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My personal Bankroll Builder - Wed Jul 24, 2013, 08:58 AM
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Hi.

I want to take part in the Bankroll Builder promotion.
As for now I done 'Poker Basics' course and now I'm reading the STT.
Meanwhile, I'm training and applying new knowledge in the game.

Please guide me further.
Thanks
 
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Wed Jul 24, 2013, 09:27 AM
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Welcome to PokerSchoolOnline!

Please read THIS just to be be sure of exactly what's on offer with the Bankroll Builder promotion.

>>click here<< for a complete overview of what PSO has to offer.

We will advise within 24 hours as to whether or not you will be eligible for this promotion. Please check back this time tomorrow!

Thank you for being a member of www.pokerschoolonline.com and best of luck to you at the tables!

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Wed Jul 24, 2013, 02:13 PM
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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!

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Hand replay - Sun Jul 28, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Well. I got a monster hole cards, so I wanted to go big.
And what was better, I catched AA with a K kicker. Great deal
But I must say, I was surprised, why the other players wanted to go All-in with me...Maybe they would have 2 pair, I thought, but I was too good to not to raise bigtime.
And at the end, the last Ace has saved me. Pfuu.
I'm really interested what you think about this hand.

And the last thing, I passed the course.
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013, 11:35 AM
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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.


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Sun Jul 28, 2013, 01:24 PM
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Hi 1Exiltruman1!

With AKs, I get a limper in front of me and I'm going to make a standard raise, which is to 3BB+1BB for each limper. Due to this, I will raise to 40. I do not want to raise to more or less than this, as players that bet more with better cards and less with marginal ones are basically turning their cards face-up to their observant opponents.

I see a 3-way flop where I hit top pair/top kicker on a wet board (many straight draws out there). I now have an opp make an abnormally small bet. Bets post-flop need to be sized based on the pot size, number of opps and board texture. With 2 opps, a standard bet is 2/3 pot. Normally when opps make these small bets, they're trying to price in a draw, so I definitely need to raise here and I will raise by 2/3 pot to 893 chips. I now get a min-raise and a call of it. This puts me in a really bad spot as any of them could have two pair. I'm going to call here and re-evaluate on the turn as I really don't want to be all-in with 1 pair. Over-valuing one pair is a mistake that a number of cash game players make and it will cost them a large amount of money doing so in the long run.

In poker, yes, any hand can get lucky, but the way to win long term is to make +EV plays and to get my chips in when I'm ahead, not when I'm behind.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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Sun Jul 28, 2013, 01:59 PM
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Hi JWK24.

Thank you for your comment, it is really helpful.
I will keep it in mind while in similar situations.
Once again, thanks.
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by 1Exiltruman1 View Post
And the last thing, I passed the course.
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!


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