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Bankroll Builder - Mon Nov 11, 2013, 01:07 PM
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Hi im new to PSO and i want to take part in Bankroll Builder promotion
 
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Tue Nov 12, 2013, 12:19 AM
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Welcome to PokerSchoolOnline!


Be sure to read THIS just to 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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Tue Nov 12, 2013, 12:44 AM
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Hi makstrudla,

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 Basics 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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Mon Nov 18, 2013, 08:59 AM
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Hi i have watched the video,passed the Poker Basic course and here is my 'PLAY MONEY' hand

 
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Wed Nov 20, 2013, 06:08 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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Wed Nov 20, 2013, 06:22 AM
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Hi makstrudla,

I will be your Hand Analyzer for this post

I like raising with 99 here but there is no need to make it that big. We can do 3x +1bb for every limper, so 120 would be fine. When we raise too big we force our opponents to fold marginal hands and continue against us with very strong hands. With the money in the pot and the money we have behind we are obviously stacking off with a set here on a wet board
 
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Thu Nov 21, 2013, 08:10 AM
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Hi,
What are the next steps? I didnt got any money on my stars account
 
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Thu Nov 21, 2013, 09:12 AM
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Hi,
What are the next steps? I didnt got any money on my stars account
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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Sat Nov 23, 2013, 10:37 AM
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Hi,
I passed the cash quiz and the answers are;

1. To get value from very strong hands
2. To protect my hand from draws
3. To bluff decent hands out

Here is my hand,i played very stupidly i know :/


Last edited by makstrudla; Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 03:33 AM..
 
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Sun Nov 24, 2013, 03:40 AM
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I have completed all tasks,what next?
 
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Sun Nov 24, 2013, 07:00 AM
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I have completed all tasks,what next?
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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Mon Nov 25, 2013, 04:20 AM
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Hi,
I passed the cash quiz and the answers are;

1. To get value from very strong hands
2. To protect my hand from draws
3. To bluff decent hands out

Here is my hand,i played very stupidly i know :/

Hi makstrudla!

This was a tricky hand! With all the small raises both preflop and on the flop, it is understandable that you got drawn into the hand. Preflop I would have raised 3bb plus 1 bb for the limper making it 8c. Once you get min-raised and action from two opponents you need to be very careful though. Calling the mini 3bet preflop is fine though.

The flop is ok for you since it gives you an open ended straight draw. However there is a ton of action on the flop. You are actually getting decent enough odds to call the raises up to the point where V2 moves all in. His line looks very strong. Presumably he has either a set or QJ. I suggest folding. The main reason to fold now is that you are risking your stack in a spot where it is unclear if you are drawing to the best hand. If someone has JQ, you are drawing dead. So, we don't really know how many, if any outs you have. Fold and wait for a better spot.

GL and have fun at the tables!

Roland GTX
 
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Mon Nov 25, 2013, 07:00 AM
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Hi,
Thanks for the advice i will try to listen the next time,but i didnt got money(the second bonus) on my stars account.
 
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Mon Nov 25, 2013, 07:02 AM
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Hi,
Thanks for the advice i will try to listen the next time,but i didnt got money(the second bonus) on my stars account.
Fantastic!

Your second Bankroll Builder bonus is on it's way to you, great job so far.

Watch this video that will help you on the cash game tables



There are three ways in which you can earn your next bonus.

1) Earn 10 VPPs AFTER receiving your 2nd bonus and you will automatically be credited with your 3rd bonus. Let us know if you hit that target
2) If you lose your 2nd bonus at the tables please post the hands where you lost the money with here in this thread. As soon as you post the losing hands we will advise on the next step.
3) If you make a first deposit at PokerStars you will automatically be awarded your remaining bonuses from the Bankroll Builder promotion.

Best of luck to you at the tables and we are here to help you should you have any questions.

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Mon Nov 25, 2013, 05:29 PM
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I have earned 7.25 VPPs and lost all my money on this hand

 
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Tue Nov 26, 2013, 08:48 AM
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I'm waiting for further instrucitons...
 
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Tue Nov 26, 2013, 08:53 AM
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I'm waiting for further instrucitons...
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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Tue Nov 26, 2013, 12:14 PM
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I have earned 7.25 VPPs and lost all my money on this hand

Hi makstrudla!

There are several important points to note with this hand.

Firstly, K8s is not nearly strong enough to open with from midposition. Fold weak hands like this 100% of the time. You might be able to open with this from the btn or sb vs tight opponents, but that is about it. Moreover, any time you are the first to enter a pot, always do so with a raise, regardless your cards! Limping is not good. Here for example, the winner of the hand would probably have folded his weak hand had you raised preflop.

As played, you limp then get raised to 10c. Folding is clearly best now. Your hand does not play well post flop. You won't have the nut flush typically. You have slim straight potential. If you flop an 8 you will rarely be top pair. Worse, if you flop a K, you risk losing a big pot to an opp with a K and a better kicker.

Betting the flop might be ok. When you get called though, your opponent will often be chasing a flush. Therefore, when the flush card falls on the turn, you need to slow down. Check down the hand if possible since you do have some showdown value. However, fold to any action. Spots like this are not worth risking your whole stack with top pair and weak kicker.

GL and have fun at the tables!

Roland GTX
 
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Tue Nov 26, 2013, 06:19 PM
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Hi makstrudla!

There are several important points to note with this hand.

Firstly, K8s is not nearly strong enough to open with from midposition. Fold weak hands like this 100% of the time. You might be able to open with this from the btn or sb vs tight opponents, but that is about it. Moreover, any time you are the first to enter a pot, always do so with a raise, regardless your cards! Limping is not good. Here for example, the winner of the hand would probably have folded his weak hand had you raised preflop.

As played, you limp then get raised to 10c. Folding is clearly best now. Your hand does not play well post flop. You won't have the nut flush typically. You have slim straight potential. If you flop an 8 you will rarely be top pair. Worse, if you flop a K, you risk losing a big pot to an opp with a K and a better kicker.

Betting the flop might be ok. When you get called though, your opponent will often be chasing a flush. Therefore, when the flush card falls on the turn, you need to slow down. Check down the hand if possible since you do have some showdown value. However, fold to any action. Spots like this are not worth risking your whole stack with top pair and weak kicker.

GL and have fun at the tables!

Roland GTX
OK thanks for analysis and what is going on with the third bonus?
 
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Tue Nov 26, 2013, 08:44 PM
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OK thanks for analysis and what is going on with the third bonus?
Brilliant,

Your Bankroll Builder progress is moving along nicely and you will receive your 3rd bonus later today!

Step Three

Now we really want you to up your game! Your challenge is to earn 10 VPPs after getting today's buy-in.

Note that any VPPs that you have earned up to this point won't count, only those earned AFTER you get your 3rd buy-in.

When you hit your target of 10 VPPs we will award you with your final Bankroll Builder bonus. Let us know when you reach the target.

Also, if you make a deposit at this stage we will also award you with your final bonus.

Best of Luck at the tables and let us know as soon as you have earned the 10 VPPs or if you make a deposit.

Raiser


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