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I like Grinch91's answer about clarifying what your goals are and looking at the money as buy-ins--I just wanted to add a couple perspectives. One skill that would really help you is to be able to disassociate money from your chips at the table. Think of them as chips--just a tool for keeping score. When you start with 100 chips, whether they cost 1 cent ...


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LIFE You might reconsider if it's worth taking 4 hours travel to go play poker. Unless you do it once a month or so. I'd tell you to find a better way to make money perhaps. Poker is a tyring, stressfull game. If you play too long and have to travel 2 hours to go and 2 hours to come back you might consider that one day you might get an accident because ...


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Stop thinking of it as "I won 1$, that's not much" and start thinking of it as I won a buy-in or two buy-ins. Start asking yourself what you want to use poker for? If you're playing cash games and want to play them for the sake of earning a side income or main income you need to change that attitude. You need to decide in x months I want to be player y level ...


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I haven't played limit in a long time nor have I been to Vegas in a while, but I find it surprising that there wouldn't be any 5/10 limit games available--there's so many poker rooms--but I'll take it that you've looked into it. Generally, I've heard that around 300-400 big bets is considered a good bankroll for live limit hold'em for a decent, winning ...


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I'm going to play the devils advocate here just because I personally despise credit which is how you are treating your actual bankroll. You cannot ignore variance in poker. And for that reason alone you cannot 'pretend' you have a $1,000 bankroll. Because in fact you have a $100 bankroll. Next month if you break even then you have a $200 bankroll. Less ...


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You should maximize your winning by entering with $300, 100 BB. Entering with less forces you to be very selective with your cards, even in late position, which is not what you may want in cash game. I personnaly don't like rules about when to leave, because it may put you on autopilot and neglect to think about what is really happening in the session. ...


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Before choosing what to do, you should ask yourself a few questions: What is the average stack? Did I loose 12 caves because I am unlucky or are the others better than me? Do I have some kind of edge on my opponents that can makes me win over them for the rest of this session? If those 1000 can allow you to see more flops and put pressure, you should ...


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That's called "going south." It's a violation of etiquette at the higher levels of play, and probably won't be noticed at the lower levels. If you're nervous having that big of a stack in front of you, cash out, take a 20 minute walk to clear your head, and then get back on the table with a regular buy in. The advantage of having a big stack at a table ...


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As the others said, you must leave the table possibly being allowed to sit out and come back to your seat if your lucky. You even have to leave the table in online poker if you want to bank any of your winnings. The reason being is that the people who you won money from expect at least the chance to win it back while you are still at the table. I use ...


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You can not take out money from the table. The only thing you could do is get out of the table and come back later. If 1000$ is a big portion of your bankroll you should consider stand up. If you feel like you have good reads on your oponents and it is really easy to get their chips you could maybe consider staying. (In a way if you think it's that easy ...


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This is called ratholing and is generally not allowed. If you want to remove money from the table you will probably at minimum be forced to sit out for some amount of time.



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