Sbrugby (bio) grinded his way up from the low limit games in 2005 to the most difficult high limit online games. Now he’s one of the most feard NL players.
I was doing some research about Sbrugby for my other site and came across these two really valuable threads with him on twoplustwo (his username is aba20).
The main thing I got from these threads is that poker is hard. Who knew? Sbrugby basically devoted himself to the game, spending 14+ hour days either playing poker, reading about it, or analyzing his own game. He’s read “every poker book available at borders and many that are not.”
He gives out a bunch of poker tips you might have never considered. Here’s a good one that Kjell pointed out to me.
“One “AHA” moment was shoving with hands which have good equity against your villians calling range. Example which would you rather go AI with assuming you have a pot sized raise left on a 249 board. You can go AI with 55 or KQ. Well shoving with KQ is much better than shoving 55 because KQ has alot more equity against villian calling range (66+ and any 9).”
If you have any interest at going pro or improving your NL skills these threads are really good reads.
Trash talk makes it sweeter
I was feeling a little unsatisfied after the busting out of the mookie tournament, and I just finished posting the new เเทงหวยออนไลน์ schedule from Full Tilt on my other site, so I decided to play an FTOPS main event satellite. Somehow everything went right and I won an entry! It’s nice to win on the first try.
The best part of the tournament was the trash talk I received after busting out the former chip leader. Now I don’t like trash talking other players unless it’s in good fun, and I hate it when better players berate the fish, but I love when players trash talk me. I usually don’t even reply, I just let them burn of steam until they leave.
I was surprised with the trash talk after this hand because I really didn’t play it bad. He limped in preflop, giving me a free flop. He didn’t raise the flop, he bet small on the turn, and then he unnecisarily lost all his chips on the river when I made the best hand.
I don’t know why, but I always get a good laugh when someone talks trash to me on a virtual poker table. Do they really think it’s going to make me feel bad and question my purpose in life?
Anyways, I’m excited about the satellite win and I’m looking forward to the FTOPS tournament. This will be the largest tournament i’ve played in and possibly my chance to accomplish my goal of winning more then $5,000 in a tournament.