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Hand Reader not reading hand history? - Mon Jan 16, 2012, 12:43 PM
Fedecme's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 4
Hey all,

Just tried uploading a hand history from a Poker Skill League Qualifier from Pokerstars but when I paste the hand information as instructed and click read data nothing happens.

Is there something I am supposed to remove from Pokerstars email to get this feature to work?

Mon Jan 16, 2012, 01:07 PM
topthecat's Avatar
Since: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,962
Hey Fedecme,

Welcome to the forum! Post the hand here and I will try and load it for you.

Oh and here is a link from Dan the man, our new member's coordinator, that will be a great help in getting the most from the site.


Mon Jan 16, 2012, 02:51 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,836
Hi Fedecme!

If the first line of the hand history says PokerStars Hand, try changing the word Hand to Game (keeping the spacing correct). This may help.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner

Mon Jan 16, 2012, 06:20 PM
Fedecme's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 4
Okay here is one of the hands, nothing special to see in this one - but I am trying to look through a full tourney of over 200 hands to evaluate my decision making through the blinds so I really need to know why this isn't working.

Tried changing the PokerStars Hand to PokerStars Game as suggested but still no joy.


PokerStars Hand #73891769325: Tournament #488417724, $1.00+$0.10 USD Hold'em No
Limit - Level II (30/60) - 2012/01/15 16:11:40 WET [2012/01/15 11:11:40 ET]
Table '488417724 18' 9-max Seat #4 is the button
Seat 1: tjblmb (4920 in chips)
Seat 2: kurya3 (1460 in chips)
Seat 3: eduardo782 (2600 in chips)
Seat 4: Georgiy2502 (1380 in chips)
Seat 5: dormidont391 (2540 in chips)
Seat 6: vogelek (620 in chips)
Seat 7: NITO_230977 (1280 in chips)
Seat 8: OrneryDukeDE (1220 in chips)
Seat 9: Fedecme (1400 in chips)
dormidont391: posts small blind 30
vogelek: posts big blind 60
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Fedecme [Jh Js]
NITO_230977: calls 60
OrneryDukeDE: folds
Fedecme: raises 240 to 300
tjblmb: folds
kurya3: folds
eduardo782: folds
Georgiy2502 has timed out
Georgiy2502: folds
Georgiy2502 is sitting out
dormidont391: folds
vogelek: folds
NITO_230977: folds
Uncalled bet (240) returned to Fedecme
Fedecme collected 210 from pot
Fedecme: doesn't show hand
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 210 | Rake 0
Seat 1: tjblmb folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: kurya3 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: eduardo782 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: Georgiy2502 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: dormidont391 (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 6: vogelek (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 7: NITO_230977 folded before Flop
Seat 8: OrneryDukeDE folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: Fedecme collected (210)
Mon Jan 16, 2012, 06:34 PM
roomik17's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 4,556
DL Poker tracker3 it has a hand replayer built into it
Mon Jan 16, 2012, 07:13 PM
royalraise85's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 26,032
(Community Coordinator)
Hi Fedecme,

I've tried to load the hand into my re-player with no success either.

If you could request the Hand History again from Pokerstars. Go to lobby > Requests > Hand History for hand #73891769325.

This will be sent directly to your email address. Copy and paste the HH into the re-player, remember to change 'Hand' to 'Game' like JW said.

If this does not work email support@pokerschoolonline.com with the email you received from Pokerstars.

Someone there in Technical will be more than happy to assist you.

Hope this helps,



Bracelet Winner

Tue Jan 17, 2012, 04:54 AM
Fedecme's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 4
Still didn't work, email sent to support.

Tue Jan 17, 2012, 12:50 PM
annie_22at90's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 864
I got it to work by copying your hand history from post #4 and replacing the line break (enter or return) in the first line between "USD Hold'em No" and "Limit - Level II", with a space so that the hand, tourney, buy-in, level and date information are one line.

Tue Jan 17, 2012, 02:49 PM
Fedecme's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 4
Wow yes thats it, just tried 5 hands at once and they all work doing that - many thanks.

Tue Jan 17, 2012, 04:36 PM
!!!111Dan's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,290
Welcome Fed!

Nice catch annie.
It usually is something like that. I suggest that you always keep a hand that you know works in a folder for the replayer. Then when you have one not working, compare the two with keen scrutiny. Be sure never to add spaces or a return from the text you copied to paste. And even if you didn't, make sure that they're not there in order to make a hand read.
It may sound a little complicated, but like annie showed you, it isn't, and you'll catch these types of errors easily in no time.

Hope to see you around fed and best o' luck!

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