February 17, 2011
About a year and a half ago I started playing Triple Draw and began with quite a lot of success until I decided to take shots at 10/20 and 15/30. When I played those games my game was completely messed up; not only did I have an overall nitty approach to hand values but at the same time I spent a lot of the time doing really expensive spews and snows as an adjustment to being versus better players, which I recently realised was a huge mistake and was a reason I couldn't beat those games.
With the introduction of draw to FTP, I got back into it, but I was still having trouble beating the higher stakes at times due to my spewy nature. I thought about the game a lot over the past couple months and completely rehauled it and since then I've been on a pretty big upswing. Here's my stars lifetime graph:
Me playing a different game starts at the beginning of the latest upswing. I don't doubt that I'm running really well, but I think I'm now a clear winner in the 10/20 games while before I was probably break even or slightly losing.
Here's my FTP graph, which is still pretty swingy but overall decent:
Hopefully both games will continue to have an upward trend for me as I continue to play this glorious game. I also plan to get into some triple draw coaching in the near future because I really enjoy talking and thinking about this game.