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This is just a blog about me, grinding up the micro stakes from $50!
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/Nov/2014

The very, very first post!

By: himan232 @ 19:18 (EST) / 223 / Comment ( 1 )

Welcome to the first post about me, grinding up the microstakes. The goal is just to keep track of my winning and surely losing streaks. I started with 50$, just playing 2NL and have played around 12.000 hands since October 20th, when I started this challenge. I will try to make this blog as interactive as possible and will try to keep it up every week. But I'm studying hard on my maths bachelor and have many other stuff to do, like organising, singing and maybe in the short future: teaching. English isn't my native language, so if I make some small mistakes in style or spelling, just give me some advice. I would appreciate that!

It's getting time I wanted to grind up in a good way. Actually I always want to do that, but the biggest problem in the first 22 years of my life was planning and keeping it up. It even hurt me that much that I was doing nothing in my bed the first months of this year! Now I'm studying pretty hard and I'm taking my exams pretty well. And I'm even doubting to do a minor in giving maths lesson in high school. 

So I had around $110 on my account and started this challenge with a cashout of around 60 bucks  to get exactly 50 on my account. I like this start now already. The first bonus of $10 would come really, really fast, so let's get started.

 

Boom, losing streak has started right now. I like this start, this will make it much more epical in the end, when I will get to 10 NL or maybe even better. But after 4000 hands I grinded it up and with the $10 bonus I got I'm now at a bankroll of exactly $50,50, so we're surely not done yet! I tried to start a bit Laggy, but it didn't worked out, so now I'm playing 12/9 I'm playing full ring zoom, mostly 4 tables. I have played this and I know I can win in this limit on this number of tables, cause I have done this before, so I will stick with it.

The last session I played very, very decent. In the first 14 biggest winnings/losing pots is just 1 red one, so today went great!

And here is a good hand I played:

Player 3 was a regular 12/9 player!

These were hands I played in the other ones. I can't remember them really really well. They probably were folds I made, which I liked! I think I'm a little calling station. So I played them well.

Here I liked the fold, he went all in out of the blue and probably has two pair here or even trips, so I think I made a good fold.

He called a 3-bet, so the chances of fours are pretty little from that position(I don't know his stats, but he played probably 12/9 too) Other hands with 4's would be A4 suited, but I wouldn't bet from that early position with that too, I would even fold 7's preflop against a 3-bet, but I probably had to 3-bet a little bit bigger.

I'm going to try to put down some failing hands in the future! Because, if you understand what you did wrong there, you may improve the most, so i'm going to Boom them!

If you have tips to improve my posts, have ideas or questions about my hands, or even see some spelling mistakes. Just give me a reaction! I would love to hear them!

Good luck at the tables!

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