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    SBR Lou
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    High Roller Tourney at SBR Poker, Sat. 5PM ET

    High Roller Tourney at SBR Poker, Sat. 5PM ET

    Event takes place at the SBR Poker room.

    • Buy-in: 250+25 pts


    • 60 Players max.

    Prize-pool: 15K Pts
    1st. 3,500 betpoints
    2nd. 2,500 betpoints
    3rd. 2,000 betpoints
    4th. 1,250 betpoints
    5th. 900 betpoints
    6th. 700 betpoints
    7th. 600 betpoints
    8th. 500 betpoints
    9th. 300 betpoints
    10-20th. 250 poker pts

    Fine-print
    1. One entry per household.
    2. No-show ejector is disabled for the tourney. Be as fashionably late as you want!
    3. 2,500 starting chips | 8 minute blind levels | max level 1500/3000 ante:150.

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    SBR_John
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    3. 2,500 starting chips | 8 minute blind levels | max level 1500/3000 ante:150.
    This should make the final table more interesting. By our calculations the blinds will stop increasing around the final 5.

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    RudyRuetigger
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    Quote Originally Posted by SBR_John View Post
    This should make the final table more interesting. By our calculations the blinds will stop increasing around the final 5.
    might be right or wrong, who knows. but glad sbr is taking steps to improve final table play

    by my calcs, i think that still will only leave about 10 bb/player which isnt much. we will see how it works though.
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    GUMMO77
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    Thanks, guys, for always looking for ways to improve the new tournaments.

    It's a learning process.
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    can't wait

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    hmm...

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    SBR Lou
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    Quote Originally Posted by GUMMO77 View Post
    Thanks, guys, for always looking for ways to improve the new tournaments. It's a learning process.
    Thank you and to all others who have shared their feedback.

    Hopefully this tweak makes the tournament more enjoyable for all involved.

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    aggieshawn
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    Irrevelant, as I never make the final table.
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    BeerDog99
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    Good Luck guys and I hope I can make the points and make the tourney!

    Thanks again SBR, I really appreciate these.

    Cheers.
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    frizzelli
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    Sbr really stepping up to the plate and offering great poker tournies and unique formats. Thanks SBR and staff for all the hard work.

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    Like the extra 10 or so spots payed too.

    Nice job sbr

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    yahoonino
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    Good job , sbr

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    I will try and play in this one. Saturday is a real bad day for me to play normally, but I might be able to get home in level 5 or so.


    LOU, the changes are nice, but one more change would fix everything i think. Just have everyone start out with 5000 chips instead of 2500. That would only add around 15-20 minutes to the tournament
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    playersonly69
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    I meant to put 20-30 minutes
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    CaliSwag818
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    can't play on weekends. gonna be at the indian casinos here in cali' gettin payyperrrr

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    downsouth
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    Why are poker points being paid for 10-20 when the 250 from 60 people covers the buy in pool. If betpoints are paid in full then shouldnt betpoints be paid out in full, since there is not overlay?
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    mikejamm
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    Yis and I made this same argument last week, ds. And of course you've got sbr employees playing too, who never seem to suffer a bad beat, wonder why? Man that steak/muff badge is pretty sweet dude!

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    downsouth
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikejamm View Post
    Yis and I made this same argument last week, ds. And of course you've got sbr employees playing too, who never seem to suffer a bad beat, wonder why? Man that steak/muff badge is pretty sweet dude!

    I guess I didnt read previous threads about the tourney.

    But just would seem that if they are taking 250 per person and raking 25 then what is the need for poker points, there is already a rake of 25 points?
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    Enkhbat
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    I am sure more people will play if 10-20 was 250 betpoints

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    I won't be able to make this one.

    Guess I'm saving myself 275 points and a bad beat story.

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    Carseller4
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    Top 20 is awesome!
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    Reload
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carseller4 View Post
    Top 20 is awesome!
    I agree, Carseller! Can be tough making a final table - nice that the last two tables get paid.

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    GUMMO77
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    Lou - I know it says top 20 get paid, but looking at the "Info" on the actually tournament it's saying top 9.

    Edit by SBR Lou: It's because top 9 get betpoints. 10-20 get SBR Poker points (applied manually). We'll be making an upgrade soon so the prize can include multiple payment types automatically.
    Last edited by SBR Lou; 03-03-12 at 03:40 PM. Reason: added reply
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    GUMMO77
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    Edit by SBR Lou: It's because top 9 get betpoints. 10-20 get SBR Poker points (applied manually). We'll be making an upgrade soon so the prize can include multiple payment types automatically.[/QUOTE]


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    o well, no stake again

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    chachi
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    21st ... ffs
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    SBR Lou
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    Looks like we're at level 10 after almost 90m. 11 players left. The blind change should allow some more play.


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    chachi
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    hahahahah thanks lou/heehaw

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    The Giant
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    Probably a stupid question, but what's the difference between betpoints and poker points?
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    dikefale
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    Poker points you need to rollover 3 times.

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    Seaweed
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant View Post
    Probably a stupid question, but what's the difference between betpoints and poker points?

    That was not a stupid question.

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    Seaweed
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    Hey dikefale, if we play in the 8am tournament are we allowed to play in the re-buy later today or no?

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    The Giant
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    Quote Originally Posted by dikefale View Post
    Poker points you need to rollover 3 times.
    Got it, thanks. And therefore betpoints automatically come back into our regular account without the need for a rollover?
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    Optional
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    ^^^ Yes, but like Seaweed you may not want to win regular points as a non-pro. You can only use rollover points at the poker tables until you become pro.

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