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2014 Challenge ( 20$ to unlimited ) - Sun Jan 05, 2014, 12:11 AM
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2014 Challenge
I was working on this plan the past moth so im gonna try to explane it.
This time im not gonna set a number of $$$ that i wanna reach with this challenge bcs i dont wanna be under preasure.I'm gonna take carre more on the number of games that i should play on day,week and moth.Here are some things that i worked on them the past moth.

1.Starting Bankroll
I will start with a 20$ bankroll.Thats the ammount of $$ that i can afford to lose so even if i go broke i will be able to realod my bankroll.


2.Type of games
I'm going to play MTT sit n go tournaments,im starting with 0.25 45pa and 90p and 0,10 360p
My bankroll rulles are gonna be really tight this time and im gonna stick to them all the time.At least 80-100 Buy ins for Non-Turbo games and at least 200 Buy ins for tubo game.

Level 1 20$ - 100$ (0.10 360p , 0.25 45-90p)

Level 2 100$- 200$ ( 1$ Non Turbo 45p, 0.50 90-180p)

Level 3 200$-500$ ( there will be time to think what games to play till then )

and so on.....

3.TILTING
Ok this is my problem This is the part that i was working a lot and i will still work.Evrtime that im gonna be on big Tillt im just going to take a break from the tables that day, punch some boxing bag or whatever, just dont play untill im ready to play my best game.
Also im gonna restrict the limits on my account јust in case really BIG tilt come so i wont disrespect the rulles and play some hihger limit tournament.

4.Studying/Reviewing
On the days that i dont play poker , i will try to watch or read some things about the tournaments i play. Also i have some free softwares that are really good for reviewing my games.By reading the other members that made challenges i'v seen how often they do this and how important is.

5.Playing Time
I'have all the free time on the world now but in 1 moth i'll be 21,probally gonna find some job imediatly so im thinking that my play should be around 4 hrs a day, and maybe more playing time on free days and on the weekends.

Ok so this is it , i will start to play in 3-4 days , i will try also to write here how im going one or two time at week.
I hope it will be interesting to you guys to follow , good luck all and happy new year.
 
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Mon Jan 06, 2014, 10:19 PM
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I started my challenge today, it was pretty good begining , i played around 35 tournamnets mostly 45p 0,25 and mixed it up with little 360p 0.10 ... i end it up with 7$ profit.
I had some really sick bad beats like this:
http://www.boomplayer.com/poker-hand...322_BE62747659
The good things is that this time i didnt carе about it,like i did it in the past.I continued to play my best game without worry.

 
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Tue Jan 07, 2014, 10:47 AM
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Good spike on your graph, looking great.

Good Luck!!!

PH
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Tue Jan 07, 2014, 07:33 PM
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Thank you. Good luck to you too.

I'm happy that i started with an upswing and not a downswing, after 50 games i'm 10$ profit.
I will update here how i'm going at the end of the week when i would probally played more tournaments.

The graph that i posted it's updating by it self, probally because i posted it like a link and not like a picture....
 
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Wed Jan 08, 2014, 11:05 PM
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Played few sessions today, end it up with 6$ profit.
The sad things is that i had 2 final tables from 90p 0,25cents and i had more then average in chips but it taked so much time so i kinda a started to play bad , try to finish it faster and end it up on 7 and 9 place.
So i will avoid this games theres no point to play them if i dont play well in the finish when its most impornant.
More then 100 tournaments played
Bankroll: 36$
 
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Wed Jan 08, 2014, 11:16 PM
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Good start man, keep up the solid play and you'll be climbing the limits in no time!
 
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Thu Jan 09, 2014, 10:48 PM
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Thank You , i will give my best to it

Today i played one session , i played around 20 tournaments 45p and 10 tournamnts 360p.
The 45p tournamnets didnt go well, i think that i had only 3 final tables and finished 9 , 7 , and 5 place.

Aces didnt hold really good today:
http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-h...031_BDD5669B04
http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-h...608_54DE2FBE21
(He was all in evry hand and lost all his chips 3 hands after this )

I didnt let the bad beats to affect me, so i continued to play my game as good as i can, this is the most important thing that i'm really wanting to improve and its going prety well....Also i hit a final table on the 360p , i finished 3rd, and after all the bad play and bad luck i finished the session with losing only 1$
 
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Sun Jan 12, 2014, 04:18 AM
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Posts: 110
One week passed since i started to play here are so far how im going:

Week 1
Game Played:201
AverageProfit:0.08$
AverageRoi%: 36%
AverageBuyIn: 0.22$
ITM: 23%

TotalProfit:16$



For the next week i'll try to repeat it , to play at least 200 games like this week or even more.
 
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Wed Jan 15, 2014, 02:58 AM
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I played around 100-130 games this days. The begining was not so good i had so much games without cashing any money , but i stayed focus , taked some breaks and back to play when i was ready to play, and the end was good.I end it up still with small profit.

Here is one interesting hand on the final table :
http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-h...390_C58E7FCA2E
"A bad fold is better then a good call"

Last edited by Manowar1800; Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 03:38 AM..
 
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Thu Jan 16, 2014, 02:00 PM
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Graph at the moment:


I'm thinking to make a little mixing up. When i hit 50$ i'll start to add one tournament 1$ 45p in in evry 10games 0.25 45p i play. As my bankroll go up 60$ i ll add 2 games , 70$ 3 games and so on... But first i ll wait untill hit 50$ then i ll start with the mixing up.

Last edited by Manowar1800; Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 02:13 PM..
 
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Sun Jan 19, 2014, 01:48 PM
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Week 2
This week i played just like the past like, around 210 tournaments.
Here is how my graph looks so far:

I cashed in also in some tourmanets with 10 FPP buy in.
Bankeoll: 47$

For this week like i sad in my last post im starting with the mixing up with 1$ game in evry 10 0.25c i play. If i had bad luck and bad sessions and my bankroll go down to 40$ im stoping to add that 1$ game in evry 10 games.If my bankrol go to 60$ im adding 2 games from 1$ in evry session and so on.With a little luck if i hit one of these in my first trys , it will be easy to go to LEVEL 2 100$.
Also whenever my bankroll is more then 50$ im playing 0.55tournaments 500playesr CAP. This fit in well in my bankroll rules .

Good Luck to all next week
 
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Wed Jan 22, 2014, 12:30 PM
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I think mixing up the stakes was a bad idea , i'ts to much difirence between 0,25c and 1$, so i tried to mix with 0,50c but they didnt go well either and had a little downswing, so no mixing with higher sit n go any more until the bankroll rulles allow.Beside 0.10c and 0.25c sitngoes im playing also sometime: MTT 0.55 500 Cap , 0.10 50$ added , 100kPrivilege freerol and 10fpp 500$ added.

After the downswings i backed in wining track again today , my bankroll is 51$ now.
Here are my statistic so far in the sit n goes:



My challenge for the next days will be to have a number of 1000 games played ,500 from 0,10 and 500 from 0.25
so i'm gonna need 343 games from 0.10c and 114 from 0.25, i will post my stats and my graph again then.
 
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Thu Jan 23, 2014, 11:34 PM
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Although I play cash, my move up to 10nl was super rough - but I did get there eventually. Your graphs look really solid - am sure you'll be moving up stakes soon enough ... GL with the grind!!
 
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Mon Jan 27, 2014, 01:16 AM
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Thank you TrustySam good luck to you too.
I know it will be hard and rough to move in limits,but i dont think about that now , i'll do it when i feel ready and when my bankroll allows me of course.
For now im feeling really good playing the 0.25$ and 0.10$ games, i ll keep playing them untill i have a 2000 games played ,(1000 games of each).
Also im really happy because i dont have titlting problems anymore and im looking at the game with other view then before .

I didnt play so much games this week because i was busy and i played only when the trafic on the games i play was low.I'll play more games this week.

Bankroll: 57$
 
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Thu Jan 30, 2014, 09:48 AM
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Posts: 110
Here are the statistic so far from the challenge:

Graph:


Stats:


It's good that my ROI at the 45p 0.25$ games ,it's evrytime between 25-30% so far after 572 games played,i hope that will continue like that and will be at least 20% after the 1000 games of these.

Yesterday i had good runs in the 0.10$ 360p games , i hit 3 final tables, finished 4place to both of them and one 6 place. After reviewing the final tables i notice that i played them terrible ,i folded so much hands that i needet to shove... i ll keep that in mind in the next FT i hit, to play just agressive as i play before the FT and not waiting to the other players to knockout each other, bcs they are often playing too tight.

T0day and tomorrow are the last days of this moth, and i have played 846 sit n go so far.
My mini challenge will be to play 154 games this 2 days so i can finish the moth with excatly 1000 games.
 
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Thu Jan 30, 2014, 10:21 AM
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Great Job. Good Luck!!!

PH
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Sat Feb 01, 2014, 02:36 AM
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Posts: 110
Thank you PINOY_HITMAN good luck to you too.

I couldnt finish my 154 games till the end of the moth, i played only one session 20 games.
Even that evrything was going good and the session was good and profitable. i wasnt feeling good to continue playing ... i wasnt "Hungry" for the poker, so i think that i made good choise that didn't play this 2 days, and i ll take day off probally today too , i'll starty my Februrar Grinding session probally in SUnday when im 100% focus and ready .
So i finished Januar : Games Played : 866 Bankroll : 66,2$

FEBRUAR

The challenge is still the same of course , the thing i sad in my last post 1000 games of 0.25 and another 1000 of 0.10
I'm gonna put a challenge of games played for my first week of februar, the challenge will be 400 games of 0,25 45p and at 250games of 0.10 360p.

Good Luck to all this moth

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Sat Feb 01, 2014, 05:29 AM
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Posts: 202
Goodluck. It's a great feeling grinding up a roll from very little. I hope you end up in the $8 and $15 180 mans.

I wondered if pokerprolabs was 100% accurate. Made me think that perhaps you didn't use a hud?
 
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Sat Feb 01, 2014, 05:53 AM
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Posts: 1,778
I get some satisfaction from building decent bankrolls from zero or very little.

Looking good bud


Bracelet Winner
 
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Sat Feb 01, 2014, 06:12 AM
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Since: Jun 2012
Posts: 110
Thanks man good luck to you too ,even if i dont play hyper turbos it's always fun to follow ur challenges

Thanks Ovalaman good luck to you too

I think there is few $$ diffirence between pokerprolabs statistic and my account money , maybe probally because that i have won some $$ from FPP buy in tournaments , and some T$ from one satellites, probally this few dollars are not showing there thats why is showing less.

I dont use HUD or any othe software, just pokerprolabs to see graphs and how my ROI is going. Most of the softwares are not free, but whenever my bankroll allows i ll buy one of these.
 

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