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Are you a Depositer or Freeroller?

How did you build your online bankroll?


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ArmiSoo7

ArmiSoo7

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I am big fan of Cardschat freerolls. But I better play low buyin tournaments. I love bounty tournaments.
 
haracsir15

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Bounty Tournaments are Ok. But i play it with Satellites, so can i play with low cost. :) When i dont want a Money Transfer from my Bank Account, i play Freerolls to.
 
mushthebush

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I firstly freerolled, then I lost a portion, then I freerolled again, then I deposited $20 to get a bonus and continued onwards. I have since withdrawn my initial deposit and still have a few hundred dollars accross multiple clients. When I get some free time I will withdraw some more to deposit on other clients to get the other perks that I'm not getting yet. Just didn't have the time and focused more on improving my game than getting bonuses. I'm only just over a year old in and still feel like a toddler in this game but I'm starting to "walk".
 
Reail

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I made deposits to different rooms several times, but the amounts that I withdrew were many times larger. I had a big break in the game and today I'm more of a freeroller, but I understand that in the near future I will have to make deposits again.
 
poxerator78

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Creating a bankroll from scratch is not a problem, the biggest problem is keeping a bankroll in plus, not wasting it and not succumbing to the temptation to play in expensive tournaments
 
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Forkliftgu22

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I deposited to start but have withdrawn all of my deposits since. Occasionally deposit to keep access to bonuses ect. But soon withdraw when I meet the criteria.
 
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Niykk

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I'm both but lately I'm mainly playing freerolls.
 
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NotADonk

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When you first started building your online bankroll what were you doing? Did you make deposits and capitalize some wins here and there? Or did you do it straight up free rolling with no deposits? As for me 90% of my bankroll building was deposits mixed with some sprinkle drop freerolls and micros. No offense to freerolls but at times they can be boring and I have a life outside of poker to be waiting 7 hours just to make a quick 3 to 5 dollars.

Whenever I deposit money I do it once every two weeks from work. I don't deposit a lot due to bills and priorities in life so I'll deposit at least $50-$75 and just try to capitalize wins here and there. Hopefully I build my poker account well enough to where I no longer have to deposit and just play mid to high stakes.

What about you guys and gals?
I have made a few small deposits , mainly to gain access to freerolls which is what I mostly play.
 
choche0372

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As for beginner playing freerolls is the best way to build your own bankroll.
 
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miknm954

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I also play play freerolls and made a few deposits, not huge ones
 
jleon_zat

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When I started I didn't know that you could actually play for free, so I had to deposit to be able to play, which they fired me because I didn't know anything about anything good, they still keep fighting me, but now I also play freerolls... But I feel like I have more experience than before: V
 
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BrunoFabri01

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I made only the first deposit, after that only freeroll
 
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r2r

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it is really hard for me to deposit my account without a huge charge, so, recently I'm a very freeroller) yet, I'm still looking for a cheaper deposit way
 
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SteveAsh7

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I do a bit of both, i would say 70% depositor and 30% freeroll
 
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NKGB13

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I initially started depositing then migrated to Freerolls. After a 3 yrs break I decided to come back w/o deposits.. just for the poker fun!! as usual, I can only find in CCs games hahaha
 
julio gonzalez

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hi I started at pokerstars without depositing. they gave me some chests with 5dls. and so I started
 
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wavetune

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all my big winnings were made after making a deposit, but I always made a minimum deposit of $ 10-20, I also play in freerolls, of course, but not in all and not as much as before, now I only play CC freerolls when I started, we can say that the first 2 years I wasted on the game, not knowing what a preflop or range is.. I played for luck and sometimes it worked, I won
 
katifanko

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I'm a bit of both) Sometimes I run out of freeroll money and have to deposit, but it's super rare))
 
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NikoJoKK

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I've been playing with three clients, about 8 months. In the first one, I managed to knock down my bankroll in freerolls. Took 2nd place in the tournament, won a satellite ticket. I made a deposit to withdraw money. I lost what was left pretty quickly. I realized that I was playing against the office now. I only play freerolls in it.
In another client, I came close to the minimum deposit through freerolls. I doubt whether to start micro-limits there at all.
In the first case, I didn't even deserve the dollar, I rarely play there. To call it, freeroll tournaments do not raise the language there.
I'm a freeroller.
 
Savantino

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ima both, not a big money if you play microstakes
 
Acechador

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At first it is good to play freerolls to learn and improve your game, however when you want to improve your level it is best to have some money (not much) from your monthly salary for example (I invest between USD50 and USD60) to play it in tournaments with buy-in between USD4 and USD8... I've done well and I haven't deposited for several months, because I learned to manage my bankroll and increase it progressively with my earnings.

I will increase the value of the bets in this month to play tournaments between USD8 and USD15.
 
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I usually play freerolls but I have also deposited money online. I feel like when I improve more, I defintely am going to deposit again in the future.
 
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