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Poker Tournaments

27 Feb 2011 | Miscellaneous |  1 comment
Poker Tournaments Poker Tournaments – Overview
If you have been browsing the internet long enough, by now you should know that there are plenty of online poker sites and PokerStars is one of them. What you might not know is that these poker sites offer poker tournaments too. Both online and live poker tournaments.


Poker Tournaments – Overview
The word “tournament” means a competition where contestant plays a series of games to determine the winner so “poker tournaments” can be translated as poker players playing against one another until someone wins all the betting chips.

The number of players in a poker tournament can be from two players on a single table or even  thousands of poker players playing on hundreds of tables or even much more! The last poker player remaining who won all the betting chips is the winner and the other poker players’ rankings are based on when they got eliminated.

Most poker tournaments use the knockout playing format which is also called the “freezeout” format. As more poker players loses all their betting chips and leaves the table, tables with lesser poker players are joined together and this continues until there is only one “final table” left in which the last poker player with all the betting chips is the final winner.

Some poker tournaments allow poker players a second chance if they have lost all their betting chips by buying back into the poker tournament. However, if they lost all their betting chips again then they are eliminated for good. Poker players who are low on betting chips can also top up their betting chips too.

This kind of tournament are called “rebuy tournaments” and might probably be more appealing for poker players who fancy a second chance.

Poker Tournaments – PokerStars
Nowadays, as poker players are able to play poker online, they are definitely able to participate in poker tournaments online too.

There is one such poker website – PokerStars online poker websites claiming to have much more poker tournaments than other poker sites, sporting large variety of games and buy-in ranges. So, poker players who are interested in trying out poker tournaments online might want to consider checking out the poker tournaments at Poker Stars.

Poker Tournaments – Online
Poker Tournaments
PokerStars has a lot of online poker tournaments for those poker players who wishes to participate in online poker tournaments.

Poker Tournaments – Live
Poker Tournaments
If a poker player is qualified enough, he or she will be able to participate in live poker tournaments. This is surely a very good experience for those poker players who wishes to experience live poker tournaments and not only online poker tournaments.

Deimos’s Thoughts
Deimos does not really like to lose a lot of monies in gambling so the only poker tournaments he will participate in are recreational poker tournaments. Like those poker tournaments in various video games where no real monies is won or lost.

Deimos Asks
Have you participated in a poker tournament before? How was it like?


One Comment

  1. 2nd March 2011 
    6:27 am         

    Roseli A. Bakar
    said the following:

    Never but I love to play Zynga TexasHoldem 🙂

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