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Gracie Bear giving poker a shot. I'm gonna kill it ><
By: TFFFGB
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Hey guys,
 

 

Some hands for this week. Will definitely post up some for review when I get the chance
1.
http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/4508941_901CF31610
2. He was the type of player who played a lot of hands so after seeing the flop, I thought i would be aggressive and take it down while it was still best.
After seeing his hand, KJ, I took notes. I think its really important to make note of how people play bc in this case, i will remmeber that he is someone who is very stationy and will call down a lot of times. So you better have a good hand and maximise value bettering against him.
http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/4508861_E36E71D462

3. I  c-bet on the flop knowing that he would probably call cos the flop was so...interesting. I then made a massive bet on the turn inducing a fold. My reasoning for shoving is as follows:
1. I preflop raised so I had a strong hand (anywhere from pocket pairs to AK)
2. I had c-betted to continue to show my strong hand
3. Even if we were coin flipping at the river, i had 2 great overcards
4. It would have risked a big stack of his and we were very deep in the tournie. We want to get paid!
http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/4508798_C9C081B547

4. Really think i played this badly - yes i had top pair...what was i afraid of? 1. His higher kicker 2. POssible queen.
Think I should have called it down. - too nitty.http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/4496265_855D1C3F0D

5. Great fold here. Dont want to be results oriented but I think it was a good fold because villain 1 bet out a huge stack size (my whole stack) and I didn't think my Ax would hold up. Then after i fold, someone else goes into batlle with him head on - turns out he has aces! Really glad to get out of that one.

Things I've learnt: play for value. If i had a huge chip stack and the villian who bet was very short stack then i would have the odds to call.

One thing I need to learn when I play next is to stop playing these raggedy hands that i have been playing - cost me money that is not worth risking. The number of times you hit v number of times you don't is outweighed.
Gotta learn to play a bit tighter again >< STOP DONKING CHIPS OFF!
http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hands/Boom/4504235_378A843CA7

Bankroll down to under $60 gg...Have to stop playing so crazy. Anyway, next vid is out:
Enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-izQGSa4Yo

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