Now that I've tried various forms of poker here and elsewhere and won some and lost some money, I've decided to get back to basics. I was following a plan to improve by playing NL STTs and MTTs first but have found it unsatisfactory, because of the fact that I don't see enough showdowns to improve post flop play.
I decided to play Limit HE ring games, full ring to achieve some improvements in the following areas.
1. Tightness of play. I want to play a solid TAG game.
2, Learning when I'm beat.
3. Improvement of post flop skills.
The book I am studying for this is Small Stakes Hold 'Em. I'm playing at 10c/20c at Poker Stars.
I'm aiming to play 10, 000 hands for proper statistical analysis, so far I have played 832.
As of now my stats are as follows:
VPIP : 24.88% (I want to be below 24)
BB/100 : 6.53
PFR : 9.86
I did think that the cardroom here was so loose that a tight game may not be a winning game here, and some of the highest placed in the limit he league were rather loose. Then, a few days ago I witnessed Donny (teHDon) play and he played a tight aggressive and solid game. He went from 300 PSO bucks to over 900 over a few hours and that encouraged me that it is possible to play like that and make a lot of bucks without always being sucked out on. Thanks Donny for your good example.