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Timed games - Sun Jun 17, 2012, 07:44 PM
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I've been playing the 15 minute timed games for a week or two now, and have been enjoying a good win rate (cashing 14 times out of 19). That said, I still want to see if I can improve how I play.

Due to the way they are structured, I play coin flip strategy for them, waiting for premium hands (high pocket pairs and aces and kings with picture card kicker) then shoving, usually getting 1 or 2 callers.

Any advice, thoughts or alternate strategy appreciated.


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Sun Jun 17, 2012, 10:40 PM
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I played them a bit when they first came out, and I played the same strategy. I found it just doesn't pay to take your chances with the early shove monkeys, but you don't have time to wait for just premium pairs either. A little gamble in these is usually a good thing.

 

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