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  1. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Come Here To Talk about Anything Poker Related,
    Such As Poker Strategies, Games, Winning Stories, etc​
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 28, 2008
  2. Seaman63

    Seaman63 Well-Known Member

    I´m just new to poker and playing mostly freerolls to learn the game and improve my play. I noticed that many players always bet "all in". It sux really and I would like to know why they do so? Makes no sense to me to risk all...
  3. Marina

    Marina Administrator Staff Member

    I think some are going All In as a tactic
    to scare the others,
    then the others pass and they get the pot, lol
    but to do so is sure risky and does not work always
    You maybe can scare away some new players
    but I see there are many really gook poker players out there
    so, you cant just easy bluff all, lol

    this is just my thougt about
    I am not a poker player too, lol

    Dmoney and others, please let us know your opinions to that

    Last edited: Jul 12, 2008
  4. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    I know exactly what Seaman is saying. The way that they go allin is not really a tactic, but just plain stupidity and total disregard for the game of poker.

    Notice, he said he plays mostly freerolls, this is the best place to find all the "Donks" in one spot. They Go allin to try to get a quick head start with any 2 cards and they really don't care if they win or lose, because its a freeroll.

    The worst thing is to play a real money game that you bought into and find a donk that has money, and doesn't care if he wins or loses.

    The Best Defense for this is to sit and Play very tight in the beginning, and try to set traps against these players when they don't go allin, but ae involved in a pot.

    Only Play Premium Hands in the beginning of tournaments like AA ,KK,QQ,AK,AQ,JJ For An Allin Hand. If Someone Goes Allin, And You Don't Have One Of These Hands, Its Not Worth Risking Your Tournament Life Against These Idiots That Go Allin Every Other Hand.

    And One Rule Of Thumb I've Realized Over The Last Couple Years Online, Is This:


    You Just Have To Learn To Play Around Them.

    Now, Playing Only Premium Hands Early In A Tournament is only a stratagy, and it will not always work, as any and can win at any time. But, These Hands Will Give You The Best Odds At Winning Them.

    Also, Try To Play Pots When These Guys Fold, And Try And Get Lucky To Win A Few Pots Without Worrying About Your Tournament Life At Risk.

    As Far As These Allin Donks Go, There Really Is No Rhyme Or Reason For Their Play, Except That Most Of Them Play In Freerolls, Try To Get An Early Chiplead Because the Can't Play A Competitive Game Of Poker, And Don't Care If They Lose Because It Costed Nothing For them To Get In.

    Hope These Words Help You Understand A Little Bit About These "Allin Donks".

    I'm Hoping To Set Up A Weekly Game For Free Real Soon, so that People Who Are Trying To Learn To Play, Can Play A Friendly Game With Members Of BP, And Have Fun While Learning In A Real Game Atmosphere.​
  5. Seaman63

    Seaman63 Well-Known Member

    Dmoney, thank you very much for explaining this to us and for your hints. It helps a lot for us beginners to get some input to understand the entire poker thing. I must say, after one week playing, I really like it and I will definitly continue.

    Well...this lesson I have already learned..LMAOO!
  6. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Glad To Be A Help Seaman, As Yes, Anyone Will Find This Statement To Be All So True! roflmao

    But Playing Online, You Get Used To These Players, The River Bad Beats, And Some Just Plain Out Right Stupidity The Way Some People Play. But, As I Also Say,


    I Get Frustrated At times, But There Really Is No Wrong Or Right Way To Play, And Supposedly, The Law Of Averages Will eventually Work Out In Your Favor. There Are Lots Of Ups And Downs With Playing Poker.

    Just Have To Learn To Minimumize The Downs At Times. Glad You Have Enjoyed My Postings About Poker, And There Will Be Lots More Games And Tips On the Way!

    "Quick Tip"

    Don't Let The Bad Play Or Bad Beats Linger Too Long. Forget About them As Quickly As They Happen, And Also Don't Play Poker For Money Tired! rof :D
  7. dogbites68

    dogbites68 Active Member

    Freerolls and the lower entry fee tournaments you always see this "all in" stuff.Before this holdem became what i call Tv game people played smarter.I dont think you would of seen Dole Brunson going all in with 2 7 off But if your good and want a smart game the higher entry tournaments are the ones to play.
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 2, 2008
  8. leifen

    leifen New Member

    Just a input.. In the world of poker Doyle Brunsons has a hand called up after him.. 2 10 so you never know.. He won the WSOP title in both -76 & -77 with the hand 2 10..

    and in 2005 he won his 10th bracelet with 3 10....
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 4, 2008
  9. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    So True My Friend, And I Remember When He Won That Bracelet With 10 3 Offsuit.

    He Admitted Later, That He Thought That It Was 10-2 , But Had Just Seened The 2 Wrong! :D

    Also, To Be Quite Honest, You Never Know What Someone Is Playing Unless You Seen Him All The Way To A Showdown. Alot Of Hands, They Guy May Have Been Playing The Player, The Ones He Knows He Can Bluff A Pot At Times With Nothing, Or Set One Up With A Bluff After The Flop Or Turn, Knowing If The Other Player Didn't Hit Part Of The Hand, He Would Fold.

    Its Not Always About The Cards, Alot Has To Do With Reading And Playing The Players At The Other Tables, Knowing Who You Can And Can't Bluff.​
  10. dogbites68

    dogbites68 Active Member

    Yes i agree with you there Dmoney.But very tough to read most people online when there all in crazy.I dont play much in the same tournaments anymore i go for the bigger ones.
  11. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Yes, This Is Also True. This Is What I Like About Playing Private Buyin Games With Members Of A Forum. It's Just Like Playing A Home Game With Friends That You Play With Every Week. You Tend To Learn How Certain Members Play, And You Can Play Your Game Accordingly.

    When You Are Always Against New Players All the Time It Does Make It Tough. But Not Impossible. At Least Some Of The Time. The Ones That Go Allin, I Like To Wait For A Monster Hand, Slow Play It, Set that Trap, And Hope Luck Is On My Side, When These Guys Go Allin.

    I Would Love To See Everyone Get More Involved With Our Buyin Games, Then We Could Also, Have More Money Added To Prizepools, Build Up A Nice League, And Have A Place For Our Great Members To Enjoy Poker, And Not Always Have To Worry About The Complete Donkeys That Like To Play Bingo Rather Than Poker.

    Maybe We'll Get More Participation Soon, From Our Fellow Poker Players?​
  12. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    i hate playing with people on line some times they dont care ... i hate people that call your huge raies with a aces with low kicker ...who cares if you have ace two why is that so hard to fold ..
    some guys goes all in and i call with pocket king and he has ace 2 and of couers a aces has to come up ...i hate playing with people that go all in aues they have aces high
  13. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    i love poker :super:
  14. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    yes they higher the bye in the better the game .. i love playing high roll tourments caues i know there not as many donks playing ...i hate playing freeroll caues people dont care caues they paid nothing to:confused: play ...i can never win a freeroll caues of that reson
  15. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    there know as donkys get lots of them that play online reason if if they have ace high they go all in caues just what they do ..and maybe caues it a freeroll they dont care caues it free ... i hate going all in .. i like to see a flop and try to bet my oppontent off there hand and you have a better chance at winning
  16. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    poker rules
  17. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Yes, The Dreaded Donkies That Are
    Never-ending When playing online. I think the reason for this is that for 1, it usually is free or very small risk for them and they do not care, also, alot of beginning players start out online, so they really haven't developed a real poker game, not really knowing any better.
    From watching the pro's move allin on t.v., they think this allin move will make people fold everytime and when people don't fold, everyone see's the donks bluff with 74 offsuit, and its just their luck, they seem to catch their hand. Also, The annonomity of playing online, where no one knows who you are, people tend to be the donk just for fun for them. i have done this before, when its too late to really play a 5 hour tournament, i just play stupidly to try and lose my chips. hehe{but i usuallly don't do this]. This is why i think there is so many donks in the online world.​
  18. HankyPanky

    HankyPanky New Member

    I agree. Also, even experienced players make the Donkey Call sometimes because the embarassment when you lose online isn't there like it is at a live table. Try Poker Stars freerolls sometime. It is soooo bad. You will LOL, right before a donk sucks out on you.

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