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This question is considered by way to many players as relevant to building a bankroll. What you are winning or losing in any particular session has nothing to do with your expectation. One is going to have rushes and bad runs. These things even out. What the important thing to keep in mind is that you want to play winning poker for as many hours as you can. ...


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Reloading to the max enables you to win the max possible amount from other players. If you think you have an edge over others at the table, you should be happy to have the largest possible amount of chips in front of you. When you first sit at a table or whenever you sink below that max buy-in threshold, you should want to top off your stack. On the other ...


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In general, I don't think there should be lots of changes. If you have x dollars in your bankroll now, and if you have the financial situation where you can afford to add y dollars per month to your roll over z months, then your virtual bankroll z months in the future is x + yz. You still need honestly to assess your win rate and variance to know whether ...


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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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It's true that so-called "action flops" can increase the size of pots and therefore increase the rake dropped for each hand. It's also true that there is the potential for financial gain to be had for a poker site in tweaking the "luck" that certain classes of players have on a site. But... these are hard problems. How do you inject action flops into your ...


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At higher stakes the players are better. It is natural for everybody to have smaller relative win rates. At penny tables the rake is relatively much higher compared to the blinds then in the middle limit games. Below is the rakes schedule for NLHE at poker stars. I stripped out the short handed rakes, just because they added to much clutter, and am just ...


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This is a very good question. There have been inside cheats at poker rooms and of course there is Ultimate Bet failing when Online poker was decimated with the passing of the port Authority act in 2006. UB did not have enough money to cover withdrawals because deposits were not fenced and the money had been used by owners and sponsored players for other ...


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I think it was Mason Malmouth who wrote an article about "The Silly Subject of Bankroll", I paraphrase. In the old days when the game of choice was big blind Texas Hold'em for professional players the benchmark was 300 big blinds was a adequate bankroll that would allow a player a 95% margin for not going broke with standard deviation. (Big Blind hold'em is ...


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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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Normally you should keep playing as long as you feel you have an edge over the table. If you do want to work with a certain cut-off point, it would be better to specify it in time than in winnings or loosings. For instance, you might know from experience that you can't keep focused for more than 4 hours, so you quit after 4 hours, unless you are at an ...



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