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    Hi can I join in this promotion ?

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    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 www.pokerschoolonline.com and best of luck to you at the tables! John (JWK24) umbup:
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    • #3
      Hello Artillero_84,

      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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      • #4
        how to play these hands

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        • #5
          I also pass the Basic quiz and watc all videos ,whats next?umbup:

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          • #6
            Hi Artillero,

            I will be your Hand Analyzer for this post

            Although raising suited connectors from UTG in a short handed game could be profitable, I personally prefer to play them when the table is tight and when I have a 100bb stack. I would have folded this hand preflop.

            On the flop, our TP is very vulnerable and we are multiway. I would have bet 50%-65% of the pot to get overcards out and charge draws; we would probably have to get it in on the turn considering stack sizes although I wouldn't be happy about it. The thing is our TP is very hard to protect and get value from and if we have aggressive players in the pot with us they might raise the flop with their draws and it would put us in a very difficult spot for the rest of our stack. I hope this makes sense...

            GL at the tables!

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            • #7
              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: John (JWK24)
              Last edited by JWK24; Tue Aug 20, 2013, 07:21 PM.
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              • #8
                how to play this hand

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                • #9
                  Hi again Artillero!

                  I might consider a call with AJs here, but I think I would have folded with AJo.
                  I would call if the SB had folded.

                  I don't think betting the turn here is necessary. Are we betting for value or for a bluff?
                  We have Ace high that would be good at SD often considering the board and how the hand played out. I would x/c a bet from the BTN if the SB folds.
                  If I were to take a stab on the turn, I'd make it bigger to get folds from other Ax hands.

                  Hope this makes sense...
                  Last edited by geoVARTA; Tue Aug 20, 2013, 10:08 PM.

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                  • #10
                    Thanx man for analise my hand umbup: Answers to question are: To put lot of pressure on opponent,to gain value from good hands,to protect agains strong drawns

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                    • #11
                      Hi Artillero_84!

                      Please let me know when you have passed the cash game quiz.

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                      • #12
                        I just passed a Cash game quiz?umbup:

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                        • #13
                          Hello Artillero_84, 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. John (JWK24) umbup:
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                          • #14
                            I lost my second buy in

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Artillero_84 View Post
                              I lost my second buy in
                              Hi Artillero! Opening from early postion with AJs if fine, but at the lower end of my opening range. Your bet sizing was good. You get mini 3-bet from the villain to your left. Did you have any reads/notes on him? The small 3-bet is a bit polarizing. Either he has a monster and is hoping for action, or he has a questionable hand and doesn't dare put more in the pot. The fact that he is 3-betting from a relatively early position makes this look more like a big hand than a weak hand. Before we decide how to act, there are a few more elements to notice. Position - the villain is going to have position on you all hand. Normally, we should fold most hands rather than call a 3-bet oop. Had he made a standard sized 3bet, I would recommend even folding QQ here. The small 3-bet gives us decent calling odds though. Stack size - If you call, there will be 14bb in the pot and you will both have only 33bb behind. Without a read, we have to assume you are behind a large portion of his 3b range. However your hand can flop well. An A on the flop will beat JJ, QQ and KK hands and you have flush and straight possibilities. In other words, calling turns your hand into a speculative hand. It has the potential to flop a monster, but will more times than not miss. If you were both deep stacked, then I would gladly call the min-raise here preflop and play the hand as a speculative hand. Yet, with the short stacks we don't get the necessary implied odds to continue with the hand. Bad odds and bad position mean folding preflop to the 3b would have been your best choice. As played, you flopped top pair top kicker. When your bet gets raised again, we need to give the villain credit for a strong hand. Now a read would really help. If the villain rarely 3bets/raises, we can easily fold. If he is loose aggressive, then he might be raising with drawing hands like KQ. Since we don't have a read, we need to look at his line. He 3b preflop and now raised the flop. This looks super strong so we need to fold our top pair. OK, now we see that the villain indeed had KK. If you go through the hand again from the start. We see that his actions represented exactly what he was holding. Knowing that he mini-3bet KK preflop and raised on flop with overpair is a good note to have on the villain for the future. This was a bit detailed but, to sum things up, we should avoid calling preflop 3-bets oop. GL and have fun at the tables! Roland GTX

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