How much can you make hourly?

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pokeyou

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Say it is an average player playing $1 / $2 online
 
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kakdelamax

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Usually I play until I get tired. I never play all the money. I try to stick to the strategy so that there will always be money for further games. Basically the gaming session lasts 5-6 hours
 
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depends on how many 1/2 you're playing at the time though
 
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pokeyou

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someone on the chat when i was playing told me that he plays 5 tables at a time and makes 32$ in 5-6 hours. This is 2c/4c table.
 
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If you're playing 200nl online, you probably don't need to worry about your hourly. That thinking is more along the lines of a micro player and it depends on how many tables and your ability to select profitable seats and tables. At 200nl, you're gonna be looking to make 5 big blinds or so per 100 hands as a solid player. Presumably you can easily get in 250 hands per hour if you're at that level, so you'd be looking at $25/hour, but again, that's not really going to be your focus because you'll be better off breaking it down to bb's/100 over a bigger sample due to what the variance is going to do to your hourly rate from day-to-day, week-to-week.
 
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I think focusing on hourly income is a distraction and least of your worries
 
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you can make or lose a wide margin in any hour. BUT........

I think focusing on hourly income is a distraction and least of your worries
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this.

It all comes down to 2 things IMO. Your skill level, and variance.

One of those you can have an influence on. (Both actually, but that is a much deeper discussion, one example: you can keep your variance from spiraling through tilt if you know when to stop ....)
 
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though there are days when that does not win.well, as I understand that no more than 20$ it depends on who gets.you can lose a lot more in a short time)))
 
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Count hourly earnings incorrectly, you need to watch winrate at a distance
 
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Hourly income per level for best players in the world here:
http://www.blackrain79.com/2014/10/how-much-do-poker-players-make.html

imo: For good player (per level) half the income, for reasonable player the income is about 1/3rd of calculated.

So if one day I’m good at NL10 I should be making about 5 dollars per hour, if at NL25 10 dollars per hour. After that I think it gets quite hard to get to good category and reasonable category is what is most likely if ever, making income at NL100 for most around 13 dollars.

If we assume live NL200 is similar to NL5 online we are expecting 17bb winrate, 20 hands per hour (breaks and all), 6.8 dollars per hour if you are very good. If we assume live is more like 2NL double that hourly.

EDIT: I just notised a flaw in my thinking that alters results somewhat. These win rates by blackrain are calculated while multi tabling, in live you are single tabling and have time and data to really know your enemy.
 
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i cant understand how people say, YOU HAVE TO WIN 10DLRS FOR 1 HOUR.

Guys is poker, why you have to be so strict about it.

Just play and make a good long run.

Because that advices for new players are bad,
They will feel pressured because they can not win 5 / 10 / 50 / 100 dolars in an hour.
 
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Average players lose money. Most players lose money. Only a very small percentage of players can beat thee game and the rake. That said, a good player is going to make around 4-8 BB/100 hands online. 10-15 bb/hour live
 
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I think it all depends on the value of bets, luck and skill! I raised a maximum of $ 3 per hour ))
 
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I feel stupid, I've been playing cash games for the last 2 weeks at the lower limits on pokerstars and I hadn't even noticed there was any rake.
 
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Yeah, if you are playing cash tables daily then looking at it hourly is a hinderance ... better to set weekly or biweekly goals.
 
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Little tricky reply, you can take a bad one without end of 1 hour and zero ..
 
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When I won $ 200 in one hour, I was 10 minutes busted many [emoji17]
 
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Generally your average player loses money rather than makes money.

So your average player will not make anything.

Pretty pointless question anyway.
 
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The blackrain79 source braveslice posted is really good. I would add that online win rates will generally be much lower than live win rates. The micros (i.e. $0.01/0.02) are the lowest stakes online and are a training ground. Many of those who make it to $1/2 are pretty solid by the time they get there and not as many people just jump in. However, at the casino the minimum is usually $1/2 and the newest of the newbies still start there.
 
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I'm still far from such limits ((At its limit, 2-3 bytes in plus or minus))
 
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$20

More than $20, when you can earn, it's excellent, for?
 
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