We chat to our member Dr1fter808 who received a Bad Beat Jackpot on GGPoker to full their Bankroll Challenge in tremendous fast time.
What is your origin story in poker?
Dr1fter808: I began enjoying on-line poker in 2004? I play the micro and small stakes on and off. I used to play at Full Tilt Poker within the USA after which moved to Japan later in 2009 and now I play at PokerStars and GG Poker. I play for enjoyable and it’s not for earnings. I’m a half proprietor of household actual property enterprise.
You put up a lot of arms in your weblog – do you discover that helps you study?
Dr1fter808: Yes, it helps me perceive numerous spots higher and I get recommendation from different discussion board members.
You not too long ago began enjoying extra on GG after enjoying a lot on Stars – how would you examine the 2 for money video games?
Dr1fter808: I feel GG is extra enjoyable than Stars due to the emojis, rabbit hunt, additional cash out choices, and insurance coverage choices. It appears to have extra visitors than PokerStars additionally, and the sport appears a little softer. I nonetheless play at PokerStars as a result of it has decrease rake.
Tell us concerning the Bad Beat Jackpot you received at GGPoker.
Dr1fter808: Yes, I began out my GG account with $100 however due to the jackpot now I’ve $1,150 in my account. I used to be new at GG so I did not even know what the BBJP was and I used to be simply testing out the consumer enjoying NL10 Rush to familiarize myself with the brand new software program. So I’ve solely performed round 200 arms complete on the time once I received the jackpot. It was QQ vs KK on the finish of the desk spot, a very commonplace get it in preflop scenario.
How did you react whenever you received the jackpot?
Dr1fter808: It was superb as a result of I did not know why I had all this more money in my account however I came upon later.
The jackpot supplied a massive enhance to your bankroll – do you utilize that to take photographs at a greater stake or as a result of it arrived due to luck do you retain grinding the identical stakes?
Dr1fter808: I often play at NL25/NL50 so I used to be planning on making extra deposit to improve my bankroll from $100 to $1,000 however thanks to the jackpot now I haven’t got to.
What are your targets for poker sooner or later?
Dr1fter808: I simply need to enhance my recreation and hold rising my bankroll and hold having extra enjoyable. My subsequent Bankroll Challenge is to get to $2,000 (it’s $1,230 now).
What is the Bankroll Challenge?
In the Bankroll Challenge we encourage our members to get higher by running a blog about their poker journey and setting some formidable targets.
Our members discovered that having a weblog stored them accountable to their targets and it’s a smart way to assist them get to know their fellow PokerStrategists. As the saying goes ‘what will get measured, will get managed’ and easily having a weblog retains you in your A-Game.
To aid you in your journey and with a little little bit of luck you possibly can win $100 that we are going to raffle as soon as a month amongst our lively bloggers, no matter the place they play, accompanied by a particular badge for his or her discussion board avatar for anybody succeeding of their first Bankroll Challenge.
How to be part of the Bankroll Challenge
The problem is open to all PokerStrategists and you don’t want to be tracked to us to take part. All you want to do is:
- Start a weblog in our discussion board.
- State your beginning bankroll, your common stakes/video games and your poker site within the first put up.
- Set a long run bankroll aim of at the least $500 and/or a minimal of 5 occasions your beginning bankroll.
- Sign-up to the Bankroll Challenge in our registration thread, with a hyperlink to your private weblog, your preliminary bankroll and your aim.
- Post at the least as soon as a week in your weblog.
Once a month we are going to raffle $100 amongst all eligble PokerStrategists collaborating within the Bankroll Challenge no matter the place you play.