Do you play using the statistics or do you play by feel?

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I don't use and I haven't used any statistics, I rely on intuition given that I play online and of course luck also plays an important role.
 
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Hi :)
I play relying on my skills, experience, and of course I hope for luck. I don't use any additional software, I just watch my opponents play and patiently wait for a good, promising situation.
 
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80% statistics
20% feeling

If you use both together you can make a lot of profit.
 
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I've never been interested in poker statistics. I play based on my experience.
 
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Up until now I play by feel … statistics and hand strength is nothing if you don’t make the board and the opponent is tough
 
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i play to often on emotion i know it is not good but sometimes it feels good:cool:
 
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I don't use statistics or other poker software. I only use my skill.
 
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Statistics may be a help, but the sample size matter there a lot.
So not always.
 
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it's always good to get more information about a player, unfortunately it's hard, that's why we lose so much and make mistakes
 
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I would like to be able to play only according to statistics, but in my case this is not possible. I'm not that good a player, but my poker experience has developed a sense of intuition that it often helps me make good decisions. No, I certainly have an idea of my chances in this or that giveaway, but this is all superficial knowledge.
 
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I use stats to help me in my decisions, such as whether to play a hand or to fold after the flop. I think, in some situations, such as when to go all-in during a tournament it's really important to play strategically and use stats.

Enotions help to get a read on the opponent, but it depends what kind of game you are playing. If the players are new to you, it can be harder to predict their actions.
 
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When it comes to tournaments, I play by feel,
but when it comes to cash games, I always play using statistics that allow me to determine the opponent's range.
But I only use the basic:
VPIP - calling range,
PFR - raise range,
AGG-aggression factor (tells me if i have to increase pot by my self or opponent helps me ;))
hands - tells me how many hands entered the statistics, i.e. how accurate they are.

I omit the remaining statistics because to be representative you need to have several thousand hands
 
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Some times it is better to go with your "Gut Instincts", Playing by the numbers is fine but you become predictable and other players can see that in your game play, You start to become more robotic in your actions which they can pick up on.
That is why you can read other players "Tells" and outsmart them, because you can predict what your opponent is going to do before they even think about doing it.
 
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I use to play with statistics in cash game till it become forbidden. There were a notification from poker stars so I stopped . Now I'm playing mostly tournaments and I don't feel like I need any HUD help in my play.
 
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I have never used statistics, but I feel enormous pressure from the very fact of their existence - everywhere it seems to me that the enemy is playing so aggressively against me because of the large percentage of folds vs 3bet, missed c-bet, and so on. This is why ggpoker is my favorite room, because you can't use software there.
 
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I make no excuses or apologies for my poker performance, sometimes good sometimes bad, but I always play by instinct. I never use any analytics, solvers. or HUDs. I try to adhere to what is recommended on entry hands and positions charts (but only in my head, and probably looser than recommended. I read a lot and learn by playing many hands. Oh, and I can't do the math fast enough for it to help.
 
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I use a little of both. I think statistics are often important. But sometimes I decide by feeling.
 
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Technically both, but I do the statistics in my head, I don't use any other resources.
 
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I don’t have a HUD. I play by feel, intuition and doing my best to remember information on other players by taking notes.
 
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I play without using any statistics program, I prefer to concentrate on the players at each table playing, unless I have more than 6 tables in play if I would use the programs
 
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At first I played a lot following the statistics, but now I already have a good enough feeling to keep up without having to calculate.
 
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I'm using hm3. Sometimes it helps)
 
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