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  1. Off topic, but how do you usually put someone on a set?  I have a hard time laying down TPTK because then I feel like anybody who wants to will just bluff me out of a pot on future hands.

    Do you just take your lumps and try to minimize your losses, yet still force a showdown to prevent bullying?

    I'm sure I get bluffed out a lot. So do a lot of good tight, winning players. You aren't an expert reader like Jen Harmon or Phil Ivey here. If someone is demonstrating strength like a set, then just lay down your TPTK. There will be better opportunities. Bad players look for excuses to make calls like "I didn't want him to turn over a bluff and then I'd look bad in front of the whole table." Don't be like that. Swallow any pride you may have while playing poker, play as tight as you can, and wait for good opportunities.

    As you become a better player and improve your player reading, then you can make calls when you feel like someone may be blufing(even with hands much worse than TPTK). However, you're most probably not there yet and you will win the most money simply by playing very standard and by the book poker.

    This isn't an ego contest....let people bully you. Who cares. You'll end up with the money if you play well in the long run.

    Thank you. You are right, I am far from there. I prefer limit because if I have a hand that is second best I can go into check-call mode and it doesnt cost me a lot to show down.

    NL is not my cup of tea, except for sit n go's. I can't fathom playing NL ring games at the levels you play at.

  2. Off topic, but how do you usually put someone on a set? I have a hard time laying down TPTK because then I feel like anybody who wants to will just bluff me out of a pot on future hands.

    Do you just take your lumps and try to minimize your losses, yet still force a showdown to prevent bullying?

  3. Doing well online. Won about $4000 last night 4 tabling $10/20 and up another $2000 today so far. I know that I havn't been posting hands a lot recently, but I have to post this one as theres no better ownage in poker imo than a double check raise. Its become one of my most well liked moves to check raise a monster on the flop and then check the turn...very misleading play. Of course, this guy here was just an idiot and was paying me off regardless of how I played it probably.

    ***** Hand History for Game 4706451965 *****

    $2000 NL Texas Hold'em - Tuesday, July 11, 16:37:30 ET 2006

    Table Table  108679 (Real Money)

    Seat 5 is the button

    Total number of players : 10

    Seat 4: Stripe1111 ( $2444 )

    Seat 5: cholosychola ( $1990 )

    Seat 8: theSchlauch ( $3961.88 )

    Seat 9: IcyPots ( $1950.50 )

    Seat 6: hotmark777 ( $2087 )

    Seat 7: Quick_Six ( $2458 )

    Seat 1: Panzar_V ( $4084 )

    Seat 10: Vuale2469111 ( $1149 )

    Seat 2: futbol7414 ( $1843.50 )

    Seat 3: pkallin ( $255.49 )

    hotmark777 posts small blind [$10].

    Quick_Six posts big blind [$20].

    ** Dealing down cards **

    Dealt to IcyPots [  4h 4d ]

    theSchlauch folds.

    IcyPots calls [$20].

    Vuale2469111 raises [$55].

    Panzar_V folds.

    futbol7414 folds.

    pkallin folds.

    Stripe1111 folds.

    cholosychola folds.

    hotmark777 folds.

    >You have options at Cann River (No DP) Table!.

    Quick_Six folds.

    IcyPots calls [$35].

    ** Dealing Flop ** [ Js, 4c, 2h ]

    IcyPots checks.

    Vuale2469111 bets [$137].

    IcyPots raises [$299].

    Vuale2469111 calls [$162].

    ** Dealing Turn ** [ 2c ]

    IcyPots checks.

    Vuale2469111 bets [$216.83].

    IcyPots raises [$450].

    >You have options at Cann River (No DP) Table!.

    Vuale2469111 calls [$233.17].

    ** Dealing River ** [ 3s ]

    IcyPots bets [$400].

    Vuale2469111 is all-In  [$345]

    IcyPots shows [ 4h, 4d ] a full house, Fours full of twos.

    Vuale2469111 doesn't show [ Kd, Jc ] two pairs, jacks and twos.

    IcyPots wins $55 from  side pot #1  with a full house, Fours full of twos.

    IcyPots wins $2325 from  the main pot  with a full house, Fours full of twos.

    :thumbup:

    I really like this hand for some reason.

    I can't get over how awful Vuale2469111 played this. He should go back to 25 NL and start over.

    I really have a hard time putting someone on a set, and as a result have had my butt handed to me several times. But a double check raise??? Geeeeeeeez.
  4. Day 35

    3/15/06

    7:00 now. Just woke up a little bit ago- sleeping schedule is all messed up due to partying it up in Atlantic City last night. Playing in Party's $35K guaranteed and a $320 MTT at Stars, which I was pleasantly surprised to find running, right now.

    Sweat on
  5. I felt in total control at the table here...I'd be very surprised if I had more than 2 losing days out of the next week...very confident right now.

    Im a total noob, but even I have noticed what a difference confidence makes. I've been playing some NL ring games (MUCH smaller stakes, mind you) and my nerves are totally frazzled. After a few losing sessions, I have become a total chicken####. Any aggression, and I am gone. I'm sure I've laid down the best hand a number of times, but also I have paid a lot of people off hoping my hand would hold up. It's not a fun place to be.

    Very happy that you are feeling back to normal. :thumbup:

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