In the first part of this article we discussed in general terms how an online poker tournament works. In this article well go into detail about the different types of tournaments.
Multi-Table tournaments are big tournaments; some can have 2,000 players or more. In a multi-table tournament, you compete against the players at your table, the winner of that table moves on to another table. This keep going on until there is only one player left. As you can imagine, multi-tables can last for quite a few hours.
Single Table Tournaments Or Sit and Go Tournaments
These are reasonably small tournaments, usually nine or ten players. Youre only competing against the other players at your table. These types of tournaments usually start when the required number of players has registered. These tournaments tend to be shorter then mult-table tournaments, often lasting around one hour. These tournaments often have only one winner.
Free Roll Tournaments
These tournaments are free. Pokerrooms periodically hold free rolls. Entry into one of these may be given away as a comp to existing players or as a bonus for making a deposit. In...