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Ten Dollars and 500FPPs - Roll It Up via MTTs

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  • Ten Dollars and 500FPPs - Roll It Up via MTTs

    As a challenge to myself - a regular but 'recreational' player - I am going to take a tiny $10 roll and the 559.17 FPPs I have and try to make a $100 bankroll. The main purpose is to have fun - build a reasonable starting roll for next year and improve my MTT tournament game. I made a small deposit just so that I can access the $100K Depositor Freerolls, and will play any other Freerolls including the astronomers, UKIPT Division 2 and PSO Open and Premier league games. Every cent helps! The FPPs will be used for the 10FPP and 20FPP MTTs. The only cash buy-in games I will play until I reach $25.00 will be the $0.10 $50 added MTTs - once I reach $25.00 I will look for some occasional higher buy-in MTTs. I will track my progress in this blog thread. umbup: Ed from Edinburgh - EdinFreeMan
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    So - the games are on T620829185 PSO Open Skill League OSL Strategy Not looking for League Points - so getting chips at any time and not worrying about getting beat. With 10BB and a min raise a pocket pair like 77 is going in. T620690032 $100K Depositor Freeroll $100K Depositor Freerolls strategy I will NOT usually be taking rebuys or add-ons in the depositor freerolls - I might take the add-on if I am very deep stacked but in general my strategy will be to try to min-cash or better for free to win cents frequently. Only when I am running well and have built a stack I might choose to take the add-on to continue and try to get to the FT/Top3 or bink one outright. That may not be proper MTT strategy, but $0.30 a pop is too big a part of my $10 roll to stick on rebuys/add-ons - so I am being ultra conservative. Though my strategy in game is to use the donkability factor - especially as it is a rebuy tourney where players will gamble more willingly - and overbet shove for value - expecting to often get calls from worse. Ed
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    • #3
      100K Depositor Freeroll No need to shove the monster hands though - ten minutes before the rebuy period ends I am confident an UTG standard raise will still get the action I want. Ed
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      • #4
        PSO OSL Card dead and very short with the field down to 550 - getting these chips in all day long. Ed
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        • #5
          Amusing looking at my HUD stats for these tourneys at the break - I am playing 7/5 in both...what a nit.

          PSO OSL 324th of 482 so nowhere near the money yet - pays top 90

          $100K Depositor Freeroll 1441/4466 and pays 3,150 so good chance to cash here for free.

          Will play Rafa Freeroll and 10FPP tourneys next before my regular UKIPT/PSO Premier games at 7pm when the fun Sunday Live Training also starts.

          Ed
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          • #6
            gl ed ps wise choice in the dep.freeroll, min cash usually is only .30 so rebuys kill you ....cheers r0ck

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            • #7
              cheers rock. Out 379th in OSL - that would have been good points.. Shoved a small pocket pair in early position - so pretty much expecting to lose against two callers unless I hit. Nice pot for the winner. - I only have 15% equity against these callers with two higher pairs and when the board turns two aces to go with the two sixes my cards are only ever playing as a poor kicker - but I still have my 2 outs on the river - but only 6% equity. 55 is definitely pretty light to be shoving from this early position - I might think twice before doing this again - but that is part of the freeroll game - gambling light - because with a $10 prize pot and over 50% to the winner there is only really value in getting the very top spots of a very large field. Ed
              Last edited by EdinFreeMan; Sun Oct 14, 2012, 06:33 PM.
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              • #8
                $100K Depositor Freeroll

                Made it to the bubble with about 20BB left so the first few cents will be in the pot soon.

                Very nice pay-outs in this tourney.

                Only $0.23 for min-cash - but prize pool is $3,290 and top 3 places pay $342/$244/$164.

                I'll play as many of these as I can and hope to get a really deep run in one or two. The standard is very bad and it is great fun watching people play terribly, lose their stack and then rebuy - I feel I should be thanking them in the chat box for boosting the pot.

                Ed
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                • #9
                  hey ed challenge for ya...best in dep. fr is 47th in a field of 13667 for 3.47 if u beat it this month i'll toss u .25 to play a .25 100 added ... hows that for incentive?

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by r0ck.carver View Post
                    hey ed challenge for ya...best in dep. fr is 47th in a field of 13667 for 3.47 if u beat it this month i'll toss u .25 to play a .25 100 added ... hows that for incentive?
                    Nice! umbup: Don't think I will make it this time though - 1404th of 1525 at the break - no fold equity left - I'll be happy with half a dollar here. Missed reg for the Rafa Freeroll but have two FPP tourneys starting in just over half an hour. Ed
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                    • #11
                      gl m8umbup:

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                      • #12
                        Weak ace under the gun???? Only four big blinds????? Get it in! AToffsuit???? - that's much better - get it in! K9 suited - small blind limps - gtf! What's this? A pocket pair? On the button? It's like Free Money... Another PP? Kerching! And a big sooted ace. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE! (Apparently) Ed
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                        • #13
                          nice parlay ed keep it up umbup:

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                          • #14
                            I have 23Kish - blinds and antes are a huge 8.5K in dead money - would somebody like to add to that wee pot before I take it down preflop???? Am I getting too cocky now? Ed
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                            • #15
                              Another limp donation from the big stack in the SB Ed
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