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Your Optimal Number of Online Tables

Keep records to make this determination

by Matt Lessinger |  Published: Oct 16, 2009


My optimal number of online tables is three. This is not based on some sort of feeling or guess. I’ve kept careful records while playing at varying numbers of tables. For several years, I played only two tables, more out of habit than anything else, and my profits were steady but not spectacular. I began adding a third table, and my overall profit increased significantly — which was sweet. I added a fourth table, confident that I’d have no trouble with it. And while I was able to follow the action pretty easily, I was surprised to find that my overall profit dropped slightly. Just to test the waters, I continued adding tables to see how many I could handle. I found that I could manage five and six tables reasonably well, although my profits continued to dip. And finally it was the seventh table that brought me to the ...

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