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Playing during Milestone time. - Sat Aug 11, 2012, 11:32 AM
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So any advice for play during the Milestone hands.

I'm Guessing that the milestone hands will draw in more players who don't really study the game.

Okay so i expect a bunch of ohh shiny cards passive play as well as several shove monkey laggers.

Should i tighten my range or open my range as i have read both.

thoughts,

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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 11:56 AM
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Hey Grade b!

If you end up in one... do NOT fold. Also, when one is coming up, do NOT sitout, as you don't want to miss it.

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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Why oh Why?

Why change your style of play?
Just play your ABC poker and that's it

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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 12:00 PM
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I think there will be a lot of.people playing more tables than they are capable of, and therefor play tighter than usual. I'd loosen up if I noticed these guys were to act behind me.
 
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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 12:03 PM
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I think there will be a lot of.people playing more tables than they are capable of, and therefor play tighter than usual. I'd loosen up if I noticed these guys were to act behind me.
+1 Sounds like a good plan to me Tom!

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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 12:25 PM
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I think there will be a lot of.people playing more tables than they are capable of, and therefor play tighter than usual. I'd loosen up if I noticed these guys were to act behind me.
I agree, but you need to know who they are, you need notes on them
Lots of people will only play one table, just in case that's the winning table.
I think that you'll see that more on 2-5 and maybe 10NL

But overall, I don't think you should change your style of play.
 
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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 05:04 AM
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Last time on 2nl and 5nl i saw when people where in the milestone hand, i SWEAR like 3 people on each of my tables just SHOVED preflop with junk like 73o Q5o and then you obviously have a lucky guy who had like QQ
 
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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 06:48 PM
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check out the PROMO info as well.
If I remember correctly it was $20 paid per earned fpp in the previous 50 hands at that table.Just being DEALT into a hand gets $20 as well I believe.

So at least in the micro levels it makes sense to just SHIP IT.



GOOD LUCK to all



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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Might fire up a few tables leading up to the milestone hands if I get the chance and hopefully bink the right one.

Good luck to everyone trying the same.


'Cause I have done it before and I can do it some more I got my eye on the score'
 
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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 07:57 PM
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as always remember poker rule #1....hiccup

but like sand said......don't change your play

I have played it every time.....2 to 5 tables...depending on how I felted at the time,

never won it...I think it's luck of the draw really.

so...play like you do...and hope for the best

good luck all

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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 08:36 PM
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The odds of winning this are like the odds of winning the lottery. I'm playing more cash games than usual but I don't expect to win.

 
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Mon Aug 13, 2012, 11:00 PM
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Hey Grade b!

If you end up in one... do NOT fold. Also, when one is coming up, do NOT sitout, as you don't want to miss it.

John (JWK24)
It was so sick!! A few months ago I opened up 24 tables and waited for my BB, unaware that a milestone hand was on the brink of being dealt, and of course...you know it.. a milestone hand was dealt at one of my tables before I could get in on the action..

Everyone, do what John said!



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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 07:29 AM
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hey guys, i was in one!!! Didnt see it cause i was at 20 tables at the time so i folded preflop . Doesnt matter cause i would have lost anyway. Got 74$

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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 11:41 AM
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Nice one Magic tom,

How did you miss it, man 20 tables seems hectic. Is this your normal amount or are you playing extra for the promo?

I just watched one and there is an alarm bussing and the play stopped to allow rail birds to come and watch

it was on a 1 on 1 25c 50 cent table both players had roughly $50 first to act shoved all in pre other guy folded. I like how on the table it shows how much you could win so i guess the second guy didn't feel the extra juice was worth the flip.

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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 12:15 PM
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Been playing 4 tables of 6-max 2NL as usual and guess what?

So everyone pushed all in and a guy with Broadway took the pot and $149, and we received $50, not so bad as well ))
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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 12:16 PM
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check out the PROMO info as well.
If I remember correctly it was $20 paid per earned fpp in the previous 50 hands at that table.Just being DEALT into a hand gets $20 as well I believe.

So at least in the micro levels it makes sense to just SHIP IT.

GOOD LUCK to all
Sorry brkn, but that's not it. It's not fpp's and not $20

Here's the calculation
Dealt into Milestone Hand: (# of VPPs in last 50 hands x $60) + $20 = Cash Prize

Playing low stakes (up to 5NL), it's a no brainer, ALL IN
For higher up, what's your stack size and how many Vpp's you have accumulated in your last 50 hands at THAT table

If you just sat down at a 25NL table and folded your first 9 hands, therefore no Vpp's, the max you would win is $20, so would you go all in with $24.65?
For 50NL to win $20, would you go all in with $49.25?

Now that they tell you how much you could win, it's much easier to decide

Nice one Magic and Opium
As you can see, all you need is 0.5 vpp's at 2NL





PS. If any one just watched the 84,716,000,000, it was at the 100NL (0.50/1.00). One of the players went all in with $100 and won $23...NOT good math...LOL

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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 12:50 PM
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Yeah, I watched that one too. The winner took almost 3K, now that's a payday
 
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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 03:21 PM
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Nice one Magic tom,

How did you miss it, man 20 tables seems hectic. Is this your normal amount or are you playing extra for the promo?

I just watched one and there is an alarm bussing and the play stopped to allow rail birds to come and watch

it was on a 1 on 1 25c 50 cent table both players had roughly $50 first to act shoved all in pre other guy folded. I like how on the table it shows how much you could win so i guess the second guy didn't feel the extra juice was worth the flip.

Grade b
Usually i play 12 to 16 tables, but i stack them so the table does't pop up untill I have to press a button. After i folded, i noticed all the lights and pulled the table to the side and saw it was the milestone hand.
 
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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 03:25 PM
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I tried two full ring 5NL tables for a while.

Milestones 84,719,...,... 720, 721, 722 passed by. I had very nice rewards on each table IF I was dealt in the hand.


Going to practice catching flies with chopsticks.

Is 6-max included in this promotion? I got a bit confused reading non Zoom ring games.
 
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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 05:14 PM
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any cash game is included (HU, 6-max, FR, any type of game) as long as it isn't zoom or play money
 

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