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  • fifty50 BRM

    whats a good bankroll for fifty50s?

    I will prolly somewhere in excess of 24 table potentially more of these as they never really get down past 6 players so how many buyins would be considered good brm?

  • #2
    what buyin? and did you give up on the Supers? the variance there is horrible, you would probably need 3 times the bankroll to play them vs the 50/50... A friend on another network played supers exclusively (won the leaderboard) and had a 3% roi, which was the best of all the regs, and routinely went on 200 buyin downswings.... in a single day.. and he was playing from 500 to 1000 a day

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    • #3
      you know jdawg too?

      and i dont think buy in really matters tbh I more the quadrupled my roll so im trying to decide what level i might want to start at. been watching the handful of videos i can find and reading a ton of strat posts on them as well
      Last edited by matt0278; Mon Oct 10, 2011, 07:27 PM.

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      • #4
        yup lol and buyin still matters, cause no matter what variance will happen at some point, but I think if you start with 75 buyins in the 5050 you will be pretty safe.. much less variance than supers, but the rake is killer, you need to win around 2/3 to beat the rake and make profit, but if your goal is VPP's than who cares lol

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        • #5
          the goal is to win monies and make vpps to get more money 75 buyins sounds good to me too but with mass multi tabling i wasnt too sure. the hypers were horrible for 3 days str8 i lost 15 buyins and looking over the HHs i was way below ev losing 99% of the 60/40s. fifty50s seem pretty safe as long as you know what your doing

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          • #6
            1/100th of your bankroll is where to start in them, to be able to withstand the variance runs.
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            • #7
              is there really that high of variance in fifty50s?

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              • #8
                yep they are fairly high variance, comes down to coinflips on the bubble most of the time, might as well play hyper turbos imo

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                • #9
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by TeaCupPig72 View Post
                    yep they are fairly high variance, comes down to coinflips on the bubble most of the time, might as well play hyper turbos imo

                    I agree with this guy... I started playing the 50/50, thinking it was the best bankroll builder... IT IS NOT. You have to win a ridiculously large number of chips before the cutoff to make it worthwhile. Very deceiving math. It gets a little better at the $100 or higher buy-in if you can be consistent.

                    IMO, 18 person SNGs are the best bankroll builder. @ $60 buy-in you get $400 for 1st place, $100 for 4th. I manage to cash about 50% of the time. Hell, yesterday I won 3 in a row! Then I lost 3 in row, but that meant I was still up over $800.

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