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The Quest For Pso Greatness - Thu Apr 07, 2011, 11:25 AM
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For once it feels really good to be in the race instead of being a bystander or fan..i have been that fan for 6 months observing the best players battle it out for pso top 10 or even the pso champ and i have to say it was interesting. but finally i have cross that intersection, i have swallow that blue pill as neo did and i now see the matrix(pso league) for which it is.. a complicated system on scoring postiive points vs negative points, not so much of winning the tourney itself, on when to chooce to play or not, to fold pocket queens or kings with 3 to 4 all in callers at the beginning of the game, to know when to be agreesive or not, to understand position raise from what its worth and to communicate with fellow pso memebrs and share their ideas and thoughts..i just want to say thanks for pso school of poker and teaching me to become a better online player..I am going for the top spot and if i failed so be it, but i will claim my first ever 50 dollar prize, so yes i will be a 50 dollar club member from this day on..thanks, roomik, langolier, darkman, moxie, kwik, joker, bogweed, bullseye, hd, dirty, monkeyskunk, poncho, and others for your help... and yes for the naysayers i know its early but i can gaurantee that i will be in the race at the end... this will be my last new thread post until the end of the month..gl to everyone and see u at the finish line...

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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 04:52 PM
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Go for it Tariq. I know you have enough game if you'll just allow yourself to be PSO'ified.

Why's the sky blue?

'Cause God's a Tarheel to................
 
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??? - Thu Apr 07, 2011, 04:58 PM
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For once it feels really good to be in the race instead of being a bystander or fan..i have been that fan for 6 months observing the best players battle it out for pso top 10 or even the pso champ and i have to say it was interesting. but finally i have cross that intersection, i have swallow that blue pill as neo did and i now see the matrix(pso league) for which it is.. a complicated system on scoring postiive points vs negative points, not so much of winning the tourney itself, on when to chooce to play or not, to fold pocket queens or kings with 3 to 4 all in callers at the beginning of the game, to know when to be agreesive or not, to understand position raise from what its worth and to communicate with fellow pso memebrs and share their ideas and thoughts..i just want to say thanks for pso school of poker and teaching me to become a better online player..I am going for the top spot and if i failed so be it, but i will claim my first ever 50 dollar prize, so yes i will be a 50 dollar club member from this day on..thanks, roomik, langolier, darkman, moxie, kwik, joker, bogweed, bullseye, hd, dirty, monkeyskunk, poncho, and others for your help... and yes for the naysayers i know its early but i can gaurantee that i will be in the race at the end... this will be my last new thread post until the end of the month..gl to everyone and see u at the finish line...

+14-- yet the fact remains-- its the 7th day of the month!!!
 
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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 05:08 PM
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Greatness can probably never be measured by one simple premise.

Lets look at Phil Hellmuth, 11 bracelets sure, but all in Hold em, so do you call him a "poker" great?? I dont, he's a holdem great sure, its like some one said "Phil likes to play HORSE, he can play the H, its just the ORSE he has trouble with."
 
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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 09:12 PM
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lmao its a freeroll duh
 
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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 09:42 PM
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lmao its a freeroll duh
Where are the mods now with the "flaming posts" comments?

JT
 
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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 10:52 PM
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lmao its a freeroll duh


a 1500 dollar freeroll prize or 50 dollar prize are better than some of those 1.10 and 2.20 sng you play and barely itm..
 
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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 10:53 PM
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Tariq, don't make it your last. If you see any hands during the month that you have any 2nd thoughts on, etc... please post them in the hand analysis forum, so that we can all learn from them. That way, you can help yourself and the others on the site.
 
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Thu Apr 07, 2011, 11:00 PM
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Tariq, don't make it your last. If you see any hands during the month that you have any 2nd thoughts on, etc... please post them in the hand analysis forum, so that we can all learn from them. That way, you can help yourself and the others on the site.
Agreed, some players can and should learn from others experiences. This will help us make better decisions when in common situations. With all the assistance within this forum now. There should be plenty of INDEPTH conversations about hands. It can only help us all with out us actually having to have been in the hand.

JT
 
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Fri Apr 08, 2011, 12:08 AM
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i agree
 
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wow, i am fading like dale jr.. - Mon Apr 11, 2011, 07:23 PM
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lap 200 with 300 laps to go..pso is like the daytona 500.....got to keep the tires rotated and run hard..

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wow, i am fading like dale jr.. - Mon Apr 11, 2011, 07:24 PM
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after 10 days i remain in the top 10%, but fading slightly, currently rank 119, highest point was 62, i didn't even realize how hard it is to make the pts or one slip up and you fall pretty fast..i am playing very tight, only waiting for good solid hands to try and double, but variance has not being on my side lately, the best hand i caught in the last 5 pso games were AQ several times and lost with both..so i am playing like dale jr. but i really need to play more like kyle bush if any of my race fans understands, i live and grew up in nascar world so i am hoping for a great run like the great dale earnhardt or my man richard petty.. have some hands i would like to share later to be critique...gl to all..
 
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Mon Apr 11, 2011, 07:58 PM
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With less than a hundred games to go, it's time to concentrate on the important thing. Just try beating 75% of the field so you can get those important points. You'll need about 125 more points to maintain your current position as the others begin to do the same thing, concentrate on the game's positive point marker.

Best of luck, and a poker blessing:

May you always finish in the money one place below me.
 
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Mon Apr 11, 2011, 09:59 PM
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Just wait until you see what you're gonna have to overcome on the last 20 laps
 
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Tue Apr 12, 2011, 01:48 PM
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i want to say sorry tariq06 for sounding like pso is easy if any1 knows how hard it is is me sorry tariq
 
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Tue Apr 12, 2011, 02:36 PM
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And let me clarify my post. Based on how many points I had in earlier months, and where I finished, at the time I posted that comment, I needed over 125 points to reach that level in the prior month. As the month goes deeper, the scores shift upward. If you don't keep pace with the shift, you drop. It is one of the things that makes this league such a competative field.
 
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refuel for another 300 laps, got finsih strong - Wed Apr 13, 2011, 11:52 AM
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ok, i ran a solid race yesterday, jump 70 spots to be 13 th position at the moment..so my quest is more than ever in reach..played like i actually could see people hole cards, it was like i was neo and could see the matrix..i could tell when i had a player bluffing, when he was weak, or strong... here are a few hands that actually put me over the top..like my boy ricky bobby would say
SHAKE-N-BAKE..

PokerStars Game #60742536956: Tournament #379718711, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2011/04/12 20:00:04 ET
Table '379718711 84' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: BadShotBoy23 (1500 in chips)
Seat 2: konjyoyaki (1500 in chips)
Seat 3: dengdenghaha (1500 in chips)
Seat 4: slowrolle606 (1500 in chips)
Seat 5: nuts is 2 7 (1500 in chips)
Seat 6: deb4825 (1500 in chips)
Seat 7: TARIQ06 (1500 in chips)
Seat 8: madfish13 (1500 in chips)
Seat 9: altuna030 (1500 in chips)
konjyoyaki: posts small blind 10
dengdenghaha: posts big blind 20
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to TARIQ06 [Jc Js]
slowrolle606: folds
nuts is 2 7 has timed out
nuts is 2 7: folds
nuts is 2 7 is sitting out
deb4825 has timed out
deb4825: folds
deb4825 is sitting out
TARIQ06: raises 20 to 40
madfish13: folds
altuna030: folds
BadShotBoy23: folds
konjyoyaki: folds
deb4825 has returned
dengdenghaha: raises 140 to 180
TARIQ06: calls 140
*** FLOP *** [8h Kh Kd]
dengdenghaha: bets 1320 and is all-in
TARIQ06: calls 1320 and is all-in
*** TURN *** [8h Kh Kd] [9c]
*** RIVER *** [8h Kh Kd 9c] [Qc]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
dengdenghaha: shows [6d 6s] (two pair, Kings and Sixes)
TARIQ06: shows [Jc Js] (two pair, Kings and Jacks)
TARIQ06 collected 3010 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 3010 | Rake 0
Board [8h Kh Kd 9c Qc]
Seat 1: BadShotBoy23 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: konjyoyaki (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 3: dengdenghaha (big blind) showed [6d 6s] and lost with two pair, Kings and Sixes
Seat 4: slowrolle606 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: nuts is 2 7 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: deb4825 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: TARIQ06 showed [Jc Js] and won (3010) with two pair, Kings and Jacks
Seat 8: madfish13 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: altuna030 folded before Flop (didn't bet

1ST HAND OF THE DAY, RISKY BUT I DIDNT BELIEVE HE HAD IT.....



PokerStars Game #60747395696: Tournament #379718741, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level III (25/50) - 2011/04/12 22:21:37 ET Table '379718741 36' 9-max Seat #2 is the button Seat 1: jay79ra26 (1245 in chips) Seat 2: audsabre (545 in chips) Seat 3: XBad_Company (1935 in chips) Seat 4: HUNGSOLOW69 (1290 in chips) Seat 5: O Aces PJ (3960 in chips) Seat 6: foldthe2s (1090 in chips) is sitting out Seat 7: Gunn8292 (3240 in chips) Seat 8: TARIQ06 (1345 in chips) Seat 9: flauxxual (7650 in chips)
XBad_Company: posts small blind 25
HUNGSOLOW69: posts big blind 50
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to TARIQ06 [9h 9d]
O Aces PJ: folds
foldthe2s: folds
Gunn8292: folds
TARIQ06: raises 100 to 150
flauxxual: calls 150
jay79ra26: calls 150
audsabre: raises 395 to 545 and is all-in
XBad_Company: folds
HUNGSOLOW69: folds
TARIQ06: calls 395
flauxxual: folds
jay79ra26: calls 395
*** FLOP *** [5c Js 9c]
TARIQ06: bets 200
jay79ra26: raises 500 to 700 and is all-in
TARIQ06: calls 500
*** TURN *** [5c Js 9c] [3d]
*** RIVER *** [5c Js 9c 3d] [Jh]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
TARIQ06: shows [9h 9d] (a full house, Nines full of Jacks)
jay79ra26: shows [6h 5h] (two pair, Jacks and Fives)
TARIQ06 collected 1400 from side pot
audsabre: shows [Qs 9s] (two pair, Jacks and Nines)
TARIQ06 collected 1860 from main pot
jay79ra26 finished the tournament in 1018th place audsabre finished the tournament in 1019th place
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 3260 Main pot 1860. Side pot 1400. | Rake 0 Board [5c Js 9c 3d Jh] Seat 1: jay79ra26 showed [6h 5h] and lost with two pair, Jacks and Fives Seat 2: audsabre (button) showed [Qs 9s] and lost with two pair, Jacks and Nines Seat 3: XBad_Company (small blind) folded before Flop Seat 4: HUNGSOLOW69 (big blind) folded before Flop Seat 5: O Aces PJ folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 6: foldthe2s folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 7: Gunn8292 folded before Flop (didn't bet) Seat 8: TARIQ06 showed [9h 9d] and won (3260) with a full house, Nines full of Jacks Seat 9: flauxxual folded before Flop


FLOP TRIPS AND SLOW PLAYED IT, LUCKLY THE BOARD WAS NOT TOO SCARY...



PokerStars Game #60751484442: Tournament #379718711, Freeroll Hold'em No Limit - Level XXVIII (15000/30000) - 2011/04/13 1:10:05 ET
Table '379718711 141' 9-max Seat #3 is the button
Seat 3: snoop836 (83694 in chips)
Seat 4: blujean2 (74644 in chips)
Seat 6: NO9NOJNOKNOS (1681072 in chips)
Seat 9: TARIQ06 (425590 in chips)
snoop836: posts the ante 3000
blujean2: posts the ante 3000
NO9NOJNOKNOS: posts the ante 3000
TARIQ06: posts the ante 3000
blujean2: posts small blind 15000
NO9NOJNOKNOS: posts big blind 30000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to TARIQ06 [Th Ah]
TARIQ06: raises 30000 to 60000
snoop836: folds
blujean2: raises 11644 to 71644 and is all-in
NO9NOJNOKNOS: calls 41644
TARIQ06: calls 11644
*** FLOP *** [4h Jh Kh]
NO9NOJNOKNOS: checks
TARIQ06: checks
*** TURN *** [4h Jh Kh] [Ts]
NO9NOJNOKNOS: bets 30000
TARIQ06: raises 60000 to 90000
NO9NOJNOKNOS: raises 645000 to 735000
TARIQ06: calls 260946 and is all-in
Uncalled bet (384054) returned to NO9NOJNOKNOS
*** RIVER *** [4h Jh Kh Ts] [Td]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
NO9NOJNOKNOS: shows [Qh 7h] (a flush, King high)
TARIQ06: shows [Th Ah] (a flush, Ace high)
TARIQ06 collected 701892 from side pot
blujean2: shows [Js Ks] (two pair, Kings and Jacks)
TARIQ06 collected 226932 from main pot
blujean2 finished the tournament in 4th place and received $0.69.
NO9NOJNOKNOS said, "NH"
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 928824 Main pot 226932. Side pot 701892. | Rake 0
Board [4h Jh Kh Ts Td]
Seat 3: snoop836 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: blujean2 (small blind) showed [Js Ks] and lost with two pair, Kings and Jacks
Seat 6: NO9NOJNOKNOS (big blind) showed [Qh 7h] and lost with a flush, King high
Seat 9: TARIQ06 showed [Th Ah] and won (928824) with a flush, Ace high


THIS THE HAND THAT PUT ME OVER THE TOP....



PokerStars Tournament #379718711, No Limit Hold'em Freeroll 1510 players $10.00 USD added to the prize pool by PokerStars Total Prize Pool: $10.00 USD Tournament started 2011/04/12 20:00:00 ET


Dear TARIQ06,

You finished the tournament in 1st place. A USD 2.49 award has been credited to your Real Money account.



Congratulations!

Thank you for participating


SHAKE N BAKE ........
 
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Wed Apr 13, 2011, 12:37 PM
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Great stuff Tariq,

You need to give me some lessons LOL

TC
 
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Thu Apr 14, 2011, 07:16 AM
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T is in the zone !!!
Way to go man...keep it up...GL !!

BULLS
 

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