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Bankroll Builder - Sun Jan 12, 2014, 01:05 PM
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i would like to take place in the bankroll builder promotion
 
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Sun Jan 12, 2014, 06:54 PM
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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!


John (JWK24)


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Mon Jan 13, 2014, 03:08 PM
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Hello jdoglorenzo,

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


Let's begin with the basics. Please take some time to study the Poker Basic Course and pass the quiz at the end of the course.

Let us know as soon as you have passed the quiz and we will credit your account with your first Bankroll Builder bonus.


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Passed - Sat Jan 25, 2014, 12:37 PM
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I have passed the course!!
 
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Sat Jan 25, 2014, 09:18 PM
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Well done jdoglorenzo!

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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Complete - Tue Jan 28, 2014, 03:29 PM
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i have completed the cash game quiz
 
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Tue Jan 28, 2014, 11:18 PM
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Great Job jdoglorenzo!

You passed the Cash Game Quiz and so you've shown that you have a great understanding of the fundamentals of playing poker.

We have now credited your account with your 2nd bonus - it will show up there later today.

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 analyse it for you so please post an interesting 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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Reward? - Wed Jan 29, 2014, 12:37 PM
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the prize for the cash game still hasnt arrived
do you know when it will?
 
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Thu Jan 30, 2014, 12:05 AM
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It should be there - please let me know if you still don't see it by 6 hours from now.

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Too Aggressive - Thu Jan 30, 2014, 01:50 PM
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was i too aggressive
how should i play aces
http://www.pokerschoolonline.com/rep...ash=7B94F83668
 
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Fri Jan 31, 2014, 06:04 AM
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Hi jdoglorenzo,

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.

This is normally done within 24 hours (but can sometimes take a little longer, especially at weekends) and once it's been analysed I will advise on the next step.

Cheers!

flophitter
 
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Sat Feb 01, 2014, 04:34 PM
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Hi Jdog,

It's tough to get paid when you hit such a strong hand as top set; there are simply very few combinations of hands that your opponent can hope to call you down with.

In general, it's not a good idea to slowplay your strong hands as you are very unlikely to get many chips into the pot and you also allow your opponent to outdraw you for free.

However this is one of the few cases where slowplaying might be a good idea. There are very few draws (only a couple of gutshots like QT, QJ or JT) so you can let your opponent catch up a bit.

I think the way you chose to play the hand was absolutely fine. You should raise the turn as you want to charge your opponent for a flush draw he might have picked up.

Just firing a continuation bet on the flop might have also been OK but it was always unlikely that you were ever going to win many chips with this hand.
 
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Sun Feb 02, 2014, 01:05 AM
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Congratulations jdoglorenzo!

We have now awarded you with all your Bankroll Builder buy-ins ($8 total) 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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