How to adjust to loose players?

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How to adjust to loose players?

Postby MaTaKazer » Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:13 pm

I seems to have trouble adjusting to the play of loose/very loose player. VPIP > 45 6handed.
Any PP, Qxo/s+, suited connectors. Heck, they play any hands they looks nice to their eyes.

The problem is I can't seems to put them on a hand, which leads a lot of problems like when & amount to bet, my hand strength.
I always think that I am ahead if I have a medium strong hands vs their range. Times and again I was proven wrong when I can't let my losing hands go and stacked them.

I seems to have come to a conclusion that they only play their cards and react accordingly to what they holds.

Sometimes, I just leave the table. Any suggestions?
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Re: How to adjust to loose players?

Postby chenghao » Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:31 pm

Bet more when you have , check back / bet lesser when you don't , if they are playing what they have.

e.g.

instead of betting 3X preflop , bet 2.5 x if you are trying to steal

why lose 3 when you can just lose 2.5 when you steal ?

A loose player would usually not give up preflop.

So Take notes about what their tedencies are ( they usually have one @ micros)

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/78/mi ... es-979484/

Notes to take :

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/69/mi ... ds-430489/
under these threads , search for notes.

6 max compared to 9 max , you play more hands vs the same person , so you can learn of their tendencies if any much faster.

I suggest you play 9 max first to understand and apply all the concepts before jumping to 6 max / HU.

if you really insist on 6 max , read a guide on it i guess.
google for ryan fee's 6 max guide
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Re: How to adjust to loose players?

Postby MaTaKazer » Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:50 pm

chenghao wrote:Bet more when you have , check back / bet lesser when you don't , if they are playing what they have.

e.g.

instead of betting 3X preflop , bet 2.5 x if you are trying to steal

why lose 3 when you can just lose 2.5 when you steal ?

A loose player would usually not give up preflop.

So Take notes about what their tedencies are ( they usually have one @ micros)

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/78/mi ... es-979484/

Notes to take :

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/69/mi ... ds-430489/
under these threads , search for notes.

6 max compared to 9 max , you play more hands vs the same person , so you can learn of their tendencies if any much faster.

I suggest you play 9 max first to understand and apply all the concepts before jumping to 6 max / HU.

if you really insist on 6 max , read a guide on it i guess.
google for ryan fee's 6 max guide


Would read them when I am in the mode. 2+2 has some really nice reads!
I am more leaning towards playing 6 handed now. 9 handed seems too slow and less action
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Re: How to adjust to loose players?

Postby chenghao » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:48 pm

MaTaKazer wrote:
chenghao wrote:Bet more when you have , check back / bet lesser when you don't , if they are playing what they have.

e.g.

instead of betting 3X preflop , bet 2.5 x if you are trying to steal

why lose 3 when you can just lose 2.5 when you steal ?

A loose player would usually not give up preflop.

So Take notes about what their tedencies are ( they usually have one @ micros)

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/78/mi ... es-979484/

Notes to take :

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/69/mi ... ds-430489/
under these threads , search for notes.

6 max compared to 9 max , you play more hands vs the same person , so you can learn of their tendencies if any much faster.

I suggest you play 9 max first to understand and apply all the concepts before jumping to 6 max / HU.

if you really insist on 6 max , read a guide on it i guess.
google for ryan fee's 6 max guide


Would read them when I am in the mode. 2+2 has some really nice reads!
I am more leaning towards playing 6 handed now. 9 handed seems too slow and less action


6 max , the pro players will have more chances to exploit you though. Your choice of course.
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Re: How to adjust to loose players?

Postby soulari- » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:45 pm

What is their weakness? They play too many hands right? Make them enter pots where you have a tighter range than them and valuebet more and lighter. Make them play more oop or play in 3b pots. Just a few ways.
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Re: How to adjust to loose players?

Postby mugiwara84 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:35 am

leaving is definitely the correct option
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