How to win a freeroll?

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How to win a freeroll where there are a lot of people and they are not predictable? There are people who go all in with cards 2 7, 5 3 in the hope of catching at least one pair)), when you play in micro stakes, it's even easier there):):confused:
 
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How to win a freeroll where there are a lot of people and they are not predictable? There are people who go all in with cards 2 7, 5 3 in the hope of catching at least one pair)), when you play in micro stakes, it's even easier there):):confused:
I don't see in cardschat freerolls players to get all in with bad cards, I played 2 months.
 
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Play tight in the early and middle stages of a tournament. Only enter the hand with premium hands. Especially if there was a huge raise in front of you, then go all-in. Try to see the flop cheaply. Play tight aggressively in the later stages of the tournament. Be prepared for the fact that since these are free tournaments there will always be players whose main goal is entertainment, not victory.
 
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It's hard, they are all almost always very loose players, so as they said above try to play premium hands only in early stages.
 
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Its a very common misconception among people, who have just begun to take poker serious, that its difficult to beat the worst players in the game, because they are so wild and unpredictable. But its actually just the other way around. The better your opponents play, the less edge you can find, and maybe you are even the "fish" yourself, if they are actually better than you.

To win a freeroll you need to do exactly the same thing, which you need to do to win any other tournament. Play a fundamentally sound game and get lucky several times in key spots. Have you QQ hold against TT. Have your AJ beat someone with KK. Have the nut flush, when someone have a lower flush. Have a set, when they have top pair.

There is a ton of luck involved in winning a tournament, and if for instance 1.000 people play, then maybe a very good player can hope to win 1 in 700. Its not 1 in 7 or 1 in 70 as many beginners mistakenly tend to think. And since most freerolls tend to have very large fields, nobody are going to win them very often at all. Thats just the way, the cookie crumples. And its also why, if its one of those freerolls, where 2.000 people compete for 100$, then maybe you should just forget it and spend your time on something more meaningfull.
 
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Well not sure about 1 to 700 chances, i mean yeah its hard winning somthing in mtts, but saying 1 to 700 with 700 players is basically saying that your skill level is exactly the average for this level of mtts. Really good player should be wining more often then that. But still of course not often enough as to say prety often. Just more often then average. You just gota play beter then your opponents and you be wining more.

p.s. I played Gripsed Free Money friday maybe 15 times with ~750 players, and won 2 of them.
I also won CasinoOrg freeroll 2 times. But still your point is valid. Don't expect to win too much in tournaments, as variance is too high. Getting ITM is already an acomplishment.

Its a very common misconception among people, who have just begun to take poker serious, that its difficult to beat the worst players in the game, because they are so wild and unpredictable. But its actually just the other way around. The better your opponents play, the less edge you can find, and maybe you are even the "fish" yourself, if they are actually better than you.

To win a freeroll you need to do exactly the same thing, which you need to do to win any other tournament. Play a fundamentally sound game and get lucky several times in key spots. Have you QQ hold against TT. Have your AJ beat someone with KK. Have the nut flush, when someone have a lower flush. Have a set, when they have top pair.

There is a ton of luck involved in winning a tournament, and if for instance 1.000 people play, then maybe a very good player can hope to win 1 in 700. Its not 1 in 7 or 1 in 70 as many beginners mistakenly tend to think. And since most freerolls tend to have very large fields, nobody are going to win them very often at all. Thats just the way, the cookie crumples. And its also why, if its one of those freerolls, where 2.000 people compete for 100$, then maybe you should just forget it and spend your time on something more meaningfull.
 
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The normal thing is that too many players play 2000 or 3000 or many more, the only advice is to focus on entering prizes when you are already there I think the dynamics becomes better because it is easy to double your stack and thus you have the opportunity to have more opportunity to Keep growing your stack of chips, in the same way your ranges must be wide, and being tournaments of thousands of players, a lot of luck is equally occupied because the all-in trend occurs very often with many players, it is the only advice I can give focus on getting awards:p:p:p:p:jd4::jd4::jd4::jd4:
 
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It depends on the freeroll and I say that it depends because, for example, those of cardschat there are always good players and you cannot buy with other free ones where they play more than 2k players, that type of free is very unpredictable, you may achieve it by betting everything at all times or being very passive, it all depends on the circumstances
 
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Go all in every chance you get!

Or, find a style you are comfortable with and commit to it.
 
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Play TAG poker
Avoid the early maniacs unless you have premium hands and AND you have isolated the player. Even AA has a very hard time winning with 5 people in the hand.
Win some flips
Play good poker after the bubble bursts.
Don't forget to work on your HU game for when do make it to the final table.
 
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Playing a fundamentally sound game always helps and having good reads on your opponents.
 
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How to win a freeroll where there are a lot of people and they are not predictable? There are people who go all in with cards 2 7, 5 3 in the hope of catching at least one pair)), when you play in micro stakes, it's even easier there):):confused:



Very easy. Take our free course and I guarantee you that after this course your chances of winning the freeroll will increase significantly. :)
https://www.cardschat.com/become-a-winning-poker-player/
 
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I think the first thing we need to do is make it count.
 
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Just like this.

Here. Take a look. Just won one 5 minutes ago.

Win
 

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You can win by being patient, you must wait for strong cards. You must take advantage of these players who decide to bet all their chips with cards like the ones you mentioned
 
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You will need a lot of luck:)
 
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There are always a lot of bad players at the beginning of a tournament and you need to play very carefully. Further, after half of the players leave, you can be less afraid of falling into a hole with large cards.
 
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As I understood at the beginning of the game, you need to sit and not stick out until AK is handed out. AA, I'll wait for the most aggressive and abnormal ones to fly out and then play
 
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Play tight in the early and middle stages of a tournament. Only enter the hand with premium hands. Especially if there was a huge raise in front of you, then go all-in. Try to see the flop cheaply. Play tight aggressively in the later stages of the tournament. Be prepared for the fact that since these are free tournaments there will always be players whose main goal is entertainment, not victory.

Love this. Its so hard not to get sucked in to playing loose.
 
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Any large tournament is hard to win and free rolls can even be tougher. You just need to play smart. Taking risk is not the way to play but taking a calculated one can be OK. We also need to remember how rare it is to win. Some will say I have not one in months. Well if you are playing a tournaments with 100 people and play 3 a day for 100 days straight win no wins, you are still not past due for a win. If just playing 1 a day you can go years before winning one.
 
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How to win a freeroll where there are a lot of people and they are not predictable? There are people who go all in with cards 2 7, 5 3 in the hope of catching at least one pair)), when you play in micro stakes, it's even easier there):):confused:
I usually run deep in freerolls, my advise first off is patience, especially in the first hour, like you said many go all in with any two cards.
Pick your spots, pay attention to position, and try to isolate one player if you’re going to shove (or call a shove)
If you can double up once an hour you’ll run deep.
Once blinds and antes start getting large (few hours in) you may have to use more aggression to steal a few pots/blinds.
It is like a lottery but if you pick the best spots (not necessarily best hands), you can consistently cash👍
Good luck
 
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How to win a freeroll where there are a lot of people and they are not predictable? There are people who go all in with cards 2 7, 5 3 in the hope of catching at least one pair)), when you play in micro stakes, it's even easier there):):confused:


You can try to learn the theory of poker and watch the videos which are free at Cardschat
 
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The way I* win in freerolls is to play poker even though half the players or more are playing BINGO! I win quite often, thats how I build my bankroll. You need to keep yourself level headed and not go nuts because your AA gets busted for it happens often. Iats his AA!!!!!:D:D
 
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