Stars vs Party

    • SR1337
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      Playing at PP now, but I'm thinking about changing rooms cause PP has low traffic at the time when I play and the tables are full of regs... Thought I might as well ask you guys how is Stars compared to Party? Traffic? Fishes? Playability? Bonuses?

      thanks! :)
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    • i5bet72o
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      I have played at both
      Traffic obv better at stars
      Party is more fishy based on what i have seen. Stars tables have even more regs
      I personally prefer Partys playablity but this is really just a personal preference, both r pretty good imo (but worse than ftp)
      bonus/VIP system: If u r looking for a long term site then Stars is probally better b/c u can make alot through the Supernova system, but if u r looking for shorter term bonuses they r probally even
    • SR1337
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      Forgot to mention I play mostly NL25FR... in the near future will take shots at NL50...

      I kinda expected to hear that there are more regs at Stars because there are more players... but also there should be more fishh . How many plrs/flop do the top 15 tables have at Stars on NL25?
    • daun666
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      Originally posted by SR1337 How many plrs/flop do the top 15 tables have at Stars on NL25?
      Atm from 24% to 36%. Top 2 is 36% but next ten tables all about 30%
    • extpan
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      party is deff. more profitabile than stars :) but offcourse stars can be also with table selection and playing in right time :)
    • BigOVERBET
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      i hate both softs
    • SR1337
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      Originally posted by daun666
      Originally posted by SR1337 How many plrs/flop do the top 15 tables have at Stars on NL25?
      Atm from 24% to 36%. Top 2 is 36% but next ten tables all about 30%
      That looks alot better than at PP. Atm there are 4 tables over 20% at NL25FR !!!
    • Gunn56
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      personally i like rooms thats all about poker meaning i like stars. Hate the rooms now that have sports betting n via casino bj etc. Currently looking for a just poker room to deposit on via pokerstrategy to get points i recently got my bonus at william hill which is ok but looking for somthing better . good luck from Gunner
    • MarcPS
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      Hey SR1337,

      How many hands do you play/month? (Or, how much do you rake?)

      I'd be happy to make a short comparison of lots of different offers for you :)

      Best,

      Marc
    • daun666
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      Originally posted by SR1337
      Originally posted by daun666
      Originally posted by SR1337 How many plrs/flop do the top 15 tables have at Stars on NL25?
      Atm from 24% to 36%. Top 2 is 36% but next ten tables all about 30%
      That looks alot better than at PP. Atm there are 4 tables over 20% at NL25FR !!!
      Its not that simple, these tables has loooong waitlists and when you get to play there are new table formed. Some tables has sometimes about 15 people waiting. I really dont understand why people are joining so long waitinglist where are so many people before you.

      Here you can take a look yourself :)
    • ulairiiii
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      no reason to compare a slow sharing cards and laggy software with pokerstars one.Pokerstars ftw
    • candylarue
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      I tries PP for 1'st time about a month ago. made $25.00 deposit.. Never cashed in on any tourny or SnG on the whole $25.00. playing 0.50 and 1.00 entry. that has never happened to me before on any site. even 6 player couldn't finish top 2... Couldn't hit a flop if my life depended on it. Hated the feel of the software and the avalibility of my fave games. Never playing there again. I'll stick to PS or 888. FT is bogus as well
    • SR1337
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      Originally posted by MarcPS
      Hey SR1337,

      How many hands do you play/month? (Or, how much do you rake?)

      I'd be happy to make a short comparison of lots of different offers for you :)

      Best,

      Marc
      Hey, thanks for the offer!

      Last month I played 76k hands and made 510$ rake, then I mainly played NL10

      This month I have mostly played NL25 and have played 50k hands and have generated 450$

      I think 1000$ monthly rake seems achievable, grinding my ass off..
    • MarcPS
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      Originally posted by SR1337

      Hey, thanks for the offer!

      Last month I played 76k hands and made 510$ rake, then I mainly played NL10

      This month I have mostly played NL25 and have played 50k hands and have generated 450$

      I think 1000$ monthly rake seems achievable, grinding my ass off..
      Alrighty then...

      Well, looking at the information we have, there are a couple of options:

      - iPoker (e.g. William Hill): Quite Fishy which means a better winrate + good traffic for SS NLHE + attractive VIP system + Attractive First Deposit Bonus 200% up to $2000 - Disadvantage: Many players would say that the ipoker Software isn't optimal for multitabling and can cause some issues. Personally, I've 4 tabled and 6 tabled quite comfortably though

      - PartyPoker: Quite Fishy = better winrate + Really nice software + good traffic for SS NLHE - Disadvantage: VIP system isn't as attractive for lower rakers below the Palladium Elite level which requires a minimum of $4500 rake per quarter

      - Ongame (e.g. Betfair): Fishy for sure, and probably the fishiest network for SS NLHE + good traffic for SS NLHE + $50k Ongame points race + Attractive First Deposit Bonus - Disadvantage: VIP System less attractive for Cash Game player due to the ESSENCE rake model which gives more rakeback to losing players, Software is generally not considered to be as good as, say PartyPoker.

      Those are pretty much the options. Raking $1000/month would see you achieve between 34% and 38% rakeback on either William Hill or Betfair (approximately) so I would imagine that those would be the best options for you.

      Do let us know what you decide!

      Best,

      Marc
    • Cpwpoker
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      For ipoker :

      Am not a NL25 FR player but due to full tilt poker closure lost my small br got stake on 770poker and I am able to multitable 16 table at the same time with ease and hud.

      So if 4 tabling it should be easy to multitable xD but if you are 16 tabling on filter just don't play turbo table else you will get yourself sit out from many tables.

      I was also playing on stars which imo is the best software after FT. Even with regs you can find table with fish and sometimes it easier to win against reg than fish due to the fact that they instant fold a lot.
    • SR1337
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      Originally posted by MarcPS
      Originally posted by SR1337

      Hey, thanks for the offer!

      Last month I played 76k hands and made 510$ rake, then I mainly played NL10

      This month I have mostly played NL25 and have played 50k hands and have generated 450$

      I think 1000$ monthly rake seems achievable, grinding my ass off..
      Alrighty then...

      Well, looking at the information we have, there are a couple of options:

      - iPoker (e.g. William Hill): Quite Fishy which means a better winrate + good traffic for SS NLHE + attractive VIP system + Attractive First Deposit Bonus 200% up to $2000 - Disadvantage: Many players would say that the ipoker Software isn't optimal for multitabling and can cause some issues. Personally, I've 4 tabled and 6 tabled quite comfortably though

      - PartyPoker: Quite Fishy = better winrate + Really nice software + good traffic for SS NLHE - Disadvantage: VIP system isn't as attractive for lower rakers below the Palladium Elite level which requires a minimum of $4500 rake per quarter

      - Ongame (e.g. Betfair): Fishy for sure, and probably the fishiest network for SS NLHE + good traffic for SS NLHE + $50k Ongame points race + Attractive First Deposit Bonus - Disadvantage: VIP System less attractive for Cash Game player due to the ESSENCE rake model which gives more rakeback to losing players, Software is generally not considered to be as good as, say PartyPoker.

      Those are pretty much the options. Raking $1000/month would see you achieve between 34% and 38% rakeback on either William Hill or Betfair (approximately) so I would imagine that those would be the best options for you.

      Do let us know what you decide!

      Best,

      Marc
      How good is traffic on betfair, can I keep 10+ FR NL25 tables running (what time also GMT +2) and how will the software cope with it + HUD?
    • MarcPS
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      Originally posted by SR1337
      How good is traffic on betfair, can I keep 10+ FR NL25 tables running (what time also GMT +2) and how will the software cope with it + HUD?
      The traffic is no problem to cope at these limits at most times of the day (probably even all). Again, the HUD use isn't a big issue, but the software can be quite resource intensive; depending on your computer set up this might cause you some issues.
    • Wacko118
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      Really, i Play Nl10 on ipoker... Currently there are 5 tables in $ to play. I have to play in all currencies if i want to make my 8tables that i play of FR.....


      Max players on ipoker network, about 15-20k. Pokerstars... over 100k. Ridiculously better traffic.