Do You Need Luck or Skill for Freerolls

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Da li vam je potrebna sreća ili veština da osvojite Freeroll turnire?
In free tournaments, you often need to be more lucky. I don't mean the Cardschat tournaments that are free, but most of the players are experienced and know how to play.
 
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In free tournaments, you often need to be more lucky. I don't mean the Cardschat tournaments that are free, but most of the players are experienced and know how to play.
I agree with you about the CC freerolls, and luck alone won't be a bad thing to think about )
 
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I think you need both, luck with the cards and the ability to know when it's your hand and when it's better to let go.
 
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I absolutely stick with the reflections of my brothers @Vardan and @Gritz18 HAHAHAHAHA: HAHAHA: :HAHAHA: :HAHAHA: :HAHAHA: :HAHAHA: :HAHAHA: :HAHAHA:
Luck, luck and more luck.
If possible buy yourself a huge rabbit's foot brother hahahaha. :ROFLAMO: :ROFLAMO: :ROFLAMO: :ROFLAMO: :ROFLAMO: :ROFLAMO:
Seriously, I have a job.
I think that with freerolls you have to wait patiently and not go crazy for the first third of the MTT. :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep:
Then the players who have a more or less discreet idea of how to play poker start to stay.
And if you enter the ITM and then enter the second third of the MTT, then you'll have to start thinking about a good strategy because you'll start seeing players who don't draw anything.
My regards, brother:giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle:
 
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I think that with freerolls you have to wait patiently and not go crazy for the first third of the MTT. :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :sleep:
You said it right @jonaselloco, and I think the vast majority of people who play the Cardschat freerolls will agree with me that at least in the first blaind levels of the freerolls it's crazy, the guys call and go all-in with anything and when it starts to getting close to the bubble is where the real poker begins, although you will still find some crazy person who has a lot of chips, wants even more chips, and is constantly opening speculative and weak hands, with high stakes.

Against such a player, in freerolls, or low limits, there is only one solution: be patient and wait for a strong hand, and of course pray a lot not to get a bed beat, because unfortunately that is what usually happens.

That's why when it comes to freerolls there's no use complaining about the gameplay, the vast majority of players are starting in poker or are recreational, so for them it doesn't matter if that hand he leaves the tournament, he didn't invest anything and goes to another one.

So that's why I say in freerolls it's more luck than strategy, if you make it to a final table, you can find a better played poker and then you can use your strategy.

Grateful Cesar.
 
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In the long term, poker is a game of skill. If a good player competes against weaker players for long enough, the good player will eventually win. Poker is the only casino game that pits players against each other. So i tend to skill more , but you need also that spark of luck.
 
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As always: Best a mixture of both: 70% skill, 30% luck ;)
I would say 50% - 50%. At the beginning you will need a lot of luck to not receive a bunch of bad beats but if you manage to pass the rebuy period than you need skill to arrive ITM (tickets)
 
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When the luck is 100%, then the peaks are conquered. Poker loves the patient, and this is already a skill. In a long game, skill prevails over luck.
 
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Exactly that's right, waiting for cards in the right position is tactical, don't despair, losing with good cards in a freeroll is normal, annoying is priceless, for everything else there is mastercard:ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: (y)
 
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definitely both. because many times even with the ability to bluff, the cards do not help and in those moments you will need a little luck.
 
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You said it right @jonaselloco, and I think the vast majority of people who play the Cardschat freerolls will agree with me that at least in the first blaind levels of the freerolls it's crazy, the guys call and go all-in with anything and when it starts to getting close to the bubble is where the real poker begins, although you will still find some crazy person who has a lot of chips, wants even more chips, and is constantly opening speculative and weak hands, with high stakes.

Against such a player, in freerolls, or low limits, there is only one solution: be patient and wait for a strong hand, and of course pray a lot not to get a bed beat, because unfortunately that is what usually happens.

That's why when it comes to freerolls there's no use complaining about the gameplay, the vast majority of players are starting in poker or are recreational, so for them it doesn't matter if that hand he leaves the tournament, he didn't invest anything and goes to another one.

So that's why I say in freerolls it's more luck than strategy, if you make it to a final table, you can find a better played poker and then you can use your strategy.

Grateful Cesar.
Of course it is so, brother Cesar, just as you say, I think so.
What's more, even the low-limit MTTs also play almost the same as in the freerolls, and even many times worse.
A hug brother:giggle::giggle::giggle::giggle:
 
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I need luck to win a any kind of tournament. :giggle:(y)
 
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Experience and not being swept away by those who do all in every moment
 
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To win a poker freeroll tournament, it is essential to have a good strategy. Below I outline some of the most important strategies I follow that can help a player win a freeroll in poker.

Play more conservatively early on:
At the start of a freeroll tournament, it's important to play more conservatively. This is because many players tend to be more aggressive early on, which can lead to many early eliminations. Playing more conservatively early on can help avoid risky situations and allow the player to gradually build up their chip stack.

Watch Opponents:
Watching your opponents is an important strategy in any poker tournament, but it's particularly useful in freerolls. This is because players in freerolls tend to be less experienced and may have more predictable play patterns. Observing how other players play, their betting tendencies and patterns can help a player identify opportunities to win pots or bluff.

Be more aggressive in the middle and late stages:
In the middle and late stages of the tournament, when the curtains are higher and the chip stacks are smaller, it's important to be more aggressive. This could mean raising more often, stealing blinds, or playing more marginally strong hands. Being aggressive in these phases can help the player accumulate more chips and maintain a strong position for the final stretch of the tournament.

Manage the chip stack carefully:
Managing your chip stack carefully is one of the most important strategies in freerolls. Since most players tend to be less experienced in freerolls, it can be easier for an experienced player to manage their chip stack more efficiently. This can include avoiding risky situations, taking advantage of opportunities to accumulate chips, and knowing when it's time to fold a hand.

Adapt the strategy to the opponents' playing style:
Finally, it is important to adapt the strategy to the opponents' playing style. As mentioned earlier, players in freerolls tend to be less experienced and may have more predictable play patterns. Identifying your opponents' playing style and adapting your strategy can be one of the keys to winning a freeroll tournament.

I already won two freerolls this year playing this way, one recently with more than 2000 players and another with more than 1400. I even managed to spike one with 10000 players. Luck is present in poker. But, the most important thing is to follow a strategy and be consistent.

GL
 
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Of course, you need both, but I think skill is more important. I
would put it at 75:25 in favor of the skill.
 
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You need a lot of luck because a lot of players are idoits and just go all in with nothing and draw you out.
 
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First of all you need skills, because the games are not given to you, you need to fight for them. Luck is also a factor of this game and you can increase your knowledge and skills to try to balance with luck.
 
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Both is needed skill and luck, in all phases of any tournament. I take freerolls as serious as the ones I have paid for. And to win you need to have a good knowledge of playing stacksizes at any time/part of the tournament. Good players(not me) try to minimize the luck factor, but for winning a tournament you have to take risks like the AK vs. any pair battle.
 
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Do you need luck or skill to win Freerolls?
Both! there are times when you will be flipping for your Tournament Life, and there is nothing Skilful in a coin flip. The skill comes from getting correct reads on your opponents and knowing when to call or fold.
 
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Being skilled and somehow managing to avoid being unlucky is a winning strategy.
 
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you need both, it's that you can't say it's pure luck, you need to have skills to bluff, to say how you're going to play certain cards, and you can say I bluffed and no one call I was lucky, but maybe the way that you made that bluff influenced the development of the play and that is skill, I cannot tell you in what proportion it is luck and skill but there will always be both when you play a freeroll, of course there are freerolls in which it is a lot of skill since sometimes Despite being freerolls, they are played very seriously and you need a lot of skill with their lucky touch.
 
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