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Simon's journey in poker

27 year old sports fanatic here!
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It happened. I had heard about it before but it finally happened to me. That dreaded moment when you want to fold, but accidently click on call.


So, I was in a 1.10$ MTT and with the blinds at 25-50 I woke up with AKo in the small blind. After 3 had limped I made a standard big raise to try and isolate. Of course I got 3 callers. With the board texture and the number of opponents, no way I'm c-betting that flop, so check-fold on the flop and check-fold on the turn was my plan. Now obviously that call on the turn wasn't meant to be, I wanted to fold but I misclicked. Oh well... I've seen in a few training videos that some have some kind of circle around their mouse pointer when they're playing to avoid miclicking. Does anyone know what I'm talking about?

Now for the week itself, it went allright. I finished slightly in the red, but I also made a few changes to the games I play. I got fed up with Fifty50 over the weekend, after a more than week-long downswing that just couldn't seem to stop. I decided to play Fullring 2NL zoom. I am currently reading ArtySmokesPS very interesting series on beating 2NL. I know I wasn't exactly written for Zoom, but with a few adjustments I think I can still use the info to beat the game. So as long as my bankroll is over 30BI (60$), I will play 2NL and see what I can do with it!

On other notes, I accomplished my mission for the week, accumulating my 30th VPP Sunday Night. I am enrolled in the all-in shootout this afternoon, this is gonna be fun! I chose the easiest mission for this week (10 VPP) so I don't have the pressure of having to win 30VPP playing 2NL.

I also played my first Premier League games this week. I absolutely LOVE the gameplay. Last night I won a few flips, and also got value with my monsters, so I ended up making the FT and finising 7th, my second cash in 4 games. Now this might put me in a little of a dilemma. I now sit at 1590 pts with 4 events played. I'm one game away from being eligible, and 10 pts away from 1600 pts, that would garantee me at least 500th place and 20$ according to the last months' rankings. Now what do I do once I reach that milestone? The next payjump is 80th place for 50$, and that would require about 1780 pts. I'm not sure I want to risk it my first month. I'd me more than happy to take my 20$ at the end of the month and play on next month. I'll think about it.

One more thing, I have 150FPPs now, and I kinda don't know what to do with them. I don't really enjoy the 10FPP and 20FPP freerolls, because they make me think too much of the Open Skill League! I'd like to do something worthwhile with my FPPs. Any suggestions? 

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