Tournaments

Overview

Tournament is a poker game in which players start with an equal number of chips and continue to play until one player has collected all of the chips.

Tournament is the most thrilling part of the poker game allowing considerably increase one's bank.

Each tournament has a buy-in as well as a fee. Minimum buy-in is put into the prize pool of the tournament, fee is kept by SesBet Poker. The size of the prize pool depends on the number of participants playing in the tournament and will be completely paid to the winners.

Each player is dealt the cards. The player having the highest card combination starts the game as a dealer. Each player's goal is to collect as many chips as possible. Players who lose all their chips leave the game.

Type of tournaments

SesBet poker offers two types of tournaments:

1. Scheduled

These tournaments have a fixed time of starting and always are announced in advance. Player has to register to take part in tournament. The registration closing time is announced in the lobby and ended usually a few minutes before the tournament starts.

There are many types of tournaments which can be considered as a Scheduled, for example Regular Buy-in tournaments, Guaranteed tournaments, Freeroll tournaments, etc.

Guaranteed tournament is a tournament with guaranteed prize pool. The wining sum is fixed and does not depend on the number of players. To start the tournament the minimum number of players is necessary.

Freeroll tournament means that player's participation is free of charge; the prize pool is provided by the Casino. Freeroll tournaments are held to attract new players or for those players who have played a specified numbers of hands and allow to win without money investing.

2. Sit & Go

These tournaments are available 24/7. They start as soon as the number of registered players amounts to a specified level. The standard poker tournament rules apply to all tournaments in addition to any rules which apply to a particular tournament.

Buy-Ins

To take part in tournament a player has to make the payment consisting of Buy-In and Fee. The Fee is always included in the Prize Pool.

Payout Structure

Payout structure depends on the number of players.

Place Number of players
1-4 5-8 9-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 90-99 100-199
1 100% 70% 50% 46% 43% 40% 36% 34% 32% 30% 27%
2 30% 30% 26% 23% 21% 20% 20% 20% 20% 18%
3 20% 16% 13% 12% 12% 12% 12% 12% 11%
4 12% 12% 11% 11% 11% 10% 10% 9%
5 9% 9% 9% 8% 8% 8% 7%
6 7% 7% 6% 6% 6% 5.5%
7 5% 5% 5% 5% 4.5%
8 4% 4% 4% 3.5%
9 3% 3% 2.5%
10 2% 2%
11-20 1%
Place Number of players
299 300 - 399 400 - 499 500 - 599 600 - 699 700 - 799 800 - 899 900 - 999 1000 - 1999 > 2000
1 25% 23% 22% 21% 21% 21% 21% 21% 19% 19%
2 16% 15% 13% 12% 12% 12% 12% 12% 11%% 11%
3 10% 9% 8.5% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 7% 7%
4 8% 7.5% 7% 6.5% 6.5% 6.5% 6.5% 6.5% 5.5% 5.5%
5 6% 5.5% 5% 4.5% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4%
6 5% 4.5% 4% 4% 3.5% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3%
7 4% 3.5% 3% 3% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
8 3% 3% 2.5% 2.5% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
9 2.5% 2% 2% 2% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
10 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
11-20 1% .9% .9% .8% .8% .7% .7% .7% .6% .55%
21-30 .9% .85% .8% .75% .7% .65% .6% .6% .55% .5%
31-40 .8% .75 .7% .65% .6% .55% .55% .5% .45%
41-50 .7% .65% .6% .55% .5% .5% .45% .4%
51-60 .6% .55% .5% .45% .4%% .35 .35%
61-70 .5% .45% .4% .35% .3% .3%
71-80 .4% .35% .3% .25% .25%
81-90 .3% .25% .2% .2%
91-100 .2% .15% .15%
101-200 .1% .07%
201-300 .05%

Blind Structure

Blind Structure depens on the achieved level

Level Small Blind Big Blind Ante
1 10 20 2
2 20 40 4
3 30 60 6
4 40 80 8
5 50 100 10
6 100 200 20
7 150 300 30
8 200 400 40
9 300 600 60
10 400 800 80
11 500 1000 100
12 600 1200 120
13 800 1600 160
14 1000 2000 200
15 1500 3000 300
16 2000 4000 400
17 3000 6000 600
18 4000 8000 800
19 5000 10000 1000
20 7000 14000 1400
21 10000 20000 2000
22 15000 30000 3000
23 22500 45000 4500
24 45000 90000 9000
25 75000 150000 15000
26 150000 300000 30000

Cancellation Policy

If tournament is cancelled because of technical reasons, any players who were eliminated before cancellation will lose their buy-in and entry fee. Remaining players will have their buy-in and entry fee refunded. The buy-in monies from the players already eliminated will be evenly divided between the remaining players, regardless of the chip standing at the time of cancellation.

Sit and Go Multi-Table & Multi-Table tournaments

If tournament is cancelled because of technical reasons, any players who were eliminated before cancellation will lose their buy-in and entry fee.

Remaining players will be refunded:

  1. The prize money that would be awarded to the next eliminated player from the tournament will be awarded to all remaining players at the time of cancellation.
  2. Of the prize pool left after distribution according to point 1, 50% will be distributed equally between all remaining players and 50% will be distributed on a percentage basis according to chip count at the time of cancellation.
  3. Also the player's entry fee.

Disconnection Policy

Disconnect protection is not available in any Sit & Go, Single-Table tournament, Multi-Table tournaments. Your hand will automatically be folded if you lose your connection.