This is a discussion on a great day within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; How do you make use of the day when everything goes wrong in the game?They go great cards, you beat every hand.Do you play as
A lot of poker players will there is no such thing as running good or running bad because everything ends up evenly distributed in the long run. I tend to disagree. Statistically, your running style would fall along a normal statistics bell curve. This means you will have a majority of your days be average with a slope of good and bad days and some outliers of extremely bad days and extremely good days. So, yes, there will be days where you run good and win a lot more than others. On those days I would recommend stopping play and taking a break when you start to feel mentally fatigued. No matter how good your day is, if you stop playing at your peak capability then you are going to turn a great day into a bad day.
An extended run of trash cards can be a bit frustrating, and then you get the long-awaited BEAUTIFUL hand....big pocket pair and you bet and raise it up as normal, but it becomes clear later in the hand that you're beaten...don't stubbornly stick with it, let it go , you will save money in the long run
Being a tournament player a bad day means playing many hours and staying close to the big prizes, doubling the buy in is not profitable, you have to be at the final tables, the way to overcome it is to play more and more