drnkRise Progress Log

  • drnkRise Progress Log

    Posted by Drnkrise on July 26, 2022 at 3:34 pm


    I just finished week 1 of the PLO 10 week transformation program and am excited to be part of the community. I was mainly a NLHE player that dedicated study/solver time to playing it and had switched over to PLO. I am looking to build a solid foundation with the 10wk program and shift my mindset to PLO as well as balance other parts of my life. I appreciate the constant support from the team here and peers that are on the same journey!

    Vision: I am a part-time poker player looking to expand the understanding of the game through self-understanding, analysis and study to become a respected player as well as supplement my full time income.

    Purpose: I challenge myself to become proficient at new games and PLO is a way to look at theory differently. Life is unknown and I like to be prepared to think through it holistically the same way we look at poker, which will provide myself and my family independence.


    – Complete PLO 10 week transformation

    – Read 4 PLO/mental game books (I rarely read, so putting this milestone down to hold myself accountable)

    – Log and study 100 PLO hand histories of my own

    – Log 100 hours of PLO study

    – Complete PLO MTT course (I have had some success at WSOP PLO MTT and need a better foundation)

    – Travel internationally for PLO cash/MTT game

    – Win WSOP PLO Tournament (I am sure everyone would love a bracelet!)

    I will keep you all posted as we go, thanks for the warm welcome!


    Drnkrise replied 1 month, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Adelaney

    August 1, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Hey @drnkrise

    Welcome to the community and to the PLO Mastermind it’s great to have you on board πŸ™‚

    How have you been finding your transition so far from NLHE to PLO? I hope that it is going well for you!

    I wish you the best of luck with your goals and look forward to seeing further updates from you on your progress, as well as reading about you winning a bracelet in PLO hopefully next year 🀞


  • Drnkrise

    August 2, 2022 at 8:00 pm


    Appreciate the additional welcome as the transition to PLO has been interesting seeing the RFI/3bet/4bet strategies as powered through and am entering week 3 of PLO transformation. More to follow in the upcoming weeks! Sidenote: I had a top 25 run in the $600PLO WSOP Event, looking to turn that into #1 next year!

    One question that I had on general approach to studying vs. my specific table regulations: I play where the maximum bet is $300 and max per street is $1200 (1 bet, 3 raises); basically it is a $5-$300 spread limit. General bluff frequencies by the river have to be lower (in my mind) as I would be betting $300 into a $1.5K-$2.5K pot. Also, if I get to the river, I feel like I have to call any $300 with medium/strong hands. I understand if this is covered in future weeks, but that has been on the top of my brain and will help with how I approach the rest of the PLO transformation, thanks!


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