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Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-30-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 30
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Is a raise allowed here? Interesting hand scenario

I can easily you show you how wrong your scenario is.

Say for simplicity there are three players with cards. You limp for $2, Player 2 raises to $15 and Player 3 folds. It's now back to you. ...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-29-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 27
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Some basic RAZZ questions

Keep in mind that you can tell the best possible hand a player has. For example, a player has two hole cards and QJ987 showing. You know for sure that the bet hand he can have is 9 high. Thus, if...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-29-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 27
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Some basic RAZZ questions

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yes

2243A loses to
AA432

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I don't thinks so. A pair of twos is a lower hand than a pair of aces.
Forum: Home Poker 11-28-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: What\'s the proper action?

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A hard one would be what if UTG now moved all-in and somebody called before BB could speak up?

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... because UTG is allowed to act out of turn, on the...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-28-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Pot Odds Calculation - Help! - Need trips or two pair

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(1) How do I account for the risk that he'll hit HIS third card?

(2) Are the risks of hitting quads, full house, straight, flush, etc. significant enough to warrant taking that into...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-28-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Calling from the Small Blind in NL

Caro might have been talking about limit holdem.

In NL holdem, you should be developing a relationship with BB that includes a variety of actions that all hinge on the type of player that BB is.
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Forum: Poker Theory 11-28-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Never C-betting with air.

There is no easy answer to this since a lot of your play will depend on how your opponent plays. And even if you are heads up against an opponent who has no observational skills at all, the other 7...
Forum: Home Poker 11-28-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: What\'s the proper action?

These kind of things are governed by common sense for the general rule and poker sense for the specifics.

Obviously, BB has the right to fold, call or raise. And he can't do that seeing the flop...
Forum: Home Poker 11-28-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 64
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: I may have been cheated...

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Highly unlikely I'm beat, but I know he'll call a push, so I call to assess the turn.

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Forget about being cheated and concentrate on this.
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Another all in play

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mstram, i realize this is the beginner's forum...

but the A3 preflop call is a huge error. all-in or fold. strong preference for fold.

...i don't think people mind...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: QQ medium deep into the tourney

The only thing bothering me here is BB. However, in most cases, I will simply move in here. The hands that beat
us are AA, KK, 77, 55, 33 and some stupid two pair hand (that should not be here if...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: KQ wussy play I guess ?

Here is something very important to consider.

When you have a weak hand (like yours is on the flop) and you plan on calling an all-in (like you did on the flop), it is four hundred million times...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Going After The Table Jackass,

If this was broadcast on the WPT, Mike Sexton would be saying "Look at that Vince, Pantsonfire actually beat him into the pot with that call".
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Online vs Live

1/2NL live can be the wildest ride in town. Generally, this is where the worst players hang out, the tourists, the wannabes, the newbees, the impaired, the uberLAGs, etc.

However, it also where...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-27-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Blocking Bets

Here is a situation in a NL tourney. You have 8s7h, heads up, out of position. The board is Kh7cJh8h3h. You have a weak flush (7 high flush with 4 board flush cards is very weak) and it's your...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-19-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Why does a flush beat a straight?

Another thing that throws a lot of people off is the fact that there are usually more flushes as made hands in holdem than straights.

I can think of at least two solid reasons for this. One is...
Forum: Home Poker 11-19-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Customized Chipset.

Here is an example:

10 players (10nl) Blinds? How about 05/.10.

Red -> 0.05 -> 15
Green -> 0.25 -> 13
White -> 1.00 -> 6

Chipset:
Red - 200
Forum: Home Poker 11-19-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 16
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Quiet poker night?

For acoustical damping, you can put up a very heavy blanket or drape from ceiling to floor at the entrance to the hall.
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-19-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: A typical good LAG\'s preflop range?

The style you adopt should be the one the best fits into the style of the table. As you get better, you can adapt a style to each particular player at your table to exploit his weaknesses.

For...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-16-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Calling bluffs with weakish hands.

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My second question is how do you accurately quantify the likelihood of the person bluffing with certain holdings of his range? Intuition and history? That's obviously the tough part but...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-16-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Optimal Went to SD %?

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* First of all, there are more games than holdem.
* Second of all, there are more betting structures than no limit, for example limit, stuctured, and pot limit
* Third of all,...
Forum: Home Poker 11-16-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Cash Chips Question

Questions:

1. What blinds does he play at?

2. How many players max?

3. Are you sure he wouldn't want to play a tourney?

4. Would he like denominations on the chips or blank?
Forum: Home Poker 11-16-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Cash Chips Question

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thanks

i've been trying to find the specific post where someone listed like 10 sites he recommended for chipsets etc

i ended up at one of them and for like $200 to $500 bucks u could...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-16-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Question regarding the Double The Raise rule...

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I think you are mistaken as to the reason for the rule. FOr as long as I can remember the current manager of the room has told me he thinks its a better rule because he...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-16-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15
Posted By PantsOnFire
Re: Home tourny all-in decision

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I was given some grief about "making that call"

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You can tell your buddies that when they have the best hand and all their chips in the pot, they should want a call. Well at...
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