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WSOP Online Circuit Promo Plethora

WSOP Online Circuit Promo Plethora

Update 6:04pm Sep 15: This article was in error as to the Happy Hours. The double APPs do not count toward cashback. They only count toward loyalty status. Updated to reflect this. WSOP.com is billing their late September tournament series as an Online Circuit event, which presumably means the winners will receive rings. For tournament players, this adds some events to play that may bring out more recreational players. But, are you aware of the cash game promos WSOP.com is

WSOP.com’s Tricks of the Trade Promo 2017

WSOP.com’s Tricks of the Trade Promo 2017

I woke up today to a new email from WSOP.com with an interesting promo and I thought I’d share my thoughts on it. First though, I’d like to get one gripe out of the way. All casino promos should provide more than one day’s notice. I received the email on February 11 and the promo starts on February 12. If I wanted to reschedule some other events in my life to play it, that doesn’t leave me much time. Ok,

Double points Sunday

Double points Sunday

Here in lies the problem with playing for promotions… every regular online player wants to do the same thing. Typically there will be 2-3 NL100 tables on Sunday at this time. Today there are 5 already and looks like a new one could easily be started. And notice how they are all playing full ring? Of course, I can set-mine with the best of them and I need the double points for my Seven Stars pursuit, but it’s likely today

Bonus Time again!

Bonus Time again!

I just made a deposit to take full advantage of Wsop’s Celebrate bonus for $919. I’m actually not too sure how I feel about playing under a bonus again. It seems when I push myself to clear a bonus, I never do as well at poker. Outside of having a bonus to clear, I tend to only play when I feel good and focused and I more than make up for not having a bonus in higher EV. And now

Homestretch to Seven Stars

Homestretch to Seven Stars

It seems that with the Spring Tier Bonus, and some above average play for me in July and August, I have managed to put myself in striking distance of earning Seven Stars with Total Rewards. Do it all with poker? With 50,000 points to go and 4 months to do it, that would mean playing 12,500 APPs per month on Wsop.com. That is a reasonable goal. Although it is a bit much for me, especially considering I have 16 credits

Surprise cashback!

Surprise cashback!

It’s not too often that I’m grinding a breakeven session and I check the cashier and there is $1000 in there that wasn’t in there a few minutes ago. I checked my email and received a message that I received cash back! The reason this surprised me is I thought I was not able to get into this promotion due to an email issue I had with the promotion emails earlier in the year. I thought I got into the

Binked the 3k… coolered a great Headsup match

Binked the 3k… coolered a great Headsup match

I’ve been playing the 3k Nightly on Wsop.com regularly for a while now. I won it once about 10 months ago and since then have come up short… a few 2nd’s. I was beginning to doubt my heads-up prowess as I finished in a string of tournaments (like 8 to 10) in second place. As poker players, we really shouldn’t sweat results much, especially on any kind of short term scale. 8 to 10 headsup matches?  Ok, I should definitely

55% rakeback in August on WSOP.com

55% rakeback in August on WSOP.com

Well ok… don’t get too excited. I haven’t figured out a way to earn 55% on WSOP.com in Nevada. In fact, I won’t even be getting 55% the entire month, but for about the first 15 days, I will be earning 55% in rakeback due to a stacking of some of their promotions. The first Promo is the 2016 WSOP Reload Bonus. This is a match deposit bonus that anyone can earn. It started at the beginning of the Live World

Geo location at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Geo location at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Total Reward benefits is one of the advantages of playing online poker on WSOP in Nevada. In 2015, I earned over 70,000 app’s and earned Diamond Aspiration I. While I had planned on using it in California and taking a break from online poker completely, I instead decided to use it at Lake Tahoe where I could still play some on WSOP. I am determined to make Seven Stars in 2016 and figured I’d post a few hundred point days

Winner’s Tilt?

Winner’s Tilt?

Winner’s tilt? I’d never even heard of that before watching Dutch Boyd’s twitch stream one evening. I’ve always felt I play much better when I’m winning… usually I believe that if I could just catch a couple good hands, I’d calm down and play better. I’m not certain of how much better I play when I’m winning, but I’m certain I play a much lower variance style. I keep out of marginal situations, with a general thought process of “oh,