Questions tagged [bankroll-management]

Bankroll management refers to balancing the amount used to play individual poker sessions against the total amount in a bankroll to maintain an acceptable risk of ruin.

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How to manage money in the early stages of a poker journey

I am a casual poker player that likes to spend my free time reading on poker strategies, memorizing some statistics and learning the math. Recently, i have been booking consistent wins in house games ...
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Tilting when chip is growing? [closed]

so this is happening quite frequently that I've set a hard rule. get up after 100 hands. but after 100 hands, im up 12x buy in. giddy and excited i keep bullying and folding. I have no problem ...
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If someone offers you a large casino chip at a discount should you take them up on the offer?

I was looking around stack exchange today and ran into this post over in personal finances and money. tax on gambling winning with social security number The op had a friend whom cashed out a 100K ...
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Online poker, bring all chips to the table?

If you have 1,000 in chips and want to sit at a table with a 1 blind, is it wise to bring all your chips to the table? Wouldn't it be better to bring just a share of them, like 50, so in case your ...
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Kelly criterion for SnG

This paper has the correct formula for the Kelly criterion for SNG's where there are multiple outcomes. It stated it is more correct than the one given on sitandgoplanet. The problem is I do not know ...
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Graph of single-hand outcomes

I am looking for a graph of some +EV poker player that plots the different outcomes of each hand played in a NLH-cashgame, such that the x axes is the outcome (for example measured in dollars or big ...
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Sensible plan to satellite myself into the PCA?

One of my poker goals is to be able to play in the PCA at some point in my life. I'm trying to lay out a sensible plan of satellites that can win me a PCA package on Poker Stars. I have tried to ...
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Decrease in utility playing in same stakes (I stop caring about the amount of winning after some time)

I am a new player, playing microstakes. I recently came across this problem. I started from the smallest blinds possible 0.01/0.02. I was a small winning player for a couple of days, then I started ...
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Moving up limits. a bankroll problem?

I live in Las Vegas, and I am an excellent big blind limit player. I don't really care for no limit poker much, simply because limit is the game I understand best. Big blind limit games are simply ...
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Bankroll strategy

I'm trying to gather some more information on bankroll strategy. I have recently starting taking poker seriously as an opportunity for a second income. I live in Australia where we have terrible ...
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Should I ever reduce / cash out money from my stack when playing NL Holden cash games?

I am trying to learn bankroll management. Is there any situation that I should cash out my profits and reduce my chip stack? Is that allowed by the rules? Let's say I am playing $1/2 NL Holden with a ...
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Amount to cashout when building a bankroll

When playing 1/2NLHE. Given that a player has a proper bankroll. What is the right amount a player should be waiting to make per session before cashing out?
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Are penny tables worth the trouble

While penny tables are seen as comparatively low risk - is this really the case? Looking at my bankroll, there is a clear bell curve where I am less successful at lower and higher stakes but better ...
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What benefits would there be for a site to be rigged

We keep being told that there is no benefit for sites to rig the deal. However, on further analysis, is this really true? If you had a fantastic hand, you're more likely to ram and jam thereby ...
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For online play what are the benefits of reloading your stack below a certain limit

On some sites, you can automatically reload your stack once it gets below a certain limit. I can see why this might be beneficial for your table image so you're not seen as short stacked, but surely ...
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Bankroll Management on a Monthly Budget

There's lots of advice for managing your bankroll from a starting balance, but I don't have much in the way of an actual bankroll. What I do instead is set aside a monthly budget ($100) just for poker....
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What is the value in using free poker sites to learn poker?

I'm trying to use the free tables on PokerStars for a few reasons To get familiar with position, hand values etc To get comfortable managing bankroll (It seems easier to make a mistake when there's ...
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Storing Bankroll On Poker Site(s)

Is it a good idea to store your money and winnings on a poker site? I was watching a little documentary about the Poker Black Friday thing in the US and somebody had quite a lot of money within their ...
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Total Money vs Money Invested In Current Game

What are the correct poker terms for total money that you have, combining all the money from all the tables plus any and all money you don't have invested on any table money invested on current table(...
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Bank Roll Management @ Multiple Tables

I'm curious, how do the basic rules of bankroll management apply to multi-table play? For example, I'm about to join a new poker site where I will be play 5cent/10cent NLH. Because I know the players ...
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Should you make your choice of gaming location based on the promotions or the players?

I have a few years experience playing in the South Florida area and have over heard several locals make the choice of gaming location based off the promotions the particular casino offers. Personally, ...
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What is a proper starting bankroll?

I know that people have different metrics for different stakes. From what I read it's usually 200x the big blind of the stakes you're playing at. I'm about to start saving again to build a Proper ...
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Optimal Win Rate Standard Deviation

I've been tracking my live sessions for some time now. After 35 sessions (about four hours a session) my win rate is 34.42 an hour. My win rate standard deviation is 157.67. This seems high to me. ...
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Tools for Managing Bankroll, Income and Losses

What professional grade tools available for managing a poker bankroll, and trending income and losses? Web, desktop, and phone applications are all welcome.