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Poll - Gauging interest - VMB Free Online Poker Tournament - Poker Stars

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by EastCoastVegasFan!, May 13, 2020.

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Would you be interested in a free online VMB Poker Tournament?

  1. Yes

    38 vote(s)
    84.4%
  2. No

    7 vote(s)
    15.6%
  1. EastCoastVegasFan!

    EastCoastVegasFan! VIP Whale

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    I am trying to get a feel for who would be interested. Thank you @Sonya for approving this. Please mark the poll if this is something you'd like to do. If we get enough numbers, I will set it up.

    Details:

    It will through Poker Stars (date/time TBD). You will need to download the app on a computer or laptop (I do not think it will work on a mobile device).
    https://www.pokerstars.net

    This will be a free tourney, but the winner will get bragging rights and a free VMB bracelet. The tournament will have 20 min blinds and 3000 in starting chips. You will need to "buy in" with 20,000 of play chips which you can get for free (this is the lowest amount that the game will allow for the "buy in").

    Here are the steps to get into the game after you have downloaded the app:

    1. Open the main poker lobby

    2. Click on home games tab in lower right corner

    3. Click join a poker club button

    4. Enter club ID XXXXXX - I will create this before posting on VMB

    5. Enter invitation code XXXXX - I will create this before posting on VMB
     
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  2. EastCoastVegasFan!

    EastCoastVegasFan! VIP Whale

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    If I get 12 people to confirm, I will set this up this evening for a Saturday evening game. Thanks!
     
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  3. vegasdev

    vegasdev VIP Whale

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    Sounds like fun.
    A good idea for something to do during this lock down BS.
    I voted yes even though I would not be able to participate -- my only internet is my cell phone right now.
     
  4. QuaDxAceZ

    QuaDxAceZ High-Roller

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    Great idea, ill have to double check my busy schedule (sarcasm), but im in for Saturday night!
     
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  5. Gus

    Gus Low-Roller

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    sure why not
     
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  6. pressitagain

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    Great idea @EastCoastVegasFan! ....I swore off poker years ago.

    If we’re ever in Vegas at the same time. Come by. We will shoot some craps and have a few pints(on me).

    I won’t play poker but I really enjoy your enthusiasm on VMB!!!!
     
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  7. VegasLover8

    VegasLover8 High-Roller

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    I run a weekly tournament for my poker group through PokerStars since we can't get together live. It's been running every weekend since the end of March. We also use Zoom (not everyone participates though) to talk trash, catch up, bust balls, etc.

    Items for you to consider when setting up your tourney:

    1) We have about 10-12 players every week.
    2) We start with 10K in chips.
    3) Our blinds are 10 mins.
    4) Our max players on a table is 9. I think you can set it to 6 and there are a couple of other numbers you can use.
    5) There is an option to have breaks. We have it turned on. The breaks occur at 55 mins past the hour and last for 5 mins. Since we are drinking while we play, it gives players time to get another beer, go to the bathroom, whatever.
    6) With our headcount, these settings make the game last 3-4 hours.

    Hope this helps in your setup.
     
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  8. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Yeah, I like the idea of a 5 minute break per hour.
     
  9. HOUtoLAS

    HOUtoLAS High-Roller

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    I’ll do it.
     
  10. sogi311

    sogi311 Low-Roller

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    Count me in
     
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  11. Drewm1972

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    I’m in for sure!!!
     
  12. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    Not much of a poker player. But if you need some cannon fodder, I might be willing. :beer:
     
  13. mescalita

    mescalita old and in the way...

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    I’m ready. Shuffle up and deal!
     
  14. hughesj

    hughesj Low-Roller

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    Sounds good, I'm interested.
     
  15. Tarstarkas

    Tarstarkas High-Roller

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    Let's have some fun!
     
  16. DsqrdDGD909

    DsqrdDGD909 Low-Roller

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    i'd be very interested.
     
  17. EastCoastVegasFan!

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    Nice, we're up to 27, I will set something up, but I might back it for Sunday vs Saturday evening.
     
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  18. EastCoastVegasFan!

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    The VMB Poker Stars free tourney is on (It will happen Saturday - May 16th at 8:30pm EST – New York Time). You will need to download the app on a computer or laptop (I do not think it will work on a mobile device).
    https://www.pokerstars.net

    This will be a free tourney, but the winner will get bragging rights and a free VMB bracelet. The tournament will have 20 min blinds and 5000 in starting chips. You will need to "buy in" with 20,000 of play chips which you can get for free (this is the lowest amount that the game will allow for the "buy in").

    Here are the steps to get into the game after you have downloaded the app:

    1. Open the main poker lobby

    2. Click on home games tab in lower right corner

    3. Click join a poker club button

    4. Enter club ID - 3605838
    5. Enter invitation code – wemissvegas




    See you all then!
     
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  19. wookie99

    wookie99 Tourist

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    Nice!!! Cards in the air
     
  20. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    Signed up. :poker::beer:

    Just an FYI for other folks who are kinda slow with the Google-machine stuff like me...for this step,
    I had to first click “More” in the bottom right corner before it took me to the home games tab.
     
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