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10. Don't chase draws. It can be very tempting when you see that you have a straight draw, (eg you've got a 6 7 and there's a 5 and 8 in flop) but reality is that this hand rarely produces a winner. If you can see other cards free or for a cheap call then by all means take a look, but remember at this point you have absolutely nothing and your opponents have almost certainly got at least a pair.
11. Remember that your opponents will play different cards from you. Just because you are doing everything right doesn't mean that they will too! People will play all sorts of hands, especially in a freeroll and you can expect some crazy bad beats. Particular attention should be paid to possibility of straights, if there are three cards on table like 5 6 8 for example, there's a good chance somebody might be playing with a 7 4!
12. Treat freerolls seriously. Although you're not investing any money to take part in freerolls, you are investing a chunk of your time so take them seriously. They are a good training ground for learning tournament skills and to win one is a very good achievement. Not to mention you could win some money!
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