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i was playing poker offline during my studying, at that time i prefered to play cash. and now i am playing only tournaments mostly on Pokerstars...
my aim for 1-2 years is to go and play in offline tour like RPT or Eureka...
Personally I find MTT's to be the most fun, but they're just complete luck boxes. Especially in the middle~late stages where it's just a giant shoving contest. Can you really say the winner of ak v 77 is a better player?
Cash games provide way more consistent money, and require way more solid skill. That being said, cash games are way slower and boring than tournaments, but the skillset is completely different.
That being said, cash games are way slower and boring than tournaments, but the skillset is completely different.
Depends on the perspective, imo. I can start up a cash table whenever I want, play as many hands and as many tables as I want, and quit whenever I want.
If I have 15 minutes to spare, I could log on, open up 6 tables and play 100 hands.
If I have 15 minutes to spare, I won't even consider starting a tournament.
Not sure that I'd ever consider cash "slower".
Also, in a tournament I'll likely be playing tighter (folding more) and towards the end I'll basically eliminate all thinking and will essentially be following a push-fold chart. Which I consider boring.
Like I said: depends on the perspective.
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Both, one calls the other, basically I practice in tournaments and use in cash games. I believe that we can't to play just one, I started playing cash after tournament, and I never wanted to stop. The game won me over!
I prefer tournaments , cause in cash games I don't like that I'm losing too much money , at least on a tournament ( or a sng ) I can control the amount of money I am going to spend . Furthermore , in cashgames I'm way far more vornurable to tilt than tournaments . I like that when I play a tour I know the min and the max time it will last , in contrast to a cash game , where when I play usually it lasts not long . Last , I like that in tours it doesn't matter so much the stats in comparison to cash games , so that's sth good for decision making .