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Playing against loose passive - Thu Nov 15, 2012, 07:15 AM
TommyGun369's Avatar
Since: Nov 2012
Posts: 340

I desperately need some advice on how to play profitably against loose passive players. I know that many people want to play against that type of players but i just find it surprisingly difficult. The problem is that whatever hand i am holding i get outdrawn so many times that i lose more often than i win.

My original strategy was to tighten up and play only premium and very strong starting hands against those type of players because i knew i would be paid off handsomely. However, this just has not worked for me yet. I keep a record of my hand history and these are my statistics for the 4 premium starting hands for the past 3 days:

-AA dealt 0 times
-KK dealt 0 times
-QQ dealt 6 times (won 2 - both of them preflop)
-AK dealt 4 times (won 1 - preflop)

overally i lost a lot of money playing those hands agressively preflop and on the flop. I just got outdrawn by trash.
How am i suppose to play then? can you help me out?
Thu Nov 15, 2012, 09:31 AM
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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 01:16 PM
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Since: Sep 2011
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i fully agree with Dave

keep in mind that when a loose passive player starts putting a lot of money in the pot, he usually has the goods

gl at the tables

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