month I've been absolutely crushing it in the fitness department the last week+. I'm looking good to make my weight goal, gonna go bust out a workout before bed here.

GOOD LUCK TOMORROW EVERYONE!!!
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Old 05-31-2020, 03:50 AM   #482
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Yeah I am instinctively shoving 99 in that spot ; 1010 would be the bottom of my raise-induce range (1010-AA with a few weak Ax and Kx bluffs that open-fold), but tbh, if you take all your range (minus AA) and just open-shove it with 19bbs, it spares you the sin of committing ICM suicide .
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Yeah I am instinctively shoving 99 in that spot ; 1010 would be the bottom of my raise-induce range (1010-AA with a few weak Ax and Kx bluffs that open-fold), but tbh, if you take all your range (minus AA) and just open-shove it with 19bbs, it spares you the sin of committing ICM suicide .
Interesting, makes sense. I almost never open jam for anything more than 16bb but final tables definitely change dynamics and I might have to look at whether thatís something I can incorporate into my late game play, thanks
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Interesting, makes sense. I almost never open jam for anything more than 16bb but final tables definitely change dynamics and I might have to look at whether that’s something I can incorporate into my late game play, thanks
The dynamic in live HS MTTs are different then online, I guess (I barely play online MTTs and only played a dozen of 100-1.5k BI last month...), but you do see lots of open-shoves of 20bbs +, especially when ICM becomes critical like on the bubble or close to a pay jump. Personally I prefer to restrain my open-shoves to smaller stacks from EP (like rarely above 16bbs) and keep my game tighter with a (somewhat) balanced range of open-folds/open-induces with a 20bbs+ stack, while splitting my range in late position (CO+) to open-shoves and to 2.2bbs with the same 20bbs+ stack sizes. I just find that you will get more people jam vs your 2bbs open from CO when you have a 22bbs stack, for example, thus making it more ICM savvy to you yourself steal the initiative away by jamming a wider range. This obviously fluctuates with table dynamics/different opponents styles. GL

edit : now that I think about it, there was a dynamic on the bubble (min-cash was 6kCAD$) where I found myself as a middling stack (20-35bbs) handcuffed in between big stacks (50-100bbs+) and shortstacks 5 off the bubble. So I found myself having to jam hands like AK in fear of opening to 2.5bbs/having to fold AK vs a big stack that would correctly 3bet me a sizing committing my stack. The only hands that I would induce would be KK-AA in this situation.

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A nice score of $1.2k USD helped me avert total disaster today. I'm glad I was able to translate this run into a good finish because I had my C- game all day. I'm just absolutely fried. Not enough sleep I think, going hard af for a month+ will do that haha. I didn't have any other runs of note, losing a couple hundred across my tournaments other than this one. BUT the important thing is I made this one count, and it puts a bow on a very productive month.

All of that being said I'm pretty choked I didn't win the tourney today. I got a big stack around F3T and comfortably had 30+ bb the entire FT until heads up. Me and the other guy started even and ended up duking it out in a roughly hour long heads up. We were each like 50bb deep so plenty of room to play with.

As mentioned before, my BVB play is pretty weak which I think you can infer that my heads up game is also lacking. I've never had to duel that long before but I was able to hold my own, eventually getting my chip lead to 20mil/4mil at one point. His four million were 15bb at that point and his A5s held up against my QJ shove and then he slowly came back. Overall I was pretty card dead and the action was less than exciting, practically non-existent as we were limp folding A LOT. He got to be a slight chip lead when, surprise surprise, HE DISCONNECTED!!!

Yup, so there I was, faced with the ethical dilemma. Do I spam the raise button and get as many chips as I can? Or do I be a decent person and stall for him to come back. In the end I think maybe I was still on the slightly scummy end. When it was my turn to openraise I let my time bank run all the way down before raising and taking the pot. When he was SB I got the pot instantly. I think the truly gentleman way would have been for me to also sit out but that didn't occur to me in-game. Anyways, he was out for a few minutes but eventually reconnected. I had about a 60:40 edge at that point and the game was back on. Like I said, I didn't get great cards and just blinded down until SPR was pretty shallow and I bluffed my open ended straight draw into a made straight for the L.

So yeah. I tried to do the right thing. Maybe it was only because I wanted to tell you all just that. I know I still got an advantage out of the situation but I easily could have crippled or gotten him super short. I guess I can sleep at night, but on the other hand that extra $1k... Being a nice guy is for ****ing losers

This month long grind was completely unparalleled for me and I'm glad I was able to bank a couple grand. I'm going to hold off on my monthly recap until tomorrow when I weigh myself for start of June. I am so so tired but will probably get in a quick workout rn just to shave a few extra grams for tomorrow


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The dynamic in live HS MTTs are different then online, I guess (I barely play online MTTs and only played a dozen of 100-1.5k BI last month...), but you do see lots of open-shoves of 20bbs +, especially when ICM becomes critical like on the bubble or close to a pay jump. Personally I prefer to restrain my open-shoves to smaller stacks from EP (like rarely above 16bbs) and keep my game tighter with a (somewhat) balanced range of open-folds/open-induces with a 20bbs+ stack, while splitting my range in late position (CO+) to open-shoves and to 2.2bbs with the same 20bbs+ stack sizes. I just find that you will get more people jam vs your 2bbs open from CO when you have a 22bbs stack, for example, thus making it more ICM savvy to you yourself steal the initiative away by jamming a wider range. This obviously fluctuates with table dynamics/different opponents styles. GL

edit : now that I think about it, there was a dynamic on the bubble (min-cash was 6kCAD$) where I found myself as a middling stack (20-35bbs) handcuffed in between big stacks (50-100bbs+) and shortstacks 5 off the bubble. So I found myself having to jam hands like AK in fear of opening to 2.5bbs/having to fold AK vs a big stack that would correctly 3bet me a sizing committing my stack. The only hands that I would induce would be KK-AA in this situation.
Very interesting stuff. I both understand what you're saying and am so tired that my brain is barely functioning. I will def factor in these strats in the future
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Congrats on the score/great month friend ; and even more congrats on the (very) ethical behaviour There is just no way I am not fully taken advantage of the situation and blinding him out I justify my behaviour by the fact that I lose approximately 5k a year in disconnections, WHEN ALSO FACTORING OPPONENTS DISCONNECTIONS It is my choice, I guess, as I choose to travel in very remote areas and find myself grinding on spotty 1Mbs connections , nonetheless, I believe that disconnections should be an EV that evens out in the end, me thinks... I am curious what a poll would say about how folks would behave in your HU situation...
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Congrats on the score/great month friend ; and even more congrats on the (very) ethical behaviour There is just no way I am not fully taken advantage of the situation and blinding him out I justify my behaviour by the fact that I lose approximately 5k a year in disconnections, WHEN ALSO FACTORING OPPONENTS DISCONNECTIONS It is my choice, I guess, as I choose to travel in very remote areas and find myself grinding on spotty 1Mbs connections , nonetheless, I believe that disconnections should be an EV that evens out in the end, me thinks... I am curious what a poll would say about how folks would behave in your HU situation...
Thanks Dub! How quickly I forget my own 888 disconnection the other week haha. I thought Iíd be able to rest easy but as the hours go on I find myself feeling worse about the whole situation. Remember this post, this one heads up because I think thatís the last time I try being a gentleman hahaha. The disconnection EV argument is one I like and I think I might use it from now on the next time I find myself in such a $$$ situation
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And June is here! The last month was absolutely amazing, the grind for me was so fun, rewarding, and challenging. Who knows, maybe poker as a career isn't dead yet. At the very least I've proven to myself that poker as a side grind is both viable and very, very, VERY profitable. As a quick recap, here were the goals I set myself for last month...

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GOALS FOR MAY
  • Play 300+ MTTs
  • Study 5+ hours a week (esp when not playing)
  • Reach 220 lbs by June
How did I do? Here are my numbers...

MAY MTT STATS
  • MTTs Played: 1070
  • Hours Played: 227.25
  • Total Profit (CAD): $1226.60
  • Total Profit (USD): $1638.40

So these are my best numbers in terms of pure volume BY FAR, even when I was playing full time. The biggest difference is that I both started registering earlier (6am on weekends as opposed to 9 or 10) and registered much later, almost always regging regular speed tournaments till 3ish and turbos until 4 or later. When I was full time poker I would often stop registering three or four hours into a day when I wasn't feeling it or would just stop early in the hopes of getting off to go hang with friends. Well guess who has no friends/social life now! A real boon for productivity, I gotta tell you. By my count I had nine final tables with one third, two runner-ups, and one victory That being said, I still think I ran pretty bad in big spots and/or made huge ICM mistakes. I finished at the back of a lot of FTs and fizzled out a lot in F2Ts and F3Ts. I don't think there was a lot separating me from winning anywhere from a couple hundred to a couple thousand more last month. It makes me all the more excited to keep refining my craft. I am hungry for more

Did I study those 5 hours a week? Definitely not. I only had eleven days off which I mostly used to unwind. Keep in mind that I played 227 hours while also working 30-37 hours a week for the past month. I was absolutely busting my ass hahaha. Hopefully I can get back in the lab with consistency in June

Finally, I weighed myself both before and after work today. I figured I'd use my post-work number because I'd be like half a pound lighter from walking but I guess I drank too much water, gained some extra decimal points haha. Anyways, my 6am weigh-in was 218 lbs on the number! I DID IT! The 220s can kiss my ass goodbye, hopefully forever If you want to know what I've done for fitness it's literally a) almost no junk food, b) walking at work, and c) Connor McDavid's quarantine workouts on his Twitter. I've been running purely on calisthenics and feeling good af. I struggle with proper pushups and can't make the 45 second wall sits all the way through but other than that I'm following the workouts to a tee. I feel good and I might be able to save money on a gym membership post-quarantine too

So what are the goals for this month? With no big tournament series running I won't be playing nearly as much, although I still want to grind. I made roughly $3.5k CAD or a little more than I'd make in two months at my job (raise and near full-time hours factored in lol ). Emphasis will be on improving more than anything. Without further ado...

GOALS FOR JUNE
  • Play 500 MTTs
  • Finish going through my cash game course
  • Study 4+ hours a week when not playing
  • Reach 210lbs by July

Ten pounds a month is about the height of my weightloss powers. Depending on how much I golf I could very easily clear this goal. I could be looking at a sub-200 number on the scale in T-minus two months possibly. However, starting at 274 I still have a lot of flab that I'm not sure will fully go away. Might need plastic surgery or some **** haha, although I'm also fine with not being a ****ing supermodel

The cash game course is self-explanatory. Coach gave it to me as payment for helping him with the 4bet jam calculator to use for my postflop game which is my biggest weakness by far. Getting back in the lab will hopefully keep me laddering.

Even though I started this poker comeback barely able to afford $11 stakes I now have 200+ buy-ins for the $22 level should I choose to pursue it. Those stakes are undoubtedly tougher and I have yet to FT but I've been having a lot of good results/runs and I'm pretty confident I'm a crusher. My BB/100 looks pretty solid anyways, easily clearing 10+. I will probably stick to only regular speed or turbo PKOs just to lower variance a bit. I also need a plan of how much I want in my BR vs in my liferoll. I want enough in the liferoll for bills/food/life that I don't need to worry about making ends meet should I hit a massive downswing. I might move $1k-$500 from my BR just for some extra padding to my account. I've paid most of big monthly expenses already with a paycheque coming on Thursday so I should be able to rest comfortably until I start making serious dough. The BR is honestly close to where it was in August 2018 at the peak of my full-time poker power. Not giving thousands to coaches is so +EV

I ain't doing nothing today. Movies, movies, movies Tomorrow I'm going golfing, hopefully it isn't too windy. My hair is getting seriously long during this coronavirus thing. I honestly don't even want to pay for a haircut, I just don't have a razor to buzz it all off. I think going short/buzzed would be GTO because I honestly think the hair contributed to my mental exhaustion yesterday. My grind station is on the top floor of our townhouse and it can get pretty fricken hot during the day. Maybe I'll still crank out a session in the middle of the week but I'm planning to go home this weekend so no serious grinds planned for now. In the meantime I can grind in the lab. That would be the GTO play for sure. See ya!
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Re: Quitting Safeway to try and go pro

Was about to withdraw a couple grand from 888 for the liferoll/Stars balancing when I realized the $50 bonus I got for the disconnection last week is being held behind a rake payroll. Going through the conditions I think I need to generate $125 in rake or roughly $1.25k in tourney fees. Usually that would be no problem but I think that if I make a withdrawal before I generate the rake the bonus will immediately go up in flames. Talking to 888 for clarification. Kinda scummy, would definitely love to withdraw from 888 as opposed to Party since it's easier to deposit on 888. I'M GOOD FOR IT! We'll see, maybe they'll somehow relax the rules for me
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