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  1. Erik was steaming but gordon was out of line, hence he apologized for pilling on..I would like to think this is what got all of this started to begin with, i think this was filmed in oct/nov...i remember someone talking about betting the cardinals in another episode.
  2. how about the allin over bet? Do you think that play has evolved over time?
  3. The commentary has came a long way.The flop is obviously 632 in an unraised pot...The guy doing the commentary (Denny Williams i think is his name) says "well there is no way I am going to put someone in the blinds on 45"
  4. You know I read an article in Cardplayer about Alan Goering, and he only min raises, never more, never lessAgain, my whole point was that min raise and the all in overbet have really evolved to mean something very different..imo
  5. I wrote a blog entry a few months ago, that started because of discussion on this forum. It was put on poketfives today. I'd like to know what you guys thought about it.Techniques change; do you?http://www.pocketfives.com/
  6. wonder what book he is reading? I put my money on "Kill Phil". The book is a "how to" on beating players like Daniel. My guess is that people have been using the strategy from that book, and Daniel being the sharp cat that he is, had to find out what the heck it says. It basically says "Don't be stupid enough to take flops with Daniel, just shove all in." As for the golf, I played competitve golf when i was younger, so I got a tip for Daniel (or anyone else).If your trying to be a "bogey" golfer, you need to practice from 100 yards and in. In golf more than 50% of your strokes (45 strokes if y
  7. Xanex? Well that may be the problem. I was eating Xanax like pez about 5 years ago, and i couldn't remember anything, thats one of the side affects of taking too many.
  8. If you don't like Drawing Dead, then keep posting hands in which you min raise. I have a feeling too many more of these and he is going to have a heart attack, or just plain kill himself. So if you don't like him keep it up, me I think the guy is pretty smart, I like having him around.
  9. Wasn't expecting you to say she had AJs, bet you were equally shocked.
  10. good player with good instincts....cool went from good player to donk in two sentencesWhy are you berating your friend? Do you have a finincial intrest here?
  11. If you feel, after the flop comes out, that you can beat the all in, but maybe not the other person in the pot, then try to get heads up. If your in a MTT, you shouldn't discourage anyone from checking it down, if and only if your in the significant portion of the money. Lets say your in a tournament that is paying 50 spots and there are 45 people left. This is to soon to be automatically checking hands down, your not really gaining any positve expectation by doing so.Cash games, all bets are off, do what you need to do to win the pot. Remember though, with someone all in, your going to have t
  12. I hate the play, i don't use it, ever. If you were playing in a sng, there were 4 people left, and you were stealing the short stacks BB, would you consider min raising?
  13. I'd straddle my button every round, if I am reading all this correct. If the button straddles, then the sb will act first both preflop and post flop? Id straddle my button every time. What happens if two people want to straddle. I'd straddle the CO too, if the button wasn't going to straddle. Did the quick move make you think he was just making a predetermained play, or did you think he had a big hand and was excited about it?
  14. I would have check raised the flop, and folded if he reraised me. I wouldn't have made the comment on the turn either.
  15. I would suggest reading Phil Gordon's book "the real deal" it is a great book for players that are just starting out. Here is my #1 tip. It takes a bigger hand to call someones raise than it does to raise the pot yourself. You want to be the person raising, not calling. You don't want to be on the call. If your in there raising, you have 2 ways to win. Your opponent could fold, or you can have the best hand. If you always call you must have the best hand to win.
  16. yes, it gives you more than one way to win the pot, I agree. I think that is exactly what changed the "perception". Good players started to use what most consider a bad play, because they could try and portray an image that was misleading. As I think about it, the post oak bluff is in the same category as the all in overbet. Some people see making a very small bet into a very large pot as being weak, if someone knows thats how you react, then they use that play when very strong. Thoughts?
  17. I think some sites will allow it, and others will not. I don't know about UB. If you can leave, and then sit with your origional buy in (optimally I would think this would be the minimum), I would think you should do exactly that. If you can't get up and sit with less, I would proceed with extreme caution. I think it is more likely that he would completely bust you, before you could take his entire buy in. Once you have quadrupled up, how does that amount compare to your entire bankroll? If that number is still small relative to your entire bankroll, then I'd think you should keep playing. Co
  18. If your a good post flop player, then limp. They were giving you a hard time, because most people shouldn't limp, they just can't play well enough after the flop to justify limping to frequently. In the late stages of a tournament, if nobody will keep you from limping, then I would limp with a wide range of hands. The person's whos namestake is on this website, limps with a ton of hands, from all over the table (he isn't to bad of a post flop player mind you)
  19. I'd bet the turn almost everytime here if you check it to me.
  20. This reminds me of a Dave Chappel comedy bit. He goes up to a chick wearing a short skirt, stockings, knee high leather boots, and calls her a whore. She gets all offended, he says "you may not be a whore, but you sure are wearing a whores uniform."You are wearing the weak tight uniform.
  21. The play of this hand is fine, IMO. I wouldn't get in a habit of making weak leads with bottom pair though.
  22. I think the OP is spot on, for the most part. I would suggest putting a 3a into your exercise. That would be used for these players who are not trying to put you on a hand. I would utilize "what is he thinking?" instead of what hand does he think I have. Even the worst players have to be thinking something, and I have found it to be more beneficial to try and deduce what they are thinking generally rather than "what hand does he think I have?"
  23. Because you would be playing the pot, with an experienced player, out of position I think Dave is wrong. He is exactly right, if you were to get a safe flop. However, if a T, J, K, or A comes then you might fold the winner, if she showed strength. The gal may even bluff you out of an empty side pot, a bad play normally, but if she thought she could beat the all in, but not you she might make a play.
  24. While betting and getting raised gives you more information, it doesn't really change anything in my minds eye. When people are just betting for information, like your suggesting, I feel they are ignoring all of the other information that is available to them. I just feel like the player and their patterns, provide all the information you may need without putting more money into a pot. I think using the information that you have on a player, like what hands they would call raises with, open with, ect are more useful than putting money into the pot. If that type of information is not available
  25. Has anyone noticed that the min raise has evolved over time? I would have told you a year ago that it usually meant someone is begging for a call, I wouldn't say the same today. I think people started seeing people do this with ultra-made hands and realized they could make this bet with nothing and get the same result. I just don't think it means strength any longer. Same with the all in overbet. A year ago if someone just quickly shoved in without conveying strength any other time throughout the hand, it meant they were weak. I see the all in overbet meaning something really different today.
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