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Adventures of $irUlrich

my so called "poker career" :) this is my story.
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By: $irUlrich @ 14:14 (EST) / 296 / Comment ( 2 )

Hi, I'm an asiping poker player from the Philippines. I always believe that I will always be a student of NLH because every session, I learn something new. I have been blessed to have a job that allows me to play pokerstars during work time( but i'm only allowed to play 1 table because I have to manage my legit workload and grind session).  To most people, poker is gambling. period. but for a few like us- i think the term is "Grinding".   I am only a low stakes player playing mostly 6 max SNG from $3.50 to $7 (6, 12 and 18 players). So you can imagine I play 9 hours a day during weekdays and around 10-14 hours during weekends (there's more to life than poker you know, LOL), Pokerstars has help me in little ways because the money conversion from PHP = $ is PHP40 and the easiest way to  cash out here is Player transfer because there is a poker club here(metrocard Club in Pasig)- which I think they have some scarcity of pokerstars dollar. What I plan to do is to be one of the main source of pokerstars USD there(meaning I get to have more money to play live and do some other "semi-evil" stuff) haha. anyway, my 1st phase went well. I bought 12.50usd from a friend and was able to cash out around $450 in 6 months( i know this is pathetic, LOL). my turning point was when I turned $1.90 to $327 playing 6 max SNGs. I realized that my disipline,patience and work ethic in poker was higher during those months. I have experienced fuckin swings like you won't believe. I'm still trying to cure my "tilt monster" up to this day. That was a summary of phase 1. For live bankroll, I think I'm even but would like to have a nice fatty bankroll(who doesn't right?).



Here goes day 1 of Phase 2 and I hope this will be the last phase as I really want to be successful in this industry. I deposited $35 but got even and sold the same amount of USD.  now i'm at $38 and have the pressure to sell at least $100 a month next year to cover expenses(internet connection and 12 mon installment for laptop-my sword in PS). Let see how this goes...cheers!

and thank you pokerstars for organizing a help fund for Yolanda victims. It meant a lot to me

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