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When to rebuy and/or leave ? - Sun Oct 07, 2012, 11:41 AM
fp_boss77's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 490
Hi guys,I'm playing 2NL and I have two questions:

- When should I re-buy if I get short stack ? something like around 50BB ?
-Should I quit the table after I reach $3 or $4 ? Cuz I've already made miskates which cost me the original buy-in plus the profit of the session.


Last edited by fp_boss77; Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 01:18 PM..
Sun Oct 07, 2012, 12:13 PM
TrumpinJoe's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,557
I always top off at before I drop to 50bb.

As for getting up, it depends on if I believe I have an edge over the table. If you do why leave?
Tue Oct 09, 2012, 04:48 AM
Roland GTX's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,905
When I first started playing cash games I never topped up my stack. That way I could always keep track of my profit/loss for the session.

However, after getting some experience( and a suggestion from TheLangolier) I now auto top up at 80% of my starting stack, and I always buy in for the maximum. This maximizes my profits when I finally stack someone.


Roland GTX
Tue Oct 09, 2012, 05:25 AM
NZbro286's Avatar
Since: Aug 2012
Posts: 22
I like to buy in for around 110 BBs. I always top up if I go under 100BBs. I think you should have atleast 80BBs or you wont get much profit from monster hands!
Tue Oct 09, 2012, 03:24 PM
craig121212's Avatar
Since: Aug 2011
Posts: 246
I always auto-top-up to 100bb now and is much better than falling down because you want to get max value when you get a big hand.

I usually play zoom tables and leave when I'm at 150bb and rejoin. On normal tables I'll get to 200bb before leaving.

Also I'll leave after I lose a stack at a normal table because quite often I see myself having marked someone as a fish and trying to play too many pots against them or marginal spots, especially if i got stack action with them and they sucked out on me. So I'd rather just open a new table to save me spewing off my stack against a fish. If you have more self control than me then I'd happily stay at a table if you think you are better than the other players there.

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