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  28-Sep-14, 14:46   #1
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maicovish 
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Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More
Probably the number one mistake beginning poker players make is that they play far too many hands. When you're just starting out playing poker, you want to play poker, and that means staying in hands that aren't very good just to be part of the action. But playing more doesn't mean winning more, it usually means losing more.

     
  28-Sep-14, 15:02   #2
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Heskor 
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yeah play tighter and go to a tight aggressive mode not going to nitty fold player, more of a tight player who choose which spots to make aggressive moves , this is where the money is thought most people adapt this style now but it is still viable against most players and if you a better TAG than others than you stands to make more money, you should look for loose tables and play TAG and go aggressive when your read is good and so on! Anyway good luck mate at the tables!

     
  28-Sep-14, 15:07   #3
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mahdrof 

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Posted by maicovish:
Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More
Probably the number one mistake beginning poker players make is that they play far too many hands. When you're just starting out playing poker, you want to play poker, and that means staying in hands that aren't very good just to be part of the action. But playing more doesn't mean winning more, it usually means losing more.


http://poker.about.com/od/strategyadvice/tp/tipspokersk...

     
  28-Sep-14, 16:42   #4
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BeMyATMplz 
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It's simple:
1st: Become winning player
2nd: Play as many tables as you're comfortable with
3rd: Increase that number to your personal max.

     
  28-Sep-14, 16:55   #5
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mirexxx 
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You will not always want to play poker. Especially if you are in a downswing or your friends are doing something that seems like more fun. Sometimes, though, when a game is really good, other things just have to be put on hold.

     
  28-Sep-14, 17:42   #6
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DDPascalDD 
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Posted by mahdrof:
Posted by maicovish:
Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More
Probably the number one mistake beginning poker players make is that they play far too many hands. When you're just starting out playing poker, you want to play poker, and that means staying in hands that aren't very good just to be part of the action. But playing more doesn't mean winning more, it usually means losing more.


http://poker.about.com/od/strategyadvice/tp/tipspokersk...

Think superthight has a 2nd account! Sleepy

     
  30-Sep-14, 07:51   #7
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LIKEIT27 
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Posted by DDPascalDD:
Posted by mahdrof:
Posted by maicovish:
Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More
Probably the number one mistake beginning poker players make is that they play far too many hands. When you're just starting out playing poker, you want to play poker, and that means staying in hands that aren't very good just to be part of the action. But playing more doesn't mean winning more, it usually means losing more.


http://poker.about.com/od/strategyadvice/tp/tipspokersk...

Think superthight has a 2nd account! Sleepy



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  30-Nov-14, 09:35   #8
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Tony_MON7ANA 

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Just hit and run!
Don't look back! Run Forest, run!

     
  30-Nov-14, 14:11   #9
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leno1 
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I guess that is right, but it also depends on the blind level in my opinion. I made the experience that at the beginning of tournaments it can be successful to call with not only top hands. If you hit well you can win big pots.

     
  30-Nov-14, 19:17   #10
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highyeah 
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There are different approachs in poker (I mean in cash game) : there is the TAG style and the LAG style. The TAG consists on playing strong hands aggressively which means "Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More" and this is the best play for beginners. However, if you are experienced and wants to take advantages from the other TAG player than you can switch to LAG.



     
  30-Nov-14, 20:02   #11
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bowie1984 

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Posted by highyeah:
There are different approachs in poker (I mean in cash game) : there is the TAG style and the LAG style. The TAG consists on playing strong hands aggressively which means "Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More" and this is the best play for beginners. However, if you are experienced and wants to take advantages from the other TAG player than you can switch to LAG.

Or you adjust to the style of what the table requires from you. Passive tables screaming 4 to play LAG, active tables 4 playing TAG. THe first thing someone taught me that I should play the opposite of what my opponents playing.

     
  1-Dec-14, 14:03   #12
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xgcsnippy 

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Ok Id rather ask here than google the donk answers!

Zoom - What percentage of hands should I be playing or not playing
Cash - What percentage of hands should I be playing or not playing
MTT - What percentage of hands should I be playing or not playing

Free rolls well that's a bingo fest do will not ask!

Cool

     
  1-Dec-14, 14:19   #13
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ratovic80 

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Posted by Tony_MON7ANA:
Just hit and run!
Don't look back! Run Forest, run!


Big Smile

     
  1-Dec-14, 15:59   #14
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marqis 

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Posted by bowie1984:
Posted by highyeah:
There are different approachs in poker (I mean in cash game) : there is the TAG style and the LAG style. The TAG consists on playing strong hands aggressively which means "Don't Play Every Hand / Do Fold More" and this is the best play for beginners. However, if you are experienced and wants to take advantages from the other TAG player than you can switch to LAG.

Or you adjust to the style of what the table requires from you. Passive tables screaming 4 to play LAG, active tables 4 playing TAG. THe first thing someone taught me that I should play the opposite of what my opponents playing.

Indeed, read the table. Although, I don't think playing the opposite is the optimal strategy; I like to 3-bet a much wider range against a LAG, and that is not exactly TAG, is it? Playing TAG against LAG, makes it easy for the LAG, knowing he just has to fold if there's any opposition.
3-betting more, makes it much more expensive for the LAG, while still comfortably beating his range.

     
  1-Dec-14, 23:29   #15
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StheP 

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Posted by xgcsnippy:
Ok Id rather ask here than google the donk answers!

Zoom - What percentage of hands should I be playing or not playing
Cash - What percentage of hands should I be playing or not playing
MTT - What percentage of hands should I be playing or not playing

Free rolls well that's a bingo fest do will not ask!

Cool


zoom-3
cash-5
MTT-2

Shock
you play how much do you want and play hands with what you think you could win... its simple... thare is no percentage.... if you get AA 100% of time would you play only 30% of them??? just play how you think you should, try to get some reads, and learn....

     
  2-Dec-14, 01:25   #16
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xgcsnippy 

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I completely understand reads but many tournaments im playing 45% of hands, I have read before anywhere in between 15-25% of hands but hard to stick to it when you constantly get some great hole cards and fail when nothing hits!

     
  3-Dec-14, 18:16   #17
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BeMyATMplz 
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Posted by xgcsnippy:
I completely understand reads but many tournaments im playing 45% of hands, I have read before anywhere in between 15-25% of hands but hard to stick to it when you constantly get some great hole cards and fail when nothing hits!


Your question can't fully be answered.
Everyone has (or at least should have) a personal style. If you play by charts, your % in cashgame will be about 12% for fullring cash, maybe 15% for tourneys.
It all depends what one plays, a SNG player who solely plays ABC-standard-strategy will play roughly 12%, or an exploitive strategy that is more loose and relies on villains weaknesses, some of such regs play 25%-30%. Both can be profitable, but it has to be applied correctly.
I myself play probably a mix of both (I play roughly 19% according to HEM).
So it really depends how you play overall, not what % of hands you play. There can be situations where you have to fold AQ preflop, and there can be situations where shoving 23o preflop is profitable.
If you play 45% it's probably far too loose though, especially in 180 mans that you play a lot as I have read.

     
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