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First humble success in MTT

    • ramadas
      Joined: 02.09.2011 Posts: 462

      After bad days come good days. After winter comes summer.
      Today I just have good day. I was in the zone. Concentrated and calm.

      I know it is crazy but MSS + little loosening up in the final stages + HUD reads + position awareness + semi bluffing works very well for me.

      I won WPT Cyprus Qualifier ticket from pool of above 3000 people (freeroll) on WPT Poker (25 x 1 USD tickets awarded). Then I was automatically registered and there was 90 people in WPT Cyprus Qualifier Speed Rebuy and I ended 3rd. Unfortunately ticket to next step was awarded only to first two. So I was bubble boy in one sense, but I won over 5 EUR and increased my BR 25% :D . Next 5 EUR I won in cash games.

      I think this was my bad decision (what do you think?):

      Party Poker No Limit Hold'em Tournament - t1250.00/t2500.00 Blinds - 3 players - View hand 1800959
      DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter

      BTN: t108848.00 43.54 BBs - VPIP: 48, PFR: 20, 3B: 11, AF: 1.0, Hands: 83
      SB: t68011.00 27.20 BBs - VPIP: 44, PFR: 12, 3B: 14, AF: 1.9, Hands: 41
      Hero (BB): t25141.00 10.06 BBs - VPIP: 18, PFR: 12, 3B: 3, AF: 2.3, Hands: 5478

      Pre Flop: (t3750) Hero is BB with 6 :heart: 5 :heart:
      BTN raises to t5000, SB calls t3750, Hero calls t2500

      Flop: (t15000) 2 :heart: 4 :heart: 8 :diamond: (3 players)
      SB bets t10000.00, Hero raises to t19891, BTN folds, SB calls t9891

      Turn: (t54782) 7 :diamond: (2 players)

      River: (t54782) J :heart: (2 players)

      Final Pot: t54782
      SB shows T :heart: K :heart:
      Hero shows 6 :heart: 5 :heart:
      SB wins t55532.00
      (Rake: t-750)
  • 3 replies
    • Jan217
      Joined: 02.01.2009 Posts: 626
      You flop almost as good as you could hope for, if you're gona call preflop you have to stack off on that flop.
    • Asaban
      Joined: 22.09.2006 Posts: 9,180
      Looks good to me ;)

      EDIT: Now that I look at the stacksizes: You should push or fold your hand preflop. You may find further informations on the right way of playing tournaments in our strategy articles (absolutely recommended) as well as in our video section.

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    • ramadas
      Joined: 02.09.2011 Posts: 462
      Thanks! I got from you 50 USD on Everest but could not stand their poor software, so I withdrawed from them. I moved 25 USD to WPT. And now I have 35 USD after 20 days.