frisbee25
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March 17th, 2015 at 9:43:48 AM permalink
How can a person really win in poker if they don't really know what the person is raising with unless they played with them for 5 hours? Even then the person could change what they are raising.
AZDuffman
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March 17th, 2015 at 10:02:06 AM permalink
Well that is why the game is not so simple. Books are written on every aspect of the game. In the end it all comes down to pot odds and feel.
All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others
sodawater
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March 17th, 2015 at 10:27:45 AM permalink
Quote: frisbee25

How can a person really win in poker if they don't really know what the person is raising with unless they played with them for 5 hours? Even then the person could change what they are raising.



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frisbee25
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March 27th, 2015 at 8:30:50 AM permalink
At the start of the game its unknown though is the confusing part for me.
Zcore13
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March 27th, 2015 at 9:22:40 AM permalink
Good players watch body language, betting patterns, facial expressions, previous hand outcomes, etc. Having cards in your hand is only a part of the whole game.


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mcallister3200
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March 27th, 2015 at 11:31:01 PM permalink
Easier said than done, but keep yourself out of tough decisions/spots out of position and the game is much simpler. After you get a feel for the table you can better determine which player(s) are likely to put you in tough spots.
andysif
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March 28th, 2015 at 1:59:08 AM permalink
Quote: Zcore13

Good players watch body language, betting patterns, facial expressions, previous hand outcomes, etc. Having cards in your hand is only a part of the whole game.


ZCore13


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtsOb6p-rLQ

Darren Brown taught someone who had never played poker how to read tells, and she go ahead to place 2nd in a tournament.
(of course, it could just be a show)
frisbee25
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April 21st, 2015 at 8:54:45 AM permalink
What can someone win per hour live at fixed limit? Is it around half a big blind if you play really well at a loose table?
Zcore13
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April 21st, 2015 at 9:00:48 AM permalink
Quote: frisbee25

What can someone win per hour live at fixed limit? Is it around half a big blind if you play really well at a loose table?



I expect to win much more than half a big blind per hour. If you are a good player I'd say more like 10x big blind on a normal table. More on a loose one, but loose tables can get you too. Anything can happen in just one game.


ZCore13


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petro
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October 31st, 2016 at 12:03:34 PM permalink
Quote: andysif

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtsOb6p-rLQ

Darren Brown taught someone who had never played poker how to read tells, and she go ahead to place 2nd in a tournament.
(of course, it could just be a show)


I know some of the stuff Darren Brown does is staged; it's logical to think that the rest of it's staged as well.

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