B000000M! Win 100 big blinds by sharing your hand with the BOOM! Hand Replayer
Do you want to win 100 big blinds for free? Of course you do. And you can by taking part in out B000000M! promotion by booming a Zoom hand chosen by Team PokerStars Pro each day for a week starting from Monday, 22 October to celebrate almost 1,000,000 hands shared through the BOOM! Hand Replayer. If you've never used BOOM! then hop on through to the PokerStars BOOM! page to find out more. And check out the official B000000M! promo page while you're at it.
What you need to do?
You need to win a hand at showdown with one of the hands below (a certain hand each day). It must win at showdown playing Zoom and then be BOOM!ed that day.
What do you get?
You win 100 big blinds at the level you were playing. Sweet!
Monday, 22 October 8♦8♥
Why this hand? Bertrand 'Elky' Grospellier made a career-changing, perhaps even life-defining, call with pocket eights heads-up against Hafiz Khan. ElkY's hand held up and the mercurial Frenchman went on to win the Triple Crown.
Tuesday, 23 October A♥4♠
Why this hand? David Williams finished runner-up to Greg Raymer in the 2004 WSOP Main Event for $3,500,000. Both players made a full house on the river but Williams' paired four was trumped by Raymer's pocket eights.
Wednesday, 24 October 7♣5♣
Why this hand? Victor Ramdin is particularly proud of a ballsy air-ball all-in bluff he made with 7♣5♣ on his way to a $500,000 tournament win over Joe Hachem. You'll have to win at showdown but who doesn't like crushing with low suited connectors?
Thursday, 25 October 4♥4♦
Why this hand? Eugene Katchalov won $1,500,000 at the 2011 PCA $100,000 Super High Roller beating fellow Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu heads-up. Both players were all-in pre-flop with small pairs. Negreanu held fives, Katchalove held fours. The flop was clear for Negreanu but the turn was not. Four! "I got very lucky. For obvious reasons, this hand has been very memorable for me," said Katchalov.
Friday, 26 October Q♦[10c]
Why this hand? Randy 'nanonoko' Lew, holder of the world record for most hands played in an eight hour period, is well known to be an online poker crushing machine. His live credentials had been questioned though. Right up to Lew won APPT Macau for HKD $3,772,000! Follow in Lew's footsteps.
Saturday, 27 October 7♥K♠
Why this hand? Chris Moneymaker's performance at the WSOP, where he turned a satellite on PokerStars into $2,500,000 and a world title, is still a highlight of poker history. Moneymaker had to make a huge bluff with king-high to push Sammy Farha off top pair in one of the most watched hands in history.
Sunday, 28 October 3♦2♦
Why this hand? Isaac Haxton, the newest member of Team Online, chooses the mighty three-high hand and for good reason. Haxton made an astonishing three-bet all-in bluff on the river of a paired board with nothing forcing his opponent to fold the better, albeit equally bluffy, hand.
Please Note: Hands of the Day must be won and shared via BOOM! between 00:00 ET and 23:59 ET on each specific day. Hands won but not shared to BOOM! between these hours on the same day will not be eligible for the promotion. Only hands won on Zoom poker tables will qualify. You can win with both combinations of each hand, for example 8h-8d on a Monday, or 4s-Ah on a Tuesday. Check the main site for full terms and conditions.
Rick Dacey is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.