Wednesday, May 27, 2009

End of May Rebound

As I tend to do, I find myself once again on a rollercoaster of peaks and valleys. This time it is an upswing. While I don't advocate playing underrolled, I was playing some 50nl and had a great day yesterday. I was playing 2-3 tables and was really taking my time in my decision making and it really helped out. I've been able to lay down overpairs and ran into some rough river decisions where I had been calling too much and just let them go. My biggest problem is not giving my opponents enough credit and calling way too often when it's obvious that I am beat and I am really trying to work on that. I moved $100 from pokerstars over to Full Tilt recently and took some shots at 50nl. Full Tilt has also changed their rakeback structure to where they are paying it weekly rather than once a month which is very nice to have as it allows the bankroll to grow at a sooner rate. It's nice when the upswing hits at a higher level :)I finished the session up almost 8 buyins and I am now properly rolled for 50nl even after the following hand:

Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (6 handed) - Full-Tilt Converter Tool from

BB ($46.25)

UTG ($60.75)

MP ($62.70)

CO ($55.25)

Hero (Button) ($55)

SB ($62.45)

Preflop: Hero is Button with 6, 8

UTG bets $1.75, 2 folds, Hero calls $1.75, 2 folds

Flop: ($4.25) 8, 2, 6 (2 players)

UTG bets $3, Hero raises to $8, UTG raises to $23.50, Hero raises to $53.25 (All-In), UTG calls $29.75

Turn: ($110.75) Q (2 players, 1 all-in)

River: ($110.75) A (2 players, 1 all-in)

Total pot: $110.75 | Rake: $3


Hero had 6, 8 (two pair, eights and sixes).

UTG had A, Q (two pair, Aces and Queens).

Outcome: UTG won $107.75

Full Tilt: $826.78
Stars: $170.80
Total: $997.58


Starlight Coast said...

Congrats on the nice little run. That runner runner AQ was brutal to read. A cold call with 68s? You 6 max players do things us full ting people wouldn't even think of LOL. Blog is a good read. hope to see updates and many of them. Speaking of updates, your blog list has people that haven't posted in months. maybe time for some housecleaning. LOL. GL at the tables. Be well and play well.

MX's NL Journey said...

Thanks Starlight! It's great to have some new followers around here. If the other blogs that I have listed weren't such close people, I'd get rid of em, but hey, they don't charge me :)