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Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-02-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,482
Posted By emerson
Re: 2+2ers hitting up a play money site?

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There is some information about this on the Technology page, but basically we do translate game events into a more digestible form for Sonia first (e.g. current pot size,...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 12-01-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 36
Posted By emerson
Re: General Questions regarding preflop play / leaks

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1. In live full ring games, suppose the table is pretty decent, not everyone is a rock, how often should you be cold-calling 2 bets. Should you always take a 3 bet or fold mentality? What...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 12-01-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 153
Posted By emerson
Re: How is the 100-200 game in Bellagio?

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The general factor is 8, not 5. 10/20 NL would be like 80/160 limit.

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o rly? this is way off imo. how did you come up with this?

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Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 12-01-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 50
Posted By emerson
Re: A quick checkup.

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1. Fold. I have to get some reads b/f getting involved here.

2. Call. Suited Ace-rag plays well m/w. I do not want to drive out players, and I want to keep the pot small making it...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 12-01-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 59
Posted By emerson
Re: Preflop against a Maniac.

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The Maniac is in the Hijack. He raises almost everyhand. Very aggressive on the flop and turn but strangely turns passive on river unless he has the nuts. Gives a lot of free...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 11-28-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 153
Posted By emerson
Re: How is the 100-200 game in Bellagio?

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10/20 NL you play $1K pots all the time. Pretty much any pot that goes past the flop. But your point is fair, of course. I'm purely speaking from an action-junky perspective. I know...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-28-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 49
Posted By emerson
Re: 40/80, TT, what to do?

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Bay101 40/80 main game. Game has been good and not terribly nitty. My image is good and I am up a rack or so when the following hand takes place:

UTG opens. I have no history with this...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-28-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 69
Posted By emerson
Re: FLOP!

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BB is old, but more taggish than nitty. He's prob a winning player. He's played with me a good amount and thinks I am too aggressive.

One limper. I raise 99. 2 callers. BB 3 bets. all...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-27-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 92
Posted By emerson
Re: 40/80 QQ hand

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Strange 40 game with some really loose-passives, some super weak-tights, and a couple spazzy LAGs. Not sure what my image is because the only hand I've shown down is KK after 3-betting a...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-27-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 63
Posted By emerson
Re: Wierdos

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He seems to be playing perfect 2+2 mid stakes poker. He doesn't chop, which is uncommon at Commerce $20-40. Everyone chops. Even the very good players. The only ones...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-27-2007, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 63
Posted By emerson
Re: Wierdos

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He seems to be playing perfect 2+2 mid stakes poker. He doesn't chop, which is uncommon at Commerce $20-40. Everyone chops. Even the very good players. The only ones that don't chop are...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 11-19-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 153
Posted By emerson
Re: How is the 100-200 game in Bellagio?

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To make a long story short..

I was wondering if the 100-200 game in Bellagio is loose/fishy enough for a decent winning small stakes (1-2 till 5-10 online) player to make a nice profit....
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-03-2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 53
Posted By emerson
Re: ATo in BB - simple flop question

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A friend and I were discussing this hand today.

Generic scenario - let's assume you've just sat down to a full ring table on Full Tilt.

You have A/images/graemlins/club.gif...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 11-03-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 39
Posted By emerson
Re: A tough one (for PJ even though he\'ll probably hate it)

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Pre-preflop: Michael Jackson is a solid play. You could also raise Prince.


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Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-30-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 30
Posted By emerson
Re: The Hated Free Showdown Raise Maybe

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$20-$40 near you:

Villian has just enough of a brain to get himself into trouble. He is capable of playing weak made hands or hand/draw combinations fairly strong. He is break-even at...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 10-30-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 25
Posted By emerson
Re: 100-200 live, set hand vs tough opponent

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I agree with going more on the flop. Normally I wouldn't mind calling the flop with the intention of c/r the turn but if you are going to be scared with any club (which is reasonable)...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-30-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 40
Posted By emerson
Re: HU 30/60 vs NMcNasty: Made Hand Turned Into a Bluff

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I'm trying to learn the ways of HU limit. NMcNasty is a tough, very good player that I'm definitely a dog against. We've been playing very aggro but he's definitely been running me over...
Forum: High Stakes Limit 10-30-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 27
Posted By emerson
Re: question about building a bankroll

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I can afford to play the higher limits because i hit a bad beat jackpot online recently. Also, was lucky with a few mid level tournaments locally. I had people who tell me why dont you...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-25-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 27
Posted By emerson
Re: 2 Sb vs. Bb. Standard and Boring.

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CAZ 20/40. These are pretty standard and boring, comments on all streets welcome.

Villan is unknown.

Hero opens sb with 4 /images/graemlins/diamond.gif7...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-24-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 74
Posted By emerson
Re: Button steal hand leads to heated theory argument

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Or you can bet the turn, planning to check behind on the river, but you have to fold to a check raise.

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Why would you check behind on...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-23-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 44
Posted By emerson
Re: 66 hits set - wait or raise?

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15/30 Hawaiian Gardens
BB is loose passive, will bet TPTK or better, calls down light. MP is aggressive, with some odd betting tendencies that I don't quite have a handle on yet, but is...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-23-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 35
Posted By emerson
Re: AKs in multiway, lots of raises.

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Bellagio 15/30 full game, BB is fairly unknown, hasn't done anything stupid yet, i guess he's a shade to the aggro side. Player to my left is tight, seen him 3-bet QQ and showdown once in...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-23-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 74
Posted By emerson
Re: Button steal hand leads to heated theory argument

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What about calling, 3 betting, or checking to GET to showdown for another reason.

The pool of players that play that HG 30-60 are pretty small... I think it's important to let players...
Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-23-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 74
Posted By emerson
Re: Button steal hand leads to heated theory argument

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Or you can bet the turn, planning to check behind on the river, but you have to fold to a check raise.

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Why would you check behind on a river blank?

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Forum: Medium Stakes Limit 10-22-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 46
Posted By emerson
Re: Button steal checkup

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Live mid-limit game. You're on the button, and the SB is a tight aggressive pro. He respects your play -- including your ability to lay down and your ability to read hands.

Folded to...
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