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  • Goals for 2nd half of 2012 Starting July 2012

    Have redone my poker goals (haven't been following them for 2 months and my focus will bear that out.)

    Overall

    Increase my knowledge of poker MTT's ,cash and sit and go's. To do this I intend to study Videos and read various books. I intend to Start with cash games to build up my bankroll.

    Monthly goals

    Restrict cash table play to 2 x 2 hour sessions reducing to 1 x 2 hour session in September. Add an extra table in each month currently 6 tabling cash games .
    Play home games and MTT's out of the 2 hour window.

    Weekly goals (July )

    28 hours (max ) cash games
    10 mone games
    4 MTT's
    2 videos and 1 book
    1 hour of hand review

    Grade b
    I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

    13 Time Bracelet Winner



  • #2
    All Thee Best, Luck,Skill,Decisions & for your future endeavor'sumbup:Grade b My goals for July will be to take it easy poker wise, expect the PSO Series and I'll do some poker study, and set my next goal's/challenge's. All Thee Bestumbup:
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    • #3
      TY hightimes
      I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

      13 Time Bracelet Winner


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      • #4
        so one week in and..........

        up $6.28 after 5164 hands of 1/2nl

        videos = 0
        books = 1

        hours played =20.3

        so far so good

        week two here i come!!!
        I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

        13 Time Bracelet Winner


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        • #5
          So 1/3 of the month gone and still on track....
          My Currency Won in USD over Hands Played for Grade b.jpg

          Played 7300 hands in last 11 days. Mostly 6 tabling but some times 4 some 2 and for 1 hour 8. I found the 8 too distracting as i'm currently working on table / player reads. I'm getting better at typing players and have found at this level a simple rule of thmb to be try. (1/2 c )

          Passive players tend to call a lot so value bet them. when they lead or raise they have it so what is you hand worth now (ok so even though i know this i am still calling too much with mid pair or flush draws to see sets top top or worse.

          TAG's (and Nits) - tend to be ABCas thats the basic model i'm coming from its easy to take a pot away when they range misses- good candidates for playing that speculative 89s hand against, good candidate for folding AQo or AJo against (cos you is crushed baby)

          LAGS - my favorite folks at the table not afriad to call a 3 bet 4 bet or 5 bet with KQo (seen far worse to) or to bluff with air. Don't mind calling with middle pair here or a draw as they will give me good odds and play with far worse. Lost a few stacks to monsters won several more to calling bluffs.

          I have also noted 2 players who i tagged red. Had then as TAGS, but they play tricky - these are the two players i want to be like....I have a way to go yet but hey i'm getting there.

          So 1/2 way through my second book.

          Posted a bunch of hands in the forum and reviewed some others. Also posted a few topics my current skill i'm tring to get going for me. HAND reading (through player type) and table selection.

          Watched a 1/2nl replyer session by DAve the Langoier and will rewatch the profiling ones later today.

          Grade b
          I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

          13 Time Bracelet Winner


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          • #6
            Hi all week 2 is in the books.

            Played to date a total of 8964 hands slowed up as not played so many zoom hands this week. Plus made 3 deep runs into the prem league.

            So after week 1 i was

            -$1.81
            (after 12 days i was up $22 dollars)

            but back to earth with a crash yesterday i finish two weeks at +$11.43
            which given my great day yesterday (not -13.47 over 1,032 hands )

            It is nice to look at the whole month and i think I owe Sandtrap777 a beer for getting me to lay out the goals and take a look not just one ays bad result.

            I had also taken some of my bank roll to play 4 of the PSO series games which is a little daft as i don't have the bank roll to support that. So for the micro millions i am either going to deposit to play or wait till next time.

            My Currency Won in USD over Hands Played for Grade b.jpg

            Grade b

            ps there for as of now
            bankroll cash = $76
            bank roll other = $2.40
            Last edited by Grade b; Sat Jul 14, 2012, 06:41 PM. Reason: added bank roll in
            I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

            13 Time Bracelet Winner


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            • #7
              Hi all its the 27th but I'm updating this to help me get my head together.

              So about a week ago i got a boost to my bank roll. I'm doing ok at 2nl $18.88 profit 6.3 BB/100

              so i decided to take a shot at 5nl and currently sit at -$20.37 -11.7 bb/100

              so I have decided to step back down to 2nl played 160 hands 2nl yesterday and won $3.09


              so why the disparity...

              I have some ideas
              1. my style of play is no good at 5nl
              2. Players are far better at 5nl (similar to 1 i know)
              3. I was unlucky.

              so which is it

              1. Well this is true enough I am learning and trying different things as I go. I also had 4 tables at 5Nl rather than 6 at 2nl.

              2. seems unlikely but could be i guess.

              3. come on PT4 ....All in adjusted says -$1.16 compiared to loss of 20.37 so i'm getting my money in good and getting luckboxed out a fair bit (you know who you are 4 on the river still hurts Royal). But note that my all in adjusted does not put me in the positive.

              so I think its a mix of all 3.

              For August i have a bankroll of $100, i shall be putting $20 aside for some flame games, do some more learning (i hope) and continue at 2nl.

              so overall stats including Zoom games make for horrific reading so if you have a faint heart look away now

              hands 17,516 won -$13.05 bb/100 +0.44 Hours 70.50.

              Will add a final amendment on AUg 1st when i hope to be close to 20k hands

              Grade b
              I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

              13 Time Bracelet Winner


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              • #8
                July is in the books.

                Read 3 differant books watched 2 videos.

                Comfterble playing 8 tables 2nl

                Played 21,487 hands of cash game poker over 7 differant stakes 2nl or 5 nl 6 max zoom full ring HE and Omaha 8 (19 hands of Omaha 8!!)

                -$5.88

                Played for 81.10 hours

                so aver 265 hand an hour.

                should be able to improve that next month.

                Next month i will continue the grind at 2nl

                play the flame

                play the prem

                gl

                grade b
                I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

                13 Time Bracelet Winner


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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Grade b View Post
                  Played 21,487 hands of cash game poker over 7 differant stakes 2nl or 5 nl 6 max zoom full ring HE and Omaha 8 (19 hands of Omaha 8!!) -$5.88 Played for 81.10 hours grade b
                  Just a suggestion, Stick to one kind of cash game and work on it Playing in 7 different cash games doesn't help in your learning, it's 7 different styles Good luck this month umbup:

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                  • #10
                    Having played this month i do agree, mind you most of the games were NLHE and my tracker counts zoom as a differant game.

                    so will concintrate on full ring NLHE

                    Grade b
                    I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

                    13 Time Bracelet Winner


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                    • #11
                      tis the 11th and although not planned i have only 11.3 hour of ring games. This is due to a mix of family stuff and playing the flame games.

                      So have played 4032 hands (356.8 H/H)
                      Profit of $9.42
                      bb/100 = 11.49

                      Grade b
                      I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill

                      13 Time Bracelet Winner


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                      • #12
                        nice work good luck gradeb

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