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PokerSchool Open Skill League

By: jackjuncan @ 04:40 (EDT) / 360 / Comment ( 0 )

Today, the 21st of October, 2013, was the day i started to realise I could actually play decent poker. I've gained paitence and a sufficient amount of experience to finish top 10% in the majority of the tournaments i enter. I entered a 'PokerSchool Open Skill League' tournament, and I am currently 2 hours into it sitting 38k above chip average. Learning to play through the variance is something I feel i have greatly improved on. Half an hour has gone by since the 2nd break and im currently sitting on 90k chips with two high stacks each at about 110k. I'm going along very confidently. Pocket jacks come up blinds 1k push 10k. all fold but high stack raises to 18k. i call. flop brings out K. i bet 8000, high stack raises to 16k. I think about it, then fold. Positive i have made the right play apart from the continuation bet after the flop. Last hand of the second session hole cards 7,7 raise under the gun and a re raise mid position i push all in. under the gun folds and the mid position calls with K,A o/s

flops 3,3,x and turn and river were also insignificant so i take down a 150k pot .

played for another 45 after the break but eventually struck unlucky when i was 100k under average pot pushing all in with A,9 o/s. Finished 30th out of about 7000 which is a massive improvement


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