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Tournament Resteals

Posted on29. Oct, 2008 by Ansky.

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Resteals are about a number of important factors, and very often the least of which is the quality of your hand. The thing with resteals, is that all they REALLY are about though, is risk-reward. If someone with 80bbs opens and you shove for 80 behind him, obviously this is a bad play.
Also, resteals are [...]

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9 Poker Tournament Lessons

Posted on19. Oct, 2008 by Ansky.

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Lesson 1
Like Amir Vahedi said about a million times at the 2003 WSOP, “In order to live, you have to be willing to die.” It sounds a little ridiculous, but I really believe in it. I am just as ready to go broke on the first hand, as I am on the bubble.
Lesson 2
Everything in [...]

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Anskys Best 2+2 Posts

Posted on03. Oct, 2008 by Ansky.

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I just came 4th in the Stars 300, for about 5400 dollars. Im pretty sure Im at the stage with my poker career and bankroll, that I could give 2 shits about coming in 4th. I mean, yeah, 5400, weeee, but I fucking hate losing at final tables. It was a fairly tough final table [...]

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Serious Threat to Online Poker

Posted on15. Sep, 2006 by Ansky.

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Its serious, and its very real right now. For a few months now, the possibility of an anti internet gambling bill passing in the US senate has been looming, and it seems now it is on the verge of occuring. This 2+2 thread explains the situation quite well.
To ANY and EVERY American person who reads this [...]

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A 10/25NL Session on UB

Posted on06. Jun, 2006 by Ansky.

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I finally had a decent session at 10/25 on UB. Typically I just find a really sick table to sit at if Im already playing 5/10, I dont like plan to play 10/25. When this happens, usually I am 1 tabling then, and really concentrating on the action. Its definitely less profitable than 8 tabling [...]

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Ansky on Tilt Been There, Done That

Posted on03. Jun, 2006 by Ansky.

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One of the best parts of my game, and my take on poker in general, is that I almost never tilt or get affected by results. I pride myself on being able to take a 1 outer and not blink, and remove my emotions from variance, the element of the game which we cannot control. [...]

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