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Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-26-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 46
Posted By RarocASP
Re: beat: robbed of $30k

Dealer: "umm sir, gold coins don't play here"
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-17-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Borgata vs. Taj Game Softness

2/5 raked @ Taj as of yesterday
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-10-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 24
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Biggest beat in the history of Party Poker

4 handed it's bad equity to raise turn.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-22-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Volatility Index

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looking at the last 17 or so years' of data for this market was interesting. It seems to trade like a cockroach climbs as wall (who said that?).

What strategy would you use to trade...
Forum: Psychology 10-22-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 48
Posted By RarocASP
Re: poker pro - hardest job there is?

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Prop traders

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Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-21-2007, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Preparing for big live tourney - books on tells, etc?

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I have a bit of a background in sports psychology (came close to becoming a professional hockey player). This advice might apply here and I do apply it myself to my own poker playing.
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Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-20-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Best place for broke college kids

Not sure if this is what you're looking for, but when I cheap in Vegas I stay at the Imperial Palace. It's close to plenty of good 1/2-5/10 NL games and near all the party crap your buddies are...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-20-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7
Posted By RarocASP
Re: How can you get your hands on a Hedge Fund\'s business plan?

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Just call Steve Cohen and ask him how he makes his money, it'll save you a lot of hassle using google and such

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state that it's not about estrogen pills to expedite the...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-18-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Caesar\'s LV Poker Room Review

I agree with OP 100%
Forum: Poker Theory 10-17-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12
Posted By RarocASP
Re: The old notion of passing up marginal +ev spots in tournaments...

I disagree with OP. You need to look at the value of your decisions in terms of tournament equity, rather than on a per hand basis. For an illustration, think of bubble play where you may fold AA...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-16-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Vegas: Not Getting a Room your First Night in Town

Contemplated this exact plan several times. Everytime I come to the conclusion that money saved from one less hotel (week)night < value lost from playing lousy poker on little sleep.
Forum: Psychology 10-16-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Woman are the rake

How'd she make (get) her money?
Forum: Psychology 10-15-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Dreaming about poker

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I've found that getting a lot of exercise helps me to sleep deeper and not wake up stressed from having to make tough calls and laydowns in my sleep. /images/graemlins/wink.gif

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Forum: Psychology 10-15-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 38
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Parents Packet

Seriously, be sure that you're a winning player with proof before fighting them on this. If you're not, maybe you should listen.
Forum: Psychology 10-15-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 38
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Parents Packet

Challenge Dad heads up for rollz. If you go busto you'll quit.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-14-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Difference Between Poker and the Stock Market

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Poker players require a fixed amount of capital and above that can cash out safely

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Ever use Neteller?
Forum: Poker Theory 10-12-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Ever +EV to fold KK in a cash game?

I've only been sure enough to fold KK preflop once live. Folded face up and villan showed AA. Table erupted with "OOHHHHH!!!!! WHAT A READ!!!!"

That was the day I knew I was The King of 2/4...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-12-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Top i-banking firms

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hahaha I totally assure you he will be giving up his life for 2 years.

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no doubt
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-12-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21
Posted By RarocASP
Re: An “Only in LA” Story - The Dealer Stall and the $1 po

3 bet PF, fold to a shove

c/f flop is fine as played
Forum: Health and Fitness 10-11-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Prop bet - 5 minute mile

No way you can do this, good luck though.

Also, FWIW I think that middle school track data is from a single elite meet, not from everyone across the US.
Forum: Poker Theory 10-11-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8
Posted By RarocASP
Re: let draws see turn cheap for better fold equity?

If you're going to do this still give you opponent bad odds to see the turn. Bet 1/2 the pot, push turn if a blank hits (assuming you're not that deep).
Forum: Poker Theory 10-09-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3
Posted By RarocASP
Re: theory question

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No, this is a call.


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this is def the best line w/ position
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-09-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 33
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Practice Investing Competition

Strategy should vary based on the number of people in the competition
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-09-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Why don\'t cardrooms spread NL smaller than $1/2?

money lost from pricing people out < rake lost by lowering min limits.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-09-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By RarocASP
Re: Raising Money/Capital

this would cost much more than a couple thousand dollars.
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