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 Forum: Psychology 03-31-2005, 12:26 AM Replies: 8 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai How to keep poker seprate from life? Like many winning players I've worked hard not to let the cards during any session, good or bad, affect my play. I however have another common psycological affliction that occasionally rears its...
 Forum: Stud 07-07-2004, 08:55 PM Replies: 7 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai Re: Completely hidden quads This is a better question for the probability forum but here is your answer: Pocket Pair: 3/51 = 5.8823529% A Board Card Matches the given pair: 4 * (2/50 x 48/49 x 47/48 * 46/47) = 15.020408%...
 Forum: One-table Tournaments 06-28-2004, 07:26 PM Replies: 2 Views: 3 Posted By redsamurai Re: AKs Early in Tournament Looking at the hand, even though you are drawing, there are only 5 holdings to which you are a dog that he could be playing. If he has JJ, TT, 55 you are 34% to win. If MP3 is holding AA you are...
 Forum: Other Poker Games 06-22-2004, 02:00 PM Replies: 7 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai Re: Pineapple in Paradise I feel like I'm missing something here, so I'll ask. In your hand example you are 2-1 against making the flush yet you would rather draw to nut flush plus 2nd pair than keep the made hand of top two...
 Forum: Other Poker Games 06-16-2004, 05:27 PM Replies: 5 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai Re: PLO Free Flop w/ 3s double suited He's on mine now. I wish I could say I had a clean read on him before making this play but no (he wasn't at the table long enough). I though the raise would put him off anything but the strait or...
 Forum: Other Poker Games 06-16-2004, 04:23 PM Replies: 5 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai PLO Free Flop w/ 3s double suited I'm new to PLO and would like some advice on this hand. The table was very passive before the flop and so I saw many free flops from the big blind. The flop bet was to try to protect the hand. The...
 Forum: Small Stakes Shorthanded 06-11-2004, 02:12 PM Replies: 8 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai Re: Short handed adjustment: I've started to play more and more 6 handed tables lately and have been putting a lot of thought into this question and experimenting with playing style. My conclusions are fairly counter-intuitive...
 Forum: One-table Tournaments 06-05-2004, 11:54 AM Replies: 2 Views: 3 Posted By redsamurai Suited Connectors in Hold\'em NL SnGs I am making the transition from a mid-stakes limit hold'em player to more rounded player by plying more no limit SnGs. Things are going well but it is clear that I'm playing too tight. I'm almost...
 Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 09-22-2003, 08:22 PM Replies: 4 Views: 5 Posted By redsamurai Re: JJ in the Blinds My thinking was that this is an excellent flop for someone to bluff at, paired overcards with a rag. If he is bluffing the best I can do is to call him down. A higher pair would have likely raised...
 Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 09-22-2003, 04:24 PM Replies: 4 Views: 5 Posted By redsamurai JJ in the Blinds Scenario: This was the second hand at a brand new \$4-\$8 table at the local card room. I didn't know any of the other players involved in the hand. I'm in the Big Blind and am dealt J...
 Forum: Probability 09-15-2003, 07:41 PM Replies: 6 Views: 11 Posted By redsamurai Re: Calcluting odds The "42" rule gives you the percentage of hitting a needed out. What one really need Anyone know an easy rule for getting the needed out odds compated to the pot odds? (1-p)/p:1.
 Forum: Books and Publications 09-10-2003, 01:11 PM Replies: 1 Views: 13 Posted By redsamurai Omaha 8 or better books Cross posting a few questions from the Other Poker Section: 1) If you have read Ray Zee's book on Omaha8b what is your take? 2) What other Omaha8b books would you recommend?
 Forum: Other Poker Games 09-10-2003, 01:10 PM Replies: 5 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai 650 Miles from Texas to Omaha Open questions for Omaha 8 or better players... Background: Last Friday I strolled into my local cardroom late and the Texas games were full up and there was a considerable board. Bob, our...
 Forum: Beginners Questions 09-04-2003, 01:00 PM Replies: 2 Views: 8 Posted By redsamurai Re: tourney blind progression Repost in the Tournaments section. You'll likely get responses there.
 Forum: Beginners Questions 08-05-2003, 05:44 PM Replies: 2 Views: 8 Posted By redsamurai Card Room Etiquette I'm taking a friend to the local cardroom this weekend. As it will be his first time playing outside Thursday night poker I was hoping to find a cheat sheet of common cardroom etiquette for him to...
 Forum: Other Gambling Games 08-01-2003, 01:49 PM Replies: 7 Views: 13 Posted By redsamurai Re: Euchre Ah yes the family game. We play nickle a point, dime a Eucher, and a quarter for a made lone hand. High stakes I know.
 Forum: Probability 07-28-2003, 03:14 PM Replies: 19 Views: 11 Posted By redsamurai Re: Just another std dev question This weekend a college kid came into the cardroom I play \$4-\$8 at with a stats book in hand. The table gave him a \$160 lesson in 2 hours with Pedro joking about taking the white boy's tuition money...
 Forum: Psychology 07-26-2003, 02:40 PM Replies: 2 Views: 11 Posted By redsamurai Re: How to avoid gambling \"won\" money I see this phenomenon all the time in a slightly different form. Often when players start to win a few good pots and gets up, they have a tendency to loosen up and play more hands than they...
 Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 07-25-2003, 04:25 PM Replies: 5 Views: 6 Posted By redsamurai Re: Perfect played set? Who bets for value? Since you said he often folds the river I think he will likely drop anything short of trips (which would shock me if had). He is thus only likely to call with a better hand and...
 Forum: Probability 07-24-2003, 06:36 PM Replies: 4 Views: 10 Posted By redsamurai Re: Stuff that\'s tough to believe No longer having access to a top Mathematics software package I can't do the calculation, but here is the formula. Like in the "birthday" problem we take 1 minus the odds all of the shuffles of a...
 Forum: Brick and Mortar 07-23-2003, 01:54 PM Replies: 6 Views: 9 Posted By redsamurai Re: Poker in Seattle Area Diamond Lil's in Renton is my recommendation. They always spread 4-8. Higher limits are by demand (evenings and weekends they usually have them going) 6-12, 8-16, and 12-24.
 Forum: Psychology 07-22-2003, 07:21 PM Replies: 12 Views: 11 Posted By redsamurai Re: Turning the Screw That is the question... why respond? The only reason to respond would be if it offers a higher future EV than not responding at all. Given this guy's state of mind I believe that there must be some...
 Forum: Psychology 07-22-2003, 06:01 PM Replies: 12 Views: 11 Posted By redsamurai Re: Turning the Screw If I didn't know our villain I would have been too. I would have raised the flop and folded the turn but I just could resist the chance to really put him to the test. Fish in a barrel; Emmmm fish.
 Forum: Internet Gambling 07-22-2003, 03:30 PM Replies: 2 Views: 3 Posted By redsamurai UB Hand Histories On Ultimate Bet you can generate a log of hands but only do so one hand at a time. It is a pain to try to generate all the hands played while at a table and near impossible to do so when playing...
 Forum: Psychology 07-22-2003, 12:37 PM Replies: 12 Views: 11 Posted By redsamurai Turning the Screw Interesting Situation on UB \$.50/\$1 tables Two nights ago our hero (me, its good to be the author /forums/images/icons/wink.gif) was playing online. In a brief moment of distraction I misplaced...
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