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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-31-2005, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By downtown
Re: $55: I make a Hellmuthian laydown, and can\'t believe I do it

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I call this. So, your fold turned out good?

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What good is a worthless brag post without the brag?

I can't recall ever folding anything like this in 3000+ SNGs though,...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-31-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 20
Posted By downtown
$55: I make a Hellmuthian laydown, and can\'t believe I do it

I never lay down hands like this, but I did here. My read was only that I had played with both of these players before a few times, and they didn't get out of line. So I folded.

PartyPoker,...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 34
Posted By downtown
Re: Curtains Hand #2 12.30

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His handle wasnt capitalized..BIG DIFFERENCE! Anyway once they open limp on the button you cancel all name based reads.

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I've read this "judging a book by its cover"...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19
Posted By downtown
Re: $109 - Stating your hand

In all honestly, I would turn off my chat if I felt that what someone typed would make me do something that I wouldn't do otherwise.

If this player hadn't typed anything at all the whole tourney,...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15
Posted By downtown
Re: SNGPT says it\'s negEV....

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Fold for t400 in a pot of a bazillion? Er, yeah. Okay then.

Hint: He ain't folding. Ever.

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Apparently you can spend over a year reading this forum and still...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-29-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9
Posted By downtown
$55: Make the Big Call? TPTK

Here's my read:

I am sitting in my poker chair, I cleverly plan to c/r, and suddenly I say out loud, "What the [censored]?"

Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t50 (5 handed) FTR...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 11:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5
Posted By downtown
Re: Theory: Approach to Very Short Stack Play

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I didn't see anybody in this thread refute why Darse's strategy does not apply here. People just gave what they would do, but without much explanation for why (mathematically as opposed to...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2
Posted By downtown
Re: blind battle line check ($55)

PF: Fold
PF facing raise: Fold
Flop: Bet pot, fold to raise.
Turn: You c/r'ed him and he just bet again. Fold.
River: Push, he's calling.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3
Posted By downtown
Re: Supposedly its impossible to win playing Poker Online

They are just sad that there will never be a harness racing boom.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 23
Posted By downtown
Re: $22: Push or wait with an uber short stack

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After losing the last hand I was left with a seriously short stack. Wait and pray or push? If push, push any 2 from position or is there a limit to your push hands?

PartyPoker, Big...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5
Posted By downtown
Theory: Approach to Very Short Stack Play

There's an interesting discussion among the fracas in GtrHtr's post $22: Push or wait with an uber short stack...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3
Posted By downtown
Re: Folding small blind so you can steal later

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When the table folds around and I'm in the small blind, I will often fold not only weak, but marginal hands. Hands that might be favored over a random hand, like Kx or even A-rag. I do it...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1
Posted By downtown
Re: Teaching a friend Hold\'em 101 & Basic SnG Strategy from scratch.

I am also starting coaching one of my friends. He is intelligent, likes to play, has played a bunch of 2/4 in Vegas, and has the right mindset.

The only problem is, he said he has a hard time...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6
Posted By downtown
Re: Back to basics - who completes this?

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Flop a boat or something?

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LOL, actually I 'turned' a boat. But, even if I hadn't I wanted to post this. This is a tricky spot for me. What range of hands can I...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-27-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By downtown
Re: Jumping from 33 to 55 on party

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There are lots of good guides on playing the low level sng's on party with th 800 chips. Is there a anything like these that is mandatory reading in making the jumps to the 55's?

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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-27-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 48
Posted By downtown
Re: Curtains: flop decision

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Check. A bet is likely enough to take it down, but getting check-raised would be bad against the only bigger stack here and the chances of hitting the nuts up against the big...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-27-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 48
Posted By downtown
Re: Curtains: flop decision

I would bet/3-bet. t400-600 sounds good, depending on how often I c-bet/don't c-bet, bet when there's a flush draw out, etc.

Edit: I like to get my money into the pot when I'm ahead, and it...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-27-2005, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13
Posted By downtown
Re: OT: This is obvious right?

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I'd much rather be playing 50 dollar tournies in which i can pull off moves and such

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Your impression of $55 SNGs is rather inaccurate.
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 28
Posted By downtown
Re: JJ, opening hand

I limp along preflop and I'm done with this hand on the flop in an 11. Why do you want to give your chips to the guy with A4o?
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By downtown
Re: Adjusting to Higher Limit Games

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I don't know who "we" are, but I don't agree.

It's quite possible to make good money playing weak/tight early in the 33-55s. I didn't adjust my play much when I moved from the 33s to...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By downtown
Re: Do you make this call ? ($22)

Yes, I would call here vs. that villain. The only time I wouldn't would be if I thought I could get away with open-pushing, and that the bigger stacks would not open up their calling ranges to my...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5
Posted By downtown
Re: running so good you don\'t want to play? (NC)

I suggest you have the site send you a check, cash it, then head for the backyard.

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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By downtown
Re: My Recap of Last Year\'s New Year\'s Eve!

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Eventually 12 pm hits

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There's no such thing as 12 PM.

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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-22-2005, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3
Posted By downtown
Re: How do you get into a big live event

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Wait until Stars unveils their VIP program. Then play however many thousand SNGs it will take to get enough FPPs to buy tournament entries.

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where can i find...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-22-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3
Posted By downtown
Re: OT: Bison Hand Converter Trouble

Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em Tourney, Big Blind is t15 (10 handed) converter (http://www.selachian.com/tools/bisonconverter/hhconverter.cgi)

Hero (t800)
CO (t800)
Button (t800)
SB (t800)
BB...
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