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Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 12-27-2007, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Speedfool
An instant push. You cant go around sticking 42%...

An instant push. You cant go around sticking 42% of your stack into a pot, to then fold with aces.

If you are beat, its nothing more than unfortunate
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 12-27-2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Speedfool
I raise because I believe in the long run, I will...

I raise because I believe in the long run, I will be ahead here and will get overpriced calls from the draws, and get some players with weak kings stacking off completely.

I raised another 800. He...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 12-27-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Speedfool
It is reasonable to place more emphasis on the...

It is reasonable to place more emphasis on the flop bet being weak and behind, rather than strong and ahead.

i) QT, betting the draw is reasonable, and a very likely hand.
ii) Flopping nothing and...
Forum: Poker Forum 12-27-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Speedfool
07 was ok. Currently just under 3100 MTTs in...

07 was ok. Currently just under 3100 MTTs in total plus just over 125,000 cash hands, and a few hundred SNGS.

Came in slightly below targetted ROI in MTTs, but above targeted BBPH

Not as good some...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 12-27-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Speedfool
Action choice

Table '68990339 149' 9-max Seat #7 is the button
Seat 1: Nostayer (3070 in chips)
Seat 2: Hero (2505 in chips)
Seat 3: pfcpoker_UK (2745 in chips)
Seat 4: blackjaw44 (3675 in chips)
Seat 5:...
Forum: Poker Forum 11-27-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By Speedfool
He broke even "on the day" not on the...

He broke even "on the day" not on the session, from the chat log



Seriously, no comment.

*

It's a question of class. A high proportion of online players dont have class, and this bbbunnie is a...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-27-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Speedfool
Essentially just unlucky. You definately want...

Essentially just unlucky. You definately want that call there with villain on A7

The outcome is a pain, but you want that call at that price 100 times out of 100, so dont kick yourself
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-19-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Speedfool
There are quite a lot of interesting points on...

There are quite a lot of interesting points on this hand & comments made.

Firstly you shouldnt write this off as a flop with no draws. You are sat on both backdoor flush draws, and backdoor...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-19-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By Speedfool
I am glad the tone moved away from getting rid of...

I am glad the tone moved away from getting rid of the draws. You have a set of queens. You do not really want to get rid of anyone. What you want is to get paid over the odds. Setting the price...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-18-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Speedfool
Call or fold the lead out

Last hand before 1st break. Villain very active, but not so much in the re-pop department. Hero shortish on 2555. Facing pre-flop re-raise and a lead out. Call or Fold?

Tournament #66750559,...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-18-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By Speedfool
Setting the price

Setting the correct price. Answers on how to bet on the turn

Tournament #66750559, $50+$5 Hold'em No Limit - Level I (10/20) - 2007/11/17 - 21:38:01 (ET)
Table '66750559 109' 9-max Seat #7 is the...
Forum: Poker Forum 11-15-2007, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Speedfool
What is your standard buy-in level? You cant...

What is your standard buy-in level?

You cant approach low buy-ins with a "take every pot i'm into" approach. That is only possible at high buy-ins where your opponents have more fear and caution. ...
Forum: Poker Forum 11-15-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Speedfool
* A couple of movies ticking over in the...

* A couple of movies ticking over in the background, mainly for players who bust to chill out and watch rather than twiddling thumbs for an hour.
* A good structure.
* Variety of poker games.
*...
Forum: The Beach 11-15-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Speedfool
Have a chunk of positve rep for your...

Have a chunk of positve rep for your honesty

After a few days you'll feel better, but that's probably not much comfort right now.

Poker is a cruel game at times, but if you get back into it you'll...
Forum: Poker News and Stories 11-07-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Speedfool
Poor bastard. A complete waste of police time...

Poor bastard. A complete waste of police time and resources.

I wonder what was deemed as promoting this home game? Telling a friend about it at a local bar?

An 82 year old heavily promoting a...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-07-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By Speedfool
I've never read a Phil Hellmuth book. Maybe you...

I've never read a Phil Hellmuth book. Maybe you could give us more of an overview of his naming conventions, purely out of interest.

My initial thought when hearing "never bluff an elephant", is...
Forum: Poker Forum 11-07-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Speedfool
They definately make a lot. I dont dispute that...

They definately make a lot. I dont dispute that obviously.

However most of the players playing the cash tables would have been playing anyway, and play large volume anyway. Which means that the...
Forum: Poker News and Stories 11-02-2007, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By Speedfool
Event 6 is a surpising fixture in the series now...

Event 6 is a surpising fixture in the series now that I have a proper look at it. Great for poker though. I think that will be a fun event for anyone wanting to just get their feet wet.
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 11-02-2007, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Speedfool
KKxx in PLO is very powerful if you can isolate...

KKxx in PLO is very powerful if you can isolate enough pre-flop and get in a large proportion of your stack in pre-flop. For these reasons, reraising is perfectly fine. Occassionally you win run...
Forum: Poker Forum 11-02-2007, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By Speedfool
Targets for November

I cant see one started yet, so I'll do the honours. What are you poker targets for November?

Mine for Nov

1. 10,000 hands at 1.9 BBP100
2. 150 MTTs at ROI = 75%
3. Play about 4 FTOPS Events
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 10-29-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Speedfool
Sit as long as you are focused, alert, and not...

Sit as long as you are focused, alert, and not tilting. This might be any length of time really. But I would recommend avoiding too many ultra short sessions. I like sessions in the region of...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 10-27-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By Speedfool
Definately a flat call on the end (as...

Definately a flat call on the end (as played).

The turn bet looks too much like a control bet by villain in order to try to get to the river for cheap. It looks like an opportunity to add 1000...
Forum: BAS Results 10-12-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By Speedfool
Stake Result Submission

Stake Result Submission
Speedfool

Link to the Stake thread or to the rail thread: http://www.surferspoker.com/showthread.php?t=4819
Horse's name: Jenpoker
Amount Staked: 20x$5.50
Amount won:...
Forum: Poker News and Stories 10-08-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By Speedfool
And the one before that was May i think. They...

And the one before that was May i think. They have certainly been chruning them out.

Bring more on that is what I say, there is such a big lack of decent buy-in non holdem tournaments with a...
Forum: Poker Strategy and Tips 10-08-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Speedfool
There's blinds and antes in there as well. It...

There's blinds and antes in there as well. It doesnt matter if you're a marginal dog to low or middle pair (thru to Qs). You're also going to dominate (or tie) any ace. In tournament poker, you...
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