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Sandtrap's FR Challenge - Fri May 10, 2013, 07:19 PM
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What's FR???? .... LOL
The only time I play FR, is in a tournament
Haven't played FR cash in about 3 years

I'll be taking the Opposite Roland Challenge with his same numbers

2NL Zoom: Move to 5NL after winning $20 profit
5NL Zoom: Move to 10NL after winning $50 profit
10NL Zoom: Move to 25NL after winning $100 profit
25NL Zoom: Move to 50NL after winning $250 profit

Will try and post after every sessions

Later
 
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Fri May 10, 2013, 07:28 PM
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Fantastic Sandtrap! I am quite excited to see how you do. My only advice is there is no need to get fancy on FR zoom, just take them to valuetown!

Best of luck Sandtrap! This ought to be fun

Roland GTX
 
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Fri May 10, 2013, 07:40 PM
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This is getting a bit like 'swinging' now - everyone is swapping partners and trying strange and wonderful new games.
 
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Fri May 10, 2013, 10:44 PM
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Good Luck Sandtrap.

PH

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Sat May 11, 2013, 12:05 AM
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Will be keeping an eye on this one too ..but of course
GL Sand
 
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Sat May 11, 2013, 05:58 AM
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gl gl sand


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Sat May 11, 2013, 06:18 AM
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I think its a good move for you Sandtrap - with your skills, its just 60% more opponents at every table for you to beat.

Good luck

Ed
 
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Sat May 11, 2013, 06:57 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sandtrap777 View Post
What's FR???? .... LOL




Yes, Just as Roland has pointed out...no need for barreling(although there are some situations where it will have merit) ..take em to value town!




Good luck and good decisions,
CannonLee



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Sat May 11, 2013, 07:53 AM
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It's great to see another player taking up the challenge of a new game. Good luck with this!


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Sat May 11, 2013, 02:27 PM
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Well my first session is over

What the heck was I thinking playing FR and especially at 2NL....lol

This is what I've noticed:
- 3-4 players in every hand
- Forget about 3x bet, go straight to 35x bet..lol
- Keep calling with small pair
- you'll definitely get your straight or flush on the river, just keep calling
- Position doesn't matter
- If I lose, It's only pennies

No wonder people have a hard time playing 2NL

So, how did I do....lol
My first session was 880 hands with a huge profit of $1.67 and a BB/100 of 9.49. All this for 76 minutes...woohoo

I then took a 15 minute break and played 50NL and made $51.23...lol

Will try another session later
 
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Sat May 11, 2013, 06:45 PM
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Nice start Sandtrap!

Perhaps you should shorten your 2NL sessions and lengthen your 50NL break

GL!

Roland
 
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Sat May 11, 2013, 07:55 PM
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Good luck and welcome to FR. I am sure it wont be too long before I see you at NL25 and probably not too long after that you leave me behind and head on up to NL50.
Is this just for kicks or do you think there is any chance you might convert?
 
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Sat May 11, 2013, 08:54 PM
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Is this just for kicks or do you think there is any chance you might convert?
To early to say, but I wouldn't think so
FR is to slow for me and since I'm a nit, I like to open up at 6-max
At Zoom, I play more hands at 6-max
But for now, I like the challenge

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Perhaps you should shorten your 2NL sessions and lengthen your 50NL break
Roland
While I was playing a SnG Mtt 180 man, I open up a 200NL Zoom table to keep me active. I played exactly 1 hour and when done, I had a $383.67 profit
What am I doing at 2NL........LOL

A challenge is a challenge and I will continue though
 
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Sun May 12, 2013, 02:32 AM
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200NL?! I didn't know you played at those stakes.

It would be interesting to here what your your stats are at 2NL full ring once you get some volume in.

Roland
 
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Sun May 12, 2013, 06:54 AM
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I open up a 200NL Zoom table to keep me active. I played exactly 1 hour and when done, I had a $383.67 profit
Running like Sandtrap, am I right
 
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Sun May 12, 2013, 10:25 AM
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200NL?! I didn't know you played at those stakes.

It would be interesting to here what your your stats are at 2NL full ring once you get some volume in.

Roland
I don't, Since Jan 1st last year, I've now reached $20K and since my BR now permits me to play that level, it was a test and glad to say it was a positive test. ONLY a test which I will be doing once a month. Right now I'm mixing it up between 50 and 100NL

I'll post my stats later this afternoon
 
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Sun May 12, 2013, 05:17 PM
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Today was much better

Don't know if it's the 2NL level or if it's FR but on an average 1 out 8 hands someone goes all in pre flop. Also, I'm not used to seeing 3-4 players involved in a hand. So today I decided to play tight and be very aggressive on the river if I had top hand and make them pay for it...lol

Here's the graph:


Here are my stats:



Another $5.50 and I'll be able to get out of the 2NL hell hole...lol

Later
 
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Sun May 12, 2013, 06:09 PM
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I know you can beat the game up to pretty high limits, but every time I see one of your graphs, you're always running way above EV. Just as with the old 6max vs full ring challenge, you've won twice as much as expected. To run at 200% of EV makes you a statistical anomaly, like the luckiest player on the planet. I am jealous, obviously. Do you never lose to suckouts (apart from that brutal 1-outer in your live game) or what??! :/


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Sun May 12, 2013, 06:56 PM
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Nice upswing Sandtrap! 69bb/100 almost makes it worthwile - LOL! Talk about printing money. Keep crushing it

Roland GTX
 
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Sun May 12, 2013, 07:55 PM
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Thanks Roland, in all honesty, I was closing my Zoom tables every time I had a profit of 25% (sit with $2 and out with $2.50)
Played 36 tables to date, therefore an average profit of $0.40 per table.

Arty, sorry to say but I've heard that comment before, you've been hanging around Trusty to long ....LOL

Now back to your EV comment. I know that EV stands for expected value and that's all. So, what do you mean by I'm way above EV? What do you mean I won twice as much as expected? Where is it written how much is expected?

Don't know if you read the way I play, but if you didn't, here's the link:
http://www.pokerschoolonline.com/blogs/post/?id=33758

As for " do you ever lose to suck outs?" LOL, you tell me, this was yesterday.



I guess, yes, you are obviously jealous..lol
 

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