- 21.07.2010, 20:25
- This post has been edited 2 time(s), it was last edited by zloVkvetinaci: 05.09.2010 18:47.
Just a short introduction, I'm not used to write about this kind of stuff...if you want to know anything not written here, just ask
I'm from Slovakia (brother of miskoKvo), living currently in Brno (Czech rep.). I study computer science (my specialization is security) there, got my bachelors degree already, and I'm getting masters in 2 semesters (hopefully ). I also work as a java developer on an IS for a czech ISP, not much to say about that, it's easy, just 3 days a week Due to this two things (uni+work..three if you add gf actually ), my volume in poker lacks a bit, but I'm working on that (leaving work for poker after I get a realistic clue about my winrate ...developers in east europe aren't paid very good )
So a bit about my poker history. I was introduced by my brother, and after receiving the starting capital..I lost it I didn't get very involved with poker, but after getting another 50$ish from my brother, I decided to give it another shot. With sss, which was..boring The route from there was quite standard, got br to something above 1k and decided to stop sssing. So I switched to sh and went to ongame, where I tried nl10sh, was easy again so went straight for nl25. Now it may sound like 2 months of playing, but because of school and work (was finishing my bachelors degree & writing thesis), I had a lot of breaks from poker. Quite fast I went to nl50sh, already took shots at nl100 but lost a couple of 70/30 and a flip and went back. I'm actually way overrolled for nl50, and even for nl100. But I want to move up after playing a meaningful number of hands, not just because I'm rolled for it. So the reason I'm staying on lower limits is not br, but volume - I don't think that moving up after low volume+breaks is a good idea, although winning consistently.
So whats happening now? Right after the exams of last semester, I had a bit of a downswing
First week was fine, but then I just couldn't win anything ever, you know what I'm talking about
Then, the week after that was even worse
After this, I tried a bit of husng, but it's really not for me, I'd rather play hu cash when I feel like it
The downswing caused even lower volume, but eventually I started again...with rush, for just the heck of it Made about 20 bi on nl25sh. I don't want it to be my main game, so I'll play it when I feel like I'd play just B game.
In august, I started once again on ongame, didn't play that much (played a lot of rush ), here's how it went so far:
(in case you're wondering where are graphs from previous ~1 year - I bought a new notebook and didn't bother to backup my db, nothing worthy there anyway)
So currently I'm playing on ongame, nl50 5max...
I also played a couple of live sessions, nl1k czk...omg crazy crazy stuff, 6-7 sessions of about 8 hours, and I'm up about 20bi, including the biggest pot I ever lost. It was a huge fish, I was 500bb effective and flopped a set w 44 on KT4..on this flop, I bet/3bet him, into which he shoved for the rest of his stack. Now with bottom set it might be a fold, but not against this guy, who..called with 77. Well, turn was 7 ofc, and there goes a 1000bb pot What I liked was that: 1/ the whole table was shocked and whatever, I didn't even mind 2/ I was still up 3bi in this session?
Everybody likes to set goals, so here it goes (or not ):
I don't have any special goals, for now it's to crush nl50 for at least 30-40k hands, then crush nl100..and then I'll see. If it goes well, I'll quit my (part) time job for poker - for a student, income from nl100 is enough I actually plan to not withdraw much, and just grow my br, as I'll at least try to play higher limits, being a low limit grinder gets boring . Beside poker, I'm looking into some other stuff (passive income ftw), so I'm reading about investing, financial markets..even taking some courses at econ. faculty
Actually...I promise to not make any more ~5 min pictures, as the one above
I don't know what else to add, so ask and you may get an answer