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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Rex McGee » Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:10 pm

[iup=3576156]DML[/iup] wrote:Basically it works out you need to win 37.6% of the time to be profitable at them. Hyper turbos is something I'm pretty good at and the standard is super soft. Plus I've had a big jackpot one up front, if I run good enough to see an upper echelon one I'm quids in automatically as you can just deal.


Is it 6 max?

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by satriales » Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:44 pm

[iup=3576375]Rex McGee[/iup] wrote:
[iup=3576156]DML[/iup] wrote:Basically it works out you need to win 37.6% of the time to be profitable at them. Hyper turbos is something I'm pretty good at and the standard is super soft. Plus I've had a big jackpot one up front, if I run good enough to see an upper echelon one I'm quids in automatically as you can just deal.


Is it 6 max?


They are three handed. Most of the time you are playing for double your buy-in, so it's not great, but in the long term it works out as about 5% rake.

I played something similar before and liked the idea but wasn't keen on it in practice because I'd hate to finally hit a jackpot table then lose. However the Full tilt ones pay all three places if the prize is big.

I moved $20 across from Stars today and 2-tabled mostly the $2 ones. After 48 games I am up $68 with a win rate of 54.2% 8-)
They definitely seem fishier than the standard HU Hypers. Just now I saw someone shove 84s and called by K6o in the first hand!

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by satriales » Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:54 pm

Played some more of the jackpot SNGs today. Was up to $100 profit at the $2 ones without any big wins, so decided to move up to the $5 games and proceeded to lose it all :fp: :lol:

The standard at the $5 is no better than the $2, I simply had the worst run of cards ever. At one point I went 19 games in a row without cashing and most of those I had reached HU and got it in as a big favourite.

I played 58 games at the $5 and all but four were a $10 prize, so even if my cards were holding it would be hard to break even. What was even more annoying was that the couple of times I did sit on a $30 table are when I had the worst coolers. QQ < JT was fair enough, at least I don't mind his call, but on the other one I shoved with A8s and got called by 58o. I knew straight away he was going to hit a 5 and sure enough he did :(

I do like these, just really frustrating to be up 50 buy-ins in 24hrs and then suddenly run so bad as soon as I move up. At least I wasn't playing too bad, I'll just go back to the $2 tables and do it all over again with a bit more luck this time...

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by DML » Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:21 pm

Currently on $245 on the Jackpots. Was on $295 but proceeded to win only the low ones and not the bigger ones.

EDIT - Also won £130 at the Phoenix. Shoulda got more but levelled myself for second and got third instead.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Drumstick » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:16 pm

It's back!




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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Drumstick » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:58 pm

Mikey in the Side Championship!! :lol: :lol:

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Mini E » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:01 pm

Won £65 in a pub game last night. Hello new hoodie...

Felt like I was really in tune with the game and making the right moves at the right time. Long may it continue...

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by satriales » Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:41 pm

Pokerstars have also added the same Jackpot SNGs as Fulltilt, they are called 'Spin N Gos'.

Buy-ins are slightly different and include $3 and $7. So you can work your way up from $2 on fulltilt to $3 on stars, then $5 on FT, then $7 on Stars.

Only other thing is that you can't make deals, but on big prizes 2nd and 3rd do still get 10 - 20% of the 1st prize.

I played a few and sufferered more horrendous coolers, but then got lucky and binked a 10x to break even. The variance is ridiculous.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by satriales » Fri Oct 03, 2014 10:35 pm

Poker hates me at the moment, these hands always happen on the tables with bigger prizes :(

http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-hand ... 17861DCDB0

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Clarkman » Fri Oct 03, 2014 11:52 pm

[iup=3581233]satriales[/iup] wrote:Poker hates me at the moment, these hands always happen on the tables with bigger prizes :(

http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-hand ... 17861DCDB0


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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Drumstick » Wed Oct 08, 2014 5:03 pm




One man should not have this much power in this game. Luckily I'm not an ordinary man.
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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Clarkman » Wed Oct 08, 2014 8:55 pm

Dan Colman has won Alpha8 London for another million, bringing his yearly total to around $22m :dread:

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by DML » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:31 am

Ivey lost the £7.7million court case against the London casino.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Clarkman » Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:19 pm

What's the biggest jackpot anyone has played so far on the Spin N Gos?

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by DML » Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:24 pm

[iup=3587114]Clarkman[/iup] wrote:What's the biggest jackpot anyone has played so far on the Spin N Gos?


I had a 20x on a $10 table - $200.00

I lost that one. No-one would deal.

I've won all the $100.00 ones I've been on though, or dealt for them.

I withdrew the other day about a £150 profit. Sick varience but fun.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Clarkman » Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:31 pm

I've been playing the $7 ones and had two $42 wins at the same time, but that's the best I've had. Played less than 100 of them - around $50 up.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by satriales » Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:01 am

Not had many big jackpots. A few 10x at the $2.

The variance on these is so crazy though. You really need to win most of the big jackpots when they hit as without those it's very hard to profit.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Mini E » Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:16 am

Contrasting the reaction of Sebastian Pauli winning the EPT London Main Event yesterday to the reaction of Dan Colman winning a few recent high, high stakes tournaments is extremely interesting...

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by DML » Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:19 am

It's because Dan Colman is a massive unlikeable cock.

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PostRe: The Poker Thread
by Mini E » Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:46 am

http://www.runitonce.com/chatter/poker-and-silence/

I think the link is an interesting read on Colman's reaction and the "new" breed of players vs the "old" breed.


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