This is a discussion on Who ever played a tournament practically asleep? within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Poker section; I played several during the night. In some, I fell asleep and when I woke up the tournament was almost over.:):):)
This has not happened to me, I try to register in the extreme tournaments, realizing that I will definitely endure to the end. As for me, you shouldn't register for a tournament if you are in a sleepy state, it may be difficult for decision-making.
I played several during the night. In some, I fell asleep and when I woke up the tournament was almost over.
Yes, I had it. I got a good result once. Took 3rd place at MTT and won his biggest prize of $ 800. I didn't want to participate, but I paid $ 2.20 or something like this amount I don't remember and somehow the game started. I could have won this tournament, but I dropped To 9 on the flop. Because turn to river 9 I would have become the chip leader by a huge margin. I invested a lot of chips there were still 7 players with me. This hand involved the three players with the highest number of chips. Then I just sat down to 3 places.
We all live in different countries and different times. Of course it happens, but it's a very shame when you have a very good game, a lot of chips and a chance to fight for victory, but you fall asleep) I think a good advice to avoid this is not to play in a bad (but very comfortable position - lying down) or when you don't have enough light. I can recommend drinking a lot of water, but not coffee or energetics why kill your health? Lol poker is just a game, but sometimes for good money )) pause every 15 minutes. You can do light sports or open the window, but you need to wear warm clothes
Once I fell asleep during a night tournament right at the computer, but I was awakened by a signal that my time in the time bank was coming to an end. Since then I try not to fall asleep while playing.
I had this when I fell asleep during a break in the tournament, sometimes I fell asleep during the tournament, I also wrote about it in a separate topic. You need to plan your day so that you don't want to sleep at night, but I don't know yet )), there are still times when you want to sleep very much at night during the tournament.
re: Poker & Who ever played a tournament practically asleep?
A lot of tourney play, especially short stacked, is basically autopilot preflop. It's also really annoying if you're just card dead for a long long time. Especially in the late stages of a tourney a lot of the time you'll open and everyone just folds 7/10 times. So yes for this reason I often pay very little attention for stretches of most tourneys
I try to aviod playing MTTs late in the evening. Even if you manage to stay awake, its just not a nice experience to be stuck with one or more MTTs, when your body just wants to sleep. And you are certainly not playing your A-game either. In fact its a big mystery to me, why so many people prefer to play late at night rather than in the daytime. And this is definitely the case, if you look at, when MTT activity peaks, and which timezones the majority of players are in. Sure on weekdays people are working, but its the same pattern in weekends.
i do find my self nodding off in some games in the wee hours-- but try to stay awake if near the money-- and i have been in heads up where other player fell asleep as well.
It seems to happen more during this zombie pandemic.
This is a bad feeling, when i'm in chip lead or have final table chips and fall asleep and wake up to see the tourney finished and you placed out of final table or short in stack and get out. I definitely had this happen to me way more times than liked and try not to repeat this mistake. It seriously has cost me some money.