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why is 2 nl called so ? - Sun Aug 31, 2014, 08:59 AM
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This Q may sound silly, but honestly like at 0.2/0.4 stakes the minimum buyin is 0.80 cents and the maximum is 2 dollars. The Q is: does the 2nl come from the small blind or the minimum buyin or somewhere ? plz tell me and dont lol
 
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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 09:04 AM
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This Q may sound silly, but honestly like at 0.2/0.4 stakes the minimum buyin is 0.80 cents and the maximum is 2 dollars. The Q is: does the 2nl come from the small blind or the minimum buyin or somewhere ? plz tell me and dont lol
It's comes from the cost of the Big Blind, so in a 2NL cash game the big blind would cost you 2 cents.

In a 200NL cash game it would cost you 200 cents or $2 dollars etc.

Hope this helps!

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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 10:55 AM
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Nl2 means you need to buy in for $2 to have 100 bb at the table, it is normal for 100bb to be the max buyin, but this is not always the case.

2c/5c = nl5
5c/10c= nl10
10c/25= nl25
25c/50= nl50
50c/$1= nl100
$1/2 = NL200
$2/4 = nl400
 
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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 10:58 AM
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Clearly nl means no limit

I guess you must get plo10 ect but its not as common to hear it, I would call it 5/10 cent plo
 
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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 11:21 AM
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Thanks.This clarify which cash games strategy i should be reading/study in order to get maximum profit.
 
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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 02:04 PM
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Garmin i would advise you to use bankroll maangement and start low if you are a newbie in fact start at 1c/2c

1 things for sure if you cant win at 1c/2c the higher you move up the tougher it will be (on average)
 
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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 02:14 PM
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Thanks.This clarify which cash games strategy i should be reading/study in order to get maximum profit.
Start at the bottom and don't move up until you BOTH are beating the current game AND you can follow good bankroll management.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014, 07:07 PM
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I agree with jwk, if you are just starting I would look at the first deposit bonus and try and get as much free $ as you can, but even if you have a big bankroll you should play 1/2c or 25c sng's, if you cant beat them games you should not play higher stakes until you can beat them and have built up your bankroll so you have 100 buyins at the next level up.

Doing the online training will help you learn the game faster and should help you work out how to beat them games.

Good luck, have fun and dont risk what you cant afford to loose.
 

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