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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Phill S
Re: Mini-raisers!

Actually, id have stop and goed here too.
Forum: Internet Gambling 12-30-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14
Posted By Phill S
Re: Guy with a 4 to 1 chip lead settles for a split.

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Then again I'm not a tourney player and from what I've read on the subject there is no point in making any deals, especially when you are ahead...

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Dr. Prof....
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 02:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: Getting frustrated with the money I make

Considering you arent paying tax, you should be making a fairly good clip that you can move up. If not then you have essentially 3 options:

1, play more hours/tables/both
2, cut down on overheads...
Forum: Televised Poker 12-28-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11
Posted By Phill S
Re: Why would they agree to do this?

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Why does it make sense for the pros to do this cash game on TV? What are they getting out of it that makes it worthwhile? ...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-14-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By Phill S
Re: Should I be the 2nd caller? Pokerroom 22

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This is a 22 on Pokerroom, second hand, so I don't know anything about anybody at the table other than that the usual 1/3 to 1/2 of them are total morons.

Seat 1:Villain 2 ($1,500 in...
Forum: Televised Poker 12-14-2005, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: Interview w/ The Mouth

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The gossip is nice, but the real interesting thing is how Matusow falls in the 'accumulator / chip up' camp, apparently eschewing even 4/1 all-in confrontations ( ala Hellmuth). This is...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-23-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 214
Posted By Phill S
Re: the official bad beat and whining thread

Situation: From midnight last night pubs and clubs with special lisences can finally open for 24 hours here in the UK. And being near manchester, this means we have a shedload.

Beat: Ive no...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-23-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45
Posted By Phill S
Re: What to do with a Child who plays SNG\'s?

Your wife is a wise person by the sounds of it.

And, err, he is 9 ffs!
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-23-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By Phill S
Re: Bubble survival

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- Don't play the 6s, the rake is the same at the 11s.

- This is read dependant. You should take into account your being the 3d stack and the number of BB's remaining in...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-23-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7
Posted By Phill S
Re: categorizing your opponents??

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Come on.

OK, forget 8-tabling.

Early on, you're folding most of the time, making standard raises or limps most of the rest of the time, and making standard plays...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-10-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3
Posted By Phill S
Re: What\'s your record for most hands played HU in one of these?

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I'm generally very patient HU so if I get an opp who is similar it can go on and on. Last year I remember one that lasted over an hour but I don't have a hand count. On line that's got to...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-10-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3
Posted By Phill S
Re: Rules Question

I the raise is half the bet or more, as in this case, action can be reopened by seat 9.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-01-2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3
Posted By Phill S
Re: Keeping track of HU SNG\'s

I use the old aleo spreadsheet.

Link anyone?
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-01-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: HU SnGs

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ok, we'll start with this. define a good first bet. 2.5x, 3x, 4x, etc...

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All of the above.

In HU play there are no easy cookie cutter type answers.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-01-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: HU SnGs

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so essentially, play tight early, then pushbot late?

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Tight isnt right in shorthand, especially HU.

Play the early game for information. Make him think your an...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-01-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Phill S
Re: ($5.50)Getting the most out of quads

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Early in the tournament, BB has already busted out a donk and appears to be decent player. I flopped the near lock hand. I know I played it poorly. How could I have extracted more from...
Forum: Televised Poker 10-20-2005, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13
Posted By Phill S
Re: Hellmuth and Math

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As I posted in the OTHER thread about this very hand....


The tells that the guy gave off were freaking OBVIOUS (and painful to watch actually).


The board was AQTT when the guy...
Forum: Televised Poker 10-20-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9
Posted By Phill S
Re: Would you risk it all late in a major tournament with 88? TJ just did

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With blinds at $1000-$2000 and $400 ante. TJ bet 9.5K pre-flop with 88. Gus Hansen move over the top of him all in. TJ called. Hansen showed AQ. Queen on the river and TJ's once impressive...
Forum: Televised Poker 10-20-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: The British guy with taped mouth - did he cash?

For the record, table talk/coffehousing is considered very bad ettiquite here in the UK. If he did it here someone would have took him aside for a word or two.

TV has created the stage where upon...
Forum: Televised Poker 10-06-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: Music in the Hellmuth\'s walkman in 89, :P

1. The Village People - YMCA
4. The Weather Girls - It's Raining Men
11. Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out For A Hero

Seriously. 3/13 means phil is at least 23% gay.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 09-18-2005, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Phill S
Re: NA vs Europe (IV) poll

Bollocks

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Reged: 10/06/04
Posts: 1000
Loc: Back to University on monday!

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Was going to use my 1000th entry for some kind of milestone post.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 09-18-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Phill S
Re: NA vs Europe (IV) poll

Huh?

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Votes accepted from (19/09/05 12:27 AM) to (26/09/05 12:27 AM)

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I wanna vote now damnit! /images/graemlins/laugh.gif
Forum: Televised Poker 09-18-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 16
Posted By Phill S
Re: Poker is an American game

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Poker is a purely American game. Therefore, all poker tournament main events played all over the world should be preceded by the American National Anthem. Poker is just as American as...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 09-18-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5
Posted By Phill S
Re: Bankroll for 5.25 heads up matches on stars?

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you can play at least 2 of these at once.
the 4 person headsup matches are better i think.

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Your ROI will be, generally speaking, higher, but so will your variance - so...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 09-18-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3
Posted By Phill S
Re: Foxwoods trip report... longish

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I pushed my chips in without saying "raise"

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If you pushed in with 1 motion, this is a raise. You don't have to say it.

That being said,...
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