Best way to move from NL to FL

    • PidKoker
      PidKoker
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      Joined: 03.06.2008 Posts: 416
      What is the best way to move from NL to FL.. I played SHFL for alittle while but I wasnt using stats which just crippled me because I couldnt choose when to calldown and when to valuebet and things like that. After my failed attempt I went to to NL but I read a post and started adding stats to my game and I found it has hugely increased my winnings and reads on players.

      Is it a good idea to start playing SH .50/1 or 1/2 with the approx chart right away?
  • 8 replies
    • CoreySteel
      CoreySteel
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      Joined: 25.10.2006 Posts: 3,366
      Definitely no.
      Start with microlimits. First beat those, train there, apply SHC, learn standard moves, then move up.
    • redskwerl
      redskwerl
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      Joined: 03.03.2008 Posts: 3,802
      if you don't mind dropping a few bucks while you gain some experience... you can start at any limit. :rolleyes:
    • PidKoker
      PidKoker
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      Originally posted by redskwerl
      if you don't mind dropping a few bucks while you gain some experience... you can start at any limit. :rolleyes:
      yea thats what I thought... I was playing .25/.50 before and I dont have any real bankroll constraints as I have over 1200 BBs for .50/1.. I think i might just pick up were I left off @ .25/.50

      I know the standard HU lines... I just had problems on the turn and river mostly the river though. Adding statistics should help as I can play a large volume of hands starting Apr1 like 6-8 hours a day(right now I only get about 2-4 hours) and I usually played the speed tables because less regs and more hands, though the site I played on only had 3 @ .25/.50
    • redskwerl
      redskwerl
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      Originally posted by PidKoker
      yea thats what I thought... I was playing .25/.50 before and I dont have any real bankroll constraints as I have over 1200 BBs for .50/1.. I think i might just pick up were I left off @ .25/.50
      yes, 25c/50c is a good limit to start imo, the level of play below that is pretty much the same on most sites
      good luck
    • opal99
      opal99
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      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      I agree with redskwerl:

      If you have some experience with fl sh and healthy bankroll, it's ok to start here. You managed to win some good money, so you can lose motivation if you go too low even though is new game for you.. Few losing sessions at 0.5/1 won't harm your current bankroll and going down to 0.1/0.2 to have great +$10 day with $2400 bankroll may not motivate you enough.

      If you want to withdraw 2k and start from beginning then it's OK too, but I see 0.5/1 as good start limit if you have experiences with +EV online poker in general. Maybe start with few 0.25/0.5 just to get better idea, but there's not big difference between 0.25/0.5 and 0.5/1 imo.
    • PidKoker
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      Any thoughts about the Rake on those limits I play on FT so rakeback does help but I heard that .50/1 and 1/2 have like the highest rake (BB/100) I was told to master .25/.50 and then try to beat the next 2 limits as fast as possible.
    • redskwerl
      redskwerl
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      .5/1; 3.69 BB/100
      1/2; 3.12 BB/100
      2/4; 2.49 BB/100

      from my db, decent sample size
    • CoreySteel
      CoreySteel
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      Joined: 25.10.2006 Posts: 3,366
      Originally posted by PidKoker
      Any thoughts about the Rake on those limits I play on FT so rakeback does help but I heard that .50/1 and 1/2 have like the highest rake (BB/100) I was told to master .25/.50 and then try to beat the next 2 limits as fast as possible.
      Play on stars... Lowest rake there, even with that FTP rakeback.