Poker Tracker necessary?

premierplayer

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Most of the serious players use it. Why would you choose not to? The information you gather is quite valuable at making you a better player.
 
ChuckTs

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It's well worth it, but I wouldn't say it's absolutely necessary. If you're serious about winning and can afford it, then by all means get it.
 
SeanyJ

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I went for like 3 or 4 months of playing without it and I did just fine but now that I have it I never want to play without it. I was playing poker on one of my friend's computers once and I was kinda scared to go into a ring game because I wouldn't have all of the information I was used to having. The price you pay to get it though is well worth it and it will help you make back your investment and a lot more.
 
Munchrs

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def advice on getting it and PAHUD to go with it
 
TexGuy

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Thank you. So specifically in what ways does it really help your game?
 
ChuckTs

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Everything :)

It tracks profits, saves hand histories for later review, and gives you stats on every part of the game you could think of.

I mainly use it for hand history review and using it alongside PAHUD to give me in-game stats for making multitabling easier and decisions in general easier.
 
Stick66

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I'd love to be able to play without it. But since most of my opponents use it, I feel like I have to use it to be on an even playing field. However, many players who do use it don't know what to make of its data. So it's not just about using it. It's about using it well.
 
brutus

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i was wondering the same thing. i do pretty good, definitely need to work on BR management, but i was thinking if i need pokertracker to take my game to the next level and actually be able turn an overall profit. im thinking i should hold off on depositing and take that money and get pokertracker instead the next time i have the extra money.
 
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i'm playing on bodog and i'm not using PT cause the site doesnt support it.
i do see it as a disadvantage when others are using software such as PT & PAHUD to improve their play. If the sites that you're playing on support PT and PAHUD, do get it by all means.
 
TexGuy

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Well this is unanimous support for PT. I'll get it. Probably just the trial version for now. Poker Tracker 3 is supposed to be released this month.
 
arkadiy

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I have recently been taking poker a lot more seriously, I got it. I don't have enough hands stored for any real valuable information though.
 
Stick66

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i'm playing on bodog and i'm not using PT cause the site doesnt support it.
i do see it as a disadvantage when others are using software such as PT & PAHUD to improve their play. If the sites that you're playing on support PT and PAHUD, do get it by all means.
PT does support Bodog, but you have to buy the add-on handgrabber for it to work.
 
dufferdevon

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I am having trouble decihering all the information that PT provides and setting it up for different sites is a challenge. How can I see the stats just for the session I am playing? I just want the information on the players currently at my table. I have PAHUD but it blocks the call/fold/raise buttons on some sites.

Help !!
 
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I am having trouble decihering all the information that PT provides and setting it up for different sites is a challenge. How can I see the stats just for the session I am playing? I just want the information on the players currently at my table. I have PAHUD but it blocks the call/fold/raise buttons on some sites.

Help !!
You need to use the Layout Manager in PAHUD. In the PAHUD program window, click Options>Layout Manager. Then you can chose which site layout you want and which stats you want to show up and where. Drag the stats to where they don't block other things. You can even change the font type, size, and color. And don't forget to fix up your "Mucked Hands at Showdown" display for each site.
 
Cheezymadman

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Buy? What's this "buy" you speak of?

Pirate Bay ftw.
 
Stick66

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Buy? What's this "buy" you speak of?

Pirate Bay ftw.
OMG, please don't start this again. Pat, the owner, writer, and main support at PokerTracker, deserves to be paid for his hard work. I would imagine the folks at PokerAce do, also. Please don't endorse software piracy.
 
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I've profited without it for a while now. But I really think it would be awesome if I took the time to purchase it, I don't see how it could hurt.
 
WEC

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Just to add....Many people also like Poker Office

They are defininately the top two far and away programs.
 
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Is it any point to get it if you have pokeroffice?
 
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PT does support Bodog, but you have to buy the add-on handgrabber for it to work.


wow, thanks MrSticker ! this is great new for me, would be looking forward to getting PT soon. Thanks lots! appreciate it! :D
 
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wow, thanks MrSticker ! this is great new for me, would be looking forward to getting PT soon. Thanks lots! appreciate it! :D


*sigh* right after i made the post, i looked up on the Dogwatcher software and they've stop sales for the program as it doesnt work on the new layout of Bodog. Guess i've gotta wait for their new program...:(
 
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*sigh* right after i made the post, i looked up on the Dogwatcher software and they've stop sales for the program as it doesnt work on the new layout of Bodog. Guess i've gotta wait for their new program...:(
Aw jeez. Sorry, man. That's good to know, though.
 
TexGuy

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Does PT calculate outs and hand probabilities too while in a hand?
 
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