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Is solid ABC poker really the right way ?

By: Nicobye @ 09:48 (EDT) / 309 / Comment ( 2 )


     Since a while, i'm playing 45mans 0,25$ SNG and I play good poker (not solid-perfect, but good) each hand, I ask myself "what would JWK24 would tell me on the hand analysis".  So, OOP, i fold marginal hand ( aka offsuited/suited lo broadway, weak aces) and I see that ... ... bizarre hands win while I try to play solid poker. In position I try my broadways, or my suited connectors or one-gappers. I try set mining, raise my big hands ( 10-10 ... AKQ on the flop ... damn !!!) and get multi calls or don't connect, c-bet, get called then shut down because of a "donk-lead" of the others OOP players.

     This morning multitabled 6 tournament, made 3 final tables, ( busted in 9th, 7th and 5th for 1,29$) and a 10th position. The fact is that on these four I was THE short-stack or second short. All the bigstack (or so) won their chips with ... ... ... funky poker !!! 

     Now the question : What should I do ? ABC poker get me far but always shortstack ? Play funky poker ? ... I'm not able because I learned with this PSO and book written by good player.  Bluff more ? At 0.25$ no-one believes us ! Move up in stakes ? NO, it's bad bankroll management and bad players are everywhere. 

     In 2000-3000 lost about 125$ (not so bad if you divide 125 by 2225(or so)) solid poker cutted my losses but didn't get me profit !!! WHAT SHOULD I DO ????



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