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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

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

Official Noob HU Tournament #2 Thread!

Read before posting: First watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJ6NXRh9cCA. Alright so the first tournament had a good turn out, but...

Started by Micro2Macro, 03-27-2009 05:27 AM
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06-03-2009 03:59 AM

Beginners Winners Circle

This was Chardrains idea but I'm going to take the credit for it. :) I think It'd be a good idea if everyone here posted their accomplishments...

Started by Irisheyes, 04-23-2006 01:14 PM
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02-06-2010 10:19 PM

HU, FTR tourney for feeshus.

Ok so I've decided it's time for a HU tourney again for the lesser ones among us. It'll pretty much be open to anyone, it's just that the BI will...

Started by Carroters, 03-23-2010 07:33 PM
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06-30-2010 08:33 PM

New 19 hand play chart

(update 19 hand must be the most viewed and discussed system of poker in the history of FTR with over 7000 views here, plus there are 2 other threads...

Started by aokrongly, 06-23-2006 07:49 AM
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12-20-2007 07:37 PM

Poll Poll: Official Noob HU Tournament Thread

Notice: You MUST PM me the final hands of every match. I need the verification that each match was played. If you pull out of the tournament, please...

Started by dranger7070, 03-08-2009 09:45 AM
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04-08-2009 06:37 AM

October BC Prop Thread

See this thread for the September prop: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/beginners-circle/september-bc-volume-goal-prop-182282.html We're...

Started by spoonitnow, 09-28-2010 07:22 PM
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11-08-2010 02:32 PM

FTR HU Tourney for Da BC

BRACKET IS NOW UP! BC HU Tourney - CHALLONGE! MAKE SURE YOUR PM'S ARE TURNED ON AND GET TO FIGURING OUT THE MATCHUPS! THE FIRST DEADLINE IS...

Started by surviva316, 08-18-2010 04:30 PM
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09-23-2010 05:14 PM

Comments: What the hell does [x] mean?

OESD Open ended straight draw. ie you hold 78 and board has 6 9 2 TPTK top pair, top kicker. ie you hold AQ and board shows Q93 WTF What...

Started by AHiltz, 06-14-2005 09:36 AM
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08-11-2008 11:32 PM

small problems

hy, i am new to online holdem, since august this year,... i do not no much, but i learn and try to play always by the book.... the thing is that even...

Started by Razvan729, 11-16-2010 11:49 AM
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12-08-2010 01:45 PM

TerryToma's blog

Hello everyone, Im a FR 25NL / bonuswhore who would like to improve. I have poker tracker, gametime+, 2 1600x1200 monitors. Recent PT stats...

Started by TerryToma, 08-09-2006 04:24 PM
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11-29-2006 01:16 PM

September: BC Volume Goal Prop

So JKDS sort of wanted to do a pool since his Volume Prop thread got a lot of interest in the Blogs and Ops section, but he's a lazy POS so I figured...

Started by dranger7070, 08-31-2010 02:49 PM
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10-16-2010 06:05 PM

Comments: Bankroll Management 101. Important to new players.

{Comments on http://www.flopturnriver.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4971} Good post `rilla. I'd just like to emphasize the fact that you should be...

Started by bigred, 12-13-2004 11:55 PM
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01-22-2010 10:47 PM

Ask Spoony About Poker, Life, and Anything Else

As the title says. I'll try to spin all of my answers into being poker advice-related.

Started by spoonitnow, 03-26-2010 10:45 PM
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06-14-2011 08:12 AM

I am a holdem master.

i win about 10 buy ins a week playing 200 and 400nl. For a college student this is serious cash! How good am I? I RULE! I am posting this in good...

Started by bigboy5540, 04-12-2006 05:54 AM
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04-13-2006 02:54 PM

H@££INGGOL

I see him up like 7-10 buyins at a time every other day at the stars $2000NL. What makes him so good? I try to watch the best and learn from them,...

Started by SmackinYaUp, 06-01-2005 05:14 AM
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08-22-2005 05:03 PM

Comments: Renton's 169 hand SS-NLHE ring strat: Preflop

Discuss: http://www.flopturnriver.com/phpBB2/forum/poker-39184.htm nh sir

Started by midas06, 07-18-2006 05:40 AM
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09-12-2011 04:46 PM

making SC's profitable?

how do you guys play your sc's? do you call raises, limp only, initiate raising to drive out crappy drawing hands? i am having trouble making...

Started by Chopper, 01-03-2007 12:33 AM
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01-18-2007 10:21 PM

BC regs thread NSFW

Hey this is a thread for you guys to talk about whatever whenever. Whine and moan about how bad your running or tell the world you are running like a...

Started by bikes, 03-17-2011 11:45 PM
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05-20-2011 06:24 AM

Coachingadoodles

Howdy, I’m posting here because I’ve decided to return to coaching and what better spot to post for NSSNL and SSNL than here. Coaching is enjoyable...

Started by bikes, 01-12-2012 12:30 AM
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12-15-2012 01:19 PM

L is for Leak.

Here you post your leaks. Leaks can range all across the spectrum. From something skill wise like calling the turn too much, folding to too many 3...

Started by aka_red, 09-29-2009 08:10 PM
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04-15-2012 09:27 PM

5NL - Crushed twice

OK, rolled myself for 5NL twice now and have been crushed twice. Second time it only took 1,200 hands, suffice to say I am not feeling too good right...

Started by Cobra_1878, 01-15-2013 06:46 PM
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02-04-2013 08:07 PM

[5NL] JJ, IP, 3bet pot, river spot.

Villain was a maniac, 73/32/12 (3bet) through 41 hands. He had donked 3/11 flops. One of those times, he donked 25% pot bet with middle pair,...

Started by Cobra_1878, 02-17-2013 10:46 AM
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fixed mindset
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02-22-2013 04:07 PM

Official Don't Look at Trackers/Cashier Window Week: May 16-22

Official Don't Look at Trackers/Cashier Window Week: May 16-22 The idea is to not look at your PT/HEM/whatever or your cashier window for a week....

Started by spoonitnow, 05-15-2010 11:48 PM
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05-23-2010 12:46 PM

Which hand statistically busts AA most often?

Came up at a live game on Sunday, some said 5/6s, some said J9s, I was undecided. Time to clear it up!

Started by mtbottle, 04-26-2005 09:37 AM
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04-28-2005 02:43 PM

I shouldn't even be posting

Well I put real money in on Tuesday night. After my KK got broken by a4 and my QQ got broken but q7o. I lost all my money. I guess I was playing...

Started by !Luck, 02-19-2004 01:09 AM
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02-20-2004 01:31 AM

Lay down AK pre. Hand Advice*

PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.05 BB (9 handed) - Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com MP1 ($5.11) MP2 ($3.73) MP3 ($3.67) CO...

Started by wellrounded08, 08-23-2008 05:59 PM
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09-06-2008 04:23 AM

what pre-flop situations should you call/fold ???

Hey people, brand new to this forum. Looks great! Here is my question: If the pot is at 100,i have a 3d/6h, and i have to call a raise of 25 to...

Started by diowk, 04-07-2006 07:10 PM
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04-10-2006 12:47 PM

Sklansky Hand Rankings Destroyed >=)

Well, I shouldn't say "destroyed", that was just for an attention catching title. We all know David Sklansky, the revered math genius and author...

Started by YoungDro, 04-16-2007 03:34 AM
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07-06-2007 01:23 PM

The leap from 5nl to 10nl

So i just decided to 'take a shot' at 10nl. thought i'd just do one table and focus on it. Thing is, the first noticable difference is that...

Started by wonderland, 04-05-2009 11:14 AM
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04-10-2009 09:16 AM

Quit poker?

I'm 18 years old. I've been playing poker since March 2006. I started at the lowest stakes ($25 or $10 games). I now play $600NL and have also had...

Started by pokerroomace, 09-18-2007 01:26 PM
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03-05-2008 02:08 PM

"Going Pro"

Suppose you play 25nl full ring on a $1100 bankroll and for whatever reason you make $20/hour and are able to play for 30 hours/week. If your job...

Started by spoonitnow, 03-19-2008 06:42 PM
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05-22-2009 04:16 AM

Poker Coaches

Do they have value? As a microstakes player is 3 hours of coaching really going to improve my game that much? I'm seriously considering signing on...

Started by overflow, 06-18-2007 01:39 PM
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07-10-2007 12:51 PM

hmm, tips for PS 100K?

well i ended up winning a 2$ satelite to the pokerstars sunday 100k tourney only thing is, i think im gonna be completely out of the skill level,...

Started by smitts187, 07-25-2008 03:56 AM
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07-29-2008 01:10 AM

Video [FREE] Complete NLHE Foundations Course - Sign Up By Posting Here

Special Note A lot of people who are new to FTR have signed up for accounts just for this course and my strategy articles. If you are one of those...

Started by spoonitnow, 06-06-2015 12:03 PM
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09-26-2016 01:54 PM

September BC Volume Prop Results

Just thought it'd be easier to ONLY post results here since the other thread has so much bullshit in it. I'll check people off as they post in so...

Started by Donachello, 09-27-2010 03:14 PM
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10-04-2010 11:41 PM

Apparently my 22-99 are big losers? what the hell...

So I just bought poker tracker and PAH today, and after logging 6000 hands at 400nl full ring on PP, I'm taking a look at my stats and its showing...

Started by underminedsk, 04-03-2006 05:27 AM
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04-17-2006 07:22 AM

Floating

Villain is a noob, he's folded maybe three hands after joining the table a few minutes prior. I got no stats at all to go on. PokerStars...

Started by tugger, 10-04-2009 09:34 PM
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10-08-2009 11:40 PM

Slowplaying pocket rockets

What are people's views on this? Looking back over my HH, whenever I've slow played them I tend to make more money then when I raise high from the...

Started by EasyPoker, 01-11-2010 05:29 AM
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01-25-2010 05:40 PM

Win FREE Coaching With m2m!

Introduction: Hi guys, many of you know me or have some idea of who I am. But to those who don't allow me a brief introduction. I joined FTR last...

Started by Micro2Macro, 01-25-2010 07:11 PM
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03-30-2010 05:45 AM

Question Using HUD

Hi, I usually play with no HUD and just a few days i found a free HUD, should i use it? is it better to play with one than without?

Started by Gamerlife, 02-22-2016 06:43 PM
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04-04-2021 05:58 PM

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