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Ten Dollars and 500FPPs - Roll It Up via MTTs - Sun Oct 14, 2012, 09:17 AM
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As a challenge to myself - a regular but 'recreational' player - I am going to take a tiny $10 roll and the 559.17 FPPs I have and try to make a $100 bankroll.

The main purpose is to have fun - build a reasonable starting roll for next year and improve my MTT tournament game.

I made a small deposit just so that I can access the $100K Depositor Freerolls, and will play any other Freerolls including the astronomers, UKIPT Division 2 and PSO Open and Premier league games. Every cent helps!

The FPPs will be used for the 10FPP and 20FPP MTTs.

The only cash buy-in games I will play until I reach $25.00 will be the $0.10 $50 added MTTs - once I reach $25.00 I will look for some occasional higher buy-in MTTs.

I will track my progress in this blog thread.



Ed from Edinburgh - EdinFreeMan
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 10:26 AM
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So - the games are on

T620829185 PSO Open Skill League

OSL Strategy

Not looking for League Points - so getting chips at any time and not worrying about getting beat.

With 10BB and a min raise a pocket pair like 77 is going in.



T620690032 $100K Depositor Freeroll

$100K Depositor Freerolls strategy

I will NOT usually be taking rebuys or add-ons in the depositor freerolls - I might take the add-on if I am very deep stacked but in general my strategy will be to try to min-cash or better for free to win cents frequently. Only when I am running well and have built a stack I might choose to take the add-on to continue and try to get to the FT/Top3 or bink one outright. That may not be proper MTT strategy, but $0.30 a pop is too big a part of my $10 roll to stick on rebuys/add-ons - so I am being ultra conservative.

Though my strategy in game is to use the donkability factor - especially as it is a rebuy tourney where players will gamble more willingly - and overbet shove for value - expecting to often get calls from worse.



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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 10:52 AM
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100K Depositor Freeroll

No need to shove the monster hands though - ten minutes before the rebuy period ends I am confident an UTG standard raise will still get the action I want.



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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 10:55 AM
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PSO OSL

Card dead and very short with the field down to 550 - getting these chips in all day long.



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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:06 AM
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Amusing looking at my HUD stats for these tourneys at the break - I am playing 7/5 in both...what a nit.

PSO OSL 324th of 482 so nowhere near the money yet - pays top 90

$100K Depositor Freeroll 1441/4466 and pays 3,150 so good chance to cash here for free.

Will play Rafa Freeroll and 10FPP tourneys next before my regular UKIPT/PSO Premier games at 7pm when the fun Sunday Live Training also starts.

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:12 AM
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gl ed ps wise choice in the dep.freeroll, min cash usually is only .30 so rebuys kill you ....cheers r0ck
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:26 AM
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cheers rock.

Out 379th in OSL - that would have been good points..

Shoved a small pocket pair in early position - so pretty much expecting to lose against two callers unless I hit.




Nice pot for the winner. - I only have 15% equity against these callers with two higher pairs and when the board turns two aces to go with the two sixes my cards are only ever playing as a poor kicker - but I still have my 2 outs on the river - but only 6% equity.

55 is definitely pretty light to be shoving from this early position - I might think twice before doing this again - but that is part of the freeroll game - gambling light - because with a $10 prize pot and over 50% to the winner there is only really value in getting the very top spots of a very large field.

Ed

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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:39 AM
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$100K Depositor Freeroll

Made it to the bubble with about 20BB left so the first few cents will be in the pot soon.

Very nice pay-outs in this tourney.

Only $0.23 for min-cash - but prize pool is $3,290 and top 3 places pay $342/$244/$164.

I'll play as many of these as I can and hope to get a really deep run in one or two. The standard is very bad and it is great fun watching people play terribly, lose their stack and then rebuy - I feel I should be thanking them in the chat box for boosting the pot.

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:51 AM
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hey ed challenge for ya...best in dep. fr is 47th in a field of 13667 for 3.47 if u beat it this month i'll toss u .25 to play a .25 100 added ... hows that for incentive?
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:01 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by r0ck.carver View Post
hey ed challenge for ya...best in dep. fr is 47th in a field of 13667 for 3.47 if u beat it this month i'll toss u .25 to play a .25 100 added ... hows that for incentive?
Nice!

Don't think I will make it this time though - 1404th of 1525 at the break - no fold equity left - I'll be happy with half a dollar here.

Missed reg for the Rafa Freeroll but have two FPP tourneys starting in just over half an hour.

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:13 PM
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gl m8
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:30 PM
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Weak ace under the gun????

Only four big blinds?????

Get it in!



AToffsuit???? - that's much better - get it in!



K9 suited - small blind limps - gtf!



What's this? A pocket pair? On the button?

It's like Free Money...



Another PP? Kerching!



And a big sooted ace.



RESISTANCE IS FUTILE! (Apparently)

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:40 PM
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nice parlay ed keep it up
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:41 PM
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I have 23Kish - blinds and antes are a huge 8.5K in dead money - would somebody like to add to that wee pot before I take it down preflop????



Am I getting too cocky now?

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:44 PM
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Another limp donation from the big stack in the SB



Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:51 PM
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Outgunned by a shorter stack.



and my short stack shove gets creamed.




PokerStars Tournament #620690032, No Limit Hold'em
Freeroll
21605 players
$1000.00 USD added to the prize pool by PokerStars
Total Prize Pool: $3289.60 USD
Tournament started 2012/10/14 15:00:00 WET [2012/10/14 10:00:00 ET]


Dear EdinFreeMan,

You finished the tournament in 409th place. A USD 1.11 award has been credited to your Real Money account.

Have to be happy with that - Bankroll increased by 11%.

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:58 PM
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OK - off to the 10/20FPP tourneys.

20FPP tourney - 5 minutes blind levels - you can get pretty short after a couple of orbits - I'm taking a crack with AKoff and 12BB after I pay the BB despite the strong UTG raiser and EP call.



Lucky that they hit their set aye...

Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 01:07 PM
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If you are going to use the overbet shove tactic - there can be no complaints when you get called by worse and they suck out big.

Just think of it as a time saving device.



Ed
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 01:09 PM
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pass that on to stakehorse would ya lol
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2012, 01:16 PM
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Another OSL tourney - lets not waste too much time

You win some




you lose some



Ed
 

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