Created by JKDS on July 22, 2009


Bankroll Management is a series of guidelines designed to help safeguard a bankroll from tilt, variance, and bad play. In ring games, coin flips can occur where we have only a slight edge in a hand when all the money goes in. Occasionally we will lose these flips and need to have a large enough bankroll to support these losses so that we can continue to get our money in with small edges as well as big ones. For more information about Bankroll Management guidelines, search for Bankroll Management.


A good bankroll management plan for beginners is to start out with 20 buy-ins at 2nl and move up when you have 25 buy-ins for 5nl. The amount required increases as you move up in stakes.

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