Originally Posted by R1ace
- As I was advised that i should not set myself a 1BI a day target, I wanted to ask if it's ok if I play until I lose 1BI. For example, i play 6 tables win 5$ then loose 2$ and finish for the day or i start playing get a bad beat and lose my BI straight away - i finish playing for the day. Is this a good idea? this would help with any tilt + my profit would not be a certain target but will depend on when i lose my BI.
It's not terrible. Especially if it helps you avoid tilt issues. Ideally, though, your amount of play should not be infleuenced by how much you are winning or losing, but by how well, or poorly, you are playing. If you feel you have an advantage over you opponents, but have just suffered a bad beat, this is no reason to make you quit for the day.
Just the opposite, actually. You should want to continue to play IF you feel you have an advantage and IF you can avoid tilt due to the bad beat. I mean the common definiton of a bad beat is that you got your money in ahead, usually way ahead, and the opponent who put all his money in the pot while he was behind drew-out on you. Assuming that you can avoid tilt issues, why wouldn't you want to continue playing against an opponent who makes it a habit of getting all his money in the pot when he is behind?
As for the HU stuff..... I'm not a HU player, but there are several here who are. Hopefully they can answer your BR questions regarding playing them. I would just say you need "a lot" of buy-ins since there will be huge swings in any type of HU games, and these will get bigger as the format gets shorter (turbo, hyper-turbo, etc).