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Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-29-2005, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 65
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Grinding or fish?

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1. Become a student of the game, not just a guy who plays poker.

2. Only spend money you can afford to lose (because in the early going, you will).

3. Be persistent.

4. Develop...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-23-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 27
Posted By ianlippert
Re: \"Happy Holidays\" v. \"Merry Christmas\"

I'm an athiest, I say merry xmas. Seriously why would it annoy you? Cant you enjoy xmas in a secular way, as in just a time to be with family and collect mad loot /images/graemlins/smile.gif

North...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-23-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 42
Posted By ianlippert
Re: What percentage of players \"consistently\" win?

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7 or 8%. Seriously.

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Hey jtr, wasnt it you that made a post in another of these threads that assumed 5-10% winners with certain winrates and SD, and then went on to show...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-21-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 42
Posted By ianlippert
Re: What percentage of players \"consistently\" win?

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7 or 8%. Seriously.

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Ya a while back one of the major sites said that 8% of their players were in the black. That doesnt really mean anything since a player who wins $10...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-21-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Live Poker is Rigged!!!

haha ya, its crazy how awesome loose the casinos are compared to online. I've only bee going for about a month. I'm up about $1000 in 20 hours of play just at the 5/10.
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-21-2005, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Live Poker is Rigged!!!

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Would you like the Wristwatch, IPod or Hearing-Aid version?

-ZEN

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Wristwatch, I dont think they allow ipods or hearing aids at the table.
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-20-2005, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8
Posted By ianlippert
Live Poker is Rigged!!!

Just got back from my local casino. I wasnt involved in this hand but my friend was. AA vs KK vs QQ vs JJ, capped 6 way preflop, no joke. It was really fishy, I think the casino rigs it to make the...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-14-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 36
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Is pro poker right for me? [LONG]

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I don't have enough hands at my current level to be able to say for sure what my win rate is, but I am confident that I am a winning player and that I play significantly better than my...
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-12-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8
Posted By ianlippert
Re: What good are we? As poker players, are we socially responsible?

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And oh yes, don't let me forget, the would the world be better off if more man hours would be devoted poker as opposed to something else line. You say no, and yet wouldn't that depend on...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-11-2005, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 37
Posted By ianlippert
Re: statistical tests to show that online poker is not rigged

Ok it took me a while to find it, but here is an RGP post from 2002, scroll down a bit to hand analysis, 2nd post from top.

http://www.playwinningpoker.com/rgp/02/

Not even 40K hands and...
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-11-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8
Posted By ianlippert
Re: What good are we? As poker players, are we socially responsible?

If the majority of players are gaining nothing from playing poker, why do they keep coming back? Poker provides the same thing any form of entertainment does. The same could be said about...
Forum: Televised Poker 12-07-2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 68
Posted By ianlippert
Forum: Televised Poker 12-07-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 68
Posted By ianlippert
Forum: Poker Theory 12-04-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 76
Posted By ianlippert
Re: SSH and Utility: The Case for the Terrible 20

Not to mention the majority of players are losing players so those stats that you are looking at are skewed. For example I played 98o profitabily against a maniac yesterday at my local casino, but I...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-02-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Average winning hand

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It doesn't matter how the hand is made but I think you will easily remember a hand like AK on a A2774 as a TPTK hand and forget that you had two pair. So it feels like you win a lot of...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-01-2005, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 20
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Average winning hand

2 pair includes times when the board is paired. ie you have AK and the board is A2775. So poker tracker doesnt really keep good track of what is the most common hand. Me thinks it is top pair good ->...
Forum: Televised Poker 11-30-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 36
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Dannenmann interview on espn.com

So whats the point of playing in these tourneys if your ev is cut in half? I mean of course you want to play the Main event, but I think it was fischman that stated in one of those bios that he pays...
Forum: Televised Poker 11-30-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 36
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Dannenmann interview on espn.com

oh i miss read your post, nm
Forum: Televised Poker 11-30-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 36
Posted By ianlippert
Re: Dannenmann interview on espn.com

He had to give half to his backer. So they went home with 2.6 Mil. I think 50% tax is the norm on winnings.

What I wanna know is how you can be a pro tourney player when half of your winnings are...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-29-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 112
Posted By ianlippert
Re: calling 2 bets with PP

reminds me of the first time at my local casino. Ace-high bets to the river and pocket 2s call all the way. I love live poker.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-29-2005, 11:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 112
Posted By ianlippert
Re: calling 2 bets with PP

*writes that down in his poker notebook*
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-29-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 112
Posted By ianlippert
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-29-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 112
Posted By ianlippert
Re: \"Official\" Live at the Bike thread (11/29) (8/16 limit) (LC)

what was he doing? calling down with over cards, then folds when he hits?!?!?

who wants to come pick me up and go there right now?
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-29-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 112
Posted By ianlippert
Re: \"Official\" Live at the Bike thread (11/29) (8/16 limit) (LC)

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hmmm, open limping with ace-rag....

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what, you've never read any sklansky ?

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Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-29-2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 112
Posted By ianlippert
Re: \"Official\" Live at the Bike thread (11/29) (8/16 limit) (LC)

hmmm, open limping with ace-rag....

gonna have to try that one. I learn something every night watching this show /images/graemlins/laugh.gif
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