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Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Stogey23, Jul 21, 2005.

  1. Stogey23

    Stogey23 Moderator Staff Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    ReAl Salt Money.
     


  2. dfb547490

    dfb547490 New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    I play on PokerStars. Usually $5 and $10 Sit-and-gos, 25c-50c NL, or 50c-$1 limit. Screen name is BCPhilly84.

    We should get a BigSoccer tourny going.
     
  3. Ch(Elsey)

    Ch(Elsey) Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    I like to post on BS while I play Pokerstars. It keeps me occupied during the many hands in which I fold my cards.

    :D

    My username is: ColumbusCrew.

    Seriously.
     
  4. LA Galaxy Fan

    LA Galaxy Fan Member

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    I playing poker at yahoo.com games for free :cool:
     


  5. Lanky134

    Lanky134 New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Has this ever happened to you:

    You sit down at a table and, within a few hands, identify a sucker or two and decide to make your move on them. You win a pot or two off of them early, but get no cards any time they're in a pot after that. The other good players at the table have the same strategy and bust the guy, which not only force the fish to leave but also give the good players enough of a bankroll to push you off the other pots.
     
  6. Ch(Elsey)

    Ch(Elsey) Member

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    Yahoo's version of Texas Hold 'Em is bunk. Just horrible.

    I see everyone sitting at the table, besides me, as a sucker. :D
     
  7. dfb547490

    dfb547490 New Member

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    All the friggin' time. Pisses me off.

    Anyway I lost my entire PokerStars bankroll today because I'm an idiot and accidentally bought into a table with my entire bankroll (about $90) without realizing it.

    I get dealt AQ and the flop comes up AA5. I bet, someone with a slightly higher stack puts me all in, I call.

    He has AK. Fvcker.

    Anyway I'm taking a break for a few days since I've been really off my game the last week or so. Mostly with a trip to the Borgata in Atlantic City where I lost around $200 playing 2-4 limit for 14 straight hours (only got up for bathroom breaks and one 20-minute break to eat). I was getting good cards but second-best hands, people were calling me down with nothing and sucking out on me time after time, on top of which an unsettling number of the hands I didn't play turned into the nuts (often on the very next card). I usually only see about 20-25% of flops (discounting unraised BB hands) but I need to work on my post-flop play.

    Anyway, who's up for that tournament?? If we don't want to do it online, how about Sept. 2 in Columbus??
     
  8. Fleetwood Mac #1

    Fleetwood Mac #1 New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Few stuff that you guys might find interesting ....

    http://www.tightpoker.com/online_poker_cheating.html
    http://www.gamingday.com/cheating-at-online-poker.php
    http://www.pokerfied.com/poker/Online_poker__Cheating_562862.html
    http://www.winneronline.com/articles/august2003/poker-cheats.htm

    I remember reading a very long and sophisticated article about how online poker's Random Card Generators don't generate cards anywhere near as random as the cards in real life poker but I can't seem to find it.
     
  9. Ch(Elsey)

    Ch(Elsey) Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    I'd always be down for some poker that weekend. Just gotta make sure I stay sober enough to play.

    Word to the wise: The drunker you get, the ***** you play.

    I used to play with a group every Friday, and I learned this after a few months..
     
  10. Lanky134

    Lanky134 New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Bad beat story of the night:

    14 players left, seven at each table. I'm sitting in 6th with blinds at 80/160 and I've got about 2,900. Dealt K-Q suited under the gun. Since my raises have been respected, I figure that a raise will isolate the short-stacked SB, and he'll wind up getting odds to go all in. That's exactly what happened. I call and turns over...7-3 diamonds.

    Flop comes up K-K-9 with two diamonds. Sure enough, he makes the flush on the turn and I don't make the boat on the river. The loss didn't cripple me, only took out about 1/3 of my stack, but I still crashed out about 20 minutes later.
     
  11. dfb547490

    dfb547490 New Member

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    Wow.
     
  12. Lanky134

    Lanky134 New Member

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    It's alright. I made it back and then some last night. :D
     
  13. Ch(Elsey)

    Ch(Elsey) Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Boys... for all the bad beats, there are some golden things in poker.. like this:

    [​IMG]

    :D
     
  14. Lanky134

    Lanky134 New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Any two suited, huh?
     
  15. _chachi

    _chachi New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    what was the post flop betting?
     
  16. dfb547490

    dfb547490 New Member

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    I'm guessing the guy went all-in when he caught his straight on the turn and Chelsey called with the flush. No real way to tell with play money (and it has to be said, with the idiots that play real-money online) though.
     
  17. Stogey23

    Stogey23 Moderator Staff Member

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    Probably. Hitting the ace and the straight flush was just for shits and giggles I imagine.
     
  18. dfb547490

    dfb547490 New Member

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    Yeah, exactly. Although I'd be interested to see what kind of stack he went all-in with as well as how he bet on the flop. That's the kind of hand that would have me tearing my hair out wondering if he had a higher flush.
     
  19. DCUPopeAndLillyFan

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Play at FullTilt now, cheap .25/.50 fixed limit. Finally learned when to get out of hands and not be so loose on what preflop hands I play, starting to make consistent money. Will move to .50/1 when a little more consistent.

    Started at PartyPoker playing $10 +1 SNGs almost exclusively, was up over $200 at one point but fell back to even. Lost patience too easily when I finished out of money for a few tables (normal bad run of cards will do this every now and then) and played on tilt trying to get it back. You could play for an hour only to bust out on the bubble on a bad beat. When that happens three tables in a row, too frustrating.

    Like cash games better as luck will even out over a shorter period of time, though I've still had runs where seemingly everything would somehow beat me. Worst bad beat was having trip 6s and having a guy with pocket 2s bet in on me. Guess what the turn and river were? 2 + 2 = POed DCU :mad:.

    Yeah, I hate it when an obvious fish is at my table and I can't get anything decent to take advantage of it. Fun when I do though.

    Quit for awhile and closed PP account, moved to FT to get good bonus on deposit and I like the atmosphere there better anyway. After a zillion hours online over the last 2.5 months, I'm up a whopping $14 (not including bonus) :rolleyes: Better than losing I guess.
     
  20. Lanky134

    Lanky134 New Member

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    What's your screenname on FT?
     
  21. billyireland

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    I usually play €10-€20 buy-in with friends, usually cash-games as opposed to tournaments. It gets a bit crazy on occassion as the pot can go up & over the €750 mark (although it's usually around the €200 mark), which is a fair bit of scratch when you're 19... I've won about €850 total this summer (only lost one game of about twelve). Problem is I couldn't find a summer job this summer (hence the appreciation of the money I won), but once I get a job in the autumn, I should be going for casinos.

    Don't have a credit card yet, so I'm not playing online at the mo'.
     
  22. boomersooner027

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    i play on pokerstars pretty often, drobertson027 on there, usually playing the $6 turbo sng's or the $1, $2, and $3, multi table tournaments, i like playing all different games in the MTT's but only HE in the sng's. You guys should check out www.pocketfives.com its a great site, really helped with my game.
     
  23. Stogey23

    Stogey23 Moderator Staff Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    Just cleared enough to pay the electric, water, and cable bills for two months over the last two nights on the Party Poker 3/6 tables . It's a "poker agreement" I have with my girlfriend. :D
     
  24. Stogey23

    Stogey23 Moderator Staff Member

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    I've now moved up to the 5/10 Limit games on Party Poker and I'm averaging 8.7BB/100. I wonder if I can keep up this kind of return.


    boomersooner, thank you for the pocketfives.com link - GREAT site.
     
  25. Lanky134

    Lanky134 New Member

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    Re: Texas Hold 'Em

    I've decided to donate all my online winnings for this past month and the next two weeks to a Katrina relief fund. I think I'm ahead about $75 right now (I have all the info on a spreadsheet). I wouldn't be surprised if Full Tilt does a fundraising tournament like they did for the tsunami.

    DCUPope, sorry we didn't get much of a chance to play together. I was in the noon Limit tournament at the same time and things were starting to get interesting over there.
     

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