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"Don't play new games if you don't like them" - Daniel Negreanu on PokerStars New Poker Variant Unfold Hold'em

Tags: Daniel Negreanu, PokerStars
Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018 by "T".
Unfold Hold'em is the newest poker game released by PokerStars, allowing players to ante up for a side "Unfold pot" and then get back into the game right after seeing the flop. This poker variant is actually geared more towards the rec (recreational) players. As for the reg (regular) players, they find that it's not a good game at all and criticize PokerStars for continuing to release games that n[...]   Read more » "Don't play new games if you don't like them" - Daniel Negreanu on PokerStars New Poker Variant Unfold Hold'em

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  10-Aug-18, 14:16   #1
"Don't play new games if you don't like them" - Daniel Negreanu on PokerStars New Poker Variant Unfold Hold'em 0 
CALICUL 
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More poker games, hinder the players concentration, if they choose to play more different games at the same time. I do not think inventing or adding of as many poker games as possible, will bring a win for pokerstars. These decisions will make the players to be fewer at Texas Hold'em poker tables.

     
  10-Aug-18, 14:52   #2
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Serpang 
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Absolutely right!! Except you already expert on regular NLHE and boring,lol. Try new variant just for fun or just spent of money? Smile . Regular NLHE already so complicated and hard to be winning player. Maybe PS just want to keep player who already give up and quit to play Smile

     
  10-Aug-18, 15:01   #3
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pochui 

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well yeah that's pretty much the way I think, not a problem that new games are being introduced and not my problem if they have a gazillion percent more rake since I can just skip them and play what I like. whats the point of complaining, especially if you are not intending to play the game

     
  10-Aug-18, 16:14   #4
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Calmplay 

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Yeah for sure Daniel but to know if you don't like you must first try it and that is why the poker room offers play money tables...


     
  10-Aug-18, 17:17   #5
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Mober 
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Well he is right in one thing. If you dont like the game you dont have to play.
But at the end the one that always wins s the house, be it casino poker site etc.
Especially a site like poker stars can only win more with changes.
They have what it takes for it...

     
  10-Aug-18, 19:02   #6
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pajalnick 

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a completely absurd game that only appeared to get more rake from the players ... and this statement to Nigreanu of course I really do not like .... from this statement confirms that for him PokerStars brings money and everything else for him does not matter .... unpleasantly

     
  10-Aug-18, 21:36   #7
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Gerimantas 
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Yes of course negreanu say good thing that if you dont like the new games you don't play them, but also it is true to see players comment about new games and i think many players are not happy about pokerstars and big rake

     
  11-Aug-18, 14:47   #8
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Daniel Negreanu is a pokerstars vip and ambassador but he just said an opinion. When pokerstars offered VPP, FPP points in the past he criticized this decision and he said poor players or those who play at low stakes to receive more awards as they will eventually lose those rewards to the professionals. Daniel Negreanu tells the truth and here he does not favor pokerstars. Everybody plays what he likes, and so it should be. Here in PS are so many games in pokerstars not only 2-3.

     
  11-Aug-18, 18:04   #9
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OnedOutAK 
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There’s is absolutely nothing wrong with bringing in new games here, and there... I try these games once in awhile.. yeah the rake is a bit high... but what else isn’t.. people pay a lot of taxes on everything, daily.. food.. entertainment... and what not.. if you don’t want to pay rake.. don’t play online, or anywhere else... it’s that simple.. I don’t play something I don’t like... if have to play it because I like it a lot.. I’ll pay the rake.. especially if there’s a game no other like it anywhere else...

     
  11-Aug-18, 19:08   #10
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Mober 
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Is there really a need for more new games?
For recreational players it may be good, but for the ones grinding i doubt.
Why paying the extra rake at the end ?
But once more, you are not forced to is. You have a choice.

     
  11-Aug-18, 23:02   #11
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bowie1984 

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This is stupid. Of course Negreanu gonna defend the house since players like him at the top have lucrative rakeback deals with all the outlets where they play online. Whenever the rake increase the goddamn fringe players at the bottom paying for this of course. But this is an ecosystem just like the others - if those at the bottom start to migrating to somewhere else with better options or stop playing altogether then the guys like Negreanu have stop defending Amaya as well since they are gonna feel it too the missing money.

     
  13-Aug-18, 14:51   #12
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Daniel Negreanu when he had something to say against the pokerstars, he said this. When he had something to say in favor of the pokerstars, he said this. He says a normal thing here. He does not favor this poker room. He is one of the few players who would like to help small stakes players in pokerstars. If a war started between pokerstars and the players the Daniel Negreanu would be on the side of the players. Blink

     
  14-Aug-18, 07:14   #13
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doubletop777 
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Daniel Negreanu has summed it up perfectly in my opinion, if you do not like the game then don't play it. There are always going to be games that suit some people and not others

     
  14-Aug-18, 09:41   #14
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Haymore277 

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game sucks, locks my screen so I cant play anything but that. been on pokerstars 13 years and now I cant even see the old table layouts . how do I get it off my computer.

     
  15-Aug-18, 10:44   #15
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Gerimantas 
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Yes of course it is situation that daniel negreanu needs to say something good about pokerstars because he is with contract for this site, but he also say good things, he not defend this game, but day if you don't like dont play

     
  15-Aug-18, 18:45   #16
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vic75 
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How can anyone agree with more rake is better this greedy Amaya corporation spits in the players face look with all they got rid with the past V.I.P system and freerolls screwed up Full Tilt Poker. Do the math with the Sunday Million tournament rake= more then 300K a month and they now cut 25K prize pool from the Poker school Leagues Thumbs Down Thumbs Down

     
  16-Aug-18, 15:40   #17
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Mober 
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This is something that anyone should expect after the acquisition of full tilt.
They are the leaders in the market no matter what.
It will be hard for some other site to take their place.
Sites like 888poker, partypoker and bwin following closely, but still the gap is big.

     
  16-Aug-18, 20:59   #18
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erru9107 
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I think that there's nothing more true then what the topic says. If you don't like it, don't play it. I mean, every version of poker is not for everyone. Just stick to what you like and don't care to comment on the other variations, it's jst a big waste of time. Keep playing what you want to and try to make a profit there instead of focusing on something that you really don't care about at the end of the day.

     
  17-Aug-18, 09:45   #19
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dule-vu 

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yeah,nobody force you to play this kind of poker games,but its strange how they want to change poker game and to make so much different types for new generations!I know that its all about money,rake and everything else,but come on,dont change poker so much!

     
  17-Aug-18, 15:49   #20
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CALICUL 
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This is true what Daniel Negreanu he says. If some players prefer the Russian roulette with real bullets then play it. If some prefer it with blind bullets is ok and if you do not prefer, then not play.The same with any game in any poker room. This is the most correct decision and if pokerstars is not successful with this game, they will decide what to do with it.

     
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