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Thoughts on how I'm getting on learning the game.
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/Dec/2012

Woo-Hoo!

By: saw-lau @ 17:36 (EST) / 307 / Comment ( 0 )

I finished in the paid places... just! 2966/20748, winning $0.20. Which may not seem like a lot, but it's an infinite return-on-investment.

One thing that surprised me was the amount of all-in betting, particularly before the flop. That just seems like such a random thing to do to my newbie eyes, although to be fair I did go all-in a couple of times (post-flop, mind) and got lucky.

The other thing I learned? When you're down on chips on your table compared to the other players you have so fewer options. The importance of being on a par with your competitors really struck home.

Altogether, great fun!

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