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    I was reading your promotions and would like to join your bank builder promotion

  • #2
    Welcome to PokerSchoolOnline! Be sure to 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 and best of luck to you at the tables! John (JWK24) umbup:

    6 Time Bracelet Winner


    • #3
      Hello R86420,

      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!
      2 Time Bracelet Winner


      • #4
        should i have played Qd 4h

        i was wondering if i should have played this hand with my position i probably could have seen the flop any way it was cheap to get in
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        • #5
          can i take the omaha test

          i was wondering if i can take the omaha test or do i have to wait for you to say i can take it


          • #6
            Hello, Please use the Hand Replayer only to post hands for review and also you can take the Omaha Quiz at any time, it does not affect this promotion. Complete the 3 steps above to get your first bonus Cheers, Raiser umbup:


            • #7
              Ac 3c i was wondering if it was proper to raise from BB when everyone limped i know i would have lost badly if i C bet or stayed in and tried to steal


              • #8
                I believe I've completed the 3 requirements of the bankroll builder what do i do next


                • #9
                  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.

                  2 Time Bracelet Winner


                  • #10
                    Hi R86420! I'll take a look at this hand for you.

                    Seven players have limped into the pot and you have A3s in the big blind. I don't think you can make a profitable raise here. While it's possible everyone has weak hands, A3s is not a powerhouse, and you're likely to get called in several places, and then have to play the pot out of position, which is neither fun or profitable.
                    If you do raise, it will have to be BIG. 3bb + 1bb for each limper would make it 10bb or 20 chips. So, I'd just check here and see a free flop. If you hit it, you can get value then. If you miss, you only lost the forced blind you paid.
                    Raising to 10 encourages 5 players to call and see a flop. This flop is terrible for you. You haven't connected with it at all. You only have ace high, but if you made a standard continuation bet, you'd get called by all the hands that beat you (one pair+) and flush/straight draws. So checking (planning to fold) is fine, particularly with so many opponents. Someone is bound to have you beat.
                    It somehows get checks all around the table and you see a free turn card. This doesn't improve your hand, so once again, you should be getting ready to fold. Amazingly, it gets checked through again. Has everyone got blank holecards?
                    The river pairs the 9 and now there's finally some action. Your hand is obviously no good here, so you made a good laydown. What's most amazing to see is that villain_3 flopped top set and rivered a boat, and yet checked every street when they basically had the nuts! Their check-minraise on the river is hilarious. With TT on that board, I'd be winning a pot of 500 or so, because I'd be betting every street for value. Learn a lesson here and don't slowplay like this guy if you make a hand like that.

                    Overall, your play in this hand was fine. Your pre-flop raise didn't thin the field enough, but you realised you wouldn't be able to win this hand by betting the flop. You made a well disciplined fold when it became clear your hand had no value. Well played!

                    Last edited by ArtySmokesPS; Fri Mar 29, 2013, 03:06 AM. Reason: typos
                    Bracelet Winner


                    • #11
                      i thought so thanks artysmokes i shouldnt have raised but they were limping


                      • #12
                        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! umbup:
                        2 Time Bracelet Winner


                        • #13
                          the reasons why someone would make large bets are to put pressure on opponents, protect against strong draws or to gain value from their very strong hands


                          • #14
                            my 7 deuce wins i was blinded in should i have tried a value bet here my opponent played very passively


                            • #15
                              i believe i have met the criteria for my second bonus thankyou



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