from scratch into Sunday majors in <10months

    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      Hey guys!

      This is going to be a new blog of mine to cover my first steps in MTTs. It's better to keep those results separated so I'll try to not mess this blog with cash games results (there's another blog for them).

      MTT history:
      I didnt like playing them, but entered big freerolls if got tickets (VIP 100k monthly on Stars, 5k monthly on ipoker - 70 players only, etc.) and didnt perform very well except one 5k freeroll i won (for $1350)...
      About a week ago, I played that tourney again and finished 7th for $175 and was checking my old accounts on different platforms for any left money, tickets or some loyalty points and realized I still have 107,000 FPP & $123 on Stars.

      Short-term plan:
      So, there's where journey begins. I'll play all 150-1,000 fpp tourneys and satellits and use T$ for any MTT in a range of $5-$10 for now.

      Long-term plan:
      Expected BRM is 100BIs for any online MTT and 40BIs for live ones. I'll play Sunday majors on Stars in June '11 before we're leaving to Vegas.
      ----------------

      bankroll:

      $123.41 - PokerStars
      T$5.5 - PokerStars
      €40.18 - Titan
      $172.92 - Mansion
      105,703 fpp - PokerStars

      - I'll count Titan's money as $ to make it easier
      - Mansion & Titan money are locked and some points requirements have to be met before withdrawing
      - there's no BRM for FPP points, but i'll count them at $0.01/fpp (standard value is 0.016 but i cant exchange them)

      -----
      BR: $1399
  • 18 replies
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      i played bunch of 280fpp hyperturbo satellits (no idea into what) and won a bit:

      FPP used: 5600
      T$ won: 110
      $/fpp: 0.0196

      $123.41 - PokerStars
      T$115.5 - PokerStars
      €40.18 - Titan
      $172.92 - Mansion
      100,103 fpp - PokerStars
      ----
      BR: 1453.01

      I think I should spend all fpps there (easily in few hours), so I'll have somehow "standard" bankroll...

      I have few questions though:

      1. Are there any good ~$10 MTTs on iPoker? which? when?
      2. Can I use Titan points to buy into some MTT?
      3. what MTTs on PS should I play except those hyperturbos for 'FPP into $ exchange' purpose?

      Thank you!
    • vonki
      vonki
      Coach
      Coach
      Joined: 18.03.2008 Posts: 6,091
      Ah, interesting :) will definitely follow! GL!
    • EagleStar88
      EagleStar88
      Bronze
      Joined: 06.10.2008 Posts: 7,359
      Originally posted by vonki
      Ah, interesting :) will definitely follow! GL!
      Likewise, good luck mate, will follow with interest.

      Best regards,


      Bart
    • THESHade
      THESHade
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.03.2010 Posts: 5,418
      Opal is the freeroll master
      Pwning freerolls like a pro from 2010
      (If I have some photoshop skills I would do a demotivational poster from this :D )
    • Schnitzelfisch
      Schnitzelfisch
      Bronze
      Joined: 08.11.2008 Posts: 4,952
      Interesting :)
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      I played another ~30 those 280fpp hyperturbos (dont know exactly because 3rd place is buyin back and i havent set hem to import it yet^^)

      FPP used: 7000
      T$ won: 88
      $/fpp: 0.0126

      I entered 4 $10+1 mtts:
      - $11 Deep Stack 10k gtd (still in: 238/615 remaining after 2 hours)
      - 2x $11 Lamborghini freeroll qualifier (busted close to bubble both)
      - $11 Daily Forty Grand $40k gtd (starting atm)
    • THESHade
      THESHade
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.03.2010 Posts: 5,418
      GL in the deep one
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      Thank you :)

      I started with 5k chips fell to 1000 and was one by last in chipcount after 40 mins, but have average stacksize atm..
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      out of deepstacked one... 32x/1100

      A9s < QTs on AT9r

      I entered another Lamborghini qualifier...

      atm:
      - $11 Daily Forty Grand: 590/2190 (average stack)
      - $11 Lamborghini qualifier: 23/74
      - $100 iPoker freeroll 9/16 (i'm not focused at that one though)
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      1. busted in Daily Forty Grand.. I have to adapt to $10 mtts it seems^^ Those people dont respect 3barrels or big (and obvious) T checkraises. Pocket tens on QJxx board are good to get bust and I somehow didnt expect that :f_biggrin:

      2. 15/256 in Lamborghini qualifier for $32 + ticket into 100k freeroll

      3. still playing: 2/6 in $100 freeroll :f_cool:
    • silent21
      silent21
      Global
      Joined: 08.08.2008 Posts: 1,556
      ah just saw ur new mtt blog.

      the freeroll monster will soon crush the sunday majors! gl!
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      Thank you :)

      last games of the day:

      - I won $100 freeroll for $29 :f_cool:
      - played some more those hyper turbos (no idea about the results)

      $155.41 - PokerStars
      T$225.5 - PokerStars
      €40.18 - Titan
      $172.92 - Mansion
      $29 - MyBet
      88,925 fpp - PokerStars
      ----
      BR: 1512.26

      There wont be any MTT play for next few days. There're a bit more money on NL200 :f_biggrin:

      Later!

      edit: I got 150€ from my friend on Stars and can't withdraw it, so let's add it to BR also.. with next update though
    • justkyle88
      justkyle88
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 7,604
      I likey
    • alenstrat
      alenstrat
      Bronze
      Joined: 13.03.2009 Posts: 821
      Nice gonna follow this.
    • ihufa
      ihufa
      Platinum
      Joined: 18.03.2008 Posts: 3,323
      GL, but how on earth do your bankrolls add up to 1,5k?
    • THESHade
      THESHade
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.03.2010 Posts: 5,418
      Originally posted by ihufa
      GL, but how on earth do your bankrolls add up to 1,5k?
      I am a math genius but I jsut cant count it up ... maybe a value of FPPs?
    • opal99
      opal99
      Black
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,270
      Originally posted by opal99
      - there's no BRM for FPP points, but i'll count them at $0.01/fpp (standard value is 0.016 but i cant exchange them)
      edit: another T$99 added after spending 6160 fpp ($0.016/fpp)
    • Adzi
      Adzi
      Gold
      Joined: 09.12.2007 Posts: 202
      Opal, GL.
      Those 280FPP HT are great to convert you FPPs into T$
      If you appreciate your life, don't play online deepstacks tourneys :)