Joining by paying cash from your account.
Using an earned ticket as the entry fee.
Rankings & Prize Structure Explained
Poker Tournaments Terminology
Ante: Mandatory bets that are put in by all the players before any cards are dealt, after which small and big blinds are placed are called Ante.
Blinds: Automatic bets placed by the players sitting on the blinds positions (Big Blind & Small Blind).
Breaks: A 5 minute resting period for players which starts at the 25th minute of the hour is referred to as a break.
Buy-in: The currency required for participation is referred
to as buy-in.
*Please note that this buy-in is different from other cash games since it is fixed and does not require a minimum and maximum buy-in.
Entries: The total number of players that have registered in the tournament.
GTD Tournaments: GTD stands for ‘Guaranteed.’ These tournaments have a guaranteed prize pool, irrespective of participation.
Max. players:The highest number of players allowed to participate in the tournament
Minimum players: Tournaments sometimes have a minimum players requirement for them to start. In case the minimum players criteria is not met, the Tournament gets cancelled.
Paid ranks: The total number of ranks which will be given a share of the prize pool are called paid ranks. Different tournaments will have different numbers of paid ranks.
Prize pool: Total amount of money that will be disbursed at the end of the tournament is called the prize pool.
Satellite Tournament: Satellite Tournaments are small tournaments which give a ticket to a bigger targeted tournament. They have a smaller buy-in value and give away cash/free tickets to the bigger targeted tournament.
Starting stack: The number of chips a player begins within a tournament is called starting stack.
Poker tournaments ranking follows the “leaderboards” structure. This is how we calculate ranks:
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