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View Poll Results: What format would you want for the additional event?
Survivor (like Venetian, WPT Montreal, etc.) 2 8.70%
Shootout 4 17.39%
Rebuy (unlimited + add-on) 1 4.35%
High Roller (like $10K+) 3 13.04%
Pot Limit Omaha 10 43.48%
Bounty 3 13.04%
Other (specify) 0 0%
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Old Nov 11,2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Thumbs up WPT Fallsview Poker Classic: Feb. 18-24, 2014

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Old Nov 11,2013, 11:08 PM   #2
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WPT Fallsview satellites

Hopefully, forumers such as PIRANHA will get enough interest to have some rake-free satellites.

Fallsview's raked turbo satellites
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Old Nov 12,2013, 05:54 AM   #3
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I like the dates, dont have to rush back from bahamas like in past years.

Will start hitting the satty's first week of dec.
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Old Nov 12,2013, 07:11 AM   #4
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A. Informative, constructive posts such as this one will not get any negative response from me. You and I have had great discussions on other topics.

B. Don't confuse rebuttal with trolling.

C. If you invite the trolling, it will come.

D. I would think a Bounty makes the most sense.
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Old Nov 12,2013, 03:57 PM   #5
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A. Informative, constructive posts such as this one will not get any negative response from me.
Since this is supposed to be a poker forum, expect a lot of both positive & negative feedback about ANY poker room, including YRPL, Sharks & Fallsview. Looking back at the negative reviews last year, I hope the players filled out a feedback form or sent something written to Fallsview so that it will have a chance to make some improvements this year.
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When someone buys into tournament, automatically assign them table and seat (this will stop scalping).

Pay Top 10% like most tournaments instead of Top 8%.

Start 10 handed but move to 9 handed tables (like most tournaments).

No need to have dealers wash and change decks every 30mins (this just slows things down).

Playing 3 hours of poker before you have a break is ridiculous.

They could have easily sat 500 players for the super satellites, but chose to only sit 400 (thus more scalping of the sold out $275 satellite).

The floor needs to stop talking down to us players like we are 4 years old when we ask questions (most poker players that are asking the questions have played all over the world, so the floor does not need to give a look like the player asking is an idiot).

When someone asks a floor person with 2 tables left, why are they so far apart from each other? It is hard to rail both tables, they answer that is not our concern. Umm us players and people railing are paying your salary.

In general Fallsview needs to start listening to the players which they have proven over the years they just don't care about the players.

The last thing Fallsview should want is the top Canadian women player saying they are not going to play the $5k and won't be back due to the floor attitude and power tripping security.
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Old Nov 12,2013, 06:17 PM   #6
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They should add turbo tournaments every night just so theres something else to do there when you bust
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Old Nov 12,2013, 06:47 PM   #7
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I've always liked the shoot-out idea. I hosted a small one with some pals. We had 5 tables of 4 players and it generated a lot of excitement and trash talk when drawing our seats and as people won their tables.

I know that wouldn't be the case in a casino environment but I'd love to see this forum throw one together someday.
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Old Nov 12,2013, 08:41 PM   #8
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They should add turbo tournaments every night just so theres something else to do there when you bust
THIS!!!

They have to pay the dealers anyway, and its not like theyre opening up more cash tables!
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Old Nov 13,2013, 08:23 PM   #9
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I have talked with some friends, and there is some interest in running home game satty to get into this. Location would probably be in Guelph, a friend of mine can accommodate three maybe four tables if enough demand. I have never organized a satellite to another event so any feed back would be great. I'm sure he would run rake free game. I believe there is a $2500 event, my thought was 25 players at $100 gets first into event. More players maybe help with expenses to and from or hotel. The other question would be whether to run this as equity or straight satellite. If any interest let me know.
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Old Nov 13,2013, 09:56 PM   #10
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I'm not going to impose any conditions on the equity percentage as it's a no-brainer that any rake-free satellite is better than driving to Fallsview to wait for a high-rake crapshoot. I'll try to play any RFS as long as it's not early Friday/Wednesday night.
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Old Nov 13,2013, 11:07 PM   #11
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With that many players, equity will be a pain to track, and it would have to be a significant cash to make it a meaningful payout with that many shares.

Also, I'd recommend a lower ratio than 1:25. I think you'd have trouble filling seats at that rate. 1:10 is pretty standard. So, I'd suggest either make it a $250 buy-in or make it a satty to the $1k.

Also, longer levels and deeper starting stack would be preferable to most players.
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Old Nov 15,2013, 04:07 AM   #12
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Except for catching a superbug from a player in the tournament area last year, i really am excited to go back and try this tourney again. Good thing they are getting sattys going early as possible, the more the better. I liked the structure of the $2500 seemed decent, obv prefer to win a seat though, also tried to get into the 5k last year no success...
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Old Nov 15,2013, 06:18 AM   #13
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Old Nov 24,2013, 12:22 AM   #14
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So when is the actual schedule going to be posted?
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Old Dec 05,2013, 12:57 PM   #15
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So when is the actual schedule going to be posted?
Wondering the same...
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