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Old 03-30-2007, 03:10 AM
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Default Level to be pro

whats the lowest level that someone could realistically play at to be pro.

5/10?
10/20?

higher???

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Old 03-30-2007, 03:54 AM
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you can be a pro at .50/1. Its all about br management. I mean if you are good at $22 or $33 sng's Id say you can make a living off those. Thats just my opinion tough

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Old 03-30-2007, 10:56 AM
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I have heard of people making a living at $0.25/$0.50 levels. Albeit not a very good one and multi-tabling is a key factor.

Being realistic though I think $20/$40 is the ideal level to make a good income at.

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I would say realistically it would have to be $7.50/$15 upwards. (single tabling)

or $3/$6 upwards if say playing 4 tables.

A reasonable expectation in the long term is for a good player to make 1 big bet (BB) per hour (ie, in the case of single-tabling a $7.50/$15, a good player could achieve a sustainable $15 hourly rate).

This doesnt mean that some sessions you wont win $300 an hour at a $7.50/$15 table. Because of course you will. This (1 BB) is merely an indication of a long-term (100,000 hands+) achieveable return for a very solid poker player after all the swings have evened out.

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Ive seen many pros on FullTilt play nothing but $5/$10 tables. I've seen one that frequently plays $4/$8. But I would say $5/$10 would probably be the lowest.
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In my opinion, as long as you are continously making a living wage, then you can consider yourself a poker pro. However, if you make one big cash and that is it, in my book you are not a pro. IE, you make $25000 a year playing $5/$10 then you are a pro, but if you have one life-time cash of $100000 I would not consider you to be a true pro.
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lol@ 5/10 and 10/20

Ive played 10/20 and built a 13k bankroll at fulltilt that doesnt make you a pro.

Pro=makes sole living off of money standard def

 


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