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We are all different but in the end it's all about biology and psychology. Some things apply to all of us meanwhile some only apply to some of us. Being rested is a major factor which determines whether you're able to stay focused for a various amount of time, having had a balanced amount of sleep (not too little and not too much, I for example simply feel ...


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This is very common. Tilt is a good phrase to describe it in the extreme. However, it is always present to some degree with all players. It is caused by boredom, distraction, the need for speed and a million other things. How any player handles it determines to a very basic degree their ultimate potential for success with the game of poker, and really with ...


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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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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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Not sure this is an appropriate question here. If so I will delete. It even has a name : tilt Even very good players will go on tilt. You just have to step away from the table. The table is not going to try and calm you down. One of the most famous tilts is the Matusow meltdown. Not just playing too many hands but then hanging on all the way with ...


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If you are referring to the Tendler and Carter book, the section 'Improve your C-game' two things are stated. Firstly, "Your C-Game [are] the cracks in [our poker] foundation ... There is always some mental component to our C-game." and secondly "Breaking through mental game problems make it much easier to eliminate tactical mistakes. In order to fix a ...


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I don't know about an app, but I've always found it helpful to leave the table and go for a walk when I go on tilt, or even after a single bad beat. Physically removing yourself from the environment is far more helpful than staring into a screen.


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The way you played pre-flop in both cases was fine. Maybe you could have raised more each time, but that's not the point here. In the AA case, you were raising when the current pot was 250 (50 SB + 100 BB + 100 UTG limper). In the QQ case, you were betting into a pot of 350 (50 your SB + 100 BB + 200 for two limpers) with two limpers. Further, you were SB ...



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