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Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-29-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Live Hand: Pop it now or later?

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This is a classic fold your bottom two pair on the flop for 2 bets hand.

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Is that a classic? Not one that I have heard -- but this might be a good situation to step...
Forum: Medium Stakes Hold'em 12-29-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: AQo in the small blind - Live 20/40

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Where are u in this hand?U say u cold call then button folds?(but then button cals postflop later).this implies u are behind MP3 but how then u check -raise MP3 on the flop?
Please proof...
Forum: Medium Stakes Hold'em 12-27-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: A lot of calling with JJ

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I don't play 15/30 and I'm sure it's more aggro than I'm used to, but I think the default by-the-book PF play is to fold JJ against a raise and a reraise. Looking at these stats, a 6 PFR...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-27-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 67
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Am I a Nit?

From Urbandictionary.com

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nit
gambling term. usually found in poolrooms. Refers to:
1. Someone who's so afraid to lose a bet that they have to be coddled and convinced for an hour...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-27-2005, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 38
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: NYC clubs

stop bumping it (which I am doing for you now). If there are any clubs operating they have gone deeper underground and people won't respond to you unless they actually know you personally.
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Forum: Stud 12-26-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 49
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Live 10/20

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very results oriented, you shouldn't be able to put your opponents on quads and a boat based on the boards/action of this hand. bet this river every time.

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What is...
Forum: Stud 12-26-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 49
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Live 10/20

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he is actually considering tossing...

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Who is considering tossing anything? There is no way I am not calling this on the river.

There are two issues as I see it: ...
Forum: Stud 12-24-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 49
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Live 10/20

Bet river -- point taken... here I was in bad shape and in a distant third to two other made hands by fifth street -- quad 5s and a boat -- 4s over 6s. -- Quad 5s didn't want to scare us away. I...
Forum: Stud 12-23-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 49
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Live 10/20

The reasoning is definitely flawed -- but checking has some meta-game benefits as well... and playing live, I get a far better feel for whether or not I am beat. In fact, If I did not have two 9s --...
Forum: Stud 12-23-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 210
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: 20/40 Bad call on third and getting what I deserved.

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Also, you probably don't want to hear it, but I think you can save this river bet. You have said three times now "seriously, I have trip 9's or better" and he's still in the hand. I do...
Forum: Stud 12-23-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 49
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Live 10/20

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What’s the structure? What site was this?

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Live -- not a site. $1 Ante, $3 Bring in.

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Bet the river. What where you afraid of?

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Forum: Stud 12-23-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 49
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Live 10/20

A generally loose and straightforward game - eight-handed.

[I haven't posted much on Stud, so bear with me as I try to create a hand history]

Seat 6 is a loose aggressive player that is...
Forum: Medium Stakes Hold'em 12-22-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: QTs in the BB. Ugly River.

The turn and the river both look bad. But can you really say that you are not ahead more than 10% of the time? Maybe...

but if you thought villain was looking to boat up on the river, you...
Forum: Politics 12-21-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 34
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Media Coverage of Transit Strike

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Why can't we have private subway lines. Half Tokyo subway lines are private. And I think the JR lines are private too now. They have the best train system in the world, why can't we...
Forum: Politics 12-21-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 34
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Media Coverage of Transit Strike

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It is really tough for me to comment on the status quo since I believe the city monopoly on transportation to be an abomination (for obvious reasons which we can see now). I agree in a...
Forum: Politics 12-21-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Bush on Constitution

An earlier thread was locked, but this is what he was probably referring to:
'It's just a goddamned piece of paper' (http://www.capitolhillblue.com/artman/publish/printer_7779.shtml)

Is it...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-21-2005, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 22
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: AC questions

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2+2 has a massive amount of LA people NYC people and vegas people, but almost no AC "locals" just people that live in jersey or ny that go there a lot. why?

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While you are...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-20-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: The Protected Pot Effect: A Study from 2/4: Appendix

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Here's another hand...

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Given the size of this pot, I think this is one of those hands that teaches you a lot about your opponents and you can live with the results...
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Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-20-2005, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: AQs flushdraw misses, bluff?

Is there any hand you beat that will call you?

Is there any hand that beats you that is folding? Possibly AK, but that's about it.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-20-2005, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Checkraise declared out of turn - could I consider this binding?

One player who frequents this forum has been heard to say "check with the intention of raising." Clearly not binding.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-20-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: The Protected Pot Effect: A Study from 2/4

This is a very clear call -- all of the factors you point out might lead me to feeling that I was behind a majority of the time -- but we only need to be ahead 7% of the time for this call to be +EV....
Forum: Medium Stakes Hold'em 12-19-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: Fairly Common Situation

I find this decision to be very player dependent. Has he raised his drawing hand before? Would he have raised or called on the flop with a made flush? How good is his game? Does he know that he...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-19-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 28
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: So is this normal? How should the house handle this? If anything..

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either way he's supposed to stfu while the hand is still being played.

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He is in the hand so can say whatever he wants.

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Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-16-2005, 09:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 33
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: JTs--play along

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BTW. I doubt you're clearing up any outs with a raise.

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My clearing outs comment was based on OP's belief that there is not a Q in the hand of the first two players...
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Forum: Sports Betting 12-15-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20
Posted By TakeMeToTheRiver
Re: any thoughts on these nfl picks

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considering the built-in 3 point home field advantage, the line is saying that the giants are 6 points "better" than the chiefs in this scenario.

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?? Giants are the...
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