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Adventures of $irUlrich

my so called "poker career" :) this is my story.
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Bankroll Update:

PS > 518 - 225(player transfer) = $293

FTP Sneaky Savings > $70


"If you set limits on the things that you can do, then No limit is not for you" - Chad Norman, WSOP Commentator


Welcome to $15 6 MAX, $irUlrich!!!

I have FINALLY decided to move up to $15. I had to sacrifice my dollar selling business to pump up my bankroll to at least $300. But here is the catch, I only allow myself only 10 buy ins for $15. In case I will have another bad run(variance, of course), I will gladly accept going back to $7 when my bankroll goes down to $140, so at least I still have 20 buy ins for $7 SNGs.  But I will still play $7 from time to time as it is easier to play the 18 player format because of the waiting time. The logic, of course, behind this move is I want to earn more $ so sacrifices has to made for bigger purpose.


Why did I do it?(The story behind the decision)

I've been playing in $7 for at least 9-10 months now and the reason I can't have enough bankroll is because I needed to sell USD to cover which I consider "unnecessary expense". Now, why did I do it? Here's what happened. I've been playing a mix of $7 and $15 lately and I have better results with $15 compared to $7. I play exactly the same way with both stakes. I don't know if I'm luckier with $15 or what but I think that is good news for me. There are some players here in my country who are asking if i have $300 or more to sell - I can only answer back with a laugh and reply " I don't have that kind of amount to sell" . But at the back of my mind, I know I can do it if I play higher stakes with the right bankroll. I don't have much now. But I will take my shot now. This is actually my second attempt to be a permanent resident of $15 SNGs and hopefully move up as soon as I can. I'll do my best to hold on. You'll know on my next blog(probably month's end blog )


Celebrating Mission to $250

I'll be out surfing to celebrate my mission to $250. Turns out I needed to sell more USDs to cover this upcoming vacation as I want upgrade my vacation compared to the last one. Thanks again PS for helping me reward myself. Work hard, Play Harder!!!! 


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