is the payment schedule?
get paid twice a month; mid-month and at the
end of the month. Payments are
deposited to the prop players cage account.
commitments are props required to make?
must work at least 20 hours a week.
They must agree to play as directed by the
CSR team. ...
games do props not get paid for playing in?
don't get paid for playing in pot limit, no
limit, and tournament games. Further,
no games at stakes of $0.50/$1.00 or below
is the prop compensation?
are props paid?
are paid by deposits to their BOS accounts.
I get an advance on my prop payments?
currently do not have the faculties to do
this. We are exploring if that will be an
option in the future.
Props use Action Points for bonus matching
Props are not eligible for using action
points, either for bonus matching, or for
games are props required to play in if
should be observed. The highest limits
each plays should recorded . The reason is
that often prop players will work in lower
games waiting for weak players to appear in
the higher stakes.
They will jump in and try to take the
weak player's money.
What ever stakes you catch them going
up to is what you can require them to play
in at your request.
If they refuse you can ask them to
declare what the maximum stake table they
will play on the site.
If they ever go above that they will
be fired as a prop. The ultimate goal here
is to not let them take on our weak players
and be aware so we can have them playing at
the highest stake possible.
props paid for tournament play?
are not paid for tournament play and will
not be permitted in tournaments if we need
them in live games.
All props must get permission before
entering tournaments so as not to weaken
props earn action points -- either for
promos or general action points?
points are not earned, nor usable by prop
players. Under some circumstances,
prop players working with the House Player
skin (shouldn't be using prop skin any
longer) may see general action points accruing
but if that happens,they will be deducted.
players cannot earn bonus points either.
players should see their action points if
they log in using a regular skin. However,
so long as they are working as props, they
should not use another skin to play.
do I manage the prop players
simplest tool for managing the prop players
is the administrative interface.
All prop players must check in when
they arrive – but the majority of them do
opening the administrative interface and
looking at the players that are logged in
you can sort the players by “logged in
skin” by doing this you group all of the
House player people together.
From here you can observe, move and
regulate their behavior.
remedy for players not checking in is for
you to initiate chat with the prop player
and insist that must checked in
do I put prop players
is a judgment call – The larger the stake
game that is going the more money the site
produces. Currently I would like to see
props playing in games 2 dollars and above.
I would like to keep them out of the
1 dollar games they are too strong in
regards to skills, to be allowed in those
Currently props will hide in a no
limit game waiting for week players to show
up – meanwhile the no limit game is full
and paying customers are waiting for a seat.
That prop should be told to go sit at
either an empty table or any other place you
a prop does not listen to your instructions.
Take down his username and send John
an e-mail explaining the situation.
games and moving prop players
service representatives should be monitoring
every 10 or 15 minutes where the House
players are sitting and what games are down
to two three or four players. This is the
role of a prop player – you need to move
him from where he is regardless of his
desires and keep the short-handed games
the AI up on your computer screen sorted by
log in skin and watch for games that are at
risk of collapsing.
As well if you see 5 props in a small
games take them out and put them in a 5/10
can limit game. Don’t worry about hurting
their feelings this is a job for them.
table is full but there are props there
soon as a table gets 8 handed one prop
should be asked to leave.
This leaves 2 open seats for paying
a prop refuses to leave the game -you can
warn them that there prop playing privileges
can be taken away.
Then inform John via e-mail of the
persons username and the situation always
remember that we want to end the employment
arrangement with a prop amicably—they are
a potential player
are certain props who cannot afford to play
above 1 dollar/2 dollar
is fine so long as when they see a good game
all of a sudden they are no longer poverty
stricken. If these players constantly stay
at a low limit that is not a problem if they
jump around then they are just taking shots
and hustling the weak players in the small
games while waiting for weak players to come
into the big games we cannot allow this
site must be monitored – who is sitting
there looking at the screen every 15 minutes
and asking all of the questions above?
Question: Do you have shills or
employees paid to play with company money?
are players who play with company
money. We do not have shills.
Question: Do you have prop players
Read this section for more guidance.
a customer that is taking the time to get
upset about our prop players is losing.
I don’t think you will find anyone
coming on and complaining when they are
When a player is losing they are
looking for any excuse. Try to take that
into account -- most losing players just
want 2 minutes of sympathy. The
following should be explained and make every
attempt to turn around the situation because
in actuality we are providing a service that
costs us money.
poker room has no financial interest in
whether or not a prop wins or loses.
They are playing entirely on their
own money. If they go broke we do not
lend money or extend any type of credit.
Other than getting paid a small fee per hand
for playing and being required to follow our
rules to help service you - they are just a
player like yourself.
program is a service of the poker room to
help start games for players like yourself.
In fact the program is open to all
players if they so choose.
You must be willing to play many
hours per week, move from the table to table
when told, and occasionally work from a set
If that is interesting to you, send
us e-mail and will be happy to give you more