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Pre-flop charts 6-max cash games

I found some opening charts here which you might find useful: Semi-Loose Tight There is also a chart here with calling, 3-betting and 4-betting ranges:
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How to stay alert during long tournaments

Great Question, some things that I find useful are the following: snacks like sunflower seeds, nuts, or gum keep your mouth busy and help to keep you awake and alert regular breaks where you get up ...
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What is overlay?

Google Wiki In poker, an overlay is the gap between a poker tournament's guaranteed prize pool and the actual prize pool generated by entrants. For example, if a tournament has a ...
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How to stay alert during long tournaments

Clarko's given some good pieces of advice. Most tournaments give you a 5-minute break every hour, so make good use of those! One thing I'd add is "pay attention to what your opponents are doing! ...
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What measures can I take to verify that an online poker site has rigged hands?

I think the biggest potential risk is not from non-random hands, but from insiders who have available to them knowledge of the (perhaps totally random) hands in real-time while they're playing out. ...
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

It is just a rule of poker. When you take a seat you must wait for the BB to come to you before you can start playing. Or you can post a BB to start playing immediately. Imagine this scenario. A ...
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How do poker sites detect bots?

From what I know they track certain metrics to determine bots. Most bots are pretty damn weak but as individuals are often hard to detect. What they track tend to be the following: Repeated use of ...
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Avoid Costly Mistakes

I agree generally with the other answers, but I just wanted to point out that I think your post looks a lot like the specific type of tilt known as "entitlement tilt." You start your post with a ...
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Is playing online poker with multiple accounts an advantage?

Sit on a (as in the same table) is cheating. You know the other hands and what cards are out. It is player collusion which alone is cheating. If one hand is KK and another hand is QQ then you would ...
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Aggression vs cheap flop

But even a call to a raise in early position is not a cheap flop. 2BB is 2BB and you have 4 players behind you that could re-raise. K-10 suited is not just outside the tight range in early ...
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

They must include this button. Imagine the scenario, you sit down at a table and someone comes to the door. Without this button the game would force you to pay the BB out of turn. And you could ...
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

This is to prevent people from gaining an advantage by coming in for free than not playing the blind when it comes to them. Common rule, although not particularly standard in all venues.
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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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Why do so few players play razz?

Razz has never been a popular game. Razz is a form of seven card stud. The best hand is a "wheel" which is a 5 high straight (a-2-3-4-5). They also play a 2-7 version. These days in brick and mortar ...
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What measures can I take to verify that an online poker site has rigged hands?

To directly answer the question, Is there a reliable known method to verify whether a game server is rigged / not truly* random? ...without trying to go on too much of a tangent: The most ...
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What's the optimum time to enter a tournament with late registration?

I like the accepted answer but I disagree with "get a large stack early". Playing big pots to build a stack early is risky. Even a fish can wake up with or draw to the nuts. Play pot control ...
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Avoid Costly Mistakes

This sounds like a classic example of tilt. Being able to control oneself in these situations is often the only the difference between a consistently winning poker player and a losing one. For ...
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Avoid Costly Mistakes

There are ways of maintaining concentration sure, but what works for me might not work for you. You will have to find your own method. For me I listen to music when I play. I find that it stops ...
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How to adjust Gameplay at a PokerLeague?

That's an interesting structure. I would play pretty tight at all stages with the mindset of surviving as long as possible. Once you have 10 outcomes that you're satisfied with, and maybe a couple ...
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Can i fold my trips here?

In poker, sometimes you can play everything really well, and still get screwed. That's what happened here. If you're folding that, you're playing the game way too tight, and you'll end up losing a lot ...
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What is the software that every poker site seems to be running?

To be able to answer your question as to which particular software you have seen in use, we'd need to know which site(s) you've seen that software on. There are a couple of main ways that an online ...
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Skill gradient across different levels of the ecosystem

I'd say that skill level is going to increase exponentially, not linearly, with the increase in buy-in. Many more people can afford to play microstakes in a casual manner (i.e. being a losing player) ...
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Skill gradient across different levels of the ecosystem

You're asking a good question, unfortunately I think data exactly as you ask for (in terms of ROI) hasn't been published yet. (No doubt the game sites have it though, even if just implicitly.) What I ...
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Bounty Builder tournament

I think the best way to answer this, as it's applicable to any and all should you call situations as it provides the base maths on equity, is to look at your equity. Sorry if the figures are a little ...
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Facing donk lead and call on flop ... what now?

It is an interesting spot for sure. It is hard to say exactly what range the SB and BB have here. Is SB just betting hands like Td8d? Could BB have 87 or would he raise? It is impossible to say. One ...
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I started playing on a poker site in India. Is the following scenario possible :

If it is a shady and small site, then its quality isn't guaranteed. However the vast majority of sites aren't rigged and those who are won't survive long anyway. It is impossible for us to help you ...
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How to play with friends that are using different online poker sites?

if you plan on playing on these sites separately but on the same table, that is impossible because there is no way to connect to each other if you are on different sites. If you would like to play an ...
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A free online room with long/no time controls

yes, pokernow.club is a great site that lets you customize the game, including the time limit to make a decision. you and your friend can all play from a browser.
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is PokerStars play money algorithm slightly rigged to make players buy more play money?

There is no proof that Pokerstars algorythms are in any way "rigged". External auditory is performed on its dealing system. Anyway you can ask for 15.000 extra chips every 4 hours so I don't think ...
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How was this hand played? Any leaks I should be concerned about?

This hand, your problems are definitely coming from the action preflop. I dont like how you 3-bet to $3.30 with A9s, but it isn't terrible because you do block an ace and the initial raiser was on the ...
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