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Button Loss - Thu Oct 18, 2012, 11:11 AM
fp_boss77's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 490
Hey guys,
I've reviewed my game with a sample of around 2k hands, and I noticed that I'm loosing money from the Button ( -28 bb/100 )

Anyone have some advices or ideas for me to change this ?

Thu Oct 18, 2012, 11:29 AM
Kedan87's Avatar
Since: May 2012
Posts: 74
It seems odd that your losing that much on the button, but 2k hands is a small sample size, so it could just be bad luck. Are you a winning player overall? If so it might be worth looking at the hands that have lost you the most money on the button and posting them for review.

I don't know what advice I can give without seeing some hands that have cost you. What’s your VPIP, PFR and flop cbet on the button?
Thu Oct 18, 2012, 12:12 PM
Ovalman's Avatar
Since: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,778
The button is the most important position but that shouldn't mean you should be calling raises or playing it every time.

I agree with Kedan, 2k is not a big sample, post some hands up and get them evaluated.
Thu Oct 18, 2012, 02:59 PM
fp_boss77's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 490
I'll post some hands in the Hand Analysis section.

For now I have a 7 bb/100 winning rate for this sample. I've participated in hte Bankroll Builder Promotion so I'm playing only one table at a time.
My stats in the button are:
VPIP 23%
PFR 13%
Steal 38%
Thu Oct 18, 2012, 03:18 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,836
Hi fp_boss77!

For 2NL, where players won't fold, I think your steal number is probably high.... especially if someone had raised in the hand. Those would be the first hands that I'd look into.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner

Thu Oct 18, 2012, 11:06 PM
fp_boss77's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 490
Thanks everyone for the advices.

Here are the main hands which I've lost money.
Hand 1:

Hand 2:

Hand 3:

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