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Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-05-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Vex
Re: 3-bet the Turn and River, or just Call?

With the SB along for the ride, did you consider checkraising the turn? Villain has given every indication that he will bet. You're certainly going to showdown; the only question is for how much.
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Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-28-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Vex
Re: Blind Theif gets his just deserves

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1) i meant he got what he deserved, i was trying to make a play on words....im not very clever

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Actually, plenty of people use "just deserve" instead of "just dessert"; in...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-28-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2
Posted By Vex
Re: Feels Like Good Play -- But Is It?

Ok, excellent feedback from all of you. The preflop call isn't something I questioned much, and I would generally only three-bet there with JJ or higher. I saw my AK as marginal, where y'all call it...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 11-28-2005, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2
Posted By Vex
Feels Like Good Play -- But Is It?

Ultimate Bet 3/6 Hold'em (10 handed) FTR converter on zerodivide.cx (http://www.zerodivide.cx/converter)

I've been here a while. This table is a mixed bag. I've seen some over-aggression, Fancy...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 11-20-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Vex
$20+2 Stars 180-Player Sit and Go, Tough River

PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t30 (9 handed) converter (http://www.selachian.com/tools/bisonconverter/hhconverter.cgi)

Button (t1470)
SB (t1915)
BB (t3250)
UTG (t1925)...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-17-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Vex
Re: Another lay down question

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I normally wouldn't post this (as I used to think it was an easy lay down), but due to some of the discussion in the last couple of days, I'm starting to wonder if I should lay this down....
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-16-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By Vex
Re: A common defense situation: Holding bullyish ghost cards

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Let's say we have an extremely marginal hand in the BB; something like T9. We'll say that either the button open raises or the SB open raises, either way we'll assume calling his raise...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-16-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By Vex
Re: Interesting AA hand 1-2 Empire

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CO either has an 8, and was limping along in the flop. Since it was checked to him on the turn, he bet and got no action.

or
he had a T, was worried about an overpair or third 8 on...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-15-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Vex
Re: Gutshot + Overcard + Flush Draw... Thoughts?

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Eh, what do you think of the flop action here? Turn? River?

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(Grunch, no replies as I begin writing)

Preflop: I generally like to fold those baby aces from early...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-14-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Vex
Re: Flopped Set, Raised flop, raised turn, raise river?

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Interesting line by SB there. Its hard to put him on a hand here. Possibly trips (44 or slowplayed QQ) or KcJc? Either way, his line is terrible, and it scares me. I think Id just...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-13-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20
Posted By Vex
Re: Most Overrated Poker Skill

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The willingness and psychological strength to make the BIG laydown in limit poker.

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Amen. Only yesterday I was arguing with a couple folks on the micro-limit forums who...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-12-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By Vex
Re: Pocket Kings and no clue at all

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i have this problem a lot, with KK/QQ and such, if an Ace is on the board and someone bets, i almost always fold, or i check/fold if i play first. it's just because SO MANY people play...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-11-2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By Vex
Re: Fold TPGK to 3 flush turn CR?

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what style do those stats correspond to (i.e. tight/loose, passive/neutral/agressive, etc.)?

unless he's pretty agressive i'd say you're already beat. the pot isn't that big either....
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-11-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 38
Posted By Vex
Re: QQ - do i have to call this down?

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Somewhat relevant - an article on Raising to find out where we're at (http://archiveserver.twoplustwo.com/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Number=523282&page=&view=&sb=5&o=&vc=1)

I agree with...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-11-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 38
Posted By Vex
Re: QQ - do i have to call this down?

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Hi Vex give me a capping range for an unknown player and look at how many of those hands we would be ahead of maybe 99 or 88 if you want to give him a huge capping range. Hero calls the...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-11-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 38
Posted By Vex
Re: QQ - do i have to call this down?

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Is there any reason to call down?

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I think you're asking the wrong question.

You were the man in the middle on the flop and just cold-called. Here, you need to raise...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-08-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By Vex
Re: Is UB\'s Royal Hold\'em any indication of Limit ability

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Only 10-A of each suit, so a 20 card deck instead of a 52 card.

Weird game.

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Yeah. It should be called "Texas Counterfeitem", because chances are your flopped nuts are...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-08-2005, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13
Posted By Vex
Re: hold\'em better with 4 card board?

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because i've been getting hammered on the river lately, i'm beginning to think hold'em would be better without a river.

what say you?

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Two-Card Guts is a fun game.
Forum: Televised Poker 11-06-2005, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16
Posted By Vex
Re: Man vs Vegas

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anyone seen this new show on CMT? guy cashes in everything he owns for 1 million in cash and takes on Vegas cause they "owe" him 3 million that he lost a couple years back. the guy is a...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-04-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By Vex
Re: JJ with lots of action

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Hero ?

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I think three-betting the flop was in order.

With things as they are, I'm inclined to fold the turn, because it sure looks like playing means I might be likely...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-04-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By Vex
Re: Queens

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River T /images/graemlins/heart.gif.

He checks and I check.

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I would most likely bet here, believing I was ahead. It's possible he paired up on the river and will...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-01-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By Vex
Re: How often is this an Ace?

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All opinions welcome.


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I don't see strength in that checkraise. I see someone wanting free cards and/or a cheap showdown. I put him on either a baby to middle pocket...
Forum: Micro-Limits 11-01-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By Vex
Re: November Goals

Last month I did my first ever "I'm gonna play 10K hands at the same stakes in a month" goal, and I ended up completing it in 10 days. I just got into a groove, 8-tabling the $0.50/$1.00 on Poker...
Forum: Probability 10-27-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14
Posted By Vex
Re: Riddle -- Probability of Expectation

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Hmm. I get .000214...

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This is a challenging problem indeed. I thought I had worked out that the chance of a single line containing the requisite combinations of letters...
Forum: Probability 10-21-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11
Posted By Vex
Re: Online card shuffling vs. Live

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What do you guys think about the differences if any, with how a deck of cards are shuffled online vs. live? That is, how random the cards will be online vs. Live. I'm asking because I...
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