This is a discussion on Live game this past weekend within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; I went this last weekend to play at the casino to play 1/2 nlhe and did really well. i am not sure if if played
I went this last weekend to play at the casino to play 1/2 nlhe and did really well. i am not sure if if played well or if i was just lucky but i did win $900. so i usually start out playing solid tight poker till i have enough money in front of me to loosen up and this is what i did. i won a couple of pots after about 2.5 hours and when i got my starting stack up to about 500 i started to play a little bit more loose. now this is the part when i am not sure if i am just lucky and playing bad. i started to call some pretty agressive players with hands that were connected and suited knowing that if my hands hit i would get paid good money. so one hand i had J3 of clubs and called a 12 raise with it and flopped top pair and the flush draw. someone bet out 25 and i raised to 80. i had the preflop raiser call me and the flop better folded. the turn made my flush and i checked it. he pushed for about 170 and i instacalled. he showed 45 of clubs drawing dead to my j high.
a couple hands later the same guy that was aggressive all night raised to 12 again. i called with Q3 of hearts and the flop was Q23. i check raised his 20 to 60 and he called to see another 3 on the turn. i looked disgusted and checked. he bet out again and i raised him all in. he called then insta mucked his hand like every other he played.
this happened with a couple other smaller pots and i never once seen what kind of cards he was playing with, but over all i think he dropped like 700/900 in like 1.5 hours.
if you do read this post let me know if i was just incredibly lucky and should change the way that i play when i start to have a stack or if i played the player like i wanted to.
i dont get to play live poker that often havent got a casino were i live and the closest 1 is like 50/100 miles away but i sometimes go play in a snooker hall with like 30 players top 3 win 100 buy in well worth it i no what you mean when your up sometimes you think that your invisable but most of the time me luck runs out i play stupid cards just l8ly i tried to change my style of play and stop playing loose when im up wich atm i working out good.
i gotta say that i only 1 once when i went to play at the snooker hall playing holem wich was about 1500 was a good day dont reli play much live poker that often anymore tho rather play online in big money torneys
1st April 2009, 7:16 PM
Online Poker at: Full Tilt
Game: Hold em
I think you were more lucky than good. You will go broke pretty quick if you keep trying to out donk donks. I played live last weekend and got burned doing this. Just wait for premium cards and then take them for all they have. That's is the only way you survive in this game in the long run. Now, if I can just taking my own advice. LOL!
2nd April 2009, 2:32 PM
Poker at: Fortune Poke
re: Poker & Live game this past weekend
thanks for the advice. now do you have any ways that may help me stay playing tight when i start to gain chips. this is the way i normally play, i play tight till i am up about 300 then get loose and calling raises with these hands and i get lucky sometimes and think that i am playing good.
2nd April 2009, 4:12 PM
Online Poker at: BetOnLine
Game: HE, TripleDr
Sounds like you know your leak. Bob, an old friend, had a method that may help you. Just stop it!