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  • PSO Open Skill League (craig121212)

    Hi there,

    Recently been trying to get more into the PSO thing, going along to live trainings and some forum posts.

    This month is going to be my first committed attempt at the Open Skill League.

    I am pretty good in 45mans, 90 mans, and have cashed a couple of times in $4.50 180 mans. So I think i have the skills to go pretty good (I'm hoping anyway).

    I seen someone posted a similar thread last month, so thought I'd post up here with my results for this month if anyone would be interested at all.

  • #2
    Hi Craig! Forwarn you, these play absolutely nothing like a sng. Best advice for you. Don't play anything even remotely marginal and don't ever go all-in unless you're sure you'll have the best hand after the entire board is shown. Good luck at the tables.umbup: John (JWK24)
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    6 Time Bracelet Winner


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    • #3
      Thanks for the advice .

      I know theres a big difference, but the tight strategy at the beginning and loosening up with ante's, picking on weaker players, and also when good spots are to shove seem to be helping.

      Currently playing my first Open Skill League of the month. 10,000 entrants, 1600 left and i have a 30ish bb stack, so not too bad so far .

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      • #4
        Hi Craig!

        In an open game, don't ever open up. It's better to last longer and blind out than it is to take any chance at all.

        John (JWK24)
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        6 Time Bracelet Winner


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        • #5
          Really? I figured once ITM with the little jump in points it would be a better idea to go for a really high finish.

          Is it just like a normal early stage strategy for the full tournament that works best then?

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          • #6
            Out in 899th place.

            13bb stack, in the big blind, 2 limpers i have 93 of hearts. Flop comes, 7s3d3s. Some money goes in, 1 caller.
            Turn comes As, the rest of the money goes in.
            Turn comes 7c to give me a full house and i think I'm picking up almost 14k, villain turns over 76o to have a better house, he had 2 outs of the turn and hit one of them.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by craig121212 View Post
              Is it just like a normal early stage strategy for the full tournament that works best then?
              Hi Craig!

              Yes. Points are awarded based on how long a player lasts in them, so anything that can allow a player to last longer is what is needed. The only time that I'd even consider opening up is when I'm down to 2 tables, trying to get a FT... and even then, I'd only do it when I'm in position in the hand.

              This will become more and more important the later into the month that you go, as when your score goes up, it will be harder and harder to get positive points and if a player takes an early exit, there is a larger and larger negative point penalty for those.

              John (JWK24)
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              6 Time Bracelet Winner


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              • #8
                Ahh ok thanks.

                Is there a calculator set up anywhere to have a look at the points calculations? Or a thread on it?

                If not ill go play with some math .

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                • #9
                  Also if there isn't a calculator. Is it possible and am I allowed to upload a html file to the forum, and I might code up a calculator that users can download and just open in their browser incase there interested in points calculations?

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                  • #10
                    totally agree with John... 1st 1hr in it usually's a donkshove fest
                    Bracelet Winner

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                    • #11
                      Good Luck craig.

                      early between 1500-1800 - 1441/10K will have a good points.

                      1900-2100 - need less than 1K/10K to get good points.

                      2100+ - below 800/10K.

                      so when the runners is below 10K you should go deeper.

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                      • #12
                        And i bust out the next one AA vs QQ in 4500 and something'th place.

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