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Forum: Poker Theory 12-01-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Number of Players and Starting Hands

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This simply has no bearing whatsoever to how the game of poker works. People like to play hands like 87s BECAUSE they aren't near the top of the preflop hand...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-01-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Number of Players and Starting Hands

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This simply has no bearing whatsoever to how the game of poker works. People like to play hands like 87s BECAUSE they aren't near the top of the preflop hand rankings. This is because...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-01-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By TrueBritt
Number of Players and Starting Hands

Tell me if you see anything wrong with this reasoning:

Ignoring blinds and rake, if 10 people are playing, only 1 hand will win out of those 10. Therefore, 1/10 of starting hands are winners in...
Forum: High Stakes 11-19-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14
Posted By TrueBritt
Bellagio 10-20: Overpair on Monotone Flop

I have 6k in middle position.
Villain is Sasha, a loose, tricky Canadian player. He is on the button and covers.

I raise to 60 with Q /images/graemlins/diamond.gifQ /images/graemlins/club.gif....
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-27-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Borgata 5/10 and 10/20 NL developments

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Okay, well, the main thing is that I remember Daniel Negreanu once bought into the Wynn 5/10NL for $100,000 and was unbeatable..I mean it wasn't even fair...how is a $1,000...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-18-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Wynn 5-10 NL

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her name's ann. she's got a lot of potential, she just needs to plug a few leaks in her game. she's hyper-aggressive, reads hands well, and has a ton of heart, which are all qualities...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-18-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Being told \"professional poker doesn\'t contribute to society.\"

What do casinos contribute to society? In other words, why to people play blackjack? For entertainment. They know the odds are stacked against them, but they play anyway because they enjoy it....
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-20-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Caesars 2-5-10: KK vs. Dr. Amir

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I just looked it up, and apparently there is only an 11.67% chance of an A flopping without a K.

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This can't be right. Probability that an Ace flops given that...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-19-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Caesars 2-5-10: KK vs. Dr. Amir

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i like the 1k/shove line. But is there better? What kinds of hands do you think he could have here?

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I think he could have almost anything.

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Would he talk...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-19-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6
Posted By TrueBritt
Caesars 2-5-10: KK vs. Dr. Amir

Caesars Palace 2-5 game with a forced straddle
Villain is Dr. Amir Naseeri, the superdonk from HSP. He's super-loose-aggressive, and he knows I'm a pro.
I have $2600. He has me covered.

Amir...
Forum: Internet Bonuses 09-16-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: POKERSTARS RELOAD BONUS

How the hell do you get the money on there?
Forum: Brick and Mortar 09-07-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 41
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Why I don\'t like Bellagio

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Here are some better reasons why I hate bellagio:

Floor person for the high limit no limit area is often that asian cougar that can't speak English well. Why in God's name would you...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-06-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By TrueBritt
9 Way Pot Best With AA?

Please forgive this general theory question.

Of course I understand that the conventional wisdom recommends isolating one opponent when you have a big pair. However, Angel Largay recommends...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-03-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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Hey Britt,

First, I ask the guy a lot of questions to see if he will give anything away. He might even show you a card or something. If I can't get anything out of him, I call. ...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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results?

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He had 86s.
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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i would not be shocked - in the slightest - to see villain flip over AA here.

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oh c'mon. op said he had no particular reads on villain, he didn't say he had a...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

So, no other deep-stack players think I should have just smooth-called his initial bet, on the theory that it's a marginal situation, so I should keep the pot small?
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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It's strange: you would think that adding top and bottom set to his range would be a wash. Instead, my equity against the straight is 34.8%, but if the sets are included it is...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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why did u raise so much on the flop, u have alot working for ya here and killed it all... with no reads this is almost always the nuts in live games.. call if u wanna gamble , fold if u...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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wait, you think pushing two pair for 450bb is the correct move?

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I don't think it's correct, but I think a lot of people would do it.

I don't think a fold is correct...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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if 77 is viable so is 44 and two pair and it becomes a pretty obvious call.

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not many ppl stick in 450bb's on the flop with 2pr. particularly not with this...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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if 77 is viable so is 44 and two pair and it becomes a pretty obvious call.

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not many ppl stick in 450bb's on the flop with 2pr. particularly not with this...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-02-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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pretty sure this is a fold. the underbet-lead/massive-overbet-reraise-all-in really looks like the nuts.

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I knew it meant he was strong. I just didn't know...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-01-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

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if its all one suit fold otherwise call

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Do you raise his initial bet if the flop is rainbow or has two of a suit?

My question is whether I should play this more...
Forum: Medium Stakes 09-01-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By TrueBritt
Re: Venetian 5-10 Deep Set

My only read is that he seems fairly solid. I'm putting him on at least 2 pair.

Also, he's asian, and he's sitting on about 9k. I figure he's probably a pro, but he could also just be a big...
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