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Forum: Beginners Questions 12-30-2005, 12:12 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By sammy_g
Re: Gave my 2 week notice

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No one knows me here and most of you probably won't care, but I wanted to mark the start of this new journey with a post here so perhaps one day I can look...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-29-2005, 11:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18
Posted By sammy_g
Re: \'06 Goals Post

I regretted not posting in the 2005 thread, so here I am. These are not in order of importance.

Poker Goals:

* Six figures.
* Move up in stakes.
* Get decent at NL.

Life Goals:
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-20-2005, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: MLHE advise for 20/40 - crap?

In general, Ciaffone and Brier advocate cold-calling too often, but I don't think a call is so terrible here. All of the options are reasonable.
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-20-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: omfg not another pf Q!!

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If you raise A4 and get heads up with button there are only two possible outcomes to the hand:

1. You take it down on the flop or turn.

2. You go to showdown and lose.

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Forum: Beginners Questions 12-20-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: How are the games at Pokerroom?

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Great if you dont mind paying out the nose in rake. It's way too high.

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it is worse at the low limits. not too bad if you played higher, like pete, from what i understand
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-20-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: The Overuse of the WA/WB line Out of Position

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I think it is overused in a couple situations at games like 10/20 6max. The main one that I see is when you flop an ace from the BB against a blind steal. Let's say the board is A82. ...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-20-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: 10/20 (6) Datamine Confusion

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Is your W$SD normally in the very high 50s when running bad and in the mid 60s when running good?

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No, my W$SD is always about 52%.

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Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-17-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Are you being ripped of on your rakeback deal?

let me give an example.

say you played 50 hands HU with an average rake of $1/hand.
you also played 50 hands 6-handed with an average rake of $2.50/hand.

PT way:

($2.5 * 50 + $1 * 50) total...
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-17-2005, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Are you being ripped of on your rakeback deal?

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1. it's slow on large DBs
2. total rake / APH is not 100% accurate

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1) Maybe, I've never experienced PT taking more than 20 seconds to load anything I needed...
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-17-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Are you being ripped of on your rakeback deal?

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I don't get it. You can check how much rakeback you're owed really easy in poker tracker.

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i think the point is

1. it's slow on large DBs
2. total rake / APH is not 100%...
Forum: Software 12-16-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Are you being ripped of on your rakeback deal?

This looks like a nice program. You might want to give your posts less spammy titles though. People will think it's spam.
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-16-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: 3-handed stats

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can someone explain to me how almost every poster in this thread is running between 3-5BB/100 over a smallish sample size?

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Those who run g00t are more likely to post their...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-16-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: 3-handed stats

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This is a per hand rate. .03=3BB/100

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Yep, and that's even after paying significantly more rake. In a game without rake, I suspect 3 handed play is much more profitable for...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-16-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Heads Up Strategy Question

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also jeff, do you never 3bet out of the BB HU against button steals in 3handed+ games? because that seems to hold the same concept.

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In one of the Full Tilt lessons, jdags...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-16-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Blind Defense: Bluffing on flops with an Ace?

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all blind defense is dependent upon the opponent. you just can't make any sort of generalization here and hope that it will work successfully.

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Of course this is true. But I...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-16-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3
Posted By sammy_g
Blind Defense: Bluffing on flops with an Ace?

Here is a problem I was thinking about earlier today:

Say a reasonably aggressive button open raises, SB folds, and you call in BB with Q /images/graemlins/spade.gif 9 /images/graemlins/spade.gif....
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Heads Up Strategy Question

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prima has 10/20 and 20/40 HU tables

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How bad is the rake?
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Today\'s quiz at Cardplayer: steal situation

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Well, I don't think that necessarily follows. Just because we believe we are ahead when we bet the turn, does not necessarily mean that we still believe we're ahead once we're...
Forum: Software 12-14-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13
Posted By sammy_g
Re: importing hands to pt from beta

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I'm having the same problem, except with SNG Tracker.

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There was another thread about that somewhere. Apparently the hand history format changed, which breaks SNG Tracker.
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Today\'s quiz at Cardplayer: steal situation

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Alright, if you're calling the river ui most of the time, then I assume you believe that your hand is best a significant percentage of the time. In that case, you are not checking the...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Today\'s quiz at Cardplayer: steal situation

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Can I assume that those advocating to check the turn are all going to fold the river ui?

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No. I know I'd call...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-14-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Playing mixed games online

Out of curiosity, where do you play mixed games online?
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Today\'s quiz at Cardplayer: steal situation

Thanks, Bryce. You and Victor are arguing this much better than I am. /images/graemlins/smirk.gif
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Today\'s quiz at Cardplayer: steal situation

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Checking behind with outs is good if we're not likely to have the best hand. That's not the case here.

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Actually, I think there is where we disagree. It's fairly likely we...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-14-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4
Posted By sammy_g
Re: Today\'s quiz at Cardplayer: steal situation

I'd like to run the numbers in PokerStove to see how much equity we have against a reasonable BB range. This is a pure value/protect-your-hand-type bet as Victor points out.

We induce a bluff a...
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