Clarko
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How to stay alert during long tournaments
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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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Why not wait for the river
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if a third ace came, player B would have a full house (222AA) and player A would have 3 of a kind (AAA89). No matter what card comes, player B wins.

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What should hero do with JJ overpair on the Flop against an ultra aggressive (perhaps maniac)?
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In my opinion, the most important decision you made during this hand was to call the $85 raise preflop. $85 is a huge 3-bet and will commit you to this pot if you call it. calling the $85 3-bet with ...

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Can a dealer help and tell players their outs
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In this specific case, my opinion is that the dealer didn't do anything wrong. Especially because there was no more action, but also because he was just trying to be helpful to the new player. The ...

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A flush beating a full house in a hold 'em poker?
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5 votes

This is a 6+ NLHE game (also referred to as short deck). In this game the hand ranking are different and a flush is better than a full house. Here is a link to partypoker's short deck hand rankings: ...

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What types of fees are allowed for home games?
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According to this site, home games are not legal in Illinois: http://www.uspokersites.net/legal/illinois/ If you read Article 28, Section 1 of Illinois’ penal code, it is clear that any home game,...

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Final table at tournament, two players avoiding eliminating each other -- what can the tournament director do?
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The WSOP has rules against collusion and card throwing, the collusion rule is as follows b.Collusion is defined as any agreement between or among two (2) or more Participants to engage ...

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Is gambling disease common among poker PROs who don't play other games?
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Most winning, disciplined grinders do not get involved in gambling in other games like roulette because they are disciplined. They are winning players because they understand the math behind poker and ...

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Fold AKo preflop?
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AKo is definitely a hand you should be 3-betting with some of the time, getting 4-bet without a read is a tough situation (at least for me). With no read i would fold AKo pretty much all of the time ...

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I want to know who is in the wrong....?
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I'm glad that you came to this site to ask this question. I'd like to boil down your question, because you provided a lot of background information that does not add a lot to the question. You are ...

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Please advise if there was a better way to play pocket T
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I think you played this hand ok, the only thing I see a problem with is your bet on the flop. This flop is a terrible one for TT, not only are there connected overcards here, but there is also a ...

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All in or fold strategy
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This all-in or fold play is most likely due to the fact that blind levels were moving fairly quickly for a live tournament. 20 minutes is only enough time to play around 10-15 hands, depending on ...

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odd newbie question about "sketching" at the table?
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I have seen people do this before, in my case they would usually draw/sketch on their phone or an ipad when they are out of a hand. I do not find it to be bad etiquette as long as they are paying ...

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How was this hand played? Any leaks I should be concerned about?
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3 votes

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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Tacit intra-table fraternity in MTTs
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With the assumption that all players agree upon this strategy and that no players enter/leave the table, it is safe to say that making an agreement like this would be considered soft play and could be ...

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In heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em poker, how often can you expect to win against an opponent who goes all-in on all hands?
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To expand on @Andrew Chin's answer, I think a good way to think about this situation is to consider multiple hands played using statistics (and a 65% chance of winning any given hand because you are ...

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A free online room with long/no time controls
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3 votes

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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How to play with friends that are using different online poker sites?
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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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Dealing cards to a player not there
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If this is a home game, it does not matter if you deal him cards or not if he is not at the table and will not be back before action gets to him. Casino dealers do this in tournaments because there is ...

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Is NLHE "solved"?
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I saw this and thought it was pretty cool, but I do not think poker is "solved". This AI works by playing a large number of hands against players, mathematically analyzing the decisions it made in ...

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Someone else took my cards from the muck
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I have seen this happen before, it really depends on the player who mucked their cards. They can either let it slide or call the floor over. It is definitely not cool to look at another players cards ...

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How to deal with card dead in MTT?
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Great question, I felt this way too for a while. A big part of making sure that you get the most out of every orbit is playing for position, Consider widening your range when you play hands in late ...

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C-Betting on Flops that Missed Both You and Your Opponents?
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The wording in the book is a bit confusing to me, and I had to re-read it a few times, but I think I got the gist. My take is that the book is saying this: Continuation betting with any hand in a ...

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Side pot rules on not equal hands
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this is only possible if player A was all in, and player B had more chips in the pot after he bet with a third player (player C). Player A can only win the amount of his all-in from each player, then ...

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How to play the hand
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3 votes

Preflop: action seems standard besides the limp by villain. Obviously AK is strong holdings preflop, but it can miss a lot of flops. Limp-calling is not necessarily a bad play, but it makes the hand ...

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Dealing with excessive clock calls?
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3 votes

I have not had a similar experience, but I can provide some input. Players excessively tanking has become a more and more frequent issue in poker due to the increase in calculations done at the table....

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Need proper bankroll management for daily withdrawals
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2 votes

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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Cash Game vs Tournament for Aspiring Pro/Semi Pro Players
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There is a lot of differences between cash and tournaments, but the most important ones for professionals especially is the nature of each of the games with respect to bankroll/finances. cash games ...

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Examples of Intentionally mucking the best hand?
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The only situation I could think of where a player would gain from mucking a winning hand is collusion (cheating). For example, player A and player B join a tournament and they decide that they are ...

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Breaking a pair tie
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This will be a split pot in every case except when one player makes a flush. Because they have different suits, it is possible for the board to come out like J♦️ 3♦️ T♦️ 6♦️ 5♣ for player A to make a ...

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