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Review on first 2.5k hands

By: tichwich85 @ 21:55 (EDT) / 215 / Comment ( 0 )



First 2.5k hands reached on PLO2.

After reviewing hands and time management i came to the following conclusions:


1) Do not spew on the river, a good player knows when he is beat, even if the other player made a bad move by calling on the flop or turn...if he gets that flush or fullhouse AND YOU KNOW HE GOT YOU BEAT...throw the damn cards away!!! No point on saying, f*** it, im calling it you fish! Thats just burning money & an easy leak to avoid  


2) PLO is a lot more swingy than holdem, from a profit of 5BI one day to a total loss of 6BI the next, finishing break even the third day and ending the week with a profit of 2BI. Playing consistent with the right hands (avoiding onesuiters, rainbow trash) and position is key to a positive winrate.

3) Due to crazy moves on micro stakes, since many starting PLO players have no clue about their outs & odds, it happens to get called a lot more, even when playing aggro till the river shows. Some just dont have a FOLD button at their table . This was very frustrating at the beginning, until i figured out that simply looking at some HUD stats you can really exploit those players by staying very aggro, because 4:1 they make their flush, meaning you cash it 4 times 

4) I made a wrong calculation for my goal. Since PLO is still very new to me compared to my holdem game, i cant MTT as many tables as i do with holdem. So reaching 20k hands like ive done in holdem per month, will be to wishfull. So i will have to cut it down to 10k for starters and see how far it goes after 2 months and see if i can augment the volume  20k


Thats about it, for the stats/HUD lovers, here are my stats so far:

VP => 19

PFR => 16

3Bet => 5

Cbet => 49

Steal => 62

WTS/WSD => 30/60


Like always, have a remark? Dont hesitate to reply 


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