Playing Poker: Assorted Types Of Sit N Go Tournaments

The many different kinds of sit n go tournaments in Poker make some of the most favorite card games of the ages. In this form of Poker, there are a predetermined number of people required on the table, usually 9 or 10 and the game starts whenever all the fixed number of persons come to the table. Below is more information on the Sit and Go Poker (SNG) tournaments; and the general rules of the game:

A classic sit and go tournament has one table in which there are a fixed number of players who pool a certain amount of money on the table. The prize structure is made-up by the buy ins you are contributing. In most of these games, there are three prizes given: 1st place earns you 50% of the prize pool, 2nd place earns 30% of prize pool and the 3rd place gets 20% of prize pool. Having said that, with online poker gaining tremendous popularity, there is a quicker version of the tournament launched called the “Turbo” mode. In this rapid paced mode, the tempo of the tournament goes very high with blinds going up every 5 minutes.

The newer version of the SNG Poker offers players to sit at multiple tables. This kind of game is extremely popular over the Internet. Most gaming sites will allow you to sit on 2 tables with 18- 20 players each. The prize pool is much larger and if the turbo mode is introduced, you are likely to win a much larger amount in a short period of time. Many sites also allow you to play in 3 or 4 tables at the same time. Although the prize structures vary from site to site, the common trend goes like as stated below:

* 2 tables: 4 places
* 3 tables: 5 places
* 5 tables: 7 to 8 places

Of all the different kinds of sit n go tournaments in Poker, the multi table form of game has tremendous popularity for the participants over the Internet. The simple reason is that you need to risk very little money ($10 + $1/ $20 + $2/ $30+$3) and you can enjoy an action packed Poker game for at least an hour with reasonable chances of winning. This form of game is also a great way to practice and sharpen your skill for a real table. Moreover, many sites allow you to graduate to larger tables and pool prizes ($200 + 15) which give you the possibility to win some serious money. Lot’s of players these days are playing these games right from the comfort of their homes.

About the Author:
Rich Vial is a webmaster for Poker Sites Poker USA

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