Chris from New Zealand :D

    • cowes
      cowes
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      Joined: 12.12.2009 Posts: 6
      So I've been convinced by my friends that I'm a pretty good poker player, and figure hearing what other people think of the game should significantly improve mine.

      My poker experience is surprisingly quite limited (to facebook poker lol), but I have picked up a whole lot just from seeing what other people do, and I think poker kinda comes naturally. Poker intrigues me and I'm always wondering what other players are thinking whilst playing.. After recently registering to Pokerstars and (surprisingly) winning the first tournament I played ($93 in a freeroll), I've decided to continue playing poker online. PokerStrategy looks like a good place to start, and hopefully I will start playing on Full Tilt once I get my $50 starter bonus!
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    • EagleStar88
      EagleStar88
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      Joined: 06.10.2008 Posts: 7,359
      Hi Chris & welcome to PokerStrategy.

      We have lots to offer you here, ranging from the starting capital and strategy guides through to free live coaching sessions, strategy videos and sample hands forums. They all help you to develop your game and to give you the best possible chance of playing profitable poker.
      Take your time to browse the various different benefits of your free membership here.


      We also have a very active and friendly community here with lots of hugely experienced members who are keen to pass on their thoughts, expertise and experience to fellow members.

      All in all, I think you will like it here and we all wish you every success and enjoyment in your poker. Look forward to seeing you active within the forums in due course.

      Good luck & best regards,


      Bart
    • Waiboy
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      Joined: 18.09.2008 Posts: 4,877
      Hey Chris

      Welcome in fella! With an open mind and a reasonable amount of study, you are about to learn what poker really is!

      Good luck and enjoy the ride. :f_cool:
    • Berkstajger
      Berkstajger
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      Joined: 19.03.2009 Posts: 878
      Originally posted by Waiboy
      Hey Chris

      Welcome in fella! With an open mind and a reasonable amount of study, you are about to learn what poker really is!
      Do I smell hidden intimidation factor wrapped in nice words? :D

      On-topic: welcome aboard Chris. :)
    • Waiboy
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      Joined: 18.09.2008 Posts: 4,877
      No intimidation whatsoever!

      Well, I don't know about you, but I thought I was okay at poker before I joined up at PS.com - now I know better!
    • cowes
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      Joined: 12.12.2009 Posts: 6
      Thanks guys :D

      Can you believe my first day on the job and this happens: http://www.pokerhand.org/?4985868

      !!!
    • Waiboy
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      Joined: 18.09.2008 Posts: 4,877
      Wow, nice result - unless you hold quad 8s obv. :f_cool:

      Make sure you read the strategy articles and implement this information as much as possible into your game.

      Also, there is a poker hand converter available at PS.com which will convert your Full Tilt hands into code that can be posted directly into your forum posts (handy for using the hand evaluation forums).

      Good luck.. look out for MonkeyOnFire down there in Dunedin.. he's a PS.com member from Hamilton at Otago Uni too who had a job at the Casino this year.
    • cowes
      cowes
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      Joined: 12.12.2009 Posts: 6
      Ahh cool, that sounds good!

      cheers