This month nl4 downswing

    • lauri1
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      How can i luse so much with so little hands in nl4. I lost to AA 4 times today and so on. I dont feel like i want to continue any more. I kinda hate partypoker nl4 tables now. My stats are 16,21/7,63 Only good thing happened to me in this month was 1 tournament victory, 89,5$.

      Im ~18$ down in nl4 in 2 days.

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    • Zephyr999
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      :(
    • DrFunk
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      -4,5BI ?!? 3k hands?! What? Come back after 20k hands. :) Keep playing it will get better (if you are not playing bad).

      Also, your stats are bad.
    • PocketAcesJohn
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      Thats not a downswing...lol....well i guess you could class it as one...but its nothing.
    • lauri1
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      Well, it went worse. I was down almost 10BI and cahed out. Going to pokerstars, because of bonus and hopefully more loose players.
    • PocketAcesJohn
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      Well 10BI is extremley standard on SH tables. Can be quite common on FR to depending on your long term win rate. Recomended BRM is recomended for a reasson ;) Personally Playing FR i use a 50BI tierd BRM ie 50BI per limit instead of 50BI total for limit, eg: to play NL100 i'd need $500 (NL10) + $1250 (NL25) + $2500 (NL50) + a little bit (to stab next limit). I do this because firstly i carnt afford to lose my BR as poker is my only income, secondly because when downswings strike its only a tiney % of your BR your lossing so pshycologically it doesnt affect you. Although the next limit is always tempting, theres nothing wrong with nitty BRM, infact its better because you wont move up so quick so your sarmples will be more reliable =)
    • Trbst
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      @ PocketAcesJohn:

      Sorry I didn't get your personal strategy on BRM - can you elaborate more pls. Seemed interesting so I'd like to know more.
    • vladnz
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      lol @anyone who is losing blameing the downswing, how about posting the hands you lost?
    • PocketAcesJohn
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      Originally posted by Trbst
      @ PocketAcesJohn:

      Sorry I didn't get your personal strategy on BRM - can you elaborate more pls. Seemed interesting so I'd like to know more.
      Yeah sure.

      Ok so lets say you start of at NL2. Your BRM here is you play NL2 until you have $100+ You can start taking shots at NL5 when you have say 5BI for NL5 so ie: $125. Now you can keep playing NL5 but if your BR falls to $100 you move down again. To get to NL10 your BR would have to be $350+ ($100 (50BI NL2) + $250 (50BI NL5)) Proferabley again you'll want 5BI on top of the amount so you can start shoting so really hear you'll want $400 moving back down to NL5 at $350. So your BM would pritty much be this:

      Left figure = move down, right figure = move up

      NL2: NA - $125
      NL5: $100 - $400
      NL10: $350 - $975
      NL25: $850 - $2,350
      NL50: $2,100 - $5,100
      NL100: $4,600 - $10,600

      This is asuming your playing 50BI BRM, If you understand it now the figures can be ultered if you want to play with less BI's. The point of this though is that should you ever move down a limit you'll have 50 full BI's for that limit and if So basically if you've beaten a limit and got to the next limit even if you have to move back down you shouldnt ever have to drop down from a limit you can beat due to varriance =) It also insures you have good sarmple sizes for limits as you'll have to win like 45BI's+ before moving up