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Triple up in 1st hand of turbo 9man STT, now what? - Fri Jan 27, 2012, 05:17 PM
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This doesn't happen often of course because I'm playing standard tight early strategy.

This is the first or second hand - what should I do from now on, small ball/LAG?





 
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Fri Jan 27, 2012, 05:21 PM
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I meant 1st level, it was one of the first few hands though.
 
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Fri Jan 27, 2012, 05:28 PM
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Hi Jamster,

nice hand, if its me in this spot, I will stick with my plan of Tight in the first 3 levels and looking to steal when blinds turn 50/100.

Its nice to have the chips but you won then by playing tight, so good time to stick to that and take notes as to who you can steal some more from in the later stages.


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Fri Jan 27, 2012, 07:21 PM
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Its nice to have the chips but you won then by playing tight, so good time to stick to that and take notes as to who you can steal some more from in the later stages.
Hey Jamster and grade b!

I agree totally. When I'm lucky enough to get a hand like this early, I'll play tighter and take few chances... all the while studying my opponents to see which ones I could take advantage of later in the tourney. I earned all those chips and I would not want to be giving them back by playing looser than I normally should.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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Fri Jan 27, 2012, 09:25 PM
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Right, that makes sense, it's never happened before, best I've had is slightly over double and didn't change, so wondered if 3x starting chips made a difference.
 
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Fri Jan 27, 2012, 09:46 PM
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once you get some reads on the op ,i think you can small ball a bit when you get the right opportunities ,but generally still tight( this from a looser player)

gl y all

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Fri Feb 03, 2012, 05:46 PM
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Yes, I tripled up recently in a SnG and if anything I play tighter because often 4500 chips is enough to get to the top 3 or 4 and have a good chance of winning.
 

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