Poker Academy Login

Poker Academy Blogs

Poker player bloggers specially selected by our members and the crew at poker academy. Follow us as we make history, learn more about the game we all love. Create your own team to take part in our leader board and play in our monthly poker showdown challenge on Yachting Poker.

Posted by xeoflex
xeoflex
TCOOP is the online tournament series for players who like their action fast. It
User is currently offline
on Thursday, 12 January 2012
in Rakeback Sessions

First Session is All About Warming Up

As noted our starting bankroll is a 100 euro, starting with the right amount is vital, choosing the right limit and table is also vital. I had a quick  look around on Yachting Poker and there is not to many tables to choose from, I do find 1 table with 1 player in the Omaha section of the client. Omaha is my favorite game and I can also play heads up. Some more player might show up and make it interesting.

Limit's are 10/20 cents so I sit down with 25 euro it is 1/4 of my budget not a wise decision but with no table selection it will have to do.

We play for about 10 minutes when I over play a pair of AA and lost half my stack. I decide not to reload my stack and play short instead. I do manage to win it back with some good bluffing. A bit later I change my play as my opponent is playing aggressive, I decide to slow play, next hand I hit top two pairs ace and queen, he is betting hard and I am playing slow the turn. Trap works he bets big - then I make my move and push. He calls. I am ahead as he only has a smaller two pair Q and 4. River is a 4 and he makes a full house meaning my stack is gone.

I know I can take him and I am feeling warmed up.

I decide to reload with another 25 euro.

We play for another 40 minutes. I am now play passive, waiting for the right hand.
I finally win most of my stack back when I slow play a set of 2's.
Player leaves.

I am still down 10 euro during my first session. 

Second session is going to be about winning that back

Here we go...

This time I find a donkey on a NLH 5/10 cents table. He has 5 euro so I sit down with 10. First hand he raises, I re raise with a AQ he folds. Second hand 33 and then a set on the flop. Donkey bets I smooth call. On the turn he pushes call, I win he leaves table.

Now I am only down 5 euro.

Can I break even...




Rate this blog entry
TCOOP is the online tournament series for players who like their action fast. It runs from January 19-29, 2012, with a guaranteed prize pool of $10,000,000 awarded over 50 events. The schedule includes Turbo and Hyper Turbo tournaments, with buy-ins ranging from $5.50-$2,100. The highlight is the $1,500,000 guaranteed Main Event, and you can qualify now.

Comments