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Old October 9th, 2011, 07:25 AM
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At times like this it is best to closely examine your play to assure it is just variance and not a flaw in what you are doing. Sometimes you can find a way to better your EV even if you are playing correctly.
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Old October 9th, 2011, 08:34 AM
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same just happened to me. massive downswing, and on a trip. oh well, at least the trip was scenic. and there will always be the next trip. time to redo Kelly.

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Old October 9th, 2011, 07:04 PM
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70 units in 10 minutes. Very high count mid shoe entry.
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Old October 10th, 2011, 02:06 AM
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At times like this it is best to closely examine your play to assure it is just variance and not a flaw in what you are doing. Sometimes you can find a way to better your EV even if you are playing correctly.
Absolutely, first thing I did was practise and check over everything when I got home.

Sidenote: I was up 40 units when it started so I technically lost 150 units and that happened in just under an hour. Kiiillleerrrrrrr
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Old October 10th, 2011, 05:40 AM
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Absolutely, first thing I did was practise and check over everything when I got home.

Sidenote: I was up 40 units when it started so I technically lost 150 units and that Sohappened in just under an hour. Kiiillleerrrrrrr

So these units you lost, technically or not, where did they come from?? Either they came from a hard earned BR from the civilian side or from ??????
Yeah I thought so, now get back on that bull and try hanging on for another 8 seconds!!!

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Old October 10th, 2011, 06:55 AM
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140 units on one hand. 250 units in a shoe, 400 in a session.

Of course, I've gone up like that too.
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Old October 10th, 2011, 07:03 AM
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Know your 3SD variance. If the potential loss is to high to tolerate, bet more conservatively.
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Old October 10th, 2011, 09:41 AM
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I wasnt surprised at all.

Its a bit like running into a wall, you know whats going to happen but it still hurts...
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Old October 10th, 2011, 10:01 AM
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On the simulator and at the tables I have seen downswings of 30 to 35 maximum bets in 8-10 hours of play.
This is good advice. Be prepared mentally and financially to drop 30-35 max bets in 1-2 session. Just the other day I was playing with another counter who was not prepared and busted out mid-shoe at True 6. Dont let this happen. My worst hit was 16 max bets in about 6 hours - it stung - but I got it all back (plus interest) in the next 12 hours.
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Old October 10th, 2011, 10:10 AM
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My worst hit was 16 max bets in about 6 hours - it stung - but I got it all back (plus interest) in the next 12 hours.
This is what I need to hear!!!!!
 

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