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LF advice on building a BR playing SNG/MTT - Thu Jan 02, 2014, 10:54 AM
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I learnt and started playing NLHE here on PSO about a year ago. I have deposited $20 twice and have spewed it tilting 2NL Zoom like a boss.



So not tilting is one of my major goals for 2014. I've had some success in 25c 90-man SNGs on Stars and 50c 9-man SNGs on Full Tilt. But nothing I can't tilt away if sucked out on a few times in Zoom





It seems I have to play some cash to keep Chromestar status and have access to the Privilege freerolls. But I don't realise I tilt for hours and playing cash means I am down 20 BIs before I know it. So I wish to avoid playing cash if I can help it and feel I can build a BR playing SNGs. And if I tilt 400 tourneys then perhaps this isn't a game for me?

For 2014, I thought I would play 400x 0.02c Hypers to learn to love and embrace variance and 400x 25c 90-man SNGs to get an idea of my ROI. Does this seem sound?
Should I move up a level (50c SNGs) as soon as I have made 40 BIs?
 
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Thu Jan 02, 2014, 11:21 AM
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If tilt/variance are problems, then I would not recommend hyper-anything. Find MTT's with the longest levels out there (at least 10 min).

You also need to start making stop-loss amounts... set a maximum you are willing to lose. If you're losing that much at zoom.. avoid it. Find and play the games that you can beat. T

The stars mean absolutely nothing... the bottom line is how much you're making.

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Thu Jan 02, 2014, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by JWK24 View Post
If tilt/variance are problems, then I would not recommend hyper-anything. Find MTT's with the longest levels out there (at least 10 min).

You also need to start making stop-loss amounts... set a maximum you are willing to lose. If you're losing that much at zoom.. avoid it. Find and play the games that you can beat. T

The stars mean absolutely nothing... the bottom line is how much you're making.

John (JWK24)
How does one deal with tilt if not to take it by the horns?
The stars mean little to me, but the Privilege is good value, and I've been in the ITM more than a few times and haven't made Chromestar playing 25c tourneys, but playing 2NL Zoom.
 
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Thu Jan 02, 2014, 01:42 PM
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Hi Nash!

You need to learn to never let your emotions play into your decisions. It's not something that happens quickly. The best person for helping with tilt is the thread that Jared Tendler has. He's the expert on the psychological side.

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