Amazing downswing... but im an optimist

    • Gunnimar
      Gunnimar
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      Joined: 07.03.2009 Posts: 16
      Good afternoon ya´ll... This is my first post and for the first time id like to report on my downswing and perhaps insanely bad luck.

      The other day i started on my downswing and it was managable with my bankroll until it really started to hurt. So i played more games until suddenly i signed up for one more sng so quickly i didnt look at the screen because my girlfriend was yelling at me and suddenly i noticed im starting a 78$ sitngo !!! Needless to say the players were far beyond my level and i ended up in third place.

      That took out huge piece of my bankroll but today im more optimistic and i believe i will win that back eventually.

      Any words of wisdom ?
  • 7 replies
    • thebigheizung85
      thebigheizung85
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      Joined: 12.08.2006 Posts: 195
      get rid of the girlfriend if she is yelling at you while you are playing poker... that's definitely -EV^^
    • rex99
      rex99
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      Joined: 20.11.2008 Posts: 4,856
      wow, how much was your BR when signed for the 78$?

      try to grind back again. The unique way to get out of this is studying+playing+reviewing how are you playing.

      read the articles, watch coaches, post sample hands...

      we're to help each other =D
    • k0praonu
      k0praonu
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      Joined: 09.01.2009 Posts: 49
      Originally posted by Gunnimar
      Good afternoon ya´ll... This is my first post and for the first time id like to report on my downswing and perhaps insanely bad luck.

      The other day i started on my downswing and it was managable with my bankroll until it really started to hurt. So i played more games until suddenly i signed up for one more sng so quickly i didnt look at the screen because my girlfriend was yelling at me and suddenly i noticed im starting a 78$ sitngo !!! Needless to say the players were far beyond my level and i ended up in third place.

      That took out huge piece of my bankroll but today im more optimistic and i believe i will win that back eventually.

      Any words of wisdom ?
      3rd place is usually ITM in SnG's.
    • Gunnimar
      Gunnimar
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      Joined: 07.03.2009 Posts: 16
      Sadly it was 6 ppl sitngo so no prize for third place :/
    • Gunnimar
      Gunnimar
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      Joined: 07.03.2009 Posts: 16
      My bankroll was roughly 320$

      So yeah it took out a huge bite out of my bankroll! Im kinda paranoid now when i sign up for sng
    • rex99
      rex99
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      Joined: 20.11.2008 Posts: 4,856
      so wasn't a downswing. =/

      keep grinding and everything will be ok.
    • TheBrood
      TheBrood
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      Joined: 17.07.2008 Posts: 4,382
      imo when you lose a big amount, you lose fear and can start playing better(bit more aggro).
      Its not wrong to make mistakes, as long as you learn your lesson =)