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Old 12-09-2015, 07:44 PM   #1
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PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

https://www.pokerstars.com/en/blog/c...1-159457.shtml

So that's where the money is going towards, freerolls.
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Old 12-09-2015, 07:52 PM   #2
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

Xpost from Dnegs thread as I guess this fits better here.


So according to this blog Stars 100% knew from the beginning of 2015 exactly what they would do to the SNE and other statuses on Jan 1, 2016. And still they chose not to reveal any of that before the end of 2015 and even then it was some leaked Russian thing. Sketchy as ****. I thought that they had been panicking about their stock going down and this was some hasty revival attempt but they really have been full-on cheating their big rakers for the entire year in hopes of getting as many rake dollars from SNE pursuits as possible. ****ing incredible.


No panic though, Stars has fixed it all by having four quarterly freerolls apparently. Bet the SNEs are happy at the chance to participate in four open-to-everyone tournaments with 4254258246 players. Lol Stars.


Also, in the new Stars corporate blog they wrote the following:


So wait, does this mean that rewards will go down even more for 2017?
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Old 12-09-2015, 07:58 PM   #3
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

To be clear, these 1$ Million Freerolls are seperate events right?

They're not replacing the 1$ Million Quarterly for Supernova+ that ALREADY EXIST and make them available for everyone, which would be another SCAMmove by PS ?
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:04 PM   #4
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

they might as well just tell us to go **** ourselfs
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:18 PM   #5
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

So there will be 4 donkaments with like 50k players in them every year.
Yes, I am sure all this money will move over to cash games and other tournaments. All the fish are absolutely brainless individuals and are pretty much guaranteed to sit down at tables and lose all the money back and not withdraw it.

Not very excited about this, as you can tell.
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:27 PM   #6
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

How don't you guys see that this is far superior to having quarterly $1m freerolls for sn+
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:32 PM   #7
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To be clear, these 1$ Million Freerolls are seperate events right?

They're not replacing the 1$ Million Quarterly for Supernova+ that ALREADY EXIST and make them available for everyone, which would be another SCAMmove by PS ?
afaik, they were taking them out next year so they're essentially just bringing them back for one more year.

From Stars rep OP in the zoo:
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o The Supernova Quarterly Million freeroll will be discontinued
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:34 PM   #8
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

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To be clear, these 1$ Million Freerolls are seperate events right?

They're not replacing the 1$ Million Quarterly for Supernova+ that ALREADY EXIST and make them available for everyone, which would be another SCAMmove by PS ?
No, this is exactly what they are doing believe it or not, this is not a new promotion its a modification of an existing promotion. For those who do not know stars has run a quarterly VIP freeroll for supernovas and higher with a 1 mill prizepool.

Now I do not think its necessarily a bad decision for stars to change the promotion so all players can enter the freeroll however, the fact that they present it as a new promotion is disgraceful and clearly intentionally deceptive.
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:36 PM   #9
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No, this is exactly what they are doing believe it or not, this is not a new promotion its a modification of an existing promotion. For those who do not know stars has run a quarterly VIP freeroll for supernovas and higher with a 1 mill prizepool.

Now I do not think its necessarily a bad decision for stars to change the promotion so all players can enter the freeroll however, the fact that they present it as a new promotion is disgraceful and clearly intentionally deceptive.
I'm pretty sure he already knew the answers to his 'questions'
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:42 PM   #10
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

Well I'll be playing in 4 tournaments on pokerstars next year. That's 4 more then I thought I would.
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:45 PM   #11
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Well I'll be playing in 4 tournaments on pokerstars next year. That's 4 more then I thought I would.
The yeah but a free tournament ( if that's what transpires ) with 500k people or whatever, yeeee haaaa ship that $2 equity...
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:49 PM   #12
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The yeah but a free tournament ( if that's what transpires ) with 500k people or whatever, yeeee haaaa ship that $2 equity...
Prolly more if you make it through the inevitable server crashes that we got used to
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Old 12-09-2015, 08:52 PM   #13
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

Lol they are basically saying "dont hit your head on the way out!" SNE's
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Old 12-09-2015, 09:01 PM   #14
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

Since its a freeroll I assume US players can play
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Old 12-09-2015, 09:05 PM   #15
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

I hope this wasn't stars big news DNigs told us all to wait on.

If it is **** DN and **** Amaya

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Old 12-09-2015, 09:06 PM   #16
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Well I'll be playing in 4 tournaments on pokerstars next year. That's 4 more then I thought I would.
Haha wp
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Old 12-09-2015, 10:45 PM   #17
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Since its a freeroll I assume US players can play
Can this be confirmed?
Edit: I guess I could email them just curious if anyone here knows.
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Old 12-09-2015, 10:51 PM   #18
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Serious? No. They can't give you a prize for it.
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Old 12-09-2015, 11:05 PM   #19
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I hope this wasn't stars big news DNigs told us all to wait on.

If it is **** DN and **** Amaya
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Old 12-09-2015, 11:16 PM   #20
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

I can't even play stars... But my god there is a lot of whining about them lately. Enjoy your poker guys... ***** jealous
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Old 12-09-2015, 11:40 PM   #21
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Goodbye poker stars. Youaintnorealpokersitebruv
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Old 12-10-2015, 12:46 AM   #22
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

U non-US citizens sure are getting screwed
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Old 12-10-2015, 12:52 AM   #23
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Re: PokerStars - Four $1 Million Freerolls Planned for 2016 - More on VIP Changes

Make them "all in shoot outs" would be great for the ecosystem. What is first going to pay with 150m non depositors playing? oh wait make it a deposit $10-$25 min for ticket then you get to cover it with fees well played
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Old 12-10-2015, 01:01 AM   #24
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hahahahhahaha they literally just took the Supernova freerolls, renamed them and changed them to let everyone play in them, and said "WOO FOUR MILLION IN NEW FREEROLLS"

I mean... Dat scumscum. Glad I haven't deposited or played on stars for months. Considering perma-closing my account at this point because I don't see myself coming back to stars over euro sites.
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Old 12-10-2015, 01:02 AM   #25
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When ansky was on joeingram podcast, they were mocking me for calling out DN for being a huge joke. Well he's a huge joke and here we have confirmation, he can GIFAFI.
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