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General Poker Tournament Rules

Without a doubt, of all the poker variations online poker tournaments are the most popular and trendy today. There is a great variety of poker tournaments on the Internet. The single-table sit-and-go (or SNG) tournament is considered to be the most basic, the main feature of its poker tournament rules is that the competition starts as soon as all the seats are occupied. Of course, there is a number of multi-table poker tournaments which can seat several hundreds and even thousands of players and they all start at a particular point in time. The alternative between two types of tournaments is the multi-table sit-and-go tournament which also starts as soon as all the players are seated and ready to accept up to 200 players. Most poker tournaments held online are the "freezeouts" the main feature of which is that the player leaves the game when he or she ran out of chips. In such tournaments it is not allowed to buy more chips during the game and continue playing as in the "rebuy tournaments". In the last the gamblers can buy more chips at the first stages of the tournament, for example, during the first hour of the play, and then the tournament ends like a freezeout.

The poker tournaments are so popular today because the players are attracted firstly by the huge pot opportunities. According to the poker tournament rules, to take part in the tournament every player is to pay the buy-in but compared with the possible win, which is 20-30 times bigger than the buy-in, this sum is very low.

One more opportunity for the players who want to polish their poker skills and make money without spending much is the free poker tournaments or freerolls. As the standard poker tournament rules state, these tournaments are played until all the chips are in the hands of one player who is declared to be the winner. But the main advantage of freerolls is that as a rule several top players also get some kind of prize for good play so you always have the chance to win something. Now almost all Internet casinos offer the variety of exciting poker tournaments.

Most online modern casinos offer players the chance to play not only poker tournaments but also blackjack, slots and roulette game player tournaments and find info like blackjack answers,Roulette Tips and slots strategies for winning them.

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