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/Aug/2012

Update on Progress- Good Start!

By: TradingHalt @ 00:26 (EDT) / 140 / Comment ( 2 )

 

Hey guys, I've started my $700 to $10k goal by 2013, I've started off well today playing various stakes of CAP and heads up hyper turbos. My bankroll just cracked $1000 :) , a nice profit for today. It's satisfying seeing 4 figures in your cashier, but also, I don't want to play anymore because I'll fall back down to 3 figures :-D

I can't play that much on the weekend due to commitments, my main playing days will be on weekends during the day Australia Eastern Standard Time- I also think the CAP games are the fishiest during 11pm-2am ET, lots of gamblers (and drunks!) CAPping it in with ridiculous cards. I think just by playing tight and shoving with strong hands a profit can be made. Just for fun I railed a GoldStar player on the $50/$100 CAP stakes go on a massive heater- he went from 2k to 19k in 10mins, and made 2 straight flushes during that time! :-D

For Heads Up hyper turbos, I am practicing 2 tabling- I think 2 tables gives me enough time to think through my decisions without getting bored in case one opponent plays really slowly. I find some players, whether it's internet connections or deliberate ploy to get to higher blinds, time down every single decision......Hyper turbo variance can be soul crushing though, I lost 8 in a row after having most of the opponents down to 100 chips, that's annoying!

Haven't played anymore 5050s yet but at the times that I play the $7-$15 fill up pretty slowly so I just couldn't be bothered.. Although the games that are starting are pretty soft IMO.

PS I am on 2100 VPPs at the moment, and we are a third of the way through the month...that means I am on track for 6300VPPs at the end of the month, 1000 short of Platinum Star :( Oh well, at least GoldStar is pretty much locked in for another month, maybe I'll go for Platinum next month when my bankroll has increased and I can play slightly higher stakes.

Thanks for reading, will update regularly.
TradingHalt

 

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