FT donk and goes

daxter70

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The poker after dark donk and goes are running again....anybody interested??? LMAO

and anybody ever win any?? multiples??? screen shots!!!

see ya at the tables
 
jaymfc

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poker after dark donk and goes ? explain more please I'm interested , nlmao . :)
 
OzExorcist

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Played a couple last night, finished around 25th in one (a 360-player one) and somewhere around 50th (a 630 player one) in the other.

The secret to going deep seems to be not playing any hands at all - both times when I went out, there were still sitouts in the game.

Both times I played uber-tight, then went out on the "let's see if it's time to loosen up" hand. The formula still needs a little work I guess :rolleyes:

Does anybody know though - if you actually win, can you unregister from the round 2 tournament and use the points to register in another kind of satellite instead?
 
aliengenius

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Well there are two options:

1. go crazy early and try to build a big stack
2. play SUPER snug, and look to double up w QQ+ (you can fold yourself to over half the field eliminated, w blinds at a fairly good M still)

You have to realize that the blind levels are only FIVE min. !!
 
oluaris

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i won a round 1 two days ago...
but i wont be available to play Round2 at the time it is scheduled

i'll send out an email to FT to see if they can move me to another Round2 schedule
 
USFDoh

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The beginning of these are sheer pushfests. I used to try and play a solid game in them and would get waxed by some donk with a big stack later in the tourney when he decides it's ok to fly swat with 3-7os. Now I just join in at the beginning, and keep pushing hard until I have around 10K or so. From there you can play solid poker and make the final table pretty easy. I've won 3 rd 1s with this method, never got to play any of the round 2's though.
 
OzExorcist

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Just won a Round 1 tournament now, and it doesn't look like Round 2 has an unregister button. Shame, it's scheduled for midday Australian time so I'll be at work. I was hoping to be able to unregister and use the points to enter an Aussie Millions satellite instead...

Anywho, the successful strategy seemed to be:

- Play uber-tight most of the time, don't bother with the all-in mania at the start
- Don't bother with any clever plays, they'll go over everybody's heads
- Limp to the occasional flop, and figure that if you've hit top pair you're probably ahead. Holding a decent kicker seems to be optional
 
Monoxide

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These are hella fun, ive played like 20 so far.
 
Monoxide

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#25469377 tourney

Im 2nd in the 180-man one atm! ... 16 players left
 
bob_tiger

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ya i stopped playing these stupid things ever since i took 2nd in one. played great all the way to the end. then at hu some donk pushes all in with 9 10 so i got A4 d, I took a while and after that i said ok screw it and called and of course i lost. We had about same chip stacks, I had like 10k more or something like that and i had to go all in next hand and lost.
 
Monoxide

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god i raise as 2nd big stack, get called by a guy for 10k, he has KJ, im KQ suited

J on the flop!

anyway still 25k chips left
 
Monoxide

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oh snap trip 10's im chip leader now 56k chips
 
Monoxide

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wow i rly hope i get a seat @ 161k
 
OzExorcist

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Nice work - you'll probably be playing against my empty seat in a few hours :D
 
OzExorcist

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Afraid not - I get an hour max for lunch, and my computer at home is at least 45 minutes away

No biggie though - I only really entered the Round 1 game to fill in some time last night... and following this through to its logical conclusion, even if I did get through the second round, then win a seat on Poker After Dark, I'm still stuck with the problem of being in Australia and having a seat in a game on the other side of the world.

At best I was hoping to be able to use the points to enter a different satellite. But meh, what do I want for nothing? And if the play's anything like Round 1, my empty chair will probably still make the top 30 :D
 
oluaris

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missed round 2...
had a meeting at that time
when i got back from the meeting, i only had 300 chips
was able to double up on the first hand, but got busted on the second

btw, i emailed FT and they replied that they can't move me to another schedule...
oh well...
there's always next time
 
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I played in one last night when I was bored... I played like a donkey and it felt good to piss people off.

If I had a decent hand I would push... In the end I ended up sitting out with 30-ish players left with about 35K chips... it was bedtime.
 
Ceaser Lucci

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Finished rd2 18th last... "season" or w/e. Final tble a few times since the restart no wins. yeah donk play in full effect.
 
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My question is do you have to play the tourney if you win the whole thing? or can you just keep the cash?
 
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