Originally Posted by douglaced
read this article (sorry dont know where) but it mentioned players called set farmers....from what i understand they post up at cashgames wait for pocket pairs and try to flop sets....the article said these situations are profitable enough to use this strategy ....from what ive experience its true you make a boatload when this happens (sometimes)..... soooooo.... thoughts?....... will this work?
I doubt anyone purely set-mines. Even these guys probably aren't folding AK and AQ.
I think you could turn a small profit at the lowest stakes doing this, 2NL and maybe 5NL, but not really higher limits. The trouble is you will be only be playing like 6% (or something) or hands and will be perceived as a total nit. This means that you wont get any action from observant players and players using a tracker when you hit your sets because it will be obvious what you are doing.