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Nick Steiner

Hey, guys!

I wanted to drop by and let you all know that we’ve just introduced our most generous first-time depositor bonus yet!

Earn and Learn
Players that make their first-ever deposit on Run It Once Poker by February 28th will unlock the following:

8 Weeks of Boosted Legends Cash Rewards
Up to €100 in SNG Select Tickets
Your Pick between three different From the Ground Up courses
Access to Essential content on Run It Once for up to three months

Whether you are just playing for fun or working hard towards becoming a big winner, or are already playing professionally, we want to help you get the most out of your game at Run It Once.

Cheers!

Jan. 21, 2021 | 4:48 p.m.

Hello CuteRaven,

Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. :) I'll address each comment below in the order you listed above.

  • Adjustable anonymity: This is an interesting take. I think I generally like the idea. I have a couple of concerns with this, though. My main concern with forcing players to change their name is how it would be perceived over a long period, specifically for a recreational player or someone who doesn't play that frequently. It might be a pain to always log in and have to change your name. Another concern would be with players trying to duplicate or copy someone's name from days before. We could blacklist usernames for given periods after they have been used, but that also gets tricky. Plus, players could still make the same name but with a number or small variation. I'll share this idea with our idea, and we will explore it further. Thanks!

  • More graphics: In our latest release, we've added additional felt colors and card backs. If you right-click on the felt or the card backs while at the table, you can change these. As far as avatars, we plan to add more soon.

  • SNG Player Count: We've received quite a few requests for an SNG counter or a built-in tracking system to our Discord server, which we offer for our cash games. The suggestions have been passed on to the team, and we are discussing them further. I think adding the number of players in your queue is enough. IE: if you're alone or another person is waiting with you at the given stake.

  • Longer tracking on SNGs: Another popular request so far. I've added your suggestion to the ticket we've created for further discussion on this.

  • Rake: I'm not our rake expert, so I'll pass your feedback onto the relevant team. Our Legends program does come into play, as players will be receiving rakeback for all their SNG efforts. In the future, we'll also be introducing SNG promotions that should help with this.

    • Preflop bet buttons & bet slider: I agree that we could improve our preflop bet buttons and bet slider. I'll bump this with our team.

    • Gamification, graphics, promos: We have a few fun ideas planned to help with this. This is always a fun subject to brainstorm, so I'm glad you've mentioned this. Another item I'll bump with our team for further discussion.

    • Ratholing: Dynamic Avatars, names, stats, and notes will remain on all players for four hours. If you were to leave the table within this timeframe, when returning, you would appear as you did when you left.

Hopefully, these responses will suffice. I look forward to hearing any additional comments or suggestions.

Nov. 10, 2020 | 11:05 a.m.

Post | Nick Steiner posted in Chatter: SNG Select

Hello, everyone!

Last week, @phil shared another post outlining our plans for our Sit-N-Go offering, SNG Select! If you have been waiting to grind tournaments on Run It Once Poker, you'll want to check this out!

Quick take from Phil:
"I'm excited to finally reveal the details of Run It Once Poker's SNGs! As always, I pull back the curtain and detail our decision-making process. I hope you like what we've come up with!"

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions let us know!

Cheers!

Nov. 2, 2020 | 1:54 p.m.

Hi loki, sorry to hear you aren't a fan of Splash the Pot.

With our current rewards structure, players earn 30% rakeback from Splash the Pot, and a varying (10% - 45%) from our Legends rewards program. Which means players earn 40% - 75% rakeback every week, before factoring in additional promotions.

On top of our standard rewards, we run various promotions every week, where players can earn extra rakeback. For example, last week we ran Double Down Hours, where we matched all Splash the Pot winnings with cash for eight hours every day. We effectively offered 60% rakeback via STP for eight hours every day + our standard Legends rewards. Players could also earn an extra 5bbs up to €5 for winning with 72 in NLHE or trips in PLO.

This week, we introduced the first-ever Run It Once leadRboards. There are seven separate leaderboards, and we're giving away over €10k in total. With the introduction of leadRboards, we saw a significant increase in traffic.

If only listed examples from the last two weeks, but as mentioned, we run promotions that offer extra rakeback on top of our standard STP + Legends rewards every week. With all this said, I can confidently say we have a serious rakeback offering, that imo is much better than PartyPoker.

June 18, 2020 | 11:58 a.m.

Everyone loves big pots. Relive the wild ride of the Venvidi #GalfondChallenge by checking out our latest YouTube video featuring the 10 biggest pots! 📉🎢

May 4, 2020 | 9:25 p.m.

Phil bounced from yesterday's losing session, and matched Venividi's profit from yesterday. During today's session, Venividi got out to an early 80k lead, but Phil powered back winning nearly 1.5 buy-ins. Check out the highlights!

April 4, 2020 | 10:07 p.m.

We saw another €100k night from Phil last night! Check out the highlights.

March 20, 2020 | 6:11 p.m.

Last night, we saw Phil Galfond win a whopping €139,485.78! Check out the highlights.

March 15, 2020 | 9:14 p.m.

Hey TigheD,

Please write an email to our support team. ([email protected])

Jan. 24, 2020 | 1:18 p.m.

Hi, to unlock access to Essential content for the third month, you'll need to complete our Clubs rank for two weeks during weeks 5 - 8 on the site.

To do this, 600 points are required.

Keep in mind you'll earn 5 Level-Up boosts during this time totaling 190 points.

So you'll actually need to earn 410 points. Also, keep in mind, you can earn points every day by just logging (10 points) and playing your first hand (15 points).

The exact amount of rake required will also vary depending on if you play 2 or 3 handed.

Assuming you only play 4+ handed and only play one day during the week, you'd need to earn 385 points (410 - 15 - 10 = 385), you receive 1 point for every 0.05 in rake, so you need to rake €19.25.

Please note, this is with the minimum daily boosts and no shorthanded boosts.

Jan. 16, 2020 | 12:54 p.m.

Find out if Phil Galfond is ready for the upcoming challenge in our latest YouTube video.

Jan. 3, 2020 | 5:23 p.m.

Ever struggle with telling your family or close ones about your passion for poker? Check out this week's episode of The Rake, where Jamie Kerstetter and Marle Cordeiro
share their insights on the issue.

Dec. 31, 2019 | 11:23 a.m.

In this week's episode of The Rake, Marle shares an embarrassing life punt.

Dec. 2, 2019 | 8:02 p.m.

Hey guys,

Late update here, but we've had two recent YouTube videos go live.

First, we released a video from one of Phil's recent Twitch streams where he jumped back into the $10k HU PLO Zoom pool. To no one's surprise, his return went quite well.

Secondly, we released another episode of The Rake. In this week's episode, Jamie and Marle discuss a variety of topics including Andrew Yang potentially joining Joey Ingram for a podcast, the topless dealer scandal at the Battle of Malta, and updates on their upcoming poker plans.

Cheers!

Nov. 27, 2019 | 10:20 a.m.

Hey guys,

Unfortunately, Swedes are still not allowed to participate in our games. Initially, we thought this would be one of the first additional licences we would obtain, but we ran into some trouble due to Splash the Pot and our rewards program. Currently, we don't have an estimated date on a resolution, but we'll be sure to update everyone in this thread if and when we have an update.

Nov. 27, 2019 | 10:12 a.m.

Post | Nick Steiner posted in Chatter: Phil Galfond: Become A Legend

Hey everyone,

Phil’s back with another post, Become A Legend, where he shares a major announcement on Run It Once Poker.

Check it out and let us know your thoughts, suggestions, and questions below!

Long Live Poker!

Nov. 22, 2019 | 6:46 p.m.

The latest episode of The Rake just went live, check it out.

Nov. 18, 2019 | 8:04 p.m.

In this week's episode of The Rake, Jamie and Marle tackle the WSOP Player of the Year controversy.

Nov. 13, 2019 | 11:39 a.m.

Hey Donotello, were you able to reach out to our support team and get this sorted?

Nov. 12, 2019 | 10:08 a.m.

In today's YouTube video, Phil plays $1kPLO on Run It Once Poker.

Nov. 8, 2019 | 5:37 p.m.

Hey guys, today we have a special guest on The Rake, the prosecuting attorney in the civil lawsuit against Mike Postle, Mac VerStandig.

Nov. 4, 2019 | 8:21 p.m.

In today's YouTube video, we share five epic moments from our streamRs.

Nov. 1, 2019 | 4:20 p.m.

In this week’s episode of The Rake, Jamie and Marle are joined by former WSOP Main Event Champion Scott Blumstein.

Oct. 28, 2019 | 7:07 p.m.

Have you ever considered implementing a limping strategy? Check out our latest YouTube video, where Juan Pastor discusses his limping approach from EP.

Oct. 25, 2019 | 8:23 a.m.

In this week's episode of The Rake, @Apotheosis joins Jamie and Marle to discuss one of his biggest punts. Definitely worth a listen!

Oct. 21, 2019 | 7:09 p.m.

During Phil's recent streaming trip, he found action at €1k PLO on Run It Once Poker, check out the highlights in our latest YouTube video.

Oct. 21, 2019 | 8:33 a.m.

Last night, we released the fourth episode of The Rake with Jamie and Marle. In this week's episode, they offer advice on getting started in poker and discuss the ins and outs of the poker community.

Oct. 15, 2019 | 8:20 a.m.

My colleague informed me this was resolved :)

Oct. 11, 2019 | 1:40 p.m.

Episode 3 of The Rake with Jamie Kerstetter and Marle Cordeiro is live! In this week's episode, they dive into the Mike Postle scandal.

Oct. 7, 2019 | 8:18 p.m.

In today's YouTube video, Phil explains the reasoning behind a few Run It Once Poker features.

Sept. 26, 2019 | 4:08 p.m.

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