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Old 07-15-2012, 12:46 AM   #76
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

Please add more 6 max freezeouts a $30-60 around 2-6 pst would be nice. Also before Lock took over they had a 4 max tournament which would be nice but with a bigger buy in as well.... And add a $200 sunday tournament $500 is pretty big these days imo
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Old 07-15-2012, 05:40 AM   #77
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

Something that I think is overlooked/under appreciated is giving tournaments a name. It gives certain tournaments a certain novelty to them, and makes them feel more important.
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Old 07-15-2012, 02:20 PM   #78
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

Please add: Some Kind of $22 or $11 large Guarantee on Sunday. The biggest I see is an $8k $22k GTD...on SUNDAY???? Lower/mid-stakes people who don't make their satellite to the big one still want to play something and dream [big].

If you can get 1,000 runners for a $100k GTD surely you can get 750 for a $22 $15k gtd.

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Old 07-15-2012, 02:58 PM   #79
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You guys removed another omaha hi/lo tourney, the $5 one that starts at 2:15pm est. That was unnecessary. You guys have like 6 or 7 o8 tourneys through-out the day. You guys do realize us U.S. players don't have many options so it would benefit Revolution greatly if they stop deleting o8 tourneys and even add a few. Bovada is rapidly adding new o8 tourneys while you guys just keep deleting them.
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:20 PM   #80
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Please add: Some Kind of $22 or $11 large Guarantee on Sunday. The biggest I see is an $8k $22k GTD...on SUNDAY???? Lower/mid-stakes people who don't make their satellite to the big one still want to play something and dream [big].

If you can get 1,000 runners for a $100k GTD surely you can get 750 for a $22 $15k gtd.

Thanks!
there is an $11 10K that starts at the same time as the $109 100K.

That said, please start the $11 10K with 3000 chips at least. 2000 leaves very little room.
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Old 07-15-2012, 09:53 PM   #81
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

i won a ticked to a 30 dollar tourney that was closed for registration when we finished the satty...wtf happens to that ticket???
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:09 PM   #82
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

How about offering different VIP freerolls for different VIP levels instead of one for all?
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:59 AM   #83
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moar satties prease
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Old 07-16-2012, 09:55 AM   #84
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

More players please.
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:17 AM   #85
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

We just added a bunch of new Omaha and O/8 tournaments as well as increased the guarantees on some, as always feedback is appreciated.

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You guys removed another omaha hi/lo tourney, the $5 one that starts at 2:15pm est. That was unnecessary. You guys have like 6 or 7 o8 tourneys through-out the day. You guys do realize us U.S. players don't have many options so it would benefit Revolution greatly if they stop deleting o8 tourneys and even add a few. Bovada is rapidly adding new o8 tourneys while you guys just keep deleting them.
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:29 PM   #86
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We just added a bunch of new Omaha and O/8 tournaments as well as increased the guarantees on some, as always feedback is appreciated.

-Rizen
I see you guys added 2 new o8 tourneys. One of them is a $1 rebuy/add-on satellite into the $22 o8 tourney you guys run at 10:30pm est. I can't see that sat being too successful. I think I'd like it better if it were a stand alone non-satellite tourney. That's just my opinion tho. Thanks for the effort though. Hopefully this is just the beginning of things to come.
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:37 PM   #87
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I see you guys added 2 new o8 tourneys. One of them is a $1 rebuy/add-on satellite into the $22 o8 tourney you guys run at 10:30pm est. I can't see that sat being too successful. I think I'd like it better if it were a stand alone non-satellite tourney. That's just my opinion tho. Thanks for the effort though. Hopefully this is just the beginning of things to come.
There are 2 PLO/8 tournaments that were added:

1) $800 GTD @ 17:30 ET
2) $750 GTD @ 00:30 ET

There are also 4 new PLO GTD tournaments and the guarantee was raised on every O/8 tournament on the schedule save the $500 deep stacks.

We will add more as they continue to be successful.

Thanks

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Old 07-18-2012, 12:54 PM   #88
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There are 2 PLO/8 tournaments that were added:

1) $800 GTD @ 17:30 ET
2) $750 GTD @ 00:30 ET

There are also 4 new PLO GTD tournaments and the guarantee was raised on every O/8 tournament on the schedule save the $500 deep stacks.

We will add more as they continue to be successful.

Thanks

-Rizen
Thanks for the quick response. Can you tell me what the buy-in is for the "1) $800 GTD @ 17:30 ET"? I can't seem to find it on the schedule. Thanks again.
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:04 PM   #89
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LockRizen,
My lock name is liveb8. I have been trying to cash out for several months now... I have around 4500 in my account. I would like all my money. Can you help me get my money?

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Old 07-18-2012, 06:09 PM   #90
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

Will you be adding any micro stakes tourneys?
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:59 PM   #91
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Thanks for the quick response. Can you tell me what the buy-in is for the "1) $800 GTD @ 17:30 ET"? I can't seem to find it on the schedule. Thanks again.
opps, nm
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:32 PM   #92
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Good job Revolution. So far the $1 satellite and the 17:30 $500 Guarantee are looking to be a success!
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:16 PM   #93
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We just added a bunch of new Omaha and O/8 tournaments as well as increased the guarantees on some, as always feedback is appreciated.

-Rizen
Rizen,

The PLO8 tourney lineup is still painfully bad. When Lock took over the network the max guarantees for a PLO8 tourney actually went down from $1500 to $1000 which was pretty sad considering the hype about the $$$ going up. Despite this the main game for PLO8 players (yes sadly this is the main) a 10+1 with re-buys for the first hour and 1 add on routinely more then doubled it's 1k guar. pool while most NLH tournys had an overlay. Now that you guys at least raised the guarantee a few hundred dollars back around were there were when Lock took over is certainly nothing to be excited about.

Here again are some suggestion's on some PLO8 tourneys that I believe would pass their guarantees very shortly if not immediately.

Daily $22 buy-in with 1 rebuy and 1 add on $2500 Guar.
Sunday $55 buy in 5k (there is no big Sunday PLO8 to speak of)

Daily $11 re-buy 1k guarantee NLO8

Raise the $1500 guarantee to $2500 on the current main game.

I think the PLO8 players deserve a little better especially since were the ones passing the guarantees.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:32 PM   #94
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

Hi Rizen..I noticed you guys changed the nightly Lock Highroller from 3k starting to 7500..very much overkill..its like some crazy deepstack tournament now and takes way longer than it should..once you changed the blind structure the 3k chips was more than enough and finished in a timely manner..can you think about putting it back to at least 5k? 7500 is so much. Thanks.

Sucks to have a tournament take as long as it does and starts that late in the night..if anything the earlier one should have 7500 and the later one should have 5k

But as I said earlier, the 3k was really great..can we compromise! How about 4k chips with 20 minute levels or something

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Old 07-19-2012, 01:42 AM   #95
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

maybe once or twice a week make one of the 3k $10 rebuys a 6 max
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:22 AM   #96
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this has been said before, but you guys seriously need to fix the time bank. Getting 30 hands per hour with 10 minute blinds is just sad, Ive honestly gotten more hands per hour in a live tournament. Theres no need for more then 30 seconds, so the 75 or whatever we get now is ridiculous and makes your tournaments that much harder to play, especially considering that many of them dont start out all that deep.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:00 PM   #97
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not sure if anybody's mentioned this, but some shorthanded plo -6-max and maybe even 4-max?- throughout the day would pretty much be teets.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:22 PM   #98
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Can you remove the turbo status of the $10 $1250 gtd deepstack that starts at 7pm. There's a $10 deepstack that starts at 12:30pm but it would be nice to have one that starts later in the day.
Also the Sunday $10 10k gtd should start with at least 3k chips.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:50 PM   #99
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Hi Rizen..I noticed you guys changed the nightly Lock Highroller from 3k starting to 7500..very much overkill..its like some crazy deepstack tournament now and takes way longer than it should..once you changed the blind structure the 3k chips was more than enough and finished in a timely manner..can you think about putting it back to at least 5k? 7500 is so much. Thanks.

Sucks to have a tournament take as long as it does and starts that late in the night..if anything the earlier one should have 7500 and the later one should have 5k

But as I said earlier, the 3k was really great..can we compromise! How about 4k chips with 20 minute levels or something
I agree, I'll poll for more feedback. I actually didn't want to increase them from 3000 chips after the structure changes, but unfortunately many players just look at starting stacks and assume that's all their is to structures, so I had MANY players asking for 7500 chip stacks (I think that's what they start with on Merge).

I get a regular report that includes things like tournament duration, I'll check that out on the next one I get and see how long it's running on average. If it's too long I'll look to make more changes. In the mean time I would definitely like others feedback on this and I'll poll other people I know that were asking for the 7500 change to see if they thought it was overkill too.

Thanks

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Old 07-20-2012, 11:53 PM   #100
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Re: **Revolution Tournament Improvement Thread**

Step SNGs that can also be used for MTT.

Something like:

Step 2 -also usable for a low buy-in MTT
Step 3 -also usable for a mid buy-in MTT
Step 4 -Sundays $100K gauranteed.

People like step SNGs. Could increase traffic for both MTT and SNG.

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