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Bankroll Builder - Wed Dec 04, 2013, 12:37 AM
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I'm interested in taking part in the bankroll builder promotion and getting some instruction.
 
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Wed Dec 04, 2013, 05:15 AM
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I'm interested in taking part in the bankroll builder promotion and getting some instruction.
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 Dec 04, 2013, 05:27 AM
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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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Wed Feb 05, 2014, 10:57 PM
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Sorry for the long delay! I have completed the quiz and watched the video, here is a sample play money hand:

http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-h...563_0B2881C015

Let me know what next steps there are to do.
 
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Thu Feb 06, 2014, 05:55 AM
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Sorry for the long delay! I have completed the quiz and watched the video,
Brilliant!

You've passed the basic test and you'll get your first bonus in the next 24 hours, good job!

Step Two

The Poker Basics test was easy right? Well, there's a lot more to learn on the road to becoming a profitable poker player.

Now study the Cash Game course and once you think you have it mastered 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.

Let us know as soon as you have passed the Cash Game Quiz and we will award you with your next buy-in.

Best of Luck!

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Thu Feb 06, 2014, 12:19 PM
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Done! I even played some 1/2 cent ring games last night.
 
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Fri Feb 07, 2014, 06:55 AM
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Done! I even played some 1/2 cent ring games last night.
Great Job!

You passed the Cash Game Quiz and know you've shown that you have a great understanding of the fundementals of playing poker. We have now credited your account with your 2nd bonus.

Step Three

Please play a 1/2 cent Real Money table 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.



NB: You must post a Cash Game hand only, tournament hands do not count for this promotion. You must use the Hand Replayer only to post your hand, we cannot accept hands posted in any other way.

Once you post your hand one of our Trainers will analyze it for you so please post and intersestig hand where you have questions. Give as much information about the hand as possible, for example, had you any reads on your opponents?

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Fri Feb 07, 2014, 10:14 PM
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Villain 1 is loose aggressive (Villain 1 has showed down weak hands and has 3-bet quite often (no HUD, so not sure exact %))
Villain 3 is loose passive
all other players are tight passive
about one hour in of play at this table

I'm pretty sure if I hadn't stacked off at the turn it would have been at the river when I hit the flush. In retrospect the call seems -EV, but Villain 1 was pretty consistent in playing weak holdings aggressively.
 
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Sat Feb 08, 2014, 06:41 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.

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Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:29 PM
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Hi Royal, I hadn't seen any activity since your last post, so I wanted to make sure this thread han't been lost in the shuffle. I'll look forward to seeing the hand analysis!
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2014, 06:29 AM
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Hi Jonnylawford,

I will be your Hand Analyzer for this post
Raising with A5s from MP is okay if we have weaker opponents in the blinds; folding is also an option as we are not giving up on too much equity anyways though we have an Ace for a high card, we are connected (we can make straights) and we are suited. But we have to be aware of the table dynamics when we raise with a hand like this - what I'm saying is that this should not be a standard open from MP. Given we have a loose aggressive player OTB I think I would prefer a fold preflop actually.

Anyway, we do flop well with TPTK and Straight Flush draw and we bet for value now that we are raised, I think calling is best. On this kind of board when they raise us they could have sets, A4, 64, some FDs and a semi bluff with a hand like 44. Against that entire range we are almost even money but when we do raise it back they will fold so much of their weak hands and only call us with sets and straights. Also they size it bigger than 3x which makes me think they are sort of protecting a strong hand. The turn actually does not change much although it gives us trips it has improved our villain to a boat some of the time and we still lose to a straight so I would x/c turn; leading out with an all in shove really value owns ourself unless villain precisely has 65s or 54s and would call an all in bet - a bit optimistic I think. So the line I would take is bet/call flop, x/c turn, re-evaluate river.
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2014, 03:33 PM
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Thanks, that evaluation makes sense. Theoretically if ou had check/called the turn what would you have done on the river when the flush hit?
 
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Thu Feb 13, 2014, 08:23 AM
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Thanks, that evaluation makes sense. Theoretically if ou had check/called the turn what would you have done on the river when the flush hit?
Great!

We now have credited your account with your 3rd bonus and You're doing a fantastic job so far!

You've still got one bonus to receive.

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Sat Feb 15, 2014, 03:20 PM
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Just attended "The Final Table - Big Chips" w/the Langolier on February 15th @14:00 EST.
 
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Sat Feb 15, 2014, 07:14 PM
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Just attended "The Final Table - Big Chips" w/the Langolier on February 15th @14:00 EST.

Congratulations!

We have awarded you with all your Bankroll Builder buy-ins and you have successfully completed the promotion!

You are always welcome to post any troublesome hands in the >>Hand Analysis<< section.

Also it is a good idea to review some of the content on >>Bankroll Management<< at this point.

Keep in touch with us and let us know how your poker journey continues.

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