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In 2004, in response to the growing popularity of Texas Hold’em, The European Poker Tour (also known as EPT) was created. The EPT is the largest annual European poker tournament which consists of series of broadcasted poker tournaments and is … Continue reading
iCoP is the acronyom for a series of online poker tournaments spread over a certain amount of days, which was held at the poker rooms hosted on the Boss, or International Poker Network. iCoP stands for International Championship of Poker.
A headhunter poker tournament is pretty much what it sounds like, you get paid to eliminate players.
One great thing about online poker compared to live poker is the variety of tournaments you can choose from, because the poker room or casino don’t have to worry about space. They have a wide variety of traffic from high … Continue reading
A poker satellite is a special poker tournament which could be considered close to winning the lottery. When you enter a poker satellite tournament you are not entering to win cash – you are entering to win entry to another … Continue reading
Sit’N’Go poker tournaments must be analyzed in three parts. There is the early stage, where everyone has a relatively deep stack, the middle stage, where everyone’s stack is starting to get smaller, and several players have busted out, and the … Continue reading
In any form of tournament poker, the luck can increase the bigger the blinds get, in relative to the players current stacks. However unless every player is sitting there with two big blinds and basically going all-in every hand, then … Continue reading
After a year or so, online double or nothings are still going strong. I’ve only recently delved into this popular bracket, but unfortunately I find it too slow for my tastes. For those that haven’t been introduced to the game … Continue reading
In a tournament, the standard rules are that a player does not surrender even if they cannot post any of their blinds, and that they must participate in the pot. The blinds also stay the same no matter whether the … Continue reading
If the player is UTG (under the gun), the blinds will not be affected by the player’s elimination. If the big blind busts out, the button moves to the player who posted the small blind.
Whether it’s at a live casino or an online casino, tournaments can take a long time to play. Single table tournaments will usually last over an hour, and multi table tournaments can go on for numerous hours.
Super-turbo tournaments are tournaments where players start with very few chips and blinds go up extremely fast. Typically, you start with 15 big blinds and the size of the blinds increases every 2 minutes. Fortunately, there are still plenty of … Continue reading