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How i became a sharkscope fish

    • alejandrosh
      Joined: 02.07.2008 Posts: 4,346

      You may remember me from the "welcome to nl50" post on downswing reports, since then I've been thinking of writing a blog to write usefull things and not just whine when things go wrong.

      What the hell is that title: I didn't want to start with "alejandrosh's career" or stuff like that, my sharkscope stats at fulltilt sucks and are very fishy , anyway, I don't play sit&go at fulltilt anymore.

      About me: My name is Alejandro I'm 18 years old living in Bogotá (colombia) I'm currently playing on nl25 using the SSS on fulltilt , I also play MTT on pokerstars, some pot limit omaha , stud hi lo, and razz.

      About the game: I joined PS for the free cash, I had some money on stars before which I made from $5 free dollars stars gave me , with a sick upswing I went to $460 just to almost lose it all eventually.

      At the moment I'm trying to plat 1.5-2k hands a day on fulltilt (16 tables) and 1 tourney at stars (the sunday 200k every week if I get in cheap), most of the time I fail and I think posting here will help me to get some discipline, improve my game and of course post some funny hands (nl25 is full of fish like me or even worse :D )

      Funny?: To start post some funny stuff, how about my stars graph? very ugly, right?

      Goals december 2008:
      - Become gold by this tuesday.
      - Play 55k hands this month
      - Not get under 1k overall (stars+full tilt)
      - Get some bonus on the ironman promotion.
  • 2 replies
    • alejandrosh
      Joined: 02.07.2008 Posts: 4,346
      November 30 part 1

      Played a minisession to qualify in the ironman challenge , losing almost 1 buyin, funny session indeed since I manage to give 2 stacks to supertaise aprentices (yes, those monkeys who buyin with 20BB push any two from Mp3 and later, resteal with any two cards and open push AT+ KJ+ 88+ from utg through mp2 )


      Preflop: Hero is CO with A:diamond: , Q:diamond:
      UTG2 calls $0,25, MP1 raises to $4,65 (All-In), 2 folds, Hero raises to $5,70 (All-In), 3 folds, Hero gets uncalled bet back.

      Flop: ($9,90) K:club: , 2:club: , J:heart:
      Turn: ($9,90) 2:diamond:
      River: ($9,90) 4:heart: (1 players)

      Final Pot: $9,90

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a pair of deuces (Ad Qd)
      MP1 shows two pairs, jacks and deuces (Ah Jd)

      MP1 wins with two pairs, jacks and deuces (Ah Jd)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J:club: , J:spade:
      UTG2 raises to $3,95 (All-In), 6 folds, Hero calls $3,70.

      Flop: ($7,65) 6:club: , 5:spade: , 7:spade:
      Turn: ($7,65) T:heart:
      River: ($7,65) T:spade: (1 players)

      Final Pot: $7,65

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows two pairs, jacks and tens (Jc Js)
      UTG2 shows two pairs, aces and tens (Ac As)

      UTG2 wins with two pairs, aces and tens (Ac As)

      Part two will come after the sunday 200k
    • alejandrosh
      Joined: 02.07.2008 Posts: 4,346
      no luck, lost the 55-45

      No Limit Holdem Tournament
      9 players
      Converted at

      UTG superhero (6051)
      UTG+1 donativum (7965)
      MP1 corine27 (3075)
      MP2 Saint_AA (1510)
      MP3 RON6754 (275)
      CO Hero (3235)
      BTN schoeni87 (8062)
      SB kentheace (11095)
      BB romeo4u (2850)

      Blinds: 75/150

      Pre-flop: (225, 9 players) Hero is CO A:spade: Q:spade:
      2 folds, corine27 raises to 450, RON6754 says "oh well", 2 folds, RON6754 says "gg all", Hero calls 450, schoeni87 calls 450, 2 folds

      Flop: 5:heart: 6:spade: 3:spade: (1575, 3 players)
      corine27 goes all-in 2625, Hero goes all-in 2785, schoeni87 folds, RON6754 says "not my day for pps to be good"

      Turn: 6:club: (6985, 2 players)

      River: K:heart: (6985, 2 players)

      Final Pot: 6825
      Hero shows: A:spade: Q:spade:
      corine27 shows: 9:heart: 9:club:

      Hero wins 160 ( lost -3075 )
      corine27 wins 6825 ( won +3750 )
      schoeni87 lost -450