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  19-Apr-12, 07:16   #1
An idea I think we'd all enjoy. Tony please read this. +4 
retribution 

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Age: 37 (M)
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I propose we run a BRM heads up tourney. Idea is this.

We all pony in XX mob points into a "pool" which Tony can hold in escrow. Once we've got enough entries, someone (I volunteer myself) will randomly pair people together, and we'll run a typical bracket elimination tourney.

Game of choice is HU NL Texas holdem, and each round will be best of 3. It doesn't matter what site you play at, as long as both contestants can agree on a mutual spot. Play chips or any level you want to play, so long as it's a normal 100 BB Hu NL texas holdem.

Additionally, once the lineup is chosen, we could take side-bets on who we think will win/lose etc, pool style.

I can put together a thread posting each round, as well as matchups. I'd say we need at least 16 players to make it a good match. Of course we need even numbers since it's a bracket style tourney.

So who's down for earning some bragging rights? Tongue

     
  19-Apr-12, 07:52   #2
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AlexSimion 
Joined: Mar '12
Location: Romania
Age: 27 (M)
Posts: 640
Posted by retribution:
I propose we run a BRM heads up tourney. Idea is this.

We all pony in XX mob points into a "pool" which Tony can hold in escrow. Once we've got enough entries, someone (I volunteer myself) will randomly pair people together, and we'll run a typical bracket elimination tourney.

Game of choice is HU NL Texas holdem, and each round will be best of 3. It doesn't matter what site you play at, as long as both contestants can agree on a mutual spot. Play chips or any level you want to play, so long as it's a normal 100 BB Hu NL texas holdem.

Additionally, once the lineup is chosen, we could take side-bets on who we think will win/lose etc, pool style.

I can put together a thread posting each round, as well as matchups. I'd say we need at least 16 players to make it a good match. Of course we need even numbers since it's a bracket style tourney.

So who's down for earning some bragging rights? Tongue


I think it's an excelent idea , it will give us a chance to get to know eachother outside the forum space , into the poker envirement , so if Tony decides to take this in consideration , count me in , Thumbs Up from me , hope your idea gets put into action Big Smile.

     
  19-Apr-12, 08:08   #3
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bullettooth1 

Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 32 (M)
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i too think its a great idea. i would definately be up for this. its a great poker related way to earn mob points too Big Smile
hope its gets the nod Thumbs Up

     
  19-Apr-12, 08:11   #4
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marqis 

Joined: Sep '10
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Posted by retribution:
I propose we run a BRM heads up tourney. Idea is this.

Good idea...

I think I would enjoy a HU lesson from jovicakralj, without having to shell out $15 every 5 minutes or so (assuming I'd last that long)...

     
  19-Apr-12, 08:19   #5
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sadamman 

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If it goes off, I'm in.

     
  19-Apr-12, 08:34   #6
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retribution 

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Okay, so far we've got:

Retribution
AlexSimion
bullettooth1
marqis
sadamman

I'd say if we could find 16, we could run with it. The only hitch would be if Tony can't/won't escrow the points, as there's no way to transfer otherwise.

I'd say anywhere from 100-500 points would be a fair BI. Works out to be around $1-$5 worth of Mob points.

Perhaps do a 70-30 payout structure, or a winner-takes all, depending on what people vote for.

16 people @ 500 points each would be a total of 8k points up for grabs. Nice sum if ya ask me Blink

     
  19-Apr-12, 08:57   #7
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AlexSimion 
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In a 16 people pool , I think that winner takes all sounds pretty good Tongue.

     
  19-Apr-12, 09:41   #8
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IslandJack 

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Not sure this will take off, but if it does, I'm in! Blink
Sounds like fun, aspecially the "bragging rights" thingy. Big Smile

I'm more for the 70-30 payout structure or something similar btw.

Let's run this up the flagpole and see if anyone (Tony) salutes it. lol Big Smile

     
  19-Apr-12, 11:38   #9
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dozn01 

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sorry to spoill the fun but trust me it wont work,

     
  19-Apr-12, 12:16   #10
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Administrator 

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Location: Malta
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Okay, I can allow this, on the following conditions:

* You guys do most of the work, I'll just remove MobPoints from all entrants and then transfer the winnings to 1st (and 2nd?) place once it's completed.

* No "recruitment" - don't try and get someone to signup at some site where you just happen to have a "tell a friend" link ready, or stuff like that. Im'a gonna get pissed and fire up the ban hammer!

* Most of you guys in here probably have accounts on most sites already, but if you happen to play your HU at somewhere you don't, please use our links to signup there - I think we deserve it Smile

* No commitments. I cannot guarantee that we can do this again, or when, so for now consider this is one-time show, so don't sit on the fence, get in on the fun while you can or you may never get the chance.

Good luck!

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Posted by dozn01:
sorry to spoill the fun but trust me it wont work,

Why do you think that is?

     
  19-Apr-12, 12:27   #11
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bullettooth1 

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please dont make it 500 mob points i dont have that many lol. 100 would be best i think. well for me anyway hehe Thumbs Up

edit: ive just checked and i have 580. but 100 would still be best Big Smile

Edited by bullettooth1 (Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 12:32 GMT)


     
  19-Apr-12, 12:33   #12
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dlkiv 

Joined: Aug '08
Location: Canada
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Nice idea retribution Big Smile and WTG Tony Blink
although this part made me LOL


* No "recruitment" - don't try and get someone to signup at some site where you just happen to have a "tell a friend" link ready, or stuff like that. Im'a gonna get pissed and fire up the ban hammer!


Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile

     
  19-Apr-12, 12:41   #13
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Fakiry 

Joined: Apr '09
Location: Portugal
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Posts: 4764
I think you should go for a two-prize system, making the player that lose the final HU to also have some reward for getting there. I don’t know if I can enter this because it will depend on the date, but it is so difficult for me right now to get time that it is better if you don’t count with me. But don’t forget to advertise it around here, and then tell everybody about the result. I want to know who is the best HU player from BRM!

     
  19-Apr-12, 12:44   #14
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noonlion 

Joined: Mar '12
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I'd be down.

And i agree a 1st/2nd would be fairest.

     
  19-Apr-12, 12:45   #15
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bullettooth1 

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Posted by Fakiry:
I think you should go for a two-prize system, making the player that lose the final HU to also have some reward for getting there. I don�t know if I can enter this because it will depend on the date, but it is so difficult for me right now to get time that it is better if you don�t count with me. But don�t forget to advertise it around here, and then tell everybody about the result. I want to know who is the best HU player from BRM!


im not sure but i think the idea is to organise the time with the player you get drawn against. so you could play it.

correct me if im wrong retribution

     
  19-Apr-12, 12:59   #16
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AlexSimion 
Joined: Mar '12
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So retribution Big Smile , great idea from u , lets get this party started Smile) , I suggest a 70-30 % pay table , and a 100 mob points entry, cause I'm like a blonde in a shoe store , spend spend spend , also the pokerplatform I suggest is pokerstars, but u can decide whatever you want , let the bragging rights begin Smile.

     
  19-Apr-12, 13:11   #17
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sadamman 

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Sick. Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile Tony your a legend. Thumbs Up x1000 Worship Worship Worship Worship Worship Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile

     
  19-Apr-12, 14:20   #18
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michaelwilk 
Joined: Feb '12
Location: Canada
Age: 29 (M)
Posts: 228
Tony your the man I love this idea I am in please let me know dates n times for this show down and dont pair me against any of the big seater clowns first lol looking at you doomsday and Fakiry lol youve been here for years and got seventeen legs up on me dont wanna face you till later rounds.... all jokes in the last part thanks to the idea retribution and extra thanks to tony for being a part of it let me know more details as they come LOVE IT

Worship The Mob Worship And Retribution Worship LOL

     
  19-Apr-12, 14:31   #19
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jovicakralj 

Joined: Nov '10
Location: Serbia
Age: 29 (M)
Posts: 2075
We had HU matches on Bankrollmob players club on stars with bi 5$ and there was only 4 of us willing to play. But for points... it can work. I will play any stake and its alowed to organize 3 play money games per day in club.

     
  19-Apr-12, 15:49   #20
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doomdy 

Joined: May '08
Location: Netherlands
Age: 46 (M)
Posts: 6197
I only play on PKR, so if wanted i can be in if you need 1 person to start, else i just follow this Agree

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Edit: Jovi wud problably win this as the master of HU

Evil

Edited by doomdy (Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 15:53 GMT)


     
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