Understanding Tournament Types

Guaranteed Tournaments

Guaranteed tournaments have a guaranteed prize pool (ex. $2000 guaranteed). The buy-in amount goes to the prize pool even if it falls short of the guaranteed amount, and the guaranteed amount will be distributed as promised. If there are more buy-ins than the guaranteed prize pool, the total money pool increases accordingly. This is very good, because winners receive more than the amount that was guaranteed


Freezeout

At the start of tournament, the players will receive an equal amount of tournament chips. It is not possible to add-on more chips while the tournament is in play. If a player loses all of one's chips, then the player will be eliminated from tournament.


Progressive Bounty

In our Progressive Bounty tournaments, each player has a bounty on his or her head. When a player is knocked out of a tournament, the corresponding player's bounty is added on to the bounty of the player who knocks him or her out. The accumulated prize pool will be distributed to the players who make it in the money, at which point the winner will be decided like a normal freezeout tournament.


Rebuy Tournaments

At the start of tournament, the players will receive an equal amount of tournament chips. During the tournament, every player can rebuy, which is purchasing additional chips equivalent to the starting chip stack. Players have the option to rebuy at any time during the specified time. The time allotted for rebuys and the number of rebuys available are different depending on the tournament.


Satellites

Satellite tournaments are qualifying events that give you an opportunity to win a seat to the main tournaments with a higher buy-in. We currently offer Satellite tournaments to our main event and Bounty Hunters tournaments in turbo and normal speed types. Please refer to our satellite tournament schedule shown below for further details.

  • The Turbo Satellite tournaments run 30 minutes before the main event and the buy-in is ⅕ of the main event buy-in amount.
  • The regular satellites run 90 minutes before the main event and the buy-in is 1/10 of the main event buy-in amount.
  • The Rebuy Satellite tournaments run 2 hr 30 min before the main event and the buy-in is 1/50 of the main event buy-in amount.


Private Tournaments

Private tournaments are privately hosted tournaments where you can register only by invitation from the host.


Freeroll Tournaments

Freeroll tournaments are free to enter and can be of any tournament type.

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