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  14-Jul-12, 16:28   #1
Another Re-Buy Question 0 
Greenmohave 

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When playing in the rebuy tournaments is it best to start playing as soon as the game starts or would one recommend waiting to buyin midway through "Late Registration"? Or, wait until right before "Late Registration" ends, buy the last rebuy and start out a bit behind on chips, but most of the wild players (donks / fish) are out?

Just seems like there's a lot or reckless playing when I start playing as soon as the game starts!

     
  14-Jul-12, 17:58   #2
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ayaraled 
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start early and get the chips of fish and donks....hahaha....early stage in rebuy tournament is very nice...you will see players who rebuy max just to get even with you when you beat his hand in all in situation...start early and build your stack....entering late would mean higher blinds.....

     
  14-Jul-12, 18:20   #3
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pochui 

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it depends from you only- why would you want to wait: maybe it's a guaranteed rebuy tourney, so you wait to see if the amount of money from buyins and rebuys at least matches the guaranteed amount- if not it is plus ev to register. maybe you just want to gamble quickly- so you wait for bigger blinds and start playing as a very short stack- maybe on the contrary you want to start and biuld your stack from the loose bellies Big Smile

     
  15-Jul-12, 05:27   #4
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Macubaas 
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From what i remember seeing on a poker strategy site about tournaments there are different strategies on how to approach such an mtt...

From what i remember there was a pretty good read about joining in the late registration and play aggresively to build up a stack, it also was a hand table for which hands you should play Smile

     
  15-Jul-12, 07:50   #5
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doomdy 

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I allways start from beginning, rebuy max first hand and go and spew.
Must have max edge, dont be scared to rebuy lots and lots (if you scared then dont play this one).
Allways have medium or big stack at first break.
After break its a freeout, so play just like a normal MTT.

     
  15-Jul-12, 15:26   #6
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Mober 
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I guess that depends on the tournament format and especially the players that
in and places getting paid.
If you get in late before registration ends, sometimes your buy in is just enough
for 1 bb and sb, so with a double buy in you are still looking for an all in hand before the blinds
get you

     
  16-Jul-12, 19:26   #7
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Fakiry 

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I always think the best is to start from the beginning. This way you will have more time to study your opponents, and understand those who will be playing for serious and distinguish them from those who double their initial amount of chips and then start trying to rob lower stacks with all-ins and not very well thought moves. If you enter late, after many donks are out, you will be in disadvantage against your opponents, because you will have less chips than them. I don’t think that’s a good idea.

     
  16-Jul-12, 19:47   #8
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MarcWinz 

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Hi Green. I always start rebuy tourneys at the start. This gives me a chance to watch and pick off the idiots who rebuy insanely. As has been said you need to have a average or large stack at the end of the rebuy period. I think it has been said before but, I would never buy the add-on unless I was below the average amount of chips or the amount you receive for the add-on is significantly more than you were getting for each rebuy.

Sorry for going on and GL to you in which ever tournament you play.


Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile

     
  16-Jul-12, 21:02   #9
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Greenmohave 

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Posted by MarcWinz:
Hi Green. I always start rebuy tourneys at the start. This gives me a chance to watch and pick off the idiots who rebuy insanely. As has been said you need to have a average or large stack at the end of the rebuy period. I think it has been said before but, I would never buy the add-on unless I was below the average amount of chips or the amount you receive for the add-on is significantly more than you were getting for each rebuy.

Sorry for going on and GL to you in which ever tournament you play.


Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile



well all today will be the first time I start playing in a rebuy from the start. I've always waited, but based on your feedback I'm attempting to followthrough from the start. It's only a $1.10, but has enough entries to payout through 20+ positions with the top 3 being at $80 to $150. If I make the pay I'll be happy.
Plan to rebuy once at the start then at break if I make it. Thanks to all for the input and Good Luck to you All! Beer Winner Worship

     
  18-Jul-12, 13:09   #10
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uhhcallmi 

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a chip and a chair is all you need in any tournament so my advize is to enter late
55th -59th minute,rebuy as min as needed and use bankroll to enter as much rebuytournaments as possible
if you have enough tournskills and some confidence this approach is most profitable.
Always add.on even if you are overall chipleader.
Would love to read some good arguments why my
approach is not ok ,or why your strategy is more profitable.

Good luck,

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a chip and a chair is all you need in any tournament so my advize is to enter late
55th -59th minute,rebuy as min as needed and use bankroll to enter as much rebuytournaments as possible
if you have enough tournskills and some confidence this approach is most profitable.
Always add.on even if you are overall chipleader.
Would love to read some good arguments why my
approach is not ok ,or why your strategy is more profitable.

Good luck,

Edited by uhhcallmi (Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ 13:14 GMT)


     
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