Pokerstars FPP Question

Ronaldadio

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Hi all.

I am getting no where fast with the help desk.

Can you tell me, when playing cash tables at what stage do you qualify for FPP`s?

Is it when you get delt a hand, regardless of what you do - fold/ check/ raise???

Thanks guys
 
Richard7787

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Taken from PS website :) Hope this helps:

1. Earn FPPs for cash game play

First Frequent Player Point (FPP) is awarded for playing a hand in which the rake reaches:
  • $0.40 for fixed limit poker games with stakes $1/$2 and lower
  • $0.40 for NL/PL poker games with blinds $1/$2 and lower
  • $1.00 for all other games
Second FPP is awarded for playing a hand in which the rake reaches:
  • $2.00 for all 6-max tables (this doesn't apply for games being played 6- handed at 10/9/8 player tables - just 6-max tables)
  • $3.00 for all other tables
Third FPP is awarded for playing a hand in which the rake reaches $5.00.
2. Earn FPPs for tournament play

Five (5) FPPs are awarded for each $1 in tournament fees paid.
For example, playing in a poker tournament with $20 buy-in and $2 tournament fee, each player will be awarded 10 FPPs. *Note that partial Frequent Player Points are always rounded to the nearest whole number.
In a $5 buy-in Sit & Go poker tournament with only a $0.50 fee, 3 FPPs (instead of 2.5) will be awarded to each player who played poker in the tournament.
In a $5 buy-in 4-player Heads-Up Sit & Go poker tournament with only a $0.25 fee, 1 FPP (instead of 1.25) will be awarded to each player who played poker in the tournament.
Please note that "FreePlay" tournaments do not award FPPs. You can play poker for fake money at our free tables, but these poker games and tournaments are not part of the pokerstars FPP program.
 
JimboJim

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They make it sound like it's for every hand delt but I don't think thats the case...doesn't seem like I earn any for hands I fold.
 
Dorkus Malorkus

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it is for every hand dealt - if you fold pf and the rake reaches whatever it has to reach you still get an fpp
 
JimboJim

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it is for every hand dealt - if you fold pf and the rake reaches whatever it has to reach you still get an fpp

I'll take your word for it...never really payed attention and the limits I play don't give FPP's for every hand. Just didn't seem like I was getting them for big pots that I folded preflop.
 
Stick66

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The easiest way I comprehend it is that you get 1 FPP for every $10 in the pot. A pot of $9.99 = 0 FPPs.
 
titans4ever

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40c is an $8 pot on stars, they do a 5% rake. This final total has to reach that to earn a point. You get points for any hand dealt to you if the rake reaches 40c. You can fold preflop and still recieve the points.

Play a bunch of 50c/$1 limit and watch your FPP soar with less risk involved of losing alot of your bankroll. That is what I did to get a PS baseball jersey.
 
Ronaldadio

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Do you guys think that playing stud is a better way of building FPP???
 
Dorkus Malorkus

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yer, probably playing stud at a given limit is better than playing holdem at the same limit purely in terms of fpp accrual (there are of course many more important things to worry about in deciding what game to play, but you posed the question so i'm obliging with the answer :p)

- 1 more betting round
- generally worse, looser players
 
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