Saturday, March 20, 2010

Great news!!

So...I spoke about the bonus I was trying to get in the last post. Well.....I cleared it on the last day!! So, a free $100 is always nice. :-)

More importantly though, the amount of volume that I had to put in to get the necessary VPP's resulted in some really nice results. I ended up playing just
over 500 games in the first 17 days of March, and as of this moment I'm sitting
at +$1,079 for the month to date. I played mostly $22 Hu with some $33 and $11 mixed in. These last 18 days really reinforced something I already knew, but it really hammered home the point. The key to making money in husng's is volume. I dont care how good you are, if your not putting in the volume, your just not going to make much money from this. If you're beating the $55 at an 8% clip, that means you are averaging $4.20/game which is excellent, but if you only play 200 games in a month, you wont even make $1000. plan is to try to start playing $33s soon, and maintain at least a 600 gm per month pace. At 5% roi, I would make $1000 of clean scope profit then with bonuses and RB, I should be dancing in the $1200-$1500 range. For now, I'm happy with that.

March profit $1,079

GL All!!


Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Treading Water on Stars

Decided on March 1st that I wanted to make a run at a $100 bonus that I have had
pending since September. As of that day I still needed a few points on a previous $100 bonus, so I finished that up and started crunching a few numbers. I would need 2500 FPPs by March 18th at 6AM to get the $100. I figured it would be a good carrot to get me to actually play some hardcore volume this month. After doing the math, I decided that if I play approx 30 $22's or 20 $33's a day for 16 days, I can get there. So, I decided to give it a shot. If I can play approx 500 $22's during that timeframe, (or the equivalent of 500 $22's with other stakes), and I run at 5% ROI, I will make about $500 in sng profit, and maybe $150 or so in bonus (includes the $100 plus the stellar rewards), and accumulate a bunch of FPP's. So, I can make like $650 in 2 weeks and obv if I run better, I can make more.

So...thats what I've been up to for the past week or so. So far, so good. I'm about halfway there, and at the moment, I'm up $223. It's more games than I'm accustomed to playing, but since volume is one of my leaks, I think its an excellent exercise.

Gotta get back on the grind, but I will
update more on my progess soon.

March profit $223



Monday, March 1, 2010

Feb is in the books

Closed out February on a good note. Played a total of 581 games, 413 HU and 168 DONs. HU average buyin was exactly $20 and 70%+ of the HU games I played were at $20 or greater. Didnt quite meet my goal of 90% but def improved. Speaking of my goals, lets run down the 4 I laid out at the beginning of the month.

90% of games at $20+...not quite, but 70% is better.

$1500 total profit. Made $1321, so again, not quite, but close.

Clear all the remaining bonus money on Cake. Retired $50 of it from Cake and $100 from Stars and received another $300 from Cake!

Full time $33's on stars. Not yet, but soon.

So...thats the skinny. Excited for a big March!!

Final Feb Profit $1321