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New Year, new goals,...This year I will be playing micro sats...
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Micro satellites to bigger buy-ins

By: Fugu123 @ 22:48 (EST) / 342 / Comment ( 6 )

My goals this year involve playing satellites I can afford , to tournaments I can't afford. I want to see how profitable this can be , or if it is a pipe dream for me.

 Firstly, I will say, I have been playing micro sats for a while now , and I do ok in them. They are great for vpp too, if you win tickets occasionally, since the target tourney will usually be 10x what the buy-in for the satellite was.

 Secondly, a min cash in any of the target tourneys will be a very good return on your investment, which is the goal when building a bankroll, I assume.

 Now, to stick with micro sats ($5 and under), I will not play the Hot $55 sat, although it is one I play sometimes. This leaves me with a huge selection still, as I will spend $4.50 and less in rebuy sats. I almost always try to play the sats to the Hot Tourneys, but I play the early ones because these are turbos , and I don't want to register too late and be too low stacked to deal with the blinds. When this happens , I am usually forced into an all-in situation by a big stack , and have to put my tournament on the line without too much info about players at table , which is never good. I have no problem getting it in good if I have some sort of read on the table, but without seeing at least 2 orbits , it's gonna be a tough call.

 Now ,the benefits to playing an early sat are 3 fold. It is usually an inexpensive game, with lots of  weak players, the early sats normally finish within the first 4 blinds, so you will be near average stack when entering, if you win a ticket, of course, and you also get to play against some of the players you will see in the target tourney, so you already have info going in.

I am going to start this challenge with a $50 deposit and see what happens.....Think it's not enough?........




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