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Sticky Thread Sticky: Don't Forget About the SSNL Forum!

Hey guys, Previously on FTR, the Beginners Circle was the place for all micro-stakes discussion. However, because of the nature of today's games...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-11-2014 02:04 PM
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09-11-2014 02:04 PM

Sticky Thread Sticky: The Beginners Circle Digest

Welcome to the Beginners Circle! This forum is designed to help you to learn the basics of becoming a winning poker player. This thread is the...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-28-2014 11:38 AM
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09-28-2014 11:38 AM

Sticky Thread Sticky: [Freerolls] Want to Maximize Your Chances of Winning That Freeroll?

Hey guys, We know a lot of you are here because you love the freerolls and money-added tournaments that FlopTurnRiver has to offer. Not only do we...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-11-2014 02:12 PM
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07-21-2018 12:18 AM

!Trips and an Overpair

PFR is 26/16 SB 23/19 On flop I put PFR on AcKc,AcQc,KcQc,,98s,JTs,QJ,KJ,AJ,88+ SB Jx,Tx,9x,8x,clubs, Turn I am not sure without reads if PFR...

Started by clvacva, 01-02-2010 01:11 AM
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01-03-2010 08:26 PM

# of Hands played Vs Moving Up

I have read the posts about the Bankroll Management. I get it, play within your bankroll, and move up when your bankroll allows it. My question...

Started by hanso_lo, 03-11-2008 12:58 PM
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03-12-2008 01:25 AM

$ by position

Sorry that the table is hard to read. HTML removes extra spaces so I can’t lay it out in columnar fashion. Position CountOfPosition SumOfWinLoss...

Started by EricE, 07-08-2005 01:58 PM
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07-09-2005 11:27 PM

$ transfer question

I haven't used PartyPoker in over a year and today they sent me a free $15. I played around w/ the free money and made a few bucks. Once I clear...

Started by ryno, 05-24-2005 11:23 PM
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05-25-2005 12:06 AM

$$ Available to safely lose vs. which table limits you play

I was thinking about this the tonight and it might be a great way for people to get a cheaper lesson in higher limits. One thing is for sure, buying...

Started by Mony B, 03-01-2005 11:45 PM
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03-02-2005 06:42 AM

$.02/$.05 Cap limit

Can $.02/$.05 Cap limit be played with a $2NL BR? I backed my roommate who knows what he's doing but is it a good idea to play this with only a $31...

Started by ArcadianRock, 03-15-2009 01:27 AM
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03-15-2009 05:36 PM

$.50/1 Your play?

------HAND 2------ Game #962407673: Texas Hold'em No Limit ($0.50/$1) - 2005/08/30 - 00:57:15 (UK) Table "Sumter" Seat 3 is the button. Seat 1:...

Started by pantherhound, 08-29-2005 08:07 PM
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08-30-2005 12:41 PM

$0.01/0.02 6-max Video Like 4 minutes long, best video ever.

Started by spoonitnow, 08-15-2007 10:53 AM
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08-16-2007 11:31 AM

$1 Rebuy, is this really the worst thing I could have done?

Let me preface this by saying that I've only really been playing poker with any type of regularity for less than a year. Online I'm pretty much a...

Started by HiFi, 10-12-2007 09:41 AM
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10-12-2007 02:05 PM

$1 Stt - Video

Please watch and comment on my play. Thanks! YouTube - $1 STT

Started by atlantafalcons0, 05-06-2010 05:36 PM
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05-10-2010 10:14 PM

$1.26 -> $150+

I ran $1.26 left in my Bodog account to over $150 in about 5 hours lololol I'm almost rolled for 10nl

Started by spoonitnow, 11-24-2006 07:10 PM
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11-30-2006 02:13 AM

$1.50+.50 KO Tourneys

Was wondering why people agree to pay such a high rake? Is it just the novelty of getting paid the KO prizes? Absurdly high rake imo. Haven't played...

Started by Kijjo, 12-09-2008 11:35 AM
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12-10-2008 04:27 AM

$1/2 Holdem vs. $25/NL

It seems that quite a few people are playing $.50/1 or $1/2 limit. For me it seems more difficult to push chasers off pots in the low limit games. I...

Started by DavSimon, 09-02-2004 12:31 PM
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09-03-2004 05:42 PM

$1/2 NL at a Casino...what should I buy in for?

I wanted to get some opinions from you guys on what to buy in for (in this case a $1/2 NL table)...this particular casino has a $50 min. with $150...

Started by spoon22, 04-05-2006 01:32 PM
Replies: 32 Views: 2,539
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04-06-2006 07:18 PM

$10 NL -> $25 NL = No Big Change! Making the first move u

Hey everyone! I came here about a week ago, singing the bad beat blues from my rough swing at the $10 NL tables. I realized after about a day of...

Started by Aerenel, 12-07-2006 01:21 AM
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12-07-2006 08:22 PM

$10 NL Big Turn Draw

Table is five handed and playing fairly tight. Button is a very tight player. I have not played much with the big blind, my only read is that he...

Started by Palantine, 02-16-2009 02:06 AM
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02-16-2009 07:05 PM

$10 NLH - How to play this hand?

This is my first Hand Review request. I'll wait for a few responses before I post my read and the results. Thanks for the help. PokerStars...

Started by PlayToWin, 06-06-2008 06:53 PM
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06-07-2008 02:37 PM

$10 SnGs

The last couple of days I've moved back to playing $10 SnGs. My mood has improved considerably. I' ve played 11 SnG's. 1st - 1 2nd - 3 3rd - 3...

Started by aneratergos, 08-17-2004 01:16 AM
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08-19-2004 02:05 AM

$10, Set on a drawy board. Slow down or speed up?

I'm having trouble in general knowing when to protect a hand and bet vs slowing down and trying to get to showdown without building a huge pot. ...

Started by RML604, 12-31-2008 12:18 AM
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12-31-2008 10:06 AM

$100 freeroll 8pm ET tonight on full tilt!

Details here - $100 for freeeeeeeeee, let's build...

Started by givememyleg, 03-09-2009 01:25 PM
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03-09-2009 07:14 PM

$100 freeroll at Ladbrokes on May 16th!

If you're outside of the US and want your shot at some free money, don't forget about the $100 freeroll at Ladbrokes on Saturday, May 16th. This...

Started by givememyleg, 05-15-2009 02:50 PM
Replies: 0 Views: 796
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05-15-2009 02:50 PM

$100 Freeroll on Full Tilt tonight!

Becoming more active in our community? You could start gaining access to our exclusive freerolls each month! Tonight at 8:00 PM ET, there is a $100...

Started by givememyleg, 02-07-2009 02:18 PM
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02-07-2009 07:32 PM

$100 Freeroll on Hollywood Poker - for FTR members

Hey guys, for those of you just starting out and looking to build a bank roll, Hollywood Poker is offering FTR members a $100 freeroll tomorrow. ...

Started by mrickett, 11-27-2008 02:11 AM
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11-30-2008 12:32 AM

$100 On Stars What Limit Should I Be Playing???

I want to stay withen my bankroll and grind this up...what limit should I be playing???

Started by Rhawfax, 12-28-2004 07:21 PM
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01-03-2005 08:35 PM

$10NL AKs River Raise/Call???

VILLIAN just stepped in not even a orbit ago and reading him borderline loose/semi-loose. He just won a big pot just prior with a PFR on a TT and...

Started by Stagemn, 05-18-2007 11:58 PM
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05-19-2007 06:10 PM

$10NL FR with AA and semi scary board

$0.05/$0.1 No Limit Holdem 9 players Converted at Replay Villain is a 26|6. I am wondering if my...

Started by FriskyPirate, 12-13-2008 08:22 PM
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12-15-2008 07:56 PM

$10NL hands from today w/ q's

UB $10NL , no real reads. Hand #1: Landed this hand w/ a dead blind. Don't consider this strong enough to raise PF. Read MPs bet on the flop as...

Started by sarbox68, 09-12-2007 07:30 PM
Replies: 24 Views: 2,237
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09-14-2007 01:24 AM

$10nl jam turn?

Villain is 21/7 over 70 hands PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (9 handed) - Poker-Stars Converter Tool from MP2 ($2)...

Started by Micro2Macro, 05-26-2009 08:37 PM
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05-27-2009 04:35 AM

$10NL March 5th

1. Opponent is 38/12/1. PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (7 handed) Poker-Stars Converter Tool from (Format: FlopTurnRiver...

Started by wesrman, 03-05-2008 02:30 PM
Replies: 5 Views: 1,022
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03-07-2008 04:37 PM

$10NL Players

I come from playing $50 & 100NL for over a year, but after just 10K hands at $10NL, I've come to the conclusion that many of these players are a...

Started by , 06-25-2008 04:58 PM
Replies: 7 Views: 1,411
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06-28-2008 06:15 PM

$10NL Ring - What am I doing wrong?

Instead of posting my hand history I was just wondering if anyone had any general advice for this limit. I've read HOH 1+2 along with plenty of other...

Started by The Don, 08-10-2006 12:05 AM
Replies: 10 Views: 1,878
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08-11-2006 09:07 AM

$10NL tough decision???

I thought it was an easy decision. Thought wrong! PokerStars Game #20634713294: Hold'em No Limit ($0.05/$0.10) - 2008/09/23 14:24:03 ET Table...

Started by CBAT, 09-23-2008 10:09 PM
Replies: 6 Views: 1,003
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09-24-2008 09:33 AM

$10NL TT Played Horribly?

I feel like I played this hand ultraterribadly. Any input? CO $10.18 Villian (BTN) $22.59 SB $15.88 BB $11.96 UTG $4.59 Hero (UTG+1) $9.0...

Started by kpreston, 10-20-2009 06:55 PM
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10-20-2009 09:24 PM

$10NL what would you do?

Vil is 17/13 PokerStars Game #23752092508: Hold'em No Limit ($0.05/$0.10) - 2009/01/10 4:36:50 ET Table 'Aisleen V' 6-max Seat #5 is the button...

Started by Donklet, 01-10-2009 04:50 AM
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01-10-2009 05:49 PM

$10NL, JJ in bb, call river bet?

Having one of those days where the term "grind" really earns its definition, in that every pot won is a hard fought pot. I've maybe had one or two...

Started by Gafferland, 11-18-2009 10:32 PM
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11-19-2009 11:22 PM

$10NL, ~200bb deep, weird spot

villain was 15/12 over 87 hands with 0% 3-bet No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from saw...

Started by Knytestorme, 01-21-2009 06:56 AM
Replies: 20 Views: 1,654
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01-21-2009 07:55 PM


Been seeing enough players at 100NL FR that will bet $1 into a big pot and then fold to a raise that I now have an abbreviation for my player notes...

Started by zook, 01-04-2007 01:37 PM
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01-04-2007 03:09 PM

$2 Rebuy Gauntlet Today!

This will be a great tournament for beginners looking to play in the Gauntlet. For the price of only $2 you can have some fun, learn, and win some...

Started by givememyleg, 08-08-2010 11:42 AM
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08-08-2010 11:42 AM

$2+.20 SnG's at Ultimate Bet

Some questions pertaining to this level of SnG, and UB in general... Does UB seem easier to beat than other rooms? I threw $100 on the other day,...

Started by nUFamn, 07-24-2007 07:52 PM
Replies: 2 Views: 1,004
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07-25-2007 06:02 PM

$20 on pstars

well I decided to take all my money out of my previous site and a good friend of mine is giving me $20 to start on pstars since my parents are gay...

Started by Sykedupp, 03-23-2005 02:52 AM
Replies: 7 Views: 4,633
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03-23-2005 03:16 PM

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