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reads - Fri Jan 06, 2012, 01:08 PM
whu1895's Avatar
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 110
how many hans does it normally take to get a read mine is currently 12 to 15 , i know , but unless ive [played em , i sit tite then go wi them any advice welcome, on this subject ty
Fri Jan 06, 2012, 02:58 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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That really depends on the opponent. When I'm in a game, be it online or live, a normal length is probably 2 orbits. It could be more or less, depending on what the opp is doing.
If you want to get a read on what the opp will do, say for example, only in the blinds, then it will take a bit longer.. since they're in the blinds only two times per round.

I've had some opps that I've played with before, that I had a solid read on them within 2-3 hands, but others it's taken a very long time to get a read on (sometimes well over 100 hands).

It's something that you'll get more and more used to, the more that you play, which will then in most cases lower the number of hands that you need to see.


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