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Forum: Micro-Limits 12-27-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By Xhad
Re: Problems with Aggresive Games

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I was at a table like that last night. Over 102 hands lost 20 BB. AK cracked 3/4, QQ and TT twice, every hand I won was followed by losing two. After spewing a few too many chips chasing...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-26-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19
Posted By Xhad
Re: PF raise with QJs?

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Why are we raising this hand preflop, we are in awful position to control a draw

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Awful position? You have the second best absolute position possible! Also, you probably...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-26-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By Xhad
Re: Position, Is it REALLY that important in some games.

Position matters even if your opponents don't use it. If you have a very strong made hand, position can help you get more out of it by virtue of everyone acting in front of you. If you have a weak...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-26-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19
Posted By Xhad
Re: PF raise with QJs?

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I'm tempted to raise the flop.

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For value? You have nothing to protect, and I think you're pulling off a semibluff or free card close to never.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-26-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19
Posted By Xhad
Re: PF raise with QJs?

Preflop: Your hand is good enough to value raise into several limpers whether you posted a blind or not or not...but not worth reraising against the 3bet.

Flop: Can't fold as you're getting almost...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-25-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 53
Posted By Xhad
Re: Call or fold? Is this a close decision?

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what about raising?

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What is MP1 folding that you want him to fold here?
Forum: Poker Theory 12-24-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 53
Posted By Xhad
Re: Results

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3) There's a good chance MP1 comes along making it 8.5 to 1, must closer.

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MP1 should either bet or check/fold the flop, unless he's check-raising for variation. There is...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-24-2005, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15
Posted By Xhad
Re: [B&M] Maybe we need to rethink the FTOP...

@Grisgra: No, I wasn't in the hand. I was stuck too but stuff like this can keep me in quite the chipper mood if I let it.

@Gilbert: That is classic. I guess the fact that he could see your...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-24-2005, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 53
Posted By Xhad
Re: Call or fold? Is this a close decision?

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Right now you are getting 7-1 odds on your money. If you count your backdoor flush as 1.5 outs, and your gutshot as four more. I'd probably discount the ace to one out...you definitely...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-24-2005, 02:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By Xhad
Deal or No Deal

Official Site (http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/)

Flash simulation (http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/game/)

Wikipedia Article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deal_or_No_Deal)

It's...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-24-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15
Posted By Xhad
[B&M] Maybe we need to rethink the FTOP...

B&M game, I'm not in the hand. Pot size 6 bets or so. It's the turn, board is K783, some guy raised preflop and was cold-called, then bet the flop. Guy doing the calling is a terrible calling...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-23-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 46
Posted By Xhad
Re: Can someone show me the math for this..

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What I want to know is that since he is making a positive expectation play by calling your bet, you must be making a negative expectation play by betting into him.

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This is...
Forum: Psychology 12-22-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 62
Posted By Xhad
Re: Berating Weak Players At The Poker Table

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I'm too honest to even pretend that I think fishy play is correct,

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It is correct if he's just there to have fun isn't it?

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Forum: Psychology 12-22-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 62
Posted By Xhad
Re: Berating Weak Players At The Poker Table

I'm too honest to even pretend that I think fishy play is correct, and I don't like saying things like "Let him be a fish; that's where the money comes from." At the table either. Just tell the TC...
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-22-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 31
Posted By Xhad
Re: AKo vs. a limper-reraiser

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I guess at low limits, AA is not the only LRRing hand.

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Like I said in my OP, I often see a LRR with Axs, most often to cap it. I hate the LRR because I have...
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-22-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Xhad
Re: MUBS with Q6s?

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On the turn, your kicker doesn't matter anymore, as the A-K kickers are shared with any Q. You are dead against AQ and KQ, and slightly behind AJ and AT (as they have freerolls against...
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-22-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Xhad
Re: Set vs. set

What range of hands do you put him on that makes it even sensible to raise the river?
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-22-2005, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Xhad
Two sample hands

So I got to thinking a bit more about this and recalled a couple B&M hands where I slowed down to suspected oversets; these are basically the two extremes when it comes to how early or how late I...
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-21-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Xhad
Re: Set vs. set

I think you played this hand fine. That flop call/reraise is a very strong move; I can't recall ever seeing that not be a set unless it was a flush draw trying not to knock people out. I'd still...
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-21-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Xhad
Re: Set vs. set

Similar discussion in SSHE (http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=4184290&page=0&fpart=1&vc=1)

There isn't really a specific point you should slow down if you suspect an...
Forum: Micro-Limits 12-19-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1
Posted By Xhad
Re: Playing 99/TT to passive?

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What would you do with a lower pocket pair with no overcards on the flop? Say you have 77 and the flop is 2 4 6 rainbow?

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I would say bet in most cases, but only if you're...
Forum: Psychology 12-19-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By Xhad
Attitude adjustment from a non-poker player

So I'm talking to one of my old high school friends who knows a good amount about probability (probably more than I do actually) but nothing about poker. I'm playing in a Party freeroll which...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-19-2005, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By Xhad
Re: 3/6 live loose game - Pre Flop question

He didn't say he was in for one bet, he said he was the CO within his "first 15 hands at the table".
Forum: Poker Theory 12-19-2005, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 45
Posted By Xhad
Re: beirut, poker and \'luck\'...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer_Pong
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-19-2005, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 15
Posted By Xhad
Re: Best Question I\'ve Ever Been Asked in a B&M

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If you say no --- I'd imagine they'd rush to go all-in against you next time....

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...on the flop, so you never have to value-bet a set against that player again. ...
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