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The Joy Of Poker: Different Forms of Sit n Go Tournaments

Posted by admin | September 26, 2010 | Posted in: Poker Tournaments | Comments (0)

The multiple forms of sit n go tournaments in Online Poker are some of the most preferred card games of the ages. In this form of Poker, there are a fixed number of gamblers required on the table, usually 9 or 10 and the game starts when all the players come to the table. Read on for more information on the Sit and Go Poker (SNG) tournaments; and the standard rules of the game:

A regular 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 comprised by the buy ins you are contributing. In most of these games, there are three prizes given: 1st place earns 50% of the prize pool, 2nd place earns 30% of prize pool and the 3rd place gets 20% of prize pool. Nevertheless, with online Poker games gaining big popularity, there is a faster version of the tournament released called the “Turbo” mode. In this quick paced mode, the tempo of the tournament excellerates with the blinds going up every 5 minutes.

The newer version of the SNG Poker tournament offers multiple tables. This kind of game is particularly 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 greater and if the turbo mode is introduced, you are likely to win a much larger amount in a shorter 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 assorted forms of sit n go tournaments in Online Poker, the multi table format of game has immense popularity for the players over the Internet. The simple reason is 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 good chances of winning. This format of game is also a great way to practice and sharpen your skill for a real table. Furthermore, many sites allow you to graduate to larger tables and pool prizes ($200 + 15) which give you the chance to win some serious money. Lot’s of players these days are playing these games right from the comfort of their homes.

Lawmakers push to regulate, tax online gaming – Las Vegas Sun

Posted by Ty Poke | September 8, 2010 | Posted in: Uncategorized | Comments (0)

Lawmakers push to regulate, tax online gaming – Las Vegas Sun
online gaming. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., told his colleagues during a congressional hearing Wednesday that millions of Americans gamble on the Internet each day, despite laws Supporters of online poker

Atlantis Internet Group Signs Agreement to Supply Legal Online Poker Nationwide – msnbc.com
play poker online gaming might bolster revenue and reduce budget shortfalls. Last month the Financial Services Committee of the House of Representatives approved a Bill that would overturn the 2006 UIGEA law.

No more bets: WA court says online bookie illegal – AP – msnbc.com
online bookmaker that couldn’t skirt the state’s gambling laws by making it optional for losing bettors to pay including cardrooms that offer poker, blackjack and other games with relatively low stakes.

WA court closes book on Betcha.com, saying optional payment by losers not enough to skirt law – Los Angeles Times
online bookmaker that couldn’t skirt the state’s gambling laws by making it optional for losing bettors to pay including cardrooms that offer poker, blackjack and other games with relatively low stakes.

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