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Bankroll Builder - Sat Mar 23, 2013, 08:47 PM
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I'd like the build a bankroll
 
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Sun Mar 24, 2013, 04:58 AM
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I'd like the build a bankroll
Hello,

You are eligible for the Bankroll Builder promotion, good job!

NB: Bookmark this page so that you'll find it easily in the future

First Step

Watch the following video and pay special attention to the tips on retrieving and saving your hand history from PokerStars. This will be important for the rest of your promotional journey.



After wacthing this please play some PLAY MONEY FULL-RING (9-Handed) tables at PokerStars and using the Hand Replayer post a hand here in this thread that you have questions about.

Here is a video on how to use the hand replayer.



Then when you have that done please have a go at the Poker Basic Course and pass the quiz at the end of the course.

So you have 3 steps to do to begin with and when you have all 3 done we will award you with your first bonus.

1) Watch the 'Getting Started' video
2) Post a 'PLAY MONEY' hand here in the Forum using the Hand Replayer
3) Pass the Poker Basic course.

Let us know as soon as you have all 3 steps completed.

Best of Luck!

Raiser


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Sun Mar 24, 2013, 07:38 AM
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all done.

this was just a weird table and a backdoor loss...

 
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Sun Mar 24, 2013, 02:55 PM
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Thank you for posting this hand for review and I have asked one of the Hand Analysers to take a look at it for you.

He will do this within the next 24 hours and once it's been analysed I will advise on the next step.

Cheers.

Raiser


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Sun Mar 24, 2013, 03:22 PM
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Hi SeekingPots!

With pocket 10's, there are two limps, then a HUGE overbet shove. My decision here will be based on my read of the opp. If they are shoving everything and playing very loose, I will call. If the opp is playing tighter, then I'll muck as I will be up against either 2 overcards (a coin flip) or be totally dominated.

Pocket 10's is a made hand, but I have to remember that it plays much worse in a multi-way pot, so also, if I know that any of the opps behind me to act are going to shove anything, I also need to muck. 10's is a made hand, but it is very, very marginal in a multi-way pot.

In the overwhelming majority of cases, I'm going to muck the pocket 10's preflop here.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Sun Mar 24, 2013, 04:41 PM
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thank you for the input about that hand.
that big stack was >70 VPIP

what's the next step for me here?

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Mon Mar 25, 2013, 12:48 PM
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Here's another hand I played... I'm sure I could have won more with this one.
My bet on the turn scared everyone away =/

should I have veered away from a ~75% pot bet here? (with so many in the pot)
...or be happy someone didn't suck out on me?
thanks

If the table actually played poker preflop I probably would never have played this hand, but these play tables are very limp or fold PF =/


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Mon Mar 25, 2013, 12:50 PM
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Hello,

Please have a go at the Poker Basic Course and pass the quiz at the end of the course.

Let me know as soon as you have passed this quiz.

Raiser


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Mon Mar 25, 2013, 12:59 PM
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I had passed it a while ago... are you asking me to redo it?


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http://screencast.com/t/p8j9kM7ok

thanks

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Wed Mar 27, 2013, 07:09 AM
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I had passed it a while ago... are you asking me to redo it?thanks
Brilliant!

You've done all 3 tasks and you'll get your first bonus in the next 24 hours, good job!

Step Two

Use your first buy-in to only play the 1/2 cent real money FULL RING tables on PokerStars. Do not play any other type of game other than this. Post one hand that you had difficulty with here in this thread using the hand replayer and we will analyze it for you.

Please watch the following video and answer the question below.



List 3 reasons why a player may want to make a big bet?

Then study the Cash Game course and once your happy have a go at attempting the quiz. Don't rush through the course, there's a lot of content there and the quiz is tricky so spend some time on this.

So you have 3 things to do to earn your next bonus.

1) Play the 1/2 cent Real Money tables and post an interesting hand here in the Forum using the Hand Replayer.
2) Watch the Bet Sizing video and answer the question below it.
3) Study and pass the Cash Game quiz.

Let us know as soon as you have all 3 tasks complete and we will award you with your next buy-in.

Best of Luck!

Raiser


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