Which should I play to win Tournaments, Spin&Go or Cash game

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I'm a biginner player. I wanna experience in money in Tournaments. How can I practice in poker stars? Should I join a lot of Tournaments? Or should I play a lot of cash game?
 
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I'm a biginner player. I wanna experience in money in Tournaments. How can I practice in poker stars? Should I join a lot of Tournaments? Or should I play a lot of cash game?



If you want a different format for practice, I would pick STT and MTTSNG. The sit and go formats are better practice because they have both deeper stacked play and shallower stacks, as well as payjumps.

Good luck in the tournaments!
 
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Play all three and see which makes you more money. Sometimes the one we make the most money, we enjoy playing the least. So you take the money that you won and go play at the game you like playing the most.
 
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Play cash or tournaments at low limits in spin go do not play .
 
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As a beginner I suggest you play freerolls until you get a better understanding of the game, don't risk your own money until you are comfortable to do so.

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On pokerstars the best way to build up skills and experience to prepare for large MTTs are cash games and the SnG MTTs like the 45-180 mans. Spin & Gos are mostly for fun, although I realise, that some people play them for profit. So take a few month, where you grind the cash tables and then a few month, where you grind the SnG MTTs. Start with 2NL cash and then 5NL, if it goes well. As for the SnG MTTs they do begin at 25c, but its ok to aim a bit higher and start with the 1$ 45 man.
 
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Thank you everyone!!!
I will try both and decide which will suite for my style!!!
 
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I'm a biginner player. I wanna experience in money in Tournaments. How can I practice in poker stars? Should I join a lot of Tournaments? Or should I play a lot of cash game?
Hey! I'm a begginer just like you. I suggest before putting your moeny in stake to try to learn a bit from videos and sites. Cash games and tournaments are played completely differently. When I first played cash game I lost all my money really fast. It's easy to get tilted and lose control of it. I suggest setting a limit on how much you can spend on the day, whether cash or tournament. About tournaments they are usually a bit hard, since it takes hours for you to burst the bubble. If you want to train I recommend the 45 people sti n go from Pokerstars which costs 25c. You can train without losing much money and it doesn't take that long. Once you're confident you can start going for the real tournaments. And if you want to go to the cash game part (which I've been liking to play recently), try to search some tipps on the internet about opening and calling ranges and how to act post flop. Hope you crush it all.
 
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Cash Game, blinds don’t increase like Spin N Go’s.
 
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Freeroll is recommended.
However, playing until you enter the bubble can be rather harmful as it can cause poker to look sweet.
 
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I like to play a tournament and so I don't get itchy wanting to call dumb cards, I also like to play a sit n go to help my mind out. I been liking the turbo 6 man's, they don't last that long and they pay pretty decent. Good luck and hope you crush it.
 
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Suggestion would be to play Multi Table Sit N Goes, lowest stakes to get the proper feel for the game and then work your way up as you begin to increase your profits.
 
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hi

Play tournaments and you will win someone sooner or later
 
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I would stick with sit-n-gos or cash games for now. Then decide for yourself.
 
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I like to play tournaments and sng at same time, cash is good and fast but not for me.I think they all have there own advantages but tournaments are where you get more💰 for far less investment. I like 6 man sng because they are faster than a 9 . The pros that grind and play 10+ sng at a time with ease started prob with 1. Good luck.
 
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First you need to learn thouroughly. Then decide the game which suits you the best.
Unless you strengthen all aspects of poker unfortunately you won't win anything, only contribute to those with strong game ability.
 
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The general dependence is as follows:
the higher the variance and the smaller the possible difference in skill, the longer this discipline
will attract fish. I think now spin n go is out of competition.
 
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Calculate your hour rate and things are clear.
 
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Personally I prefer SnG Games, they have a pre-set buy-in and that is all you can lose, limits are your choice, but I would follow the 1% buy-in rule, like my life depended on it, The 9 player games give 3 prizes and they also give you the practice of Final Table game play with every game you play, you learn to change strategy when the table loses players, because the fewer there are, you should be changing your game style accordingly.
MTT Games are different again, and I would stick with Freeroll's until you become a better player, they take longer to play and the odds of winning are extremely low if you are playing 1,000+ player Tournaments.
Cash games are another totally different format, and I would stay well clear of them unless you are a really good player, it is way too easy to lose large amounts from your bankroll in a very short time.
If you are trying to get rich, playing Poker, I would forget that now, as there are no guarantees in any game format, It is hard work, and a lot of practice, as the saying goes "You can learn how to play Poker in 5 minutes, but it takes a lifetime to master"
Never a truer word said about Poker!

When the fun Stops, STOP!
 
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I played cash games, sit and go 9 max. and then switched to MTT. This is how I trained deep stacking and final table play.
 
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I'm a biginner player. I wanna experience in money in Tournaments. How can I practice in poker stars? Should I join a lot of Tournaments? Or should I play a lot of cash game?


When I started playing I did 9-max Sit n Gos between $1-$3 as they're good prep for playing a standard MTT format. They also run regularly and you'll get to be ITM relatively often. As most people have said here I would avoid Spin n Go format games as they are high variance and require a bit more knowledge of short handed play.
 
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Sit & Go's are dead. Play cash or tournaments; especially tournaments if you're jus starting out and don't have a lot of cash to burn. You'll get to see more hands cheaper playing tournaments than cash.
 
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Good afternoon.When I was a beginner,I didn´t try to play small tournaments or cash games but freerolls. which are the best way and with no risk to reach a decent bankroll.Then,you can try some $0.25 sit&goes or maybe a NL2 full ring table.Spin&Go?No was since that is just bingo .It is a waste of time and money.Don´t forget a good bankroll management mate.Good luck!
 
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I know it's been a while since this thread started but I wanna share some experience for sin n gos and baby bank roll. Once I got back to poker I got 2 spin n gos tickets for 1$ each and cwon them both. Won 4$ dollars and started to play 0,25 spins.

Pros:
- worst players there, really pure gamblers.
- instant play, no need to wait
- smallest buy in is 0,25 which is important when you have like 2-3 dollar bank roll

Cons:
-Pretty random and inconsistent
-You get confused because normal opponents mixed with crazy gamblers
- some of $ goes to Jack pot which you will probably never hit

Tips:

-Make comically large bets with strong hands. Like literally half of your stack with AK is ok.

-all in is an option

-don't bluff, cbet on rare occasion

-Play tight, brutally honest poker

That's it, good luck! [emoji256][emoji256][emoji256]
 
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