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Satellite question - Mon Dec 09, 2013, 06:39 PM
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Do you satellite into a game which is above your bank roll?

Is this considered to be good BRM or is it Shot taking?

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Mon Dec 09, 2013, 06:44 PM
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If the satty is within my bankroll, then it's perfectly fine. If I win the ticket, I then have the opportunity to 'take a shot' or to unreg and take T$.. both work.

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Mon Dec 09, 2013, 07:07 PM
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If the satty is within my bankroll, then it's perfectly fine. If I win the ticket, I then have the opportunity to 'take a shot' or to unreg and take T$.. both work.

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Mon Dec 09, 2013, 08:26 PM
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If the satty is within my bankroll, then it's perfectly fine. If I win the ticket, I then have the opportunity to 'take a shot' or to unreg and take T$.. both work.

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I have to say this is how I have always looked at satellites. However, I would like to play devil's advocate, just for a minute.

Let's suppose I wish to play in the big 440. And have a bankroll of $150. A nine man STT, would cost me $1.25 and awards two tickets.

So instead of playing the satellite I choose to play a $1.50 STT with the first prize of $5.81, we understand that if I win the $1.50 STT it is considered not good bankroll management to play the big 440 with my bankroll now standing at $155.81, and yet if I won a ticket in the satellite my bankroll be $154.40.

Just a thought, I shall muse too bit more, and will probably continue to use this method to get into tournaments I normally would not be able to play.

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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 01:24 PM
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I am with you there. I am of the opinion that bankroll management dictate you should convert the 440 ticket to T$.
On the other hand I believe occasional shot-taking with less strict BR restrictions can be part of your BRM strategy, but that is a separate issue from satellites.
 
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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 02:03 PM
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I play satty's to get in the bigger buy in MTT's for cheap and have a schedule for playing them when time permits, I play 2.x80c sit n go sats for the big 5 and the 88c and $1.10 mtt sats for big 8 and the 66c rebuy for the big 22(first one available the second puts you in the game too late) with only one rebuy at start and add on if make it that far.

As long as the satty is in your BRM then you should play the target event as there are better ways to sustain your bankroll than taking the T$ and you have the potential to make a four figured score or more for sometimes less than a dollar.
 
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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 07:04 PM
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I am with you there. I am of the opinion that bankroll management dictate you should convert the 440 ticket to T$.
On the other hand I believe occasional shot-taking with less strict BR restrictions can be part of your BRM strategy, but that is a separate issue from satellites.

How do you feel about Sattiles with big guarantees which bring out lots of fish but auto enter you into target (as it has already started)?


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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 07:20 PM
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I play satty's to get in the bigger buy in MTT's for cheap and have a schedule for playing them when time permits, I play 2.x80c sit n go sats for the big 5 and the 88c and $1.10 mtt sats for big 8 and the 66c rebuy for the big 22(first one available the second puts you in the game too late) with only one rebuy at start and add on if make it that far.

As long as the satty is in your BRM then you should play the target event as there are better ways to sustain your bankroll than taking the T$ and you have the potential to make a four figured score or more for sometimes less than a dollar.

Would you consider playing your regular game, at the same price as the satty and using the money you won from that as a buying for a larger tournament?


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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 07:41 PM
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Would you consider playing your regular game, at the same price as the satty and using the money you won from that as a buying for a larger tournament?


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What you mean, If i won a big 5 ticket would i use the T$ to play a smaller field mtt like $5.50 1000 cap?

If thats what you mean yes i would do that from time to time.
 
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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 07:50 PM
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no I mean if you played 1.10 Mtt's are your normal game and you won 5.50 would you use that for the Big 5.50 or other game of choice?


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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 07:57 PM
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no I mean if you played 1.10 Mtt's are your normal game and you won 5.50 would you use that for the Big 5.50 or other game of choice?


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No i wouldnt use a cash from a MTT that goes into the bankroll, If i win a satty into big5 i would use the t$ to play another smaller field MTT sometimes.

What i do do from time to time is build a take a shot pot from MTT cash's and i will save 5% or 10% from each cash and convert to euro or pounds so its separate from my bankroll and when i have enough i take my shot.
 
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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 08:06 PM
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no I mean if you played 1.10 Mtt's are your normal game and you won 5.50 would you use that for the Big 5.50 or other game of choice?

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I could do either. Ex: I sattied into a $1650 HPT ME in August and played it. That definitely ain't in my bankroll, but since I won my way in.. took the shot.

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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 10:56 PM
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I usually take the T$, but the other day my internet went down before my satty finished. By the time I got my connection back, I couldn't unreg so I had to play the next satellite. End result was a $55 ticket (which I did convert to T$).

Sometimes it's good to take a shot, depends on the state of your BR and your game at the time.

 

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