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Online poker, bring all chips to the table?

Generally bankroll management for cash games determines how many buyins you want depending on how much risk you are willing to take that you could lose your entire bankroll - despite playing ...
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How to recover from big losses and stop chasing

You recover by thinking of your next session as position zero, square one. Heaters and downswings are irrelevant of your future sessions so don't think about them. Don't change your strategy based on ...
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Bankroll for 1/2 NLH \$200 Buy-In

Wanted to comment on Clarko's answer but ended up too long so here's my own. 1,000 buyins is way too much. If you're making a good \$15 per hour on 1/2, you're only making \$12,000 after a year of ...
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Sensible plan to satellite myself into the PCA?

The Official PCA site on How To Qualify hints that: "The PCA page on the PokerStars Blog page has blog posts from Team PokerStars Pro, which give poker strategy advice that's designed to help ...

Bankroll strategy

Bankroll questions always have to take into account more than just what you currently consider your bankroll. So you have \$1100 right now and are playing a \$300 max buyin game (I'll deal with ...
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Decrease in utility playing in same stakes (I stop caring about the amount of winning after some time)

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 ...
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Kelly criterion for SnG

If you have a little background in calculus, you'll notice that the dg(x)/dx line is the derivative of g(x) and then is set equal to 0 to find the critical point which in this case will be a maximum ...
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Bankroll for 1/2 NLH \$200 Buy-In

This is not accurate for a 1/2 cash game, 1000 buy ins would be a very large bankroll. To be very safe, aim for around 100 buy ins for cash games. Just remember that the lower # of buy ins you have ...
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How to manage money in the early stages of a poker journey

I am also an undergrad and I have been playing in my free time as well. The most important thing to realize about bankroll management is that you will most likely not win when you start playing. ...
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How to manage money in the early stages of a poker journey

An experienced winning player could opt to chose an aggressive bankroll management style. An advantage of this is you can wager a higher percentage of your bankroll and thus hopefully winning fast and ...
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How to recover from big losses and stop chasing

Some of the things you say in your question say a lot about how you view your situation: I'm particularly concerned because of how hard I chased in the two losses. I went off the rails and bought in ...
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If someone offers you a large casino chip at a discount should you take them up on the offer?

A hustle is really easy to spot, someone you don't know very well or at all will ask you to do something involving money. Usually something involving a little easy money for you. In the case of the ...
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Need proper bankroll management for daily withdrawals

There unfortunately is no silver bullet type of answer for your question, but there is some things that you can do to help you achieve your goal. Most importantly, study and get really good at 6-card ...
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The poker chips in the case are all gone, can I buy some from my fellow player?

As I pretty much always say in questions around a home game, yes go ahead, as long as something is agreed by everyone it's fine. It's important everyone agrees and that it's above the table as a deal. ...
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How to deal with poker community that play without bankroll management

As long as they are following the rules of the game (or tournament or the house rules at a home game or whatever) then it is up to them what they do with their money. If they are making mistakes such ...
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Tilting when chip is growing?

This comes down to one of the hardest things for me to learn in poker, discipline. It is important to play based on the amount of big blinds you have, rather than the amount of money you have. It is ...
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Tilting when chip is growing?

Theres quite abit of information missing in your post, but two things come to mind, none of which are related to tilt. 1 - Risk of ruin: If you're playing against villains with matching stacks, the ...
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Graph of single-hand outcomes

I'm certain you cannot calculate the risk of ruin this way. You'll get some kind of number, but it won't be related to ruin. If your data merely contains the hands PLAYED, and it's limited to pre-...
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Sensible plan to satellite myself into the PCA?

Not a directly answer of which satellites And I know you know poker math but math on shove fest If you only play AA, KK, and AK you will get that every 47.35 hands Round it up to 48 In 120 hands ...
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Moving up limits. a bankroll problem?

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 ...
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