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How To Stack A Fish

by Ed Miller |  Published: Nov 16, 2011


People often ask me questions like, “How much can I win per hour in a $2-$5 game?” There’s no good answer. It obviously depends on how good you are. But just as much it depends on how many fish are in the game and how much money they have. I can estimate my win rate in a game by counting how much money at the table is controlled by the fish. After a few hands I usually have an idea who the real live ones are in a game. They play nearly every hand. They like to limp in and call raises. And they usually appear as if they came to Vegas for something besides sitting hours on end at the poker table. I look at these players and then add up all the money controlled by them. My win rate in the game is roughly proportional to this amount ...

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