Two Plus Two Publishing LLC
Two Plus Two Publishing LLC
 

Go Back   Two Plus Two Poker Forums > >

Notices

News, Views, and Gossip For poker news, views, and gossip

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-30-2018, 04:43 AM   #76
GtownAce
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 65
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

You mean to tell me all these legal poker rooms aren't legal? How many of you have heard the sales pitch on investing? I fell for it but didnt invest much but dang was he so happy to take me and my buddies money fast. Our recent call on progress was met with more investors are needed and since were OG investors could we do more or recruit more. I mean I believe Trent could sell a Dildo to a nun easily, probably in different colors too that's how good he is. How the hell they gonna have a WPT tournament?
GtownAce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2018, 06:35 PM   #77
GtownAce
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 65
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Just got text that freerolls is closed at houston location and moving to katy. any truth to this or just b.s.
GtownAce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2018, 01:26 AM   #78
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

its true
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2018, 03:36 AM   #79
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

WPT is not responsible for any tournament event details including, without limitation, structures, schedules, formats, general rules or prize pool distributions. Management reserves the right to change tournament dates or suspend or cancel tournaments, in whole or part, without notice for any reason at any time.
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2018, 02:05 PM   #80
GtownAce
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 65
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Table talk is that Freerolls will not be opening in Katy as there claiming to be. The club had to say something in wake of there losses and poor marketing and ownership skills. I'm sure more than one person in that group walked away with a hefty pocket but from TT the decision was made in one day and they cleaned out the place in record time. WPT event will not happen thru Freerolls poker club, was told will happen in houston but another club will pick it up instead. most of the talk was how all the seats that were won will never be honored by freerolls ownership or management. Last night players and dealers were saying that close to 60 seats were won or given out. alot of this info could be false and is mostly table talk but the sources are reliable and most are former employees that play poker.
GtownAce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2018, 02:17 PM   #81
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

as yoda would say...surprised..i am not
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2018, 10:53 AM   #82
GtownAce
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 65
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Did Freeerolls just fall off the face of the earth or what? WPT event in 60 days and no promotions and no news on website or social media. I tried calling and messaging and no one has responded. What did they do with Seat winners money? I mean wouldnt surprise me if one owner pocketed the cash as his reputation is well known as a scam artist ex con. I mean for no one to respond has to mean there long gone
GtownAce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2018, 04:32 AM   #83
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

lets take it from an owner's point of view

you just failed in a location that had a game nearby for the last 5-7 years
you were proceeded by that location opening up a rake free game and it failed in less than two months.

You are to move to a location far outside (traffic wise) of houston - way on the west side
In addition to the construction costs - you are facing a 60k debt of seats you gave away during your prior operation - from what i hear - some number were won by employees - don't know if they paid for their own entry or the management put the employees in but we do know that the tournaments did not generate enough when initially won to award said prizes.

You are not known in the poker community as a game runner / promoter but merely as a player - this is your first exposure in this role and you already have other businesses and a respectable job to fall back on.

That all being said - what would possibly motivate you to open up another location?
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2018, 04:51 PM   #84
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

https://www.facebook.com/10387356695...4746622661831/
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2018, 12:06 PM   #85
scooter_banks
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Bryan
Posts: 93
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Quote:
Originally Posted by clivestraddle View Post
Any idea when the Katy location will be open for business?
scooter_banks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2018, 02:33 PM   #86
Coffee
veteran
 
Coffee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Writer
Posts: 3,239
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Signs up for new location at I-10 and Grand Parkway. Southwest of intersection, two story retail building.
Coffee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2018, 03:58 PM   #87
scooter_banks
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Bryan
Posts: 93
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Have they announced an opening date?
scooter_banks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2018, 07:04 PM   #88
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

not specifically - they have announced a location
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2018, 11:09 AM   #89
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsEd...ature=youtu.be

heard that this would be advertised about 2 or 3 weeks ago...finally released on twitter

I am friends (I think..lol) with Charles Potter - he is an honorable man and I believe in myh heart of hearts he is sincere in this venture. I wish them him the best.
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2018, 05:22 PM   #90
AcesHigh2
stranger
 
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 5
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Interesting. I didn't realize Charles Potter was involved. I worked with him for the better part of two decades in a different career field. He's definitely a decent guy and knows his stuff. This venture is in good hands.
AcesHigh2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2018, 05:53 PM   #91
clivestraddle
journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

the business is not going to rely on poker as its main source of income - it plans to be a convention event planner
clivestraddle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 12:33 AM   #92
scooter_banks
enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Bryan
Posts: 93
Re: WPT Deepstacks Tourney in Texas Already in Trouble?

Grand opening this week???
scooter_banks is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply
      

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2008-2017, Two Plus Two Interactive
 
 
Poker Players - Streaming Live Online