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    Question Playing to Win?

    What does playing to win mean to you guys, I am curious of your thoughts, I tried to combine this topic with Dr Fill's final table but it sidetracked the discussion. There is a unwritten code where not going for the win is lame.
    So what does playing to win mean to you guys?
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    i think that like the terms "donkey" and "that was sick".......the playing to win thing is misused a whole lot

    to me the way it usually gets used/thought of is just douchebaggery...ie "oh, im shoving a-j offsuit all day long there, 2 spots from the bubble..i'm playing to win"..usually followed by douchey coments about other people's abilities

    that aside...in a real sense, i think playing to win is something you can really only do with a final table in front of you....anything before that is just an aggressive accumulation of chips that gets mislbeled as playing to win
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    It means you're not playing for just a cash. You are playing to win the whole thing. Which to me means you will risk you're tourney or a lessor cash for a shot to take it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pegboy1 View Post
    It means you're not playing for just a cash. You are playing to win the whole thing. Which to me means you will risk you're tourney or a lessor cash for a shot to take it all.
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    i much prefer to play to get to the next major event....in the beginning i like to know what it takes to cash, and i steadily work my way there....when ive reached that, depending on the size of the tournament, i'm looking to get to that next marker in good shape, and contionue gaining chips...as we get down to the last 50--60 or so, im looking to get the chips i need to final table...when i final table, im looking to get in position for the final 3, then for the win
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    Kimbo Slice plays to win. Look him up. he goes for the kill with his vicious upper cuts.
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