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Live Tournaments
Unlike ring games and tournaments are played with chips, not cash secured. You pay a certain amount of "buy-in" and receive tournament chips. The tournament begins with the blinds a certain level, and then increases uniformly, often doubling for the initial rounds. While increasing the size of the blinds, the players with short stacks quickly forced to go all-in (all-in), and one by one out of the game. In some tournaments, a player can buy more chips - rebuy ("re-buy") during the first few levels. Otherwise out of the tournament. Most tournaments interest payment. Thus, the tournament continues until one person wins all the chips, but the last few retired receive a percentage of the total prize pool. example, 100 people paid $ 60 for participating. Of these $ 60, $ 10 and the casino are included in the $ 50 prize pool, that is $ 5,000 prize.

Each player receives 500 chips and the blinds starts with 5 and 10, ie, in the usual 10-20 Hold'em. After 30 minutes, the blinds are doubled - 10-20, 20-40 in the game. More successful (with large stacks) continue to play. Let's say, for three blind levels 48 players made ​​rebey for $ 57 (some times). 2850 $ (57x50 $) is added to the pool; a total of $ 7850. Announced before the tournament prize structure. For our typical case, 40% to the winner, 20% to the second place, third 10%, 5% 4-7% 8-10 3.3 sites. Thus, taking seventh place, person wins 5% of the total pool, or $ 390 - a decent return in the enclosed fifty dollars (plus rebey). It makes winning tournaments such wildly popular. Of course, the majority lose - where do without it.

There are even professional tournaments, was hoping for a big win, which is enough for bread and caviar for the whole year. Cheap tournaments as practice Many people like cheap ($ 25 or less) tournaments, you always get a lot of experience for little money. And under certain circumstances, and win. you see here ready recipes I'm no expert tournament poker, and do not pretend, and so I will not give advice. Do not misunderstand - the strategy is very different from the ring from the game (the usual Hold'em). For example, in competition with the interest payments system, it is sometimes not correctly play a strong hand, if there is a chance Move down in the standings. Plenty of good players will attest that sometimes need to spill the flop aces. More particularly, you should fold, despite the cards in the hope that one or more enemies come out of the tournament. Online foaming mouth discuss differences of tournament poker ring games, but still agree that they are different games. If you are thinking seriously deal is tournament poker, have to learn the appropriate books, and of course to learn, observe, practice.