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adam74
07-11-2005, 08:58 PM
Have finally got round to getting PTO and have just finished importing all the hands I've played at Stars. I've got almost 50000 hands at $25 PLO in there. In the initial basic stages of using PTO to analyse my play, what are the first things I should be looking at?

joewatch
07-11-2005, 11:33 PM
Your VPIP, PFR%, BB/100, BB/hour

PorscheNGuns
07-11-2005, 11:42 PM
From what I gather, buying PTO is -EV, to the tune of about $55.

-Matt

DarthIgnurnt
07-12-2005, 01:46 AM
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Your VPIP, PFR%, BB/100, BB/hour

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And the debate will rage on re: what is a "correct" VPIP, PFR, etc. I see lots of flops and raise very few. Some see a few flops and always raise them. Others see lots of flops and raise all of them (these are the players I like).

First, look at your BB/100 hands. It seems that plenty of players can sustain 20+.

Then, instead of trying to target certain numbers for VPIP and PFR ... look at hands you tend to lose money with and find trends.

Do you play too many low/middle pairs and lose with underfulls? Do you overvalue Aces? Do you call down non-nut flushes? Do you overvalue non-suited big cards? At PLO $25 let the other players pay you off with their 10-high flushes and second-best straights.

With 50K hands, this will take some effort, but you'll have some data that you can make inferences from.

messenger309
07-15-2005, 03:13 PM
One of the best features of PTO is the ability to sort your hands into categories. Since Pto doesn't come with a sample try these:
Categories (http://www.pokerjury.com/omahawiki/pmwiki.php?n=Main.UsingPokerTrackerOmaha)

messenger309
07-15-2005, 03:15 PM
Also
http://www.bet-the-pot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4591