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/Apr/2013

Day 9/10 - Volume, Volume, Volume

By: Stangg187 @ 19:40 (EDT) / 232 / Comment ( 2 )

Even with the large boost to my bankroll I do not plan on leaving 10NL for this month at least (aside from the saturday treat), I am in no way beating this stake and I still have a huge amount to learn in both winning at 10NL and making better decisions when putting in large volume.

 

 

My week will be split up by playing 10NL mon-fri, 25NL on saturdays and an MTT on sunday, the MTT will probably be the storm for a while, I don't foresee playing higher buy in events being profitable just yet, in fact I expect the storm to be a loss long term (sunday's win not withstanding).

Yesterday I gave up after a while as I was too tired from another night of socialising, today I was fresh and ready to take on improving my game when playing large volume. 

I fired up 6 tables when I was fresh and caffeine injected, threw on some electro swing and began my session.  My decision making at 6 tables is far from A game, it's a murky C game at best, but if I'm putting in the volume and breaking even I'm happy for now.

The session started poorly in terms of net profit, within the first 1000 hands my net was down to -20 whereas my EV was up at +20.  I took this as a good sign.  By the end of my first 2000 hands I was evens both EV and net.  I still bluff far too much in poor spots, I need to drill it in to my head that at these stakes if I'm bluffing a big hand I should at least have the draw to a big hand.  There are times that I float when I think it's a good spot and this generally goes well, dry flops against TAGs are generally a good spot.

Another thing I've noticed is a tendency for a new player to set to my left and on their first BB try and set a "don't steal my blinds" image.  I've learned to combat this by calling their raise, flat calling their inevitable cbet and betting the turn when/if they check.  It's been quite profitable so far.

In the evening I fired up 4 tables and finished off my 3k for the day.  I finished just above evens net and EV so not a winning day and not a losing day.

One hand I played badly was queens in the SB, I 3bet the CO, he 4bets.  I had told myself that I would not play queens for 100BB's before the hand.  I flat called his 4bet and proceeded to cold call the flop and the turn for my stack, on a king high board.  Of course he has the aces as I knew he did (and if he didn't I expected at least kings).  It's like I wanted to give him my money, there was no re raise bluff on the flop to represent trips (though is he ever folding aces?).  I just said "here, you know you have the best hand, I know you have the best hand, take my money".

Current Bankroll: $668.57

VPP: 815.09

10NL Hands: 16183, BB/100: 2.73

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