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Old 04-12-2018, 07:30 AM   #1
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Unknown guy taking shot at being a Live PLO Pro

Title speaks for itself, I won’t be disclosing information about who I am or where I am, but I will be taking my shot at live PLO. I love the game and it’s now or never. PLO will be my primary source of income and I want to start a thread to keep myself accountable and motivate me along the journey. I will be reviewing my weeks, sharing my results, posting some hands and writing about things interest me.

Current status – Small winner at the 1/3 game. I am currently playing 1/3 and have 53 buy-in roll. I withdraw money from my roll for weekly for living expenses. When my roll reaches 75BI’s I will look to take some shots at bigger games.

I will be setting more micro goals along my journey. They won’t be results orientated, but around volume, study, pre-game preparation etc. In saying this, there still are monetary goals I would like to achieve, as listed below.

Long Term Goal / The dream – Be a competent high stakes PLO pro and be rolled to play it.

Medium Term Goal – Be a competent 5/5 player, earning +$50 per hour.

Short Term Goal – Earn +$25 p/hour playing 1/3.

Let the PLO begin!
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Old 04-12-2018, 07:32 AM   #2
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Re: Unknown guy taking shot at being a Live PLO Pro

Subbed! Best of luck man
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Old 04-13-2018, 08:14 AM   #3
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Subbed! Best of luck man
Thanks !
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:25 AM   #4
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Re: Unknown guy taking shot at being a Live PLO Pro

Week 1 review

I want to rate 3 elements of my game for now – decisions, focus and emotional control. The last 2 session were very similar in all 3 departments. Below is an average rating over the two sessions to review the week:

Decisions: 9/10 – Overall happy with decisions.
Focus: 3/10 – Pretty poor in this department. I see so many players not watching the action when not involved in hands (and I was one of them this week). The emotional swings of players in these 1/3 games changes ranges so much. There was a lot of table talk and conversations that I was involved in. I find it very difficult to concentrate when involved in a conversation.
Emotional control: 9/10 – Was tested the last time I played. Ran well under EV, but continued to play well and not really effected.

Results update
Hours played: 15.28
Hourly: $46.46
BR: 56.21BI
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Old 04-17-2018, 07:47 PM   #5
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Re: Unknown guy taking shot at being a Live PLO Pro

Pre game routine

I am pretty big on pre-game routine. Generally my routine will include – exercise of some kind (I feel much better playing 7+ hours session if I have exercised before I go), meditation, evaluating how I feel before my session and writing it in my journal. Every now and then I will include a sauna session.

My exercise is generally consistent but when I went to the gym today, I literally left after 5 mins. I decided to listen to my body, it just feels worn out. Will look to get a good night sleep and go gym in the morning.

Interested to hear in other players pre-game routines and what they think may be very beneficial (or detrimental) ?
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Old 04-17-2018, 08:28 PM   #6
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subbed and good luck.

I am playing online and trying to build a roll up to play these live PLO games.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:57 AM   #7
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subbed and good luck.

I am playing online and trying to build a roll up to play these live PLO games.
Thanks. Goodluck with building your roll.
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